Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a CEO make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$199,681 / yrTotal Pay
$166,473 / yrBase Pay
$33,208 / yrAdditional Pay

$199,681

 / yr
$84K$731K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a CEO is $199,681 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $166,473 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $33,208 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society
4.4

Self Employment & Entrepreneur Development Society

CEO

$79,466

 /yr
Range: $28K - $170K
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$28K

$170K

$28,269 - $169,546 Range

Umbrella Corporation
4.2

CHF 305,816

 /yr
Range: CHF 175K - CHF 353K

CHF 175K

CHF 353K

CHF 175,349 - CHF 353,133 Range

155 Jobs
Self
4.6

Self

CEO

$192,576

 /yr
Range: $89K - $373K

$89K

$373K

$88,912 - $373,000 Range

BBVA
3.8

BBVA

CEO

$319,472

 /yr
Range: $319K - $319K

$319K

$319K

$319,472 - $319,472 Range

Centene
3.5

$190,180

 /yr
Range: $190K - $194K

$190K

$194K

$189,954 - $193,948 Range

Fa Fashion
4.1

$113,765

 /yr
Range: $114K - $114K

$114K

$114K

$113,765 - $113,765 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

CEO

$101,985

 /yr
Range: $101K - $125K

$101K

$125K

$100,667 - $124,593 Range

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DMS Recycling
About 

$140K -$152K

$140K

$152K

$139,606 - $151,604 Range

Ridgefield One
4.6
About 

$227K -$258K

$227K

$258K

$226,904 - $258,154 Range

Trinion Quality Care Services

$147K

$161K

$146,588 - $160,704 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

CEO - Hourly
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€15 -€66

 hourly

€15

€66

€15 - €66 Range

Landco Pacific
3.5

$336K

$409K

$335,724 - $409,057 Range

New Earth Biosciences

$204K

$224K

$203,894 - $223,584 Range

Keller Williams
4.3

$83K

$107K

$82,588 - $106,586 Range

$108K

$117K

$108,036 - $117,158 Range

$336K

$369K

$335,656 - $368,630 Range

$89K

$96K

$89,143 - $95,861 Range

About 

$131K -$141K

$131K

$141K

$130,643 - $140,658 Range

The Wieland Corporation
4.4

$195K

$212K

$194,602 - $212,067 Range

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$85,000

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8 days ago by a CEO-Founder with more than 15 years of experience

$150,000

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$65,000

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$125,000

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8 days ago by a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10 to 14 years of experience

$100,000

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8 days ago by a CEO-Founder with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a CEO salaries

The national average salary for a CEO is $148,598 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a CEO salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 832 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a CEO employees.

The highest salary for a CEO in United States is $332,181 per year.

The lowest salary for a CEO in United States is $66,474 per year.

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