A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) earns an average salary of AU$168,795 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Strategic Sales, Strategy Development, Strategy, Senior Financial Management, and Corporate Governance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$98,956 - AU$302,978
AU$99K
AU$170K
AU$300K
MEDIAN: AU$169,357
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50%
90%
AU$30.91 - AU$111.03
AU$31
AU$49
AU$110
MEDIAN: AU$49.39
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$354K
Salary AU$98,956 - AU$302,978
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$99,636
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$122,484
Commission AU$47,755
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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AU$97,264 - AU$354,200
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 778
Hourly Data AU$0AU$111
Hourly Rate AU$30.91 - AU$111.03
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$354K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$99,636
Commission AU$47,755
Profit Sharing AU$0.00 - AU$122,484
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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AU$97,264 - AU$354,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$144,000 based on 199 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$165,000 based on 272 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$184,000 based on 392 salaries. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$204,000 based on 286 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$176,652

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Newcastle:
"Grass roots opportunities."
Pros: Being able to develop and drive programs to help disadvantaged youth.
Cons: Not enough pay.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Darwin:
"The buck stops with me."
Pros: Making a positive change to people's lives and standards of living.
Cons: Firing staff.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Alice Springs:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing change in the workplace.
Cons: The hours and performance managing staff.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Liverpool:
"Unfamiliar territory."
Pros: Flexibility and time freedom for myself and the ability to spend time with the team and the ability to help them improve, grow and deal with their own pressures.
Cons: An unfamiliar industry that creates a certain amount of stress as I try to fit in and make decision that are in line with the owners of the company vision (which is foggy)

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Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
34%

Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
AU$177,000

▼7%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 90%