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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). Cash earnings for Experienced Chief of Staffs — including $49K in bonuses and $25K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $70K to $214K depending on individual performance. Female Experienced Chief of Staffs survey participants are more prevalent than men — 69 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,507 - $177,595
MEDIAN: $118,179

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$69,507 - $177,595  
$500 - $48,796  
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).
$69,849 - $213,549  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202

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Pay Difference by Location

Seattle is home to an above-average pay rate for Experienced Chief of Staffs, 11 percent higher than the national average. Experienced Chief of Staffs will also find cushy salaries in New York (+8 percent) and Chicago (+1 percent). In Washington, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Experienced Chief of Staff 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 39 votes.


69 %
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 5%