Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

On average, Experienced Chief Executive Officers earn six-figure salaries ($173K) annually, making for a very well-paid profession. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $147K, total cash payment to Experienced Chief Executive Officers can bottom out at $84K or peak near $433K. There are far more male Experienced Chief Executive Officers survey respondents than women, making up 84 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$80,707 - $331,225
$81K
$170K
$330K
MEDIAN: $173,119
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$17.62 - $152.05
$18
$51
$150
MEDIAN: $50.87
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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$150K$300K$450K
Salary
$80,707 - $331,225  
   
Bonus
$1,998 - $147,499  
Profit Sharing
$2,004 - $147,203  
Commission
$9,814 - $101,864  
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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$83,787 - $433,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,095
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$340$680$1K
Hourly Rate
$17.62 - $152.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.58  
Overtime
$10.07 - $993  
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$700K$1M$2M
Bonus
$1,998 - $147,499  
   
Commission
$9,814 - $101,864  
Profit Sharing
$2,004 - $147,203  
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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$83,787 - $433,069  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.
10-19 years
69%
20 years or more
31%
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Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Strategy
▲32%

Leadership
▲24%

Business Development
▲24%

Business Strategy
▲8%

Budget Management
▲5%

People Management
▲1%

Team Leadership
▲1%

Strategic Marketing
▲1%

Strategic Planning
▼0%

National Average
$195,000

Senior Financial Management
▼9%

Sales Management
▼11%

Operations Management
▼12%

Financial Analysis
▼19%

Sales
▼19%

Fundraising
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 277 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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