Executive Officer Salary in the United States

How much does an Executive Officer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Executive Officer in the United States is $44 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $36 and $52. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Executive Officer?

An Executive Officer (CCE) is generally a person responsible for running an organization, although the exact nature of the role varies depending on the organization. In many militaries, an Executive Officer, or "XO", is the second-in-command, reporting to the commanding officer. The XO is typically responsible for the management of day-to-day activities, freeing the commander to concentrate on strategy and planning the unit's next move....

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Executive Officer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Executive Officer ranges from $36 to $52 with the average hourly pay of $44. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $37 to $54 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $46.

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