An Entry-Level Chief of Staff earns an average salary of $83,684 per year.

$49,117 - $131,687
$49K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $83,684
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$8.83 - $61.04
$23
MEDIAN: $23.25
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,117 - $131,687  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $30,094  
Profit Sharing
$7,089  
Total Pay (?
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$49,312 - $146,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.25  
   
Overtime
$26.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,957 - $30,094  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,089  
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).
)
$49,312 - $146,341  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Chief of Staff

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
064
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
31%
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Skills That Affect Chief of Staff Salaries

Human Resources
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Strategic Planning
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National Average
$87,000

Strategic Project Management
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

People Management
up arrow 8%

Operations Management
up arrow 10%

Executive Support
up arrow 12%

Budget Management
up arrow 22%

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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