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Chief Executive Salary

How much does a Chief Executive make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Chief Executive

$400,959 (USD)/yr

$193 (USD)/hr

$292,660 (USD)/yr

$393,992 (USD)/yr

$189 (USD)/hr

$292,660 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
The average chief executive salary in United States is $400,959 or an equivalent hourly rate of $193. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $292,660. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$243,518 (USD)

$674,673 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$464,821 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Chief Executive will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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