Chairman of the Board Salary

The average pay for a Chairman of the Board is $98,904 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$48,068 - $345,214
MEDIAN: $98,903

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$49,068 - $633,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Chairman of the Board

A chairman of the board is a senior executive who is often responsible for the overall performance of a company and leads as the highest-ranking officer of the board of directors.


Chairman of the Board Tasks

  • Ensure that organization complies with relevant laws and governance protocols.
  • Preside over Board meetings and guide decision-making and policy development.
  • Identify and build relationships with key figures, acting as ambassador for the organization.
  • Develop goals and objectives for regulatory, governance, outreach, recruitment and budgetary decisions.
  • Coordinate annual performance review of executive staff.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Years of Experience

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 25%