Salary for
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 $460,679 as of September 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $358,714 and $581,908. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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  1. Down a level:

    Top Operations Executive


    Bachelor's Degree

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    Chief Operating Officer


    Master's Degree

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