Chief Executives

Training Requirements for Chief Executives

Chief executives need a bachelor's degree and 5 years or more experience.

Degrees for Chief executives
Percent
Less than High School 1.6
High School 9.1
Some College 15.4
Associates Degree 5.4
Bachelors Degree 39.7
Masters Degree 21.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 7.4

Employment Outlook for Chief Executives

This represents about 343,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 4,000 less chief executives but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 58,000 more.

Typical Income for Chief Executives

Hourly Income

On average,chief executives make $93.44 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chief executives $33.55 $54.86 $87.12 $high $high
Management occupations $22.76 $32.99 $48.46 $70.72 $high
Top executives $20.58 $31.45 $49.19 $78.35 $high
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, chief executives make $194,350 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Chief executives $69,780 $114,100 $181,210 $high $high
Management occupations $47,330 $68,630 $100,790 $147,090 $high
Top executives $42,810 $65,420 $102,320 $162,970 $high
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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