A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) earns an average salary of AU$180,113 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategy Development, Sales Management, Business Strategy, and Team Leadership.

AU$98,570 - AU$302,957
AU$99K
AU$180K
AU$300K
MEDIAN: AU$177,042
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AU$30.20 - AU$149.99
AU$30
AU$48
AU$150
MEDIAN: AU$48.32
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$120KAU$240KAU$360K
Salary
AU$98,570 - AU$302,957  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$99,483  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$109,262  
Commission
AU$48,557  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$96,569 - AU$358,381  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 681
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$60AU$120AU$180
Hourly Rate
AU$30.20 - AU$149.99  
   
Overtime
AU$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$120KAU$240KAU$360K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$99,483  
   
Commission
AU$48,557  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$109,262  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$96,569 - AU$358,381  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $185,000 based on 197 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $196,000 based on 287 salaries. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $217,000 based on 229 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$184,577

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Q: What is it like working as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Liverpool:
"Unfamiliar territory."
Pros: Flexibility and time freedom for myself and the ability to spend time with the team and the ability to help them improve, grow and deal with their own pressures.
Cons: An unfamiliar industry that creates a certain amount of stress as I try to fit in and make decision that are in line with the owners of the company vision (which is foggy)

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Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

▲17%

▲6%

▼0%

National Average
AU$185,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Strategy Development
▲20%




▲11%

▲7%



National Average
AU$185,000




Financial Analysis
▼8%

Strategic Project Management
▼9%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 88%
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