Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

Median pay for Boston Chief Executive Officers lies in the neighborhood of $221K per year. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. A fair number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one-third. The vast majority (83 percent) of Chief Executive Officers in Boston, Mass. who answered the questionnaire are male. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$94,323 - $393,949
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$220K
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MEDIAN: $221,276
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$94,323 - $393,949  
   
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$10,042 - $152,051  
Profit Sharing
$48,796  
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$99,706 - $462,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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)

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
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$259,000

Experienced
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼23%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Operations Management
▲4%

National Average
$259,000

Business Development
▼3%

Strategy
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 19%