Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

Experienced Chief Executive Officers see excellent average salaries — about $165K annually. Cash earnings of Experienced Chief Executive Officers — including $130K in bonuses, $148K in profit sharing proceeds, and $101K in commissions near the top of the pay scale — stretch from approximately $81K to approximately $407K depending on individual performance. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. There are far more male Experienced Chief Executive Officers survey respondents than women, making up 85 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$76,759 - $309,766
(Median)
$77K
$170K
$310K
MEDIAN: $165,183
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$17.00 - $150.00
(Median)
$17
$40
$150
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Salary
$76,759 - $309,766  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $129,703  
Profit Sharing
$4,803 - $147,509  
Commission
$0.00 - $101,014  
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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$80,636 - $407,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,849
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$17.00 - $150.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $129,703  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $101,014  
Profit Sharing
$4,803 - $147,509  
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).
)
$80,636 - $407,304  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Sales
up arrow 14%

Team Leadership
up arrow 10%

Strategy
up arrow 8%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 6%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 5%

Leadership
up arrow 4%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$192,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 2%

Business Strategy
up arrow 5%

Senior Financial Management
up arrow 7%

Business Development
up arrow 9%

Operations Management
up arrow 21%

Budget Management
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 476 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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