The average pay for a Chief of Staff is $96,768 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Planning and Operations Management.
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$48,086 - $156,074
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$48,086 - $156,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $31,886  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $20,426  
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$46,497 - $176,001  
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Job Description for Chief of Staff
  • 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.
Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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New York
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Chicago
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Boston
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San Francisco
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Baltimore
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National Average
$99,000
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Experience Affects Chief of Staff Salaries

National Average
$99,000

Skills That Affect Chief of Staff Salaries

Project Management
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Media / Public Relations
up arrow 3%
National Average
$99,000
Budget Management
up arrow 9%
People Management
up arrow 9%
Strategic Project Management
up arrow 27%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
60%
female alumni
 
Male
40%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 8%
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