Chief Executive Officers in Boston, Mass. take home approximately $219K per year on average. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 84 percent of Chief Executive Officers in Boston are male. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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


Chief Executive Officers in Boston, Mass. with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $193K per year. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $250K in this role. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $320K on average.

Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
044
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$253,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

National Average
$253,000

Business Development
up arrow 1%

Strategy
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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