Occupational Employment Statistics


11-1011 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.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 51044$77.46/hr$35.87/hr$51.90/hr$69.57/hr$90.27/hr>$100/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities720$101.43/hr
Financial Activities440$96.11/hr
Professional and Business Services1,420$100.36/hr
Education and Health Services1,330$66.14/hr
Leisure and Hospitality100$68.15/hr
Other Services250$64.22/hr
Public Administration360$60.04/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$95.46/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70$60.22/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 80$78.74/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 90$81.27/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 120$63.95/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 180$60.30/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 190$76.93/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 230$63.23/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 280$65.93/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 290$76.45/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 300$68.76/hr-9.9%
Southwest Minnesota 330$64.06/hr-9.9%
Southeast Minnesota 350$73.71/hr-7.7%
Northwest Balance of State 390$70.46/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 510$69.57/hr-6.5%
Central Minnesota 560$72.47/hr-4.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,030$96.75/hr-5.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,300$94.78/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,970$86.52/hr-5.9%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Financial Managers 15,610$59.40/hr16.8%
Sales Managers 11,120$58.06/hr6.1%
Human Resources Managers 4,370$53.88/hr8.1%
Social and Community Service Managers 3,360$35.37/hr9.6%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 3,360$37.82/hr5.4%
Training and Development Managers 1,040$50.91/hr9.2%
Marketing Managers 8,390$64.19/hr8.3%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,530$46.72/hr4.5%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,710$108,618.38/yr4.6%
Purchasing Managers 2,140$54.84/hr6.8%

  • Direct or coordinate an organization's financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency.
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, to maximize returns on investments, or to increase productivity.
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or its staff in meeting objectives or to determine areas of potential cost reduction, program improvement, or policy change.
  • Supervise employees or volunteers working on sustainability projects.
  • Create and maintain sustainability program documents, such as schedules and budgets.
  • Interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals.
  • Develop, or oversee the development of, marketing or outreach media for sustainability projects or events.
  • Research environmental sustainability issues, concerns, or stakeholder interests.
  • Review reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
  • Confer with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, or resolve problems.