Entry-Level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

Average pay for Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($107K). Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $100K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $49K and hits $299K on the high end. Male Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers are happy with their jobs. Although a fair number have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, nearly one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$49,953 - $249,711

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$11.69 - $51.66

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$49,953 - $249,711  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,601  
Profit Sharing
$1,237 - $97,754  
Commission
$0.00 - $205,112  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,402 - $299,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 957
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $51.66  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,601  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $205,112  
Profit Sharing
$1,237 - $97,754  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$49,402 - $299,123  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 34%

People Management
up arrow 25%

Leadership
up arrow 24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 16%

Business Development
up arrow 15%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 14%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$116,000

Sales
up arrow 3%

Business Strategy
up arrow 9%

Sales Management
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
up arrow 12%

Budget Management
up arrow 18%

Project Management
up arrow 24%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 25%
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