Salary for
Chief of Staff in the United States

How much does a Chief of Staff earn in the United States? The average Chief of Staff salary in the United States is $201,387 as of January 16, 2019, but the range typically falls between $164,844 and $249,195. 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 administrative, financial, and operational activities for the organization's President, CEO or other executive. Organizes and prioritizes critical issues and required information

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Chief of Staff in the United States. The base salary for Chief of Staff ranges from $164,844 to $249,195 with the average base salary of $201,387. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $198,988 to $317,002 with the average total compensation of $234,792.
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  1. This Job:

    Chief of Staff


    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Chief Executive Officer

    15 + years experience
    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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