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Average Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salary in United Kingdom

£84,098
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£17,486
Bonus
£14,000
Commission
£10,268
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in United Kingdom is £84,098.
10%
£45k
MEDIAN
£84k
90%
£150k
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Salary
£45k - £150k
Bonus
£5k - £52k
Profit Sharing
£6k - £51k
Commission
£0 - £14k
Total Pay
£46k - £181k
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What Do Chief Operating Officer (COO)s Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

£140k

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Chief Operating Officer (COO)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer (COO)s?

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 £61,435 based on 13 salaries. An early career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £65,306 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £74,105 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £90,319 based on 149 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £98,165.
Employees with Chief Operating Officer (COO) in their job title in Birmingham, England: West Midlands earn an average of 30.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (24.6% more) and London, England: London (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (33.5% less), Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (23.9% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (13.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 522 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
20.1%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
28.5%
Late Career
30.5%