Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

Average pay for Experienced Chief Executive Officers is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($159K). Total cash payments to Experienced Chief Executive Officers include potential for bonuses, profit sharing and commission. In exceptional cases, the first two can peak near $125K each, and the last component can even exceed $114K (albeit rarely); this causes total cash payments to vary between $79K and $402K. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Men account for the majority of Experienced Chief Executive Officers who responded to the questionnaire — 84 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$75,687 - $305,796
(Median)
$76K
$160K
$310K
MEDIAN: $159,132
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$11.63 - $198.66
(Median)
$12
$40
$200
MEDIAN: $40
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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$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$75,687 - $305,796  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $124,955  
Profit Sharing
$4,937 - $123,064  
Commission
$0.00 - $114,038  
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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$79,409 - $401,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,809
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$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $198.66  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.54  
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$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $124,955  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $114,038  
Profit Sharing
$4,937 - $123,064  
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).
)
$79,409 - $401,562  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 17%

Sales
up arrow 14%

Sales Management
up arrow 8%

Business Strategy
up arrow 8%

Marketing Management
up arrow 7%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 5%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Average
$187,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 6%

Business Development
up arrow 15%

Operations Management
up arrow 21%

Budget Management
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 34%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 560 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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