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Chief operating officer salary in United States

How much does a Chief Operating Officer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $137,759
Low $80,393
High $236,060
Profit sharing
$30,000per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a chief operating officer is $137,759 per year in the United States and $30,000 profit sharing per year.1.3k salaries reported, updated at October 1, 2022

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Top companies for Chief Operating Officers in United States

  1. Valley Water
    43 reviews5 salaries reported
    $277,730per year
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Highest paying cities for Chief Operating Officers near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $155,236 per year
    49 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $146,442 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $145,758 per year
    18 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $138,953 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $133,133 per year
    15 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $125,189 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $121,683 per year
    26 salaries reported
  2. Indianapolis, IN
    $114,938 per year
    9 salaries reported
  3. Nashville, TN
    $113,096 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Chief Operating Officer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Chief Operating Officers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 305 ratings

70% of Chief Operating Officers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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