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Entry-Level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $107K) surpassing six figures annually. Overall cash earnings of Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers stretch from $49K near the bottom to $299K at the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $99K each from bonuses and profit sharing. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, close to one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Chief Executive Officers who answered the questionnnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$49,673 - $247,681
(Median)
$50K
$110K
$250K
MEDIAN: $106,713
10%
50%
90%

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$11.63 - $51.82
(Median)
$12
$20
$52
MEDIAN: $19.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$49,673 - $247,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,489  
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $97,871  
Commission
$0.00 - $203,473  
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).
)
$49,113 - $298,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 947
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $51.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.26  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,489  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $203,473  
Profit Sharing
$1,277 - $97,871  
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).
)
$49,113 - $298,671  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 46%

Leadership
up arrow 28%

People Management
up arrow 24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 21%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$116,000

Business Development
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 3%

Business Strategy
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Sales Management
up arrow 10%

Budget Management
up arrow 19%

Project Management
up arrow 27%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

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