The average salary for a President is $147,014 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Strategy, Leadership, Team Leadership, Strategic Planning, and Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements.

$69,778 - $253,417
(Median)
$70K
$150K
$250K
MEDIAN: $147,014
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$14.79 - $148.99
(Median)
$15
$36
$150
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$69,778 - $253,417  
   
Bonus
$2,469 - $100,039  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $82,359  
Commission
$8,400 - $110,000  
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).
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$72,212 - $317,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 4,037
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $148.99  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.50 - $131.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$2,469 - $100,039  
   
Commission
$8,400 - $110,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $82,359  
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).
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$72,212 - $317,976  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Job Description for President

The president of an organization is the top executive responsible for strategic vision and planning. The president provides leadership, holding the organization accountable to stakeholders and its own policies, presenting the appropriate image to the public, and directing the short- and long-range goals of the company. Presidents oversee all types and sizes of organizations with different corporate structures in all industries, and, thus, the specific duties and responsibilities will vary. The president is responsible for reporting directly to the board of directors, if employed by a corporation. Presidents directly supervise the top level of management. A president is responsible for the budget, fiscal management and financial health of the organization.

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President Tasks

  • Manage and oversee all operations and aspects of a business.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $161,794

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What is it like working as a President?

President in Dallas:
"Give the kids insight on the structure of goals."
Pros: I like most being able to share information with kids and parents that are crucial for setting goals and achieving them. I also like witnessing that ah ha moment when people realize what they are capable of.
Cons: The quality of parents determine the quality of the kid. I offer my services in areas that most need it and getting parent participation can be a task in itself.

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Experience Affects President Salaries


National Average
$162,000




Skills That Affect President Salaries








National Average
$162,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 660 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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