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Chief Executive Officer Salary
in San Diego, California

$432,252 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Executive Officer is $432,252 a year and $208 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Chief Executive Officer is between $262,524 and $727,329. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Executive Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Chief Executive Officer Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Chief Executives

Job family population: 210,160

Estimated population of Chief Executive Officer jobs: 53,736

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Chief Executive Officer Job Listings for San Diego, California

Chief Operating Officer - COO
May 29
San Diego, CA, USA
United energy workers
Position Summary: The Chief Operating Officer is a leadership position responsible for the ... This is an exciting opportunity for a home health operations executive to leave their footprint on ...
Chief Operating Officer / Mortgage
Apr 7
San Diego, CA, USA
Griffin Funding
Executive, Sales/Loan Officers, and Operations. In other words, the candidate must be trustworthy ... Report directly to CEO, * Optimize and Maximize existing Loan Officers and Ops, * Recruit, Hire ...
Chief Financial Officer
Jun 18
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Expedition Communications
... the CEO/president and members of the executive management team · Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and oversee the preparation of all financial reporting · Advise on ...
CEO/Board Member/Other Executive
May 10
San Diego, CA, USA
Client Company
Requirements: • Must be a current or former operational executive (CEO, COO, President, SVP, GM, MD, etc.) • $50 million+ P&L experience while in a direct operational role. • 10+ years of ...
Chief Technology Officer
May 17
San Diego, CA, USA
CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER (CTO) TYPE: PERMANENT LOCATION: SAN DIEGO INDUSTRY: TECHNOLOGY Role and Responsibilities Our client, a global temporary housing company is looking for a CTO to manage the ...
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