Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

Wages for Experienced Chief Executive Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($159K) per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $125K each, total incomes of Experienced Chief Executive Officers generally range from $79K to $402K depending on individual performance. The vast majority (84 percent) of Experienced Chief Executive Officers who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Experienced Chief Executive Officers are happy with their jobs. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$75,363 - $306,423
(Median)
$75K
$160K
$310K
MEDIAN: $158,564
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$11.63 - $198.66
(Median)
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$40
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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
$75,363 - $306,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $125,230  
Profit Sharing
$4,937 - $124,040  
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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$78,851 - $402,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,821
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 - $125,230  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $114,038  
Profit Sharing
$4,937 - $124,040  
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).
)
$78,851 - $402,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 9%

Business Strategy
up arrow 9%

Marketing Management
up arrow 8%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Average
$186,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 7%

Business Development
up arrow 15%

Operations Management
up arrow 20%

Budget Management
up arrow 20%

Project Management
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 571 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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