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How much does a Chief Executive Officer make?

Updated 14 Jun 2021
A$200K /yr
Average Base Pay

225 salaries

A$100K

Low

A$200K

Average

A$428K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Chief Executive Officer is $200,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Chief Executive Officer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 225 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Executive Officer employees.

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Community Child Care Association
3.7

Community Child Care Association

Chief Executive Officer

A$115,221

 /yr
Range: A$102K - A$129K
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A$102K

A$129K

A$101,600 - A$129,272 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Chief Executive Officer

A$1,000,000

 /yr
Range: A$1,000K - A$1,000K

A$1,000K

A$1,000K

A$1,000,000 - A$1,000,000 Range

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
3

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre

Chief Executive Officer

A$136,872

 /yr
Range: A$130K - A$146K

A$130K

A$146K

A$129,518 - A$146,148 Range

Suzlon Group
3.5

Suzlon Group

Chief Executive Officer - Monthly

A$25,000

 /mo
Range: A$25K - A$25K

A$25K

A$25K

A$25,000 - A$25,000 Range

FutureYou
3.6

FutureYou

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$338K -A$361K

A$338K

A$361K

A$338,184 - A$361,442 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$95K -A$103K

A$95K

A$103K

A$95,026 - A$103,164 Range

RIMFIRE RESOURCES

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$116K -A$222K

A$116K

A$222K

A$115,894 - A$222,271 Range

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3wks
5

3wks

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$205K -A$219K

A$205K

A$219K

A$205,057 - A$219,233 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Chief Executive Officer - Hourly
About 

A$24 -A$26

 hourly

A$24

A$26

A$24 - A$26 Range

Woolworths Group
3.8

Woolworths Group

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$72K -A$79K

A$72K

A$79K

A$71,793 - A$78,626 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$184K -A$196K

A$184K

A$196K

A$184,197 - A$196,287 Range

Government of South Australia
4.1

Government of South Australia

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$205K -A$221K

A$205K

A$221K

A$204,989 - A$220,717 Range

Queensland Government
4

Queensland Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$88K -A$97K

A$88K

A$97K

A$87,642 - A$96,824 Range

Queensland Government
4

Queensland Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$527K -A$577K

A$527K

A$577K

A$526,543 - A$576,934 Range

ACT Government
3.9

ACT Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$233K -A$254K

A$233K

A$254K

A$233,198 - A$253,538 Range

State Government of Victoria
4

State Government of Victoria

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$70K -A$76K

A$70K

A$76K

A$70,375 - A$75,765 Range

Bupa
3.7

Bupa

Chief Executive Officer - Hourly
About 

A$63 -A$67

 hourly

A$63

A$67

A$63 - A$67 Range

Australian Government
4.2

Australian Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$345K -A$375K

A$345K

A$375K

A$344,768 - A$374,607 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Executive Officer - Monthly
About 

A$953 -A$1K

A$953

A$1K

A$953 - A$1,036 Range

Department of Health (Australia)
3.8

Department of Health (Australia)

Chief Executive Officer
About 

A$344K -A$373K

A$344K

A$373K

A$344,246 - A$373,253 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Chief Executive Officer salaries

The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer is A$200,000 in Australia. Salaries estimates are based on 225 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Executive Officer employees in Australia.

The highest salary for a Chief Executive Officer in Australia is A$427,904 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Executive Officer in Australia is A$100,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent chief executive officer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$200,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the Sydney Area area reported making $200,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$190,000
per year
A Chief Executive Officer in the Sydney Area area reported making $190,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$800,000
per year
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the Sydney Area area reported making $800,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$25
hourly
A CEO-Founder in the Sydney Area area reported making $25 per hour
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Sydney Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$135,000
per year
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the Brisbane Area area reported making $135,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Non-profit Organisation