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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area|| |