Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

Average Chief Executive Officers in Boston, Mass. make around $179K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Most Chief Executive Officers in Boston like their work and job satisfaction is high. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Boston Chief Executive Officers who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$85,659 - $327,180
MEDIAN: $179,392

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$96,452 - $418,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $118K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $193K. Chief Executive Officers in Boston bring in $229K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Boston Chief Executive Officers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $215K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.


24 %
76 %

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: 84% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 14%