Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) is $131,982 per year.
Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Total Pay (?
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$70,057 - $209,904
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MEDIAN: $131,982
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Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $60.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$70,057 - $209,904  
   
Bonus
$1,967 - $72,559  
Profit Sharing
$3,394 - $51,566  
Commission
$3,064 - $39,149  
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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$75,211 - $258,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $60.09  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $58.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,967 - $72,559  
   
Commission
$3,064 - $39,149  
Profit Sharing
$3,394 - $51,566  
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).
)
$75,211 - $258,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 765
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Job Description for Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Most companies comprise a wide range of operating groups pursuing different organizational goals. The chief operating officer (COO) - who may also be a vice president - is a top-level executive who helps ensure the success of all of these operations. They perform a number of tasks such as making high-level business decisions, supervising groups of managers, and coordinating all of the organization's operations to maximize profitability. They also make presentations to employees, as well as to the chief executive officer and the organization's board. Chief operating officers typically work in a business setting during regular business hours, although overtime may be required for emerging issues and deadlines. They generally report to the chief executive officer.
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Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tasks
  • Identify growth and market opportunities.
  • Direct, coordinate and evaluate operational teams and product implementation.
  • Execute operational strategies to deliver products or services and provide leadership and guidance.
  • Manage overall budget and financial policies, and oversee specific reports and forecasts.

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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Austin
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Houston
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Chicago
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Washington
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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Los Angeles
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Miami
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$150,000
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Experience Affects Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

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$150,000

Skills That Affect Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

Business Strategy
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Leadership
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Operations Management
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$150,000
Project Management
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Microsoft Word
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Budget Management
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People Management
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Telecommunications
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Gender

Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 12%
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