Average Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Los Angeles, California

$197,489
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$50,823
Bonus
$40,000
Commission
$40,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Los Angeles, California is $197,489.
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$93k
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$197k
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$380k
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What Do Chief Executive Officer (CEO)s Do?

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

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

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

An early career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $145,328 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $157,977 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $201,893 based on 125 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $240,720.
Employees with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (1.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (20.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.2% less) and Seattle, Washington (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 431 survey responses.
Early Career
13.0%
Mid Career
11.8%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
46.2%