The average salary for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is $251,623 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Total Pay (?
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$152,280 - $359,463
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MEDIAN: $251,622
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$152,280 - $359,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $96,974  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $49,316  
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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$166,841 - $419,118  
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Job Description for Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
  • Ensure the hospital remains in compliance with all government regulations, accreditation programs, and facility policies.
  • Coordinate with doctors and administration to monitor the quality of and continue to maintain standards of care.
  • Provide training for new doctors, and keep medical staff up to date on facility regulations and procedures.
  • Supervise the doctors and manage the health programs at a medical facility.
  • Attend meetings with the hospital’s board of directors and administration to discuss hospital improvements, policies, procedures, or other matters.
Pay by Experience Level for Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Phoenix
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Philadelphia
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Chicago
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New York
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National Average
$283,000
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Experience Affects Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
Late-Career
up arrow 3%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$283,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Salaries

Clinical Research
up arrow 7%
National Average
$283,000
IT Management
up arrow 26%
Physician
up arrow 28%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
42%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 9%
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