Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) is C$131,315 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Sales Management, Business Strategy, Leadership, Budget Management, and Business Development.

C$68,923 - C$220,314
MEDIAN: C$131,315

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C$68,923 - C$220,314  
C$986 - C$77,313  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$45,000  
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).
C$76,229 - C$256,383  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$143,629

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What is it like working as a Chief Operating Officer (COO)?

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Coquitlam:
Pros: Flexibility, authority, responsibility, and team leadership.
Cons: Security, career advancement, working with other professionals.

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Kitchener:
"Life as a COO"
Pros: Flexibility and new challenges, designing, management, leadership
Cons: Micromanaged, pay, benefits, office

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Experience Affects Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

National Average

Skills That Affect Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

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Sales Management
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Business Strategy
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Budget Management
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Business Development
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Financial Analysis
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Team Leadership
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National Average

Operations Management
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Human Resources
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People Management
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Strategic Planning
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Senior Financial Management
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.


21 %
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%