An Entry-Level Chief Operating Officer (COO) earns an average salary of $96,996 per year.

$50,485 - $172,086
$50K
$97K
$170K
MEDIAN: $96,996
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$13.18 - $58.47
$13
$21
$58
MEDIAN: $21.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,485 - $172,086  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,226  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $60,608  
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
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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$51,409 - $194,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 668
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $58.47  
   
Overtime
$31.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,226  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $77,566  
Profit Sharing
$405.47 - $60,608  
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).
)
$51,409 - $194,338  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Fort Collins:
"Human Resource."
More education on how to handle company human resource issues and company morale key in production.

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in St. Petersburg:
"You have to lead while serving."
COO accepts that the job is to make the CEO successful, which in doing so makes their own contributions less visible. Demarcation of CEO + COO responsibilities are easiest when they have complimentary competencies.

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Kearny:
"Change And Adaptability."
Be in "soft" command. Show you know your stuff without being over bearing. Show confidence in yourself, do not be afraid or hesitant to make decisions. Be in charge of change. People generally fear change. All successful businesses are always in change - lead it and lead the others.

Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Westlake Village:
"Keep A Positive Attitude."
You are a role model. What you do and how you express yourself is everything. A good work ethic and understanding your staff is critical. Your the leader and lead by example.

Key Stats for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
064
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 10%

Business Strategy
up arrow 4%

Strategic Planning
0%

National Average
$100,000

Operations Management
up arrow 4%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 6%

Business Development
up arrow 8%

Human Resources
up arrow 9%

Team Leadership
up arrow 19%

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 21%

People Management
up arrow 23%

Budget Management
up arrow 26%

Project Management
up arrow 27%

Marketing Management
up arrow 34%

Sales Management
up arrow 37%

Accounting
up arrow 38%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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