Mid-Career Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salary

A substantial slice of final earnings for Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers (just over two-fifths) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $99K. The range in cash compensation to Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers ($50K to $190K) includes potential earnings of $40K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. While between a fifth and a fourth report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$49,165 - $179,870
$49K
$96K
$180K
MEDIAN: $95,799
10%
50%
90%

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$16.50 - $50.00
$30
MEDIAN: $30.00
50%

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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$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,165 - $179,870  
   
Bonus
$515 - $39,641  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,000  
Commission
$44,219  
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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$49,642 - $189,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$30.00  
   
Overtime
$34.88  
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$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$515 - $39,641  
   
Commission
$44,219  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,000  
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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$49,642 - $189,679  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Key Stats for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
5-9 years
58%
10-19 years
42%
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Skills That Affect Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲10%

Leadership
▲2%

Corporate Communications
▲2%

Operations Management
▲1%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$99,000

Human Resources
▼4%

Business Development
▼7%

Sales Management
▼7%

Project Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 23%
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