Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Chief Operating Officer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$349,701 / yrTotal Pay
$172,362 / yrBase Pay
$177,339 / yrAdditional Pay

$349,701

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The estimated total pay for a Chief Operating Officer is $349,701 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $172,362 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 $177,339 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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$349,701 /yr
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Some related job titles are Chief Operating Officer/Managing Director Salaries with median pay of $364,359, COO Salaries with median pay of $395,170, Director of Operations Salaries with median pay of $163,674, President Salaries with median pay of $345,540.

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Chief Operating Officer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$450,000

/yr

$300K | $150K

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15+ years
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Chief Operating Officer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$180,000

/yr

$150K | $30K

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Chief Nursing Officer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$325,000

/yr

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Chief Operating Officer

United States of America

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$250,000

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15+ years
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Chief Operating Officer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Chief Operating Officer is $172,362 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Chief Operating Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5084 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Operating Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Operating Officer in United States is $315,423 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Operating Officer in United States is $99,970 per year.

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