Experienced Chief of Staff Salary

Experienced Chief of Staffs receive generous compensation — earning an average of $120K per year, their standard salaries shoot well into the six-figure range. Total cash compensation to Experienced Chief of Staffs bottoms out near $70K and approaches $214K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $49K from bonuses and almost $25K from profit sharing. Nearly all receive medical and dental insurance and a strong majority get vision insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Chief of Staffs making up 71 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,546 - $181,778
MEDIAN: $119,754

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National Salary Data (?
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$70,546 - $181,778  
$979 - $49,111  
Profit Sharing
$128.00 - $25,000  
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).
$70,363 - $214,045  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 231
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Pay Difference by Location

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Chief of Staffs, 21 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Chief of Staffs will also find cushy salaries in New York (+13 percent) and Chicago (+5 percent). In Washington, salaries are 6 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Salaries

Strategic Planning
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Operations Management
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People 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 33 votes.


71 %
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 4%