Mid-Career Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salary

Six-figure salaries are the norm for Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers , with median pay hovering around $127K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers, overall income ranges from $59K near the bottom to $242K at the top; this can include more than $61K from bonuses and more than $30K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The majority of Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$58,372 - $204,257
MEDIAN: $127,897

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Salary $58,372 - $204,257
Bonus $511 - $60,887
Profit Sharing $-0.50 - $29,361
Commission $13,500
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).
$57,041 - $244,127
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $134,835

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

Surpassing the national average by 39 percent, Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers in Minneapolis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Chief Operating Officers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+22 percent).

Key Stats for Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO)


25 %
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Vice President, Chief Operating Officer (COO) Salaries

Sales Management

Operations Management

Network Management / Administration

Project Management

Strategic Planning

National Average


Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.


25 %
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%