How much does an Executivo make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022



$198,536 / yrTotal Pay
$107,286 / yrBase Pay
$91,249 / yrAdditional Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Executivo is $198,536 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $107,286 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 $91,249 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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Top Paying Companies

For an Executive in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Executive in United States. Employers include Google, Salesforce and IBM.

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Top Paying Industries

For an Executive in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Executive in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $300,234, Insurance with a median total pay of $292,725, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $284,959, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $264,916, and Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $252,524.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$300,234

    34% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$292,725

    32% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$284,959

    30% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$264,916

    25% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$252,524

    22% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Executive are Google, Salesforce, and IBM.


Executivo pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Executivo is $107,286 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Executivo salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Executivo employees.

The highest salary for an Executivo in United States is $188,641 per year.

The lowest salary for an Executivo in United States is $62,226 per year.

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

Pay for executives varies widely. The upper bound can range into the seven or eight figure range, for chief executive officers (CEO) or other positions at Fortune 500 firms. In general, executives are among the most highly paid employees of their respective firms. This premium reflects their extensive experience, critical role, and work as managers. Executive officers for private sector firms can usually increase their pay by making companies more profitable and earning bonuses. Additionally, they can establish a strong reputation and move to larger firms.

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According to anonymous Glassdoor reviews, 68% of executives are satisfied with their salaries. With executive opportunities in all kinds of industries and the potential for earning $62,288.17 in additional pay, a career as an executive could qualify as a well-paid job.

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As an executive, you'll most often need to work your way up within a company to be considered for a CEO or executive director role. The starting salary in the executive career path is around $106,618.82 with the potential to earn up to $267,049.57. How much you earn depends on the industry you work in, your experience level, and your education.

Learn more about negotiating salaries from thousands of other real professionals

Having a solid college education is helpful in finding an executive position. There is no specific degree you'll need, but opting for an accounting, business, or economics degree gives you applicable skills for an executive role. Studying for an MBA positions you as a strong candidate for earning more money as an executive. Having practical skills in your industry can boost your earnings — many companies offer executive positions internally, so demonstrating leadership and project management skills are a must. To further your earning potential as an executive, consider getting industry-recognized certifications such as the Full Certified CEO.

When negotiating your salary in an executive job, don't forget about the additional benefits, too. From a company car to wardrobe perks, discuss boosting your total compensation and not just your salary. Check to see what other executives in a similar position and company are getting paid in your area and make sure you're paid what you're worth. Executives handle the operations and big decisions within a company, so it's vital you demonstrate the positive changes you've made and what you plan to change in the future. When your boss understands your value as an executive, negotiating becomes easier.