Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Melbourne, Victoria Salary (Australia)

The average pay for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$162,977 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

AU$69,558 - AU$249,331
AU$70K
AU$160K
AU$250K
MEDIAN: AU$161,513
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$280K
Salary AU$69,558 - AU$249,331
Bonus AU$9,826 - AU$85,000
Profit Sharing AU$0.00
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$69,558 - AU$280,600
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

Job Description for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

A chief operating officer (COO) is usually the second-highest ranking executive in a corporation. The chief operating officer is in charge of executing daily operations for the company, and is second in responsibility only to the chief executive officer (CEO). The COO's job is to help set standards for the company and work with directors and middle managers to ensure that processes, training, and quality of output of goods and services reflect these standards. They may receive constant data-based reports and overviews which include snapshots of revenues, efficiency, and even waste that can be acted upon to improve the company's performance.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Operating Officer (COO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$138,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Operating Officer (COO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$157,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$196,000 based on 25 salaries. A Chief Operating Officer (COO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$218,000 based on 19 salaries.

Key Stats for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
AU$180,000

▼13%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 93%