Average Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary

C$147,279
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$28,880
Bonus
C$22,500
Commission
C$25,253
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is C$147,279.
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C$76k
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C$147k
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C$260k
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MEDIAN C$147,279
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Salary
C$76k - C$260k
Bonus
C$5k - C$99k
Profit Sharing
C$200 - C$103k
Commission
C$6k - C$149k
Total Pay
C$76k - C$313k

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Job Description for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tasks
  • Drive strategic planning, business development, and fiscal operations.
  • Establish positive relationships with stakeholders and other business leaders.
  • Determine overarching goals and initiatives.

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Popular Skills for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$100,722 based on 64 salaries. An early career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$103,932 based on 248 salaries. A mid-career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$126,444 based on 308 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$149,122 based on 539 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$172,749.
Employees with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 22.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (9.6% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (6.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.8% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,668 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
14.9%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
30.5%