Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chief Operations Officer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$305,237 / yrTotal Pay
$157,336 / yrBase Pay
$147,901 / yrAdditional Pay

$305,237

 / yr
$177K$559K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Chief Operations Officer is $305,237 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $157,336 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 $147,901 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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For Chief Operations Officer

Some related job titles are Chief Operating Officer/Managing Director Salaries with median pay of $364,433, COO Salaries with median pay of $395,265, Director of Operations Salaries with median pay of $163,103, President Salaries with median pay of $345,738.

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US Army
3.8
Chief Operations OfficerSee 5 salaries from all locations

$234,629

 / yr

$239,908

 / yr
DOD
3.9
Chief Operations OfficerSee 2 salaries from all locations

$348,167

 / yr

$178

 / hr
D.Luxury
3.2
Chief Operations OfficerSee 2 salaries from all locations

$314,464

 / yr

$13,662

 / mo

$185,619

 / yr

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 / yr

$259,187

 / yr

$286,966

 / yr

$376,195

 / yr

$326,968

 / yr

$210,646

 / yr
Eplexity
3.7
Chief Operations OfficerSee 1 salaries from all locations

$368,480

 / yr

$140

 / hr

$29,337

 / mo

$293,634

 / yr

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$361,243

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What is the pay outlook for Operations?

Operations roles are critical as employers navigate an increasingly global business environment. The rise of globalization and e-commerce mean supply chains and inventory management are increasingly important. The educational requirements for operations are increasing as data and technology become essential for managing complex operations. As demand for these skills and workers grows, pay should increase as well.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Section Chief

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Section Chief

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$235,355

/yr

$227K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Section Chief

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$157,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Chief of Staff to Chief Operating Officer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$130,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Operations Chief

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$92,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Chief Operations Officer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$155,000

/yr

$120K | $35K

Submitted2 days ago

7-9 years
2 days ago

Chief Operations Officer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Chief Operations Officer is $157,336 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Operations Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 291 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Operations Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Operations Officer in United States is $287,926 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Operations Officer in United States is $91,255 per year.

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