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Chief Operating Officer in the United States

How much does a Chief Operating Officer earn in the United States? The average Chief Operating Officer salary in the United States is $426,764 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $331,547 and $538,508. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's operational policies, objectives, initiatives. Develops strategies to attain short- and long-term financial and operational goals. Directs the develo

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    Top Operations Executive

    Bachelor's Degree

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    Chief Operating Officer

    Master's Degree

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