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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Chicago, Illinois is $160,268 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Strategy and Leadership.

$77,544 - $343,089
(Median)
$78K
$160K
$340K
MEDIAN: $160,267
10%
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$0$170K$340K$510K
Salary
$77,544 - $343,089  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $195,751  
Profit Sharing
$4,872 - $102,556  
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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$77,782 - $496,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Chicago, Illinois

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$198,000

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 31%

Entry-Level
up arrow 48%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Business Strategy
up arrow 41%

Leadership
up arrow 39%

National Average
$198,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 8%