President Salary

The average salary for a President is $147,689 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Business Strategy, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership, and Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements.

$72,429 - $257,446
$72K
$150K
$260K
MEDIAN: $149,032
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50%
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$14.03 - $171.37
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MEDIAN: $39.31
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$0$328K
Salary $72,429 - $257,446
Bonus $3,070 - $100,393
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $79,531
Commission $7,047 - $86,242
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$75,060 - $328,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4,296
Hourly Data $0$176
Hourly Rate $14.03 - $171.37
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $7.25 - $176.87
Annual Data $0$328K
Bonus $3,070 - $100,393
Commission $7,047 - $86,242
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $79,531
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$75,060 - $328,295
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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Job Description for President

The president of an organization is the top executive responsible for strategic vision and planning. The president provides leadership, holding the organization accountable to stakeholders and its own policies, presenting the appropriate image to the public, and directing the short- and long-range goals of the company. Presidents oversee all types and sizes of organizations with different corporate structures in all industries, and, thus, the specific duties and responsibilities will vary. The president is responsible for reporting directly to the board of directors, if employed by a corporation. Presidents directly supervise the top level of management. A president is responsible for the budget, fiscal management and financial health of the organization.

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President Tasks

  • Manage and oversee all operations and aspects of a business.

Common Career Paths for President


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Pay by Experience Level for President

Pay by Experience for a President has a positive trend. An entry-level President with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 379 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A President with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 644 salaries. An experienced President which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $160,000 based on 1,606 salaries. A President with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $186,000 based on 2,177 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $167,802

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

President Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a President?

President in Searcy:
"Invigorating."
Pros: I work with passionate world changers. Our board, administration, faculty, staff, volunteers, and students help reduce incarceration with every credit hour.
Cons: I hate that we're small enough to be dependent on a single client for our hosting and accessories to our prison inmate students.

President in Hartford:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Leadership. Problem solving. Success.
Cons: Hours. Stress. Frustration. Demanding.

President in Dallas:
"Give the kids insight on the structure of goals."
Pros: I like most being able to share information with kids and parents that are crucial for setting goals and achieving them. I also like witnessing that ah ha moment when people realize what they are capable of.
Cons: The quality of parents determine the quality of the kid. I offer my services in areas that most need it and getting parent participation can be a task in itself.

President in Lexington:
"Challenging."
Pros: People I work with and the good the Foundation does.
Cons: Fundraising.

President in Palm Springs:
"Great managing a company and people."
Pros: I enjoy being a leader.
Cons: Reprimanding employees.

President in Fall River:
"Very small family business; infighting; no room for growth."
Pros: Product is fun; good comraderie with industry peers.
Cons: Trying to please family Shareholders who have no appreciation for what I go through.

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Key Stats for President

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 889 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
57%
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Experience Affects President Salaries

▲11%

National Average
$168,000

▼5%

▼27%

▼31%

Skills That Affect President Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 889 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 16%
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