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Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary (United States)

Salaries for Experienced Chief Executive Officers are bountiful, with average pay above six figures ($182K) per year. Cash earnings of Experienced Chief Executive Officers can occasionally include $123K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $78K to almost $398K. The greater part enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-half. Male Experienced Chief Executive Officers far outnumber their female contemporaries in the field. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary (?
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$74,441 - $302,809
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $154,873
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Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary (?
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$12.20 - $196.53
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National Salary Data

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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$74,441 - $302,809  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $122,612  
Profit Sharing
$4,972 - $119,168  
Commission
$0.00 - $103,263  
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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$77,882 - $398,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,230
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$12.20 - $196.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $102.13  
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.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $122,612  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $103,263  
Profit Sharing
$4,972 - $119,168  
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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$77,882 - $398,427  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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San Francisco
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Washington
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Boston
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San Diego
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Seattle
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Dallas
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Miami
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Houston
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National Average
$182,000
Austin
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Phoenix
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For those looking to make money, Experienced Chief Executive Officers in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 54 percent above the national average. San Francisco, Washington, Boston, and San Diego are a few other cities that offer generous salaries, with Experienced Chief Executive Officers earning around 22 percent, 21 percent, 20 percent, and 17 percent more than average. Place of residence plays a huge part in a Chief Executive Officer's salary, with Phoenix Experienced Chief Executive Officers earning salaries that are 22 percent less than the national average.
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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Team Leadership
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Strategic Marketing
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Financial Analysis
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Marketing Management
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Sales Management
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Sales
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Strategic Planning
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People Management
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Leadership
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Business Strategy
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National Average
$182,000
Senior Financial Management
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Business Development
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Budget Management
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Operations Management
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%