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Chief Executive Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Florida 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $182,360. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $108,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
-13.51% -13.51%
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Florida ranges from $110,400 to $207,090. The highest paying area for chief executives in Florida is Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach with a median annual salary of $207,090. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $203,930). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $110,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
Naples-Marco Island
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
Sebastian-Vero Beach
Punta Gorda
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
Port St Lucie
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
Lakeland-Winter Haven
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area


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