Salaries for Experienced Chief Executive Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($175K) per year. Overall incomes of Experienced Chief Executive Officers generally bottom out at around $83K and peak near $442K; the final number can, in exceptional cases, include upwards of $149K each for bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Most enjoy medical while the larger part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over a half. Experienced Chief Executive Officers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 83 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$80,116 - $341,451
(Median)
$80K
$180K
$340K
MEDIAN: $175,053
10%
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90%

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$19.39 - $151.01
(Median)
$19
$48
$150
MEDIAN: $47.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$80,116 - $341,451  
   
Bonus
$1,999 - $148,587  
Profit Sharing
$2,047 - $149,889  
Commission
$9,787 - $129,128  
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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$83,062 - $442,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,930
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$330$660$990
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $151.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58  
Overtime
$10.14 - $986  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$700K$1.4M$2.1M
Bonus
$1,999 - $148,587  
   
Commission
$9,787 - $129,128  
Profit Sharing
$2,047 - $149,889  
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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$83,062 - $442,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Business Development
up arrow 24%

Leadership
up arrow 17%

Business Strategy
up arrow 13%

Team Leadership
up arrow 13%

Strategy
up arrow 7%

Budget Management
up arrow 5%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$197,000

People Management
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Sales Management
up arrow 10%

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 13%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 16%

Sales
up arrow 21%

Fundraising
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 235 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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