Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Boston Chief Executive Officers enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($230K) annually. With some bonuses approaching $152K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $117K, overall incomes of Chief Executive Officers in Boston spread between $103K and $451K depending on individual performance. Chief Executive Officers in Boston, Mass. largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$112,000 - $389,225
$110K
$230K
$390K
MEDIAN: $229,552
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$0$451K
Salary $112,000 - $389,225
Bonus $10,213 - $151,521
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $117,446
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$103,042 - $451,126
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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 $193,000 based on 13 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 $199,000 based on 13 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 $256,000 based on 44 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 $310,000 based on 38 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
48%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

National Average
$281,000

Experienced
▼9%

Mid-Career
▼29%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

National Average
$281,000

Operations Management
▼5%

Business Development
▼11%

Strategy
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
48%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 12%
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