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Chief Operating Officer Salary

$294,427 (USD)

Average Salary

$142/hr

Average Hourly

$116,416

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Operating Officer is $294,427 a year and $142 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Operating Officer is between $183,610 and $476,847. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Operating Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Heads, plans, oversees, and coordinates the entire operation of an organization toward the achievement of established policies, goals, and operating objectives.
  • Collaborates in the planning and formulation of organization policies and practices.
  • Oversees the design, operation, and improvement of the system that creates and delivers the organization's products or services.
  • Oversees and adjusts organization's processes and operations as necessary to ensure efficient and effective execution of policies and procedures.
  • This position is nearly always the second highest paid position in the organization.
Chief Operating Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Chief Executives

Job family population: 210,160

Estimated population of Chief Operating Officer jobs: 51,754

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$341,322
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Chief Operating Officer Job Listings for United States

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Jul 15
Denver, CO, USA
An Eduction Company in the Longevity Economy
Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations. The company's offices are in Denver which has 15 team members and 80+ B2B customers across the US. In 2019 the ...
Chief Operating Officer
Jul 12
Tracy, CA, USA
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority invites applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer. This position is open until filled with the first screening scheduled on August 15, 2019.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) / COO - Hospitality
Jul 16
San Francisco, CA, USA
The Restaurant Zone
An incredible medium sized hospitality group is looking for a rockstar CFO/COO. This unique brand owns a variety of hotels, restaurants, breweries and offers an amazing experience to its guests. The ...
Chief Financial Officer - Chief Operating Officer - Hospitality Group
Jul 11
Pacific City, OR, USA
Gecko Hospitality - Forbes ® Best 2019
Chief Financial Officer - Chief Operating Officer - Hospitality Group Dynamic, top-level leader for executive team. Our family of companies needs a high-energy, strategic thinker with a strong ...
Chief Operating Officer MNN7726
Jul 11
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Capstone Search Group
About the Role A once in a lifetime opportunity to join one of the Mountain West's largest, most storied insurance brokerages as Chief Operating Officer . You have oversight for all strategic ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Chief Operating Officer is $294,427 a year and $142 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Chief Operating Officer is between $183,610 and $476,847. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Chief Operating Officer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Chief Operating Officer Job Listings for United States

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Jul 15
Denver, CO, USA
An Eduction Company in the Longevity Economy
Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations. The company's offices are in Denver which has 15 team members and 80+ B2B customers across the US. In 2019 the ...
Chief Operating Officer
Jul 12
Tracy, CA, USA
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority invites applications for the position of Chief Operating Officer. This position is open until filled with the first screening scheduled on August 15, 2019.
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