Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) is $144,453
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 $93,130 based on 80 salaries. An early career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,343 based …Read more
What Do Chief Operating Officer (COO)s Do?
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 …Read more