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Chief Executive Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives amongst West Virginia metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Chief Executives in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,090
25th Percentile Wage
$54,700
50th Percentile Wage
$112,210
75th Percentile Wage
$194,960
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $194,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $112,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.18
25th Percentile Wage
$26.30
50th Percentile Wage
$53.95
75th Percentile Wage
$93.73
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $93.73. The median hourly salary is $53.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.18.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016112,2109.07%11.92%
2015102,0305.34%-
201496,5800.31%-
201396,280-2.65%-
201298,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of West Virginia ranges from $68,870 to $197,960. The highest paying area for chief executives in West Virginia is Winchester with a median annual salary of $197,960. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Wheeling (mean annual salary $179,650). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Winchester
$197,960
Wheeling
$179,650
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$175,730
Morgantown
$165,970
Charleston
$155,020
Steubenville-Weirton
$122,740
Huntington-Ashland
$112,300
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$94,470
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$84,830
Cumberland
$84,020
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$68,870



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