How much does a Chief Executive Officer make?

Updated 30 Jul 2021
£100,357 /yr
Average Base Pay

385 salaries

£40K

Low

£249K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Chief Executive Officer is £100,357 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Chief Executive Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 385 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Executive Officer employees.

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LBRO

Chief Executive Officer

£109,037

 /yr
Range: £103K - £109K
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£103K

£109K

£103,300 - £109,037 Range

UK Atomic Energy Authority
3.7

UK Atomic Energy Authority

Chief Executive Officer

£190,523

 /yr
Range: £184K - £197K

£184K

£197K

£184,184 - £197,080 Range

Department for Work And Pensions
3.9

Department for Work And Pensions

Chief Executive Officer

£119,368

 /yr
Range: £29K - £125K

£29K

£125K

£28,946 - £124,769 Range

CHRE
3.5

CHRE

Chief Executive Officer

£160,688

 /yr
Range: £155K - £161K

£155K

£161K

£154,949 - £160,688 Range

The British Film Institute
3.5

The British Film Institute

Chief Executive Officer

£200,859

 /yr
Range: £195K - £201K

£195K

£201K

£195,121 - £200,859 Range

Marine Management Organisation
3.9

Marine Management Organisation

Chief Executive Officer

£131,993

 /yr
Range: £126K - £132K

£126K

£132K

£126,255 - £131,993 Range

Office of Fair Trading
4.2

Office of Fair Trading

Chief Executive Officer

£344,891

 /yr
Range: £339K - £345K

£339K

£345K

£338,733 - £344,891 Range

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HM Treasury
4.3

HM Treasury

Chief Executive Officer

£184,183

 /yr
Range: £178K - £184K

£178K

£184K

£178,242 - £184,183 Range

Digital Avenues
4.1

Digital Avenues

Chief Executive Officer

£55,002

 /yr
Range: £46K - £184K

£46K

£184K

£45,953 - £184,151 Range

COI
3.6

COI

Chief Executive Officer

£184,183

 /yr
Range: £178K - £184K

£178K

£184K

£178,242 - £184,183 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Chief Executive Officer

£249,735

 /yr
Range: £122K - £250K

£122K

£250K

£122,093 - £249,735 Range

Ofqual
3.5

Ofqual

Chief Executive Officer

£148,534

 /yr
Range: £143K - £149K

£143K

£149K

£142,594 - £148,534 Range

GatenbySanderson
4.9

GatenbySanderson

Chief Executive Officer

£142,965

 /yr
Range: £129K - £194K

£129K

£194K

£129,463 - £194,024 Range

Environment Agency
3.9

Environment Agency

Chief Executive Officer

£223,815

 /yr
Range: £218K - £224K

£218K

£224K

£218,077 - £223,815 Range

Consumer Focus

Consumer Focus

Chief Executive Officer

£131,993

 /yr
Range: £126K - £132K

£126K

£132K

£126,255 - £131,993 Range

Health Protection Agency
2.3

Health Protection Agency

Chief Executive Officer

£206,598

 /yr
Range: £201K - £207K

£201K

£207K

£200,860 - £206,598 Range

UKCES
4.1

UKCES

Chief Executive Officer

£118,827

 /yr
Range: £113K - £119K

£113K

£119K

£112,887 - £118,827 Range

UK Sport
4.6

UK Sport

Chief Executive Officer

£154,476

 /yr
Range: £149K - £154K

£149K

£154K

£148,535 - £154,476 Range

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
4

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Chief Executive Officer

£160,417

 /yr
Range: £154K - £160K

£154K

£160K

£154,477 - £160,417 Range

ABC
3.9

ABC

Chief Executive Officer

£110,000

 /yr
Range: £13K - £256K

£13K

£256K

£12,867 - £255,765 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Executive Officer salaries

The national average salary for a a Chief Executive Officer is £100,357 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Chief Executive Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 385 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Executive Officer employees.

The highest salary for a a Chief Executive Officer in United Kingdom is £249,289 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Chief Executive Officer in United Kingdom is £40,401 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 Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the London Area area reported making £200,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£50,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the London Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£250,000
per year
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the London Area area reported making £250,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
£100,000
per year
A CEO-Founder in the Brighton Area area reported making £100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Brighton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public