Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Houston, Texas Salary

Chief Operating Officers in Houston, Texas can expect wages of $150K per year on average. Men account for the majority of Chief Operating Officers in Houston who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. Most Houston Chief Operating Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$76,917 - $305,761
$77K
$150K
$310K
MEDIAN: $151,656
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Salary $76,917 - $305,761
Bonus $0.00 - $96,902
Profit Sharing $16,000
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$99,468 - $314,638
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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 data-based reports and overviews which include snapshots of revenues, efficiency, and even waste that can be acted upon to improve the company's performance.

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Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tasks

  • Direct the day to day operations of the organization.
  • Improve operating procedures to increase profits and/or make the organization more efficient.
  • Implement the strategies set by the Board of Directors and the CEO.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Job Listings

Key Stats for Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
49%

Experience Affects Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

National Average
$197,000

Experienced
▼16%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
49%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 15%