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Mid-Career President and CEO Salary

Compensation for Mid-Career President and CEOs is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($140K). Final cash compensation to Mid-Career President and CEOs varies from around $57K to approximately $304K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $99K and $179K, respectively. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. Roughly a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,806 - $246,983
(Median)
$56K
$140K
$250K
MEDIAN: $139,585
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50%
90%

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$14.90 - $146.81
(Median)
$15
$30
$150
MEDIAN: $30
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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
$55,806 - $246,983  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,172  
Profit Sharing
$1,976 - $178,793  
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).
)
$56,702 - $303,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 465
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 - $99,172  
   
Commission
$25,434 - $97,211  
Profit Sharing
$1,976 - $178,793  
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).
)
$56,702 - $303,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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
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Strategic Planning
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Sales
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Leadership
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Business Development
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National Average
$152,000

Operations Management
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Project Management
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 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%