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Best states for a Chief Executive Officer

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Chief Executive Officer opportunites vary in different parts of the country.

In order to help you determine the best states for Chief Executive Officers, we ranked all fifty states from best to worst for Chief Executive Officers.

Our research found that Nevada is the best state for Chief Executive Officers, while Nevada and Minnesota are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

Nevada has a median salary of $266,312 and Nevada has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Chief Executive Officers.

Nevada is the best state for jobs for Chief Executive Officers, and Mississippi is the worst.

The most common pay in Nevada is $266,312, while the median pay in Mississippi is $91,653.

The highest position that you can reach as a Chief Executive Officer is Chief Executive Officer And Operator.

The median salary of a Chief Executive Officer And Operator is $239,183.

The 10 Best States in America For Chief Executive Officers in 2019

  1. Nevada
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Rhode Island
  4. Texas
  5. Illinois
  6. South Dakota
  7. Minnesota
  8. New York
  9. New Jersey
  10. Connecticut
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  • (323 jobs)
  • (88 jobs)
  • (1,564 jobs)
  • (1,143 jobs)
  • (48 jobs)
  • (384 jobs)
  • (1,810 jobs)
  • (631 jobs)
  • (286 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Chief Executive Officer positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Here is the list of best states for Chief Executive Officer jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Chief Executive Officers in 2019

1. Nevada

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
183 $266,313 $170,000 $416,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Nevada

2. District of Columbia

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
323 $244,094 $161,000 $369,000 2.08
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in District of Columbia

3. Rhode Island

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
88 $210,976 $125,000 $354,000 1.25
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Rhode Island

4. Texas

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,564 $236,171 $154,000 $360,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Texas

5. Illinois

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,143 $214,003 $133,000 $343,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Illinois

6. South Dakota

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
48 $219,431 $130,000 $368,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in South Dakota

7. Minnesota

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
384 $252,633 $157,000 $406,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Minnesota

8. New York

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,810 $204,998 $111,000 $376,000 1.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in New York

9. New Jersey

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
631 $209,837 $139,000 $315,000 1.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in New Jersey

10. Connecticut

Total Chief Executive Officer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
286 $200,029 $118,000 $336,000 1.14
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Connecticut

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Chief Executive Officer

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Chief Executive Officer

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