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Average Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in United Kingdom

£81,829
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£19,761
Bonus
£27,500
Commission
£15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in United Kingdom is £81,829.
10%
£36k
MEDIAN
£82k
90%
£167k
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Salary
£36k - £167k
Bonus
£2k - £69k
Profit Sharing
£52 - £73k
Commission
£5k - £88k
Total Pay
£36k - £198k
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What Do Chief Executive Officer (CEO)s Do?

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

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)s?

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 £46,365 based on 26 salaries. An early career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £62,619 based on 268 salaries. A mid-career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £72,177 based on 279 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £85,399 based on 542 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £99,916.
Employees with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (10.5% more) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (17.4% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (6.1% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (5.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,743 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
15.4%
Mid Career
16.0%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
36.0%

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