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What is the average annual salary for Chief of Staff?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Chief of Staff may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Chief of Staff in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief of Staff in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chief of Staff in the United States is $178,279 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief of Staff in the United States are expected to make less than $178,279.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $178,279
  • 10%$117,309
  • 25%$146,365
  • 75%$220,964
  • 90%$259,827

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Job Description for Chief of Staff

Plans and directs all administrative, financial, and operational activities for the organization's President, CEO, and/or Board of Directors. Acts as a point of contact between top management and employees or other stakeholders. Provides oversight and guidance to projects of high importance. Requires a bachelor's degree with at least 15 years of experience in the field. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to chief executive officer. View Chief of Staff job description

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Categories:  Administrative, Support, and Clerical, Executive and Management

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Insurance

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