Mid-Career Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salary

On average, commissions constitute a fair portion (just over two-fifths) of final income for Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers. That final number averages out to $100K across the industry. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers — which occasionally include more than $41K from bonuses and more than $44K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $194K. For the most part, Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Chief Operations Officers (58 percent) who responded to the survey. While some workers in this profession — just over one in five — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and just over a half have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,172 - $180,452
$49K
$96K
$180K
MEDIAN: $95,954
10%
50%
90%

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$16.21 - $50.87
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,172 - $180,452  
   
Bonus
$515 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,631  
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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$50,297 - $193,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
Overtime
$34.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$515 - $40,547  
   
Commission
$44,219  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,631  
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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$50,297 - $193,887  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
5-9 years
62%
10-19 years
38%
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Skills That Affect Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲9%

Leadership
▲2%

Corporate Communications
▲1%

Operations Management
▼0%

Budget Management
▼0%

National Average
$100,000

Human Resources
▼5%

Business Development
▼7%

Sales Management
▼8%

Project Management
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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