How much does a Chief Executive Officer make?

Updated 23 Sep 2021
$200,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

310 salaries

$100K

Low

$200K

Average

$480K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Chief Executive Officer is $200,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Chief Executive Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 310 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

$115,831

 /yr
Range: $102K - $130K
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$102K

$130K

$102,138 - $129,957 Range

Apple
4.3

Apple

Chief Executive Officer

$1,000,000

 /yr
Range: $1M - $1M

$1M

$1M

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

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
3

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre

Chief Executive Officer

$137,597

 /yr
Range: $130K - $147K

$130K

$147K

$130,204 - $146,922 Range

Suzlon Group
3.6

Suzlon Group

Chief Executive Officer - Monthly

$25,000

 /mo
Range: $25K - $25K

$25K

$25K

$25,000 - $25,000 Range

FutureYou
3.6

FutureYou

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$336K -$361K

$336K

$361K

$336,049 - $361,480 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$97K -$104K

$97K

$104K

$96,685 - $103,569 Range

Mills Oakley Lawyers
2.6

Mills Oakley Lawyers

Chief Executive Officer - Hourly
About 

$48 -$57

 hourly

$48

$57

$48 - $57 Range

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Chief Executive Officer
About 

$116K -$223K

$116K

$223K

$116,297 - $223,088 Range

3wks
5

3wks

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$207K -$221K

$207K

$221K

$207,034 - $220,663 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Chief Executive Officer - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Woolworths Group
3.8

Woolworths Group

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$72K -$78K

$72K

$78K

$71,895 - $78,068 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$182K -$196K

$182K

$196K

$181,838 - $195,753 Range

Government of South Australia
4

Government of South Australia

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$203K -$222K

$203K

$222K

$203,214 - $221,908 Range

Queensland Government
3.9

Queensland Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$88K -$96K

$88K

$96K

$87,830 - $95,622 Range

Queensland Government
3.9

Queensland Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$532K -$577K

$532K

$577K

$532,120 - $577,302 Range

ACT Government
3.8

ACT Government

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$233K -$254K

$233K

$254K

$233,340 - $254,094 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$97K -$103K

$97K

$103K

$96,557 - $103,163 Range

State Government of Victoria
3.8

State Government of Victoria

Chief Executive Officer
About 

$71K -$76K

$71K

$76K

$71,167 - $76,433 Range

Bupa
3.7

Bupa

Chief Executive Officer - Hourly
About 

$62 -$68

 hourly

$62

$68

$62 - $68 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Chief Executive Officer - Monthly
About 

$958 -$1K

$958

$1K

$958 - $1,036 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Executive Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Executive Officer is $200,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Chief Executive Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 310 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Executive Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Executive Officer in Australia is $480,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Executive Officer in Australia is $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.

$150,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the Melbourne Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$40,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the Melbourne Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Per Diem
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$450,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the Sydney Area area reported making $450,000 per year
Additional Pay
$250k cash bonus
$100k stock bonus
$125k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$695,000
per year
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the Sydney Area area reported making $695,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public