Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) is $158,621
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operating Officer (COO)s?
An early career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $109,927 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Chief Operating Officer (COO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,356 based on 23 salaries. …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