Experienced Chief of Staff Salary

Average pay for Experienced Chief of Staffs is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($118K). Overall cash earnings for Experienced Chief of Staffs stretch from $70K on the lower end to $212K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $49K from bonuses and $25K from profit sharing. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Chief of Staffs like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,814 - $176,795
MEDIAN: $118,429

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National Salary Data (?
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$69,814 - $176,795  
$493.16 - $48,890  
Profit Sharing
$5,034 - $25,342  
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).
$70,192 - $211,855  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 207
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Pay Difference by Location

For Experienced Chief of Staffs, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Experienced Chief of Staffs will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+12 percent) and Chicago (+6 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Washington is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief of Staff Salaries

Strategic Planning
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People Management
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Operations Management
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Project Management
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National Average

Media / Public Relations
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Job Satisfaction

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


70 %
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%