A Chief Operating Officer (COO) earns an average salary of C$128,183 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Business Strategy, Organizational Development, Budget Management, Leadership, and Strategic Planning.

C$62,029 - C$211,043
MEDIAN: C$128,183

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C$62,029 - C$211,043  
C$0.00 - C$74,497  
Profit Sharing
C$0.00 - C$40,851  
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$63,903 - C$249,396  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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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$143,574

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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

Business Strategy
up arrow 43%

Organizational Development
up arrow 41%

Budget Management
up arrow 37%

up arrow 28%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 25%

up arrow 17%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 15%

Sales Management
up arrow 13%

National Average

People Management
up arrow 2%

Human Resources
up arrow 4%

Project Management
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Team Leadership
up arrow 6%

Business Development
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.


17 %
83 %

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: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 14%