• Chief Executives
  • Business, Management and Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 205,220
    $71,670 range bar $2
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Chief executives develop strategies and policies to make sure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of companies and organizations.

What do they typically do

  • Negotiate or approve contracts and agreements
  • Establish and carry out departmental or organizational goals, policies, and procedures
  • Identify places to cut costs and to improve performance, policies, and programs
  • Consult with other executives, staff, and board members about general operations
  • Analyze financial statements, sales reports, and other performance indicators
  • Manage general activities related to making products and providing services
  • Appoint department heads and managers
  • Direct and oversee an organization's financial and budgetary activities

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -0.3%
Job Opening 337

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a graduate degree like a master's, Ph.D., M.D., or law degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    Dozens of degree programs can lead to this occupation
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