Average Chief Operations Officer (COO) Salary

$112,647
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$17,467
Bonus
$10,056
Commission
$10,262
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Operations Officer (COO) is $112,647.
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$58k
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$113k
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$207k
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MEDIAN $112,647
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Salary
$58k - $207k
Bonus
$2k - $66k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $50k
Commission
$1k - $45k
Total Pay
$58k - $249k

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Job Description for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Chief Operations 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.

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Popular Skills for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Operations Officer (COO)

An entry-level Chief Operations Officer (COO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $80,388 based on 106 salaries. An early career Chief Operations Officer (COO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,671 based on 394 salaries. A mid-career Chief Operations Officer (COO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $97,824 based on 443 salaries. An experienced Chief Operations Officer (COO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,154 based on 672 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,606.
Employees with Chief Operations Officer (COO) in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 59.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (33.2% more) and New York, New York (26.5% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,081 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.1%
Early Career
18.9%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
32.3%
Late Career
22.4%