Mid-Career President and CEO Salary

The median total income of Mid-Career President and CEOs is around $151K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (over a third, in fact) comes from commissions. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career President and CEOs runs from $61K to $311K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $98K and profit sharing that can reach almost $122K. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly more than a fifth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Mid-Career President and CEOs who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 81 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$59,877 - $253,241
(Median)
$60K
$140K
$250K
MEDIAN: $141,352
10%
50%
90%

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$15.10 - $142.95
(Median)
$15
$35
$140
MEDIAN: $35.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$59,877 - $253,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,591  
Profit Sharing
$1,980 - $122,339  
Commission
$55,000  
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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$61,332 - $311,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $142.95  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,591  
   
Commission
$55,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,980 - $122,339  
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).
)
$61,332 - $311,212  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Skills That Affect President and CEO Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 32%

Sales
up arrow 24%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 15%

Business Development
up arrow 12%

Business Strategy
up arrow 7%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

National Average
$151,000

Sales Management
up arrow 1%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 1%

Operations Management
up arrow 21%

Project Management
up arrow 25%

People Management
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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