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

Compensation for Experienced Chief Executive Officers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($181,907). Cash earnings of Experienced Chief Executive Officers—including $123K bonuses, $119K profit sharing proceeds, and $103K commissions near the top of the pay scale—stretch from approximately $74,441 to approximately $302,809 depending on individual performance. Male Experienced Chief Executive Officers far outnumber their female counterparys in the field. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Experienced Chief Executive Officers are happy with their jobs. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary (?
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$74,441 - $302,809
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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  
PayScale
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 (?
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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  
PayScale
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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With a pay rate for Experienced Chief Executive Officers that is 54 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. 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. Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Experienced Chief Executive Officers in Phoenix earning a whopping 22 percent below the national average.

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%
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