President Salary (United States)

The average salary for a President is $144,170 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, and Team Leadership.
President Total Pay (?
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$71,084 - $247,381
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MEDIAN: $144,169
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President Total Pay (?
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$13.09 - $153.69
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MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$71,084 - $247,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,091  
Profit Sharing
$3,123 - $68,284  
Commission
$1,973 - $101,367  
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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$75,755 - $308,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $153.69  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,091  
   
Commission
$1,973 - $101,367  
Profit Sharing
$3,123 - $68,284  
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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$75,755 - $308,173  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,287
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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 by Experience Level for President
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Chicago
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Atlanta
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Philadelphia
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Houston
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$163,000
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Experience Affects President Salaries

National Average
$163,000

Skills That Affect President Salaries

Team Leadership
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Senior Financial Management
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Strategic Planning
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$163,000
Financial Analysis
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
54%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 13%
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