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 ($173K). Overall cash earnings for Experienced Chief Executive Officers vary widely between $82K and $429K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $148K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 83 percent of Experienced Chief Executive Officers are male. Most Experienced Chief Executive Officers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$79,248 - $329,912
$79K
$170K
$330K
MEDIAN: $172,607
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$17.11 - $151.01
$17
$48
$150
MEDIAN: $47.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$79,248 - $329,912  
   
Bonus
$1,965 - $147,591  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $146,138  
Commission
$9,839 - $101,611  
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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$82,198 - $429,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$330$660$990
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $151.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58  
Overtime
$10.14 - $986  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$700K$1M$2M
Bonus
$1,965 - $147,591  
   
Commission
$9,839 - $101,611  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $146,138  
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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$82,198 - $429,067  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 279 votes.
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
31%
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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Strategy
▲30%

Leadership
▲25%

Business Development
▲23%

Strategic Sales
▲16%

Business Strategy
▲7%

Strategic Planning
▲6%

Budget Management
▲6%

People Management
▲3%

Team Leadership
▲3%

Strategic Marketing
▼0%

National Average
$193,000

Operations Management
▼14%

Sales Management
▼14%

Financial Analysis
▼17%

Sales
▼19%

Fundraising
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 279 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 14%