Chief Operating Officer Salaries in Washington, DC

Alternate Job Titles: COO, Chief Operating Officer

What is the average Chief Operating Officer salary for Washington, DC?

The salary for someone with the job title Chief Operating Officer in Washington, DC varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Chief Operating Officer salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Chief Operating Officer in Washington, DC.

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

Similar Job Titles:  Secretary to Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Technology Officer, Operating Systems Programming Manager, Operating Systems Programmer IV, Operating Systems Programmer I

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chief Operating Officer in Washington, DC that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chief Operating Officer in Washington are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $465,352
  • 10%$248,265
  • 25%$351,720
  • 75%$585,949
  • 90%$695,746

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Job Description for Chief Operating Officer

Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's operational policies, objectives, initiatives. Responsible for the attainment of short- and long-term financial and operational goals. Directs the development of the organization to ensure future growth. 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 full job description

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