How much does a Chief Operating Officer (COO) make?

Updated Sep 16, 2021

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$105,522 /yr
Average Base Pay

802 salaries

$50K

Low

$106K

Average

$224K

High

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The national average salary for Chief Operating Officer (COO) is $105,522 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Chief Operating Officer (COO) salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 802 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Operating Officer (COO) employees.

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Senior Vice President of Operations$192,096 /yr
L12
Chief Operations Manager$93,472 /yr
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US Army
3.9

US Army

Chief Operating Officer

$146,749

 /yr
Range: $103K - $199K
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$103K

$199K

$102,720 - $198,839 Range

One Call
3.3

One Call

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer

$172,426

 /yr
Range: $172K - $172K

$172K

$172K

$172,426 - $172,426 Range

Universal Health Services
3.4

Universal Health Services

Chief Operating Officer

$145,582

 /yr
Range: $102K - $242K

$102K

$242K

$101,571 - $242,315 Range

K&S CONSULTING
4.1

K&S CONSULTING

Chief Operating Officer

$199,108

 /yr
Range: $199K - $250K

$199K

$250K

$199,108 - $249,853 Range

Globalstar
3.6

Globalstar

COO

$165,860

 /yr
Range: $145K - $237K

$145K

$237K

$144,517 - $237,189 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Chief Operating Officer

$168,503

 /yr
Range: $113K - $300K

$113K

$300K

$113,225 - $300,000 Range

Morgan Stanley
4

Morgan Stanley

Chief Operating Officer

$207,894

 /yr
Range: $122K - $333K

$122K

$333K

$121,738 - $333,422 Range

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US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Chief Operating Officer

$166,043

 /yr
Range: $84K - $205K

$84K

$205K

$84,314 - $204,837 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Chief Operating Officer

$92,448

 /yr
Range: $41K - $140K

$41K

$140K

$41,197 - $140,000 Range

Zap-A-Job

Chief Operating Officer

$159,612

 /yr
Range: $73K - $266K

$73K

$266K

$72,791 - $265,692 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Chief Operating Officer

$126,421

 /yr
Range: $102K - $193K

$102K

$193K

$101,740 - $193,305 Range

HCA Healthcare
3.5

HCA Healthcare

Chief Operating Officer

$210,580

 /yr
Range: $112K - $236K

$112K

$236K

$111,534 - $235,954 Range

Boy Scouts of America
3.5

Boy Scouts of America

Chief Operating Officer

$84,793

 /yr
Range: $69K - $131K

$69K

$131K

$68,836 - $131,481 Range

Armorize Technologies
3.4

Armorize Technologies

Chief Operating Officer

$146,848

 /yr
Range: $71K - $149K

$71K

$149K

$70,930 - $149,480 Range

Centene
3.4

Centene

COO

$151,205

 /yr
Range: $150K - $185K

$150K

$185K

$149,621 - $184,587 Range

Private
4.1

Private

Chief Operating Officer

$142,664

 /yr
Range: $100K - $261K

$100K

$261K

$100,000 - $260,743 Range

American Red Cross
3.3

American Red Cross

Chief Operating Officer

$96,807

 /yr
Range: $89K - $207K

$89K

$207K

$89,210 - $206,699 Range

Columbus Data Services
2

Columbus Data Services

Chief Operating Officer

$248,574

 /yr
Range: $243K - $267K

$243K

$267K

$243,013 - $266,825 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Chief Operating Officer

$170,941

 /yr
Range: $123K - $245K

$123K

$245K

$123,263 - $244,658 Range

Anonymous Content
3.8

Anonymous Content

Chief Operating Officer

$135,664

 /yr
Range: $110K - $253K

$110K

$253K

$110,000 - $252,992 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Operating Officer (COO) salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) is $105,522 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Operating Officer (COO) salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 802 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Operating Officer (COO) employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in United States is $224,474 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) in United States is $49,605 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$5,200
monthly
An Operations Chief in the Jacksonville, NC Area area reported making $5,200 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Jacksonville, NC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$191,534
per year
A Section Chief in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $191,534 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$58,902
per year
A Section Chief in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $58,902 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$50,000
per year
A Chief Operations Officer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer | Director of Online Services in the Indianapolis, IN Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Indianapolis, IN Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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