Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 283,900 people employed as career profile - chief executives in the United States. The median annual salary is $179,520. Entry level employees earn approximately $60,300 per year and senior employees earn approximately $208,000 (or more) per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.
Data is sourced from United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development.