Fast Facts for Chief Executives in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sacramento, San Francisco and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: El Centro, Madera and Visalia
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Francisco and San Diego

Salaries for Chief Executives in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Ana, San Jose and Vallejo

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Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Chief Executives

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Chief Executives relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Fresno450 $172,840
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura390 $215,160
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara290 $191,850
Stockton-Lodi260 $214,060
Visalia-Porterville130 $201,990
Bakersfield310 $211,170
El Centro50 $207,480
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward5480 $236,060
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa ClaraN/A $248,890
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande200 $146,390
Santa Cruz-Watsonville220 $174,900
Vallejo-Fairfield150 $199,150
Riverside-San Bernardino-OntarioN/A $195,790
Salinas290 $198,500
Merced80 $219,600
Napa160 $217,840
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim10490 $233,810
Chico70 $164,530
Redding90 $151,070
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-ArcadeN/A $146,100
San Diego-Carlsbad2600 $219,480
Santa Rosa370 $193,270
Madera30 $180,530
Modesto190 $163,140
Yuba City50 $190,570

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