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Chief Executive Salary in Columbus, Ohio

The annual salary statistics of chief executives in Columbus, Ohio is shown in Table 1. The wage information of chief executives in Columbus is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1. Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Columbus, Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,260
25th Percentile Wage
$74,230
50th Percentile Wage
$148,290
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Columbus, Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $148,290. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $74,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,260.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$148,290
-4.33% -13.11%
2017
$154,710
-3.46% -
2016
$160,070
-5.64% -
2014
$169,100
-8.23% -
2013
$183,020
8.35% -
2012
$167,730
- -

Table 2. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Columbus with Other Ohio Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $148,290 in Columbus is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Ohio. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Columbus is 27.5 percent (27.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Toledo and 32.6 percent (32.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Lima.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Toledo
$204,410
Akron
$202,890
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$186,670
Sandusky
$185,870
Cincinnati-Middletown
$176,460
Mansfield
$176,330
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$172,640
Dayton
$169,780
Columbus
$148,290
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$140,940
Canton-Massillon
$134,610
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$131,010
Springfield
$123,990
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$105,370
Lima
$99,970



See also: Top paying jobs in Columbus, Ohio.