A large fraction of take-home pay for Mid-Career President and CEOs comes from commissions — slightly less than a third on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $129K. Incomes of Mid-Career President and CEOs vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $126K cause paychecks to spread between $63K on the low end and $330K on the high end. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and half have dental insurance. Most Mid-Career President and CEOs survey respondents are men (78 percent). Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career President and CEOs, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,198 - $257,330
$58K
$120K
$260K
MEDIAN: $122,853
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $147.95
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$40
$150
MEDIAN: $40.00
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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$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$58,198 - $257,330  
   
Bonus
$300.00 - $126,413  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $127,661  
Commission
$37,000  
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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$62,538 - $330,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $147.95  
   
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
$300.00 - $126,413  
   
Commission
$37,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,007 - $127,661  
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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$62,538 - $330,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for President and CEO

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
053
5-9 years
54%
10-19 years
46%
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Skills That Affect President and CEO Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 47%

Sales
up arrow 45%

Business Development
up arrow 31%

Business Strategy
up arrow 28%

Team Leadership
up arrow 20%

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 16%

Sales Management
up arrow 8%

National Average
$129,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 22%

Operations Management
up arrow 23%

People Management
up arrow 23%

Project Management
up arrow 37%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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