Chief of Staff Salary

The average pay for a Chief of Staff is $98,726 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Project Management and Strategic Planning.
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$55,829 - $168,953
(Median)
$56K
$99K
$170K
MEDIAN: $98,726
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$9.07 - $158.93
(Median)
$9
$34
$160
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$55,829 - $168,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,940  
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $24,747  
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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$56,205 - $194,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $158.93  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $53.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$295.90 - $24,747  
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).
)
$56,205 - $194,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Chief of Staff

A chief of staff is an executive manager who works under the immediate supervision of the highest management at a company — typically under a chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), or senior vice president. The chief of staff acts as the eyes and ears of these high-level executives, attending meetings with department managers, coordinating among different areas of the business, and generally helping to implement the visions of senior executives within the rest of the company. The chief of staff essentially is a manager of managers for a board of executives, acting as a communications and organization conduit between the board and middle management.

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Chief of Staff Tasks

  • Provide leadership and effective management in all areas of staffing and personnel, administration, project completion.
  • Responsible for strategic project management at the highest level.
  • Provide executive-level support to top decision-makers and project managers.
  • May have a wide range of duties related to the health of the entire organization.

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief of Staff

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Chief of Staff Salaries



National Average
$101,000



Skills That Affect Chief of Staff Salaries

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 17%



People Management
0%

National Average
$101,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Marketing Communications
up arrow 1%


Corporate Communications
up arrow 18%

Policy Analysis
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 7%
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