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Mid-Career President and CEO Salary

Generous salaries abound for Mid-Career President and CEOs , with average pay above six figures ($140K) per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career President and CEOs ranges from $58K on the lower end to $301K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $100K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. Some workers in this field — nearly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by over one-half. Male Mid-Career President and CEOs far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$56,406 - $246,228
(Median)
$56K
$140K
$250K
MEDIAN: $139,561
10%
50%
90%

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$14.90 - $146.81
(Median)
$15
$30
$150
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
90%

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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.
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$56,406 - $246,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,554  
Profit Sharing
$1,976 - $99,329  
Commission
$25,434 - $97,211  
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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$58,176 - $301,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 474
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $146.81  
   
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,554  
   
Commission
$25,434 - $97,211  
Profit Sharing
$1,976 - $99,329  
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).
)
$58,176 - $301,475  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career President and CEO Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 38%

Sales Management
up arrow 32%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 25%

Sales
up arrow 23%

Business Development
up arrow 12%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

National Average
$152,000

Operations Management
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 21%

People Management
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 21%
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