How much does a Chief Executive Officer make in Chicago, IL? The average Chief Executive Officer salary in Chicago, IL is $874,063 as of October 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $673,942 and $1,086,738. 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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Job Description for Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the short and long-term profitability and growth of the company. Organizes leadership and staff to meet strategic goals. Being a Chief Executive Officer ensures appropriate governance and controls. Identifies and delivers value to stakeholders. Additionally, Chief Executive Officer may require an advanced degree or equivalent. Typically reports to a board of directors. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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