The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) is £82,331 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Financial Analysis, Team Leadership, People Management, and Strategic Planning.

£42,538 - £134,535
MEDIAN: £82,330

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
£42,538 - £134,535  
£1,994 - £50,209  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £31,500  
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).
£43,131 - £157,187  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 225

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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: £88,313

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Experience Affects Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 49%

Team Leadership
up arrow 18%

People Management
up arrow 11%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 11%

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

National Average

Human Resources
up arrow 1%

up arrow 4%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 4%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Sales Management
up arrow 9%

Business Strategy
up arrow 10%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.


26 %
74 %

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: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 45%