Average Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salary in Australia

AU$151,589
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$25,887
Bonus
AU$44,000
Commission
AU$11,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Australia is AU$151,589.
10%
AU$93k
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AU$152k
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AU$250k
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Salary
AU$93k - AU$250k
Bonus
AU$5k - AU$71k
Profit Sharing
AU$5k - AU$71k
Commission
AU$0 - AU$44k
Total Pay
AU$96k - AU$288k

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Job Description for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tasks
  • Direct the day to day operations of the organization.
  • Improve operating procedures to increase profits and/or make the organization more efficient.
  • Implement the strategies set by the Board of Directors and the CEO.

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Popular Skills for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Skills in Operations Management, Leadership, Strategic Planning and Strategic Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

An entry-level Chief Operating Officer (COO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$107,250 based on 7 salaries. An early career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$125,062 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$137,043 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$176,667 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$195,923.
Employees with Chief Operating Officer (COO) in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 27.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (6.8% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (17.5% less), Brisbane, Queensland (10.6% less) and Adelaide, South Australia (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 284 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
21.1%
Mid Career
15.8%
Experienced
27.8%
Late Career
32.7%

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