PRESIDENT & CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$166,000
$99,000
Min 10%
$166,000
Median 50%
$278,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Morgan Stanley
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Wyoming
Average Experience Level
5.3 years
How much does a president & chief operating officer make?
President & Chief Operating Officers in America make, on average, $166,368 a year or $79.98 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $279,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $99,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for President & Chief Operating Officers are in Health Care companies and Finance companies. Some of the states with the best President & Chief Operating Officer salaries are Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, Colorado, and Nebraska. The typical tenure for a President & Chief Operating Officer is 5.3 years.

Average President & Chief Operating Officer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a President & Chief Operating Officer makes. Health Care companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Morgan Stanley and Peabody Energy are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Midlands Management and Credit Suisse report highly competitive salaries for President & Chief Operating Officers.

Average President & Chief Operating Officer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a President & Chief Operating Officer in the United States is $166,368 per year or $79.98 per hour. Working in San Francisco, CA as a President & Chief Operating Officer will pay you the highest wages at around $187,052 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $92,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported President & Chief Operating Officer salaries are Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, Colorado, and Nebraska. On the other hand, Alabama, Alaska, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina report the lowest wages for President & Chief Operating Officers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$187,052
2
McHenry, IL
$179,966
3
Milwaukee, WI
$179,456
4
Minnetonka, MN
$179,065
5
Las Vegas, NV
$174,327

Average President & Chief Operating Officer Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a President & Chief Operating Officer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Energy companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for President & Chief Operating Officers. Health Care companies pay their President & Chief Operating Officers the highest wages, averaging $175,050 per year. Energy companies and Finance companies pay well too, at $174,064 and $168,798, respectively. The average salary for President & Chief Operating Officers in the Professional industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $161,235.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$175,050
2
Energy
$174,064
3
Finance
$168,798
4
Hospitality
$167,815
5
Manufacturing
$167,382

RECENTLY ADDED President & Chief Operating Officer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Focusvision Worldwide Inc.
President/Chief Operating Officer
03/19/2019
$375,000
Filtricine, Inc.
Coo/Vp of Research
03/14/2019
$96,470
CSC Holdings LLC
Co-President & COO
03/12/2019
$450,000