President, COO Salary

A President, COO earns an average salary of $154,983 per year. A skill in Business Strategy is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$87,987 - $260,904
MEDIAN: $154,982

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$87,987 - $260,904  
$0.00 - $99,897  
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$3,010 - $50,684  
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$97,823 - $334,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 344
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Job Description for President, COO

A principal chief operating officer, often referred to as a COO, is an executive position within a company which requires varied and all-inclusive responsibilities. This person is responsible for the company's daily operations and will generally keep extended hours, though some may stick to traditional daytime hours. Formal education requirements for the position also vary greatly; many established companies and organizations require a COO to have obtained a bachelor’s or master's degree in a business-related field, while others choose candidates based on their experience within the field.


President, COO Tasks

  • Direct, coordinate, and evaluate all branches or departments and establish long-term goals and objectives.
  • Plan and execute operational strategies to deliver products or services and improve the organization's position within the industry.
  • Identify growth and market opportunities.
  • Manage overall budget and financial policies, sales, marketing, inventory, and day-to-day administrative operations.

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Experience Affects President, COO Salaries

National Average

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Skills That Affect President, COO Salaries

Business Strategy
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People Management
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Operations Management
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Sales Management
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National Average

Budget Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 70 votes.


11 %
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 9%