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CEO Salary

$412,446 (USD)

Average Salary

$198/hr

Average Hourly

$301,044

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a CEO is $412,446 a year and $198 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a CEO is between $250,495 and $694,001. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a CEO. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans, develops, establishes, and oversees interpretation and implementation of policies and objectives of organization in accordance with board directives and corporation charter.
  • Responsible for the profitability of the entire organization.
  • Holds position of the top executive and principal organization leader in the organization.
  • This position is distinguished from others in that it is the top ranking executive and, in most cases, is the highest paid executive in the organization.
CEO Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chief Executives

Job family population: 195,530

Estimated population of CEO jobs: 49,995

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$478,137
5 Year Change:
16 %
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CEO Job Listings for United States

President and CEO
Dec 9
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
The President and CEO of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is responsible for articulating and communicating a clear strategic vision to ensure PCA's programmatic, communal and financial ...
Chief Executive Officer, Somerville Community Corporation
Dec 9
Somerville, United States
Somerville Community Corporation
High priorities for the CEO include: * Managing effectively and efficiently the daily operations and directing and empowering a team of thirteen dedicated and experienced professionals of a mission ...
President / CEO
Dec 5
Springfield, IL, USA
Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries
We are seeking a President/CEO to provide vision and strategic leadership to develop and ensure the success of long and short term goals, business plans, programs and financial stability. Our mission ...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Dec 3
Anaheim, CA, USA
United American Indian Involvement Inc.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Opportunity We are seeking a dynamic CEO who can lead the charge in advancing UAII's vision by partnering with our Board of Directors (Board) and various stakeholders to ...
Hospitality Chief Executive Officer
Dec 3
New Orleans, LA, USA
Goodwin Recruiting - Local Recruiters with National Reach
The CEO will optimize our company's operating capabilities, employ strategies to maximize customer satisfaction, and manage marketing initiatives. The Chief Executive Officer will contribute and ...

The average pay for a CEO is $412,446 a year and $198 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a CEO is between $250,495 and $694,001. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a CEO. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Chief Executive Officer, Somerville Community Corporation
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