President Salary (United States)

The average salary for a President is $143,964 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 Salary (?
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$70,904 - $247,607
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $143,963
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President Salary (?
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$15.03 - $153.69
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$70,904 - $247,607  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $98,766  
Profit Sharing
$2,990 - $63,239  
Commission
$2,035 - $90,000  
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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$75,405 - $306,115  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 5,267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $153.69  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $98,766  
   
Commission
$2,035 - $90,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,990 - $63,239  
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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$75,405 - $306,115  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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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.

Common Career Paths for President

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Pay by Experience Level for President

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Pay Difference By Location

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Dallas
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Atlanta
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Boston
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Philadelphia
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$162,000
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San Diego
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects President Salaries

National Average
$162,000

Skills That Affect President Salaries

Team Leadership
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Strategic Planning
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Senior Financial Management
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$162,000
Financial Analysis
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 1446 votes.

Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
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
55%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 13%
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