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Average President and CEO Salary

$153,643
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$29,638
Bonus
$37,000
Commission
$20,171
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a President and CEO is $153,643.
10%
$69k
MEDIAN
$154k
90%
$302k
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$69k - $302k
Bonus
$5k - $127k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $98k
Commission
$3k - $99k
Total Pay
$68k - $369k
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What Do President and CEOS Do?

President and CEO Tasks
  • Determine company policies and business strategies and provide overall direction of private sector organizations.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate managers.

Job Satisfaction for President and CEO

4.7 out of 5
(268)
Extremely Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for President and CEO

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for President and CEOS?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for President and CEOS?

An entry-level President and CEO with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $90,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career President and CEO with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $117,199 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career President and CEO with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $122,173 based on 152 salaries. An experienced President and CEO with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,945 based on 421 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $178,314.
Employees with President and CEO in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (38.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (35.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,580 survey responses.
Entry Level
0.4%
Early Career
6.2%
Mid Career
9.6%
Experienced
26.6%
Late Career
57.2%