Chief Operations Officer (COO) with Strategic Planning Skills Salary

Chief Operations Officers with Strategic Planning skills receive generous compensation — earning an average of $116K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total cash compensation to Chief Operations Officers with Strategic Planning skills bottoms out near $59K and approaches $236K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $61K from bonuses and almost $25K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Male Chief Operations Officers with Strategic Planning skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 66 percent of professionals. For the most part, Chief Operations Officers with Strategic Planning skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. While about a fifth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$56,857 - $203,434
$57K
$120K
$200K
MEDIAN: $116,007
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$12.84 - $58.48
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$58
MEDIAN: $32.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$56,857 - $203,434  
   
Bonus
$1,100 - $61,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $25,283  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$59,009 - $235,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.84 - $58.48  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,100 - $61,000  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,350 - $25,283  
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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$59,009 - $235,928  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Operations Officer (COO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Operations Officer (COO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 65 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Operations Officer (COO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Chief Operations Officer (COO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 107 salaries. A Chief Operations Officer (COO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $165,000 based on 79 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$121,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 21%