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Chief Executives

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.


Occupational Wages

Area Year Annual Mean Wage Annual Median Wage
Massachusetts 2021 $267,070.00


Occupational Projection

Area Estimated 2020 Employment Projected 2030 Employment Projected Employment Change
Massachusetts 7518 7794 276


Occupational Employment by Industry Sector
(Staffing pattern data May - 2020)

Industry Estimated Employment Mean Annual Wages
Construction 350 $244,620.00
Manufacturing 550 $242,150.00
Wholesale Trade 350 $231,740.00
Retail Trade 120 $197,950.00
Transportation and Warehousing 70 $226,990.00
Information 380 $262,090.00
Finance and Insurance 970 $248,940.00
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 180 $218,650.00
Professional and Technical Services 1,430 $268,790.00
Management of Companies and Enterprises 380 $277,550.00
Administrative and Waste Services 200 $245,260.00
Educational Services 490 $221,080.00
Health Care and Social Assistance 410 $211,470.00
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 70 $200,240.00
Other Services (except Public Administration) 240 $235,610.00
Public Administration 980 $135,920.00


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