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Chief Executive Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of chief executives in Charleston is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Charleston, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,650
25th Percentile Wage
$87,870
50th Percentile Wage
$114,190
75th Percentile Wage
$169,360
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $169,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$114,190
-35.76% -2.18%
2016
$155,020
12.33% -
2015
$135,910
20.58% -
2014
$107,940
3.75% -
2013
$103,890
-12.31% -
2012
$116,680
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Charleston with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $114,190 in Charleston is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Charleston is 42.5 percent (42.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Wheeling and 26.4 percent (26.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Cumberland.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wheeling
$198,420
Winchester
$197,960
Morgantown
$165,970
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$165,580
Huntington-Ashland
$141,090
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$135,570
Steubenville-Weirton
$122,740
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$120,380
Charleston
$114,190
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$84,580
Cumberland
$84,020



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.