How much does a Chief Medical Officer make?

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$301,215 /yr
Average Base Pay

140 salaries

$173K

Low

$301K

Average

$524K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Chief Medical Officer is $301,215 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Chief Medical Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 140 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Medical Officer employees.

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Tenet Healthcare
3.2

Tenet Healthcare

Chief Medical Officer

$363,294

 /yr
Range: $286K - $463K
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$286K

$463K

$286,436 - $462,563 Range

NYC Health + Hospitals
3.6

NYC Health + Hospitals

Chief Medical Officer

$399,487

 /yr
Range: $231K - $445K

$231K

$445K

$231,170 - $444,534 Range

Providence
3.7

Providence

Chief Medical Officer

$377,753

 /yr
Range: $370K - $504K

$370K

$504K

$369,652 - $504,488 Range

Cleveland Clinic
3.8

Cleveland Clinic

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$352K -$507K

$352K

$507K

$352,487 - $506,621 Range

SCP Health
4

SCP Health

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$105K -$697K

$105K

$697K

$104,902 - $696,835 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Chief Medical Officer - Monthly
About 

$21K -$36K

$21K

$36K

$21,434 - $36,433 Range

Centene
3.4

Centene

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$321K -$387K

$321K

$387K

$320,751 - $387,075 Range

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Infinity Pharmaceuticals
4.1

Infinity Pharmaceuticals

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$452K -$494K

$452K

$494K

$451,974 - $494,066 Range

Boston Scientific
4.3

Boston Scientific

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$469K -$507K

$469K

$507K

$469,079 - $507,061 Range

Spectrum Health
3.6

Spectrum Health

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$516K -$620K

$516K

$620K

$516,487 - $620,026 Range

GE Healthcare
3.8

GE Healthcare

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$292K -$321K

$292K

$321K

$291,600 - $321,081 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$193K -$210K

$193K

$210K

$193,292 - $210,220 Range

Federal Bureau of Prisons
3.3

Federal Bureau of Prisons

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$208K -$469K

$208K

$469K

$208,432 - $469,258 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$211K -$273K

$211K

$273K

$211,189 - $273,189 Range

Optum
3.7

Optum

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$351K -$379K

$351K

$379K

$350,957 - $378,698 Range

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital
2.9

Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$269K -$291K

$269K

$291K

$269,430 - $290,774 Range

InShapeMD

Chief Medical Officer - Hourly
About 

$91 -$100

 hourly

$91

$100

$91 - $100 Range

Tissue Regeneration Systems
5

Tissue Regeneration Systems

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$170K -$186K

$170K

$186K

$170,240 - $186,209 Range

Therapeutic Associates
4

Therapeutic Associates

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$184K -$201K

$184K

$201K

$183,758 - $201,272 Range

Community Reach Center
3

Community Reach Center

Chief Medical Officer
About 

$336K -$365K

$336K

$365K

$335,647 - $365,155 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Medical Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Medical Officer is $301,215 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Medical Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 140 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Medical Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Medical Officer in United States is $523,893 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Medical Officer in United States is $173,185 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Chief Medical Officer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Chief Medical Officer.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chief medical officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$200,000
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $200,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$269,000
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $269,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$270,000
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $270,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$235,000
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $235,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$403,760
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $403,760 per year
Additional Pay
$123k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$671,467
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $671,467 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$400,826
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $400,826 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$300,620
per year
A Chief Medical Officer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $300,620 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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