Mid-Career President and CEO Salary

Average pay for a Mid-Career President and CEO is considerable, rounding six figures at $137K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career President and CEOs approaches anywhere from $60K on the lower end to $296K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $98K from bonuses and upwards of $81K from profit sharing. While just over one in five report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and just over a half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career President and CEOs is extremely high. Men make up the vast majority of Mid-Career President and CEOs (80 percent) who took the survey. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,487 - $247,251
(Median)
$57K
$140K
$250K
MEDIAN: $136,636
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$14.90 - $146.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Salary
$57,487 - $247,251  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,769  
Profit Sharing
$1,978 - $81,491  
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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$59,649 - $296,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 455
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
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.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $97,769  
   
Commission
$25,434 - $97,211  
Profit Sharing
$1,978 - $81,491  
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).
)
$59,649 - $296,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career President and CEO Salaries

New Business Development
up arrow 40%

Sales
up arrow 25%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 21%

Sales Management
up arrow 17%

Business Development
up arrow 14%

Leadership
up arrow 9%

National Average
$150,000

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Operations Management
up arrow 23%

People Management
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 22%
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