Commissions form a big slice (over a third) of total compensation for Mid-Career President and CEOs. The median income in this area hovers around $138K. Overall cash earnings for Mid-Career President and CEOs stretch from $63K on the lower end to $331K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $102K from bonuses and $124K from profit sharing. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. Most Mid-Career President and CEOs report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$59,708 - $264,667
(Median)
$60K
$130K
$260K
MEDIAN: $126,628
10%
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90%

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$15.21 - $147.95
(Median)
$15
$31
$150
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$59,708 - $264,667  
   
Bonus
$503 - $102,313  
Profit Sharing
$2,005 - $123,963  
Commission
$47,500  
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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$62,606 - $331,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $147.95  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$503 - $102,313  
   
Commission
$47,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,005 - $123,963  
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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$62,606 - $331,233  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect President and CEO Salaries

Sales
up arrow 36%

New Business Development
up arrow 36%

Business Development
up arrow 23%

Business Strategy
up arrow 20%

Team Leadership
up arrow 11%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 9%

Sales Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$138,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Leadership
up arrow 23%

Operations Management
up arrow 24%

People Management
up arrow 26%

Project Management
up arrow 40%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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