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How much does a Chief Operating Officer make?

Updated 7 Oct 2021
£108,303 /yr
Average Base Pay

510 salaries

£57K

Low

£108K

Average

£204K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Chief Operating Officer is £108,303 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Chief Operating Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 510 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Chief Operating Officer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Chief Operating Officer£108,303 /yr
L3
Deputy Chief Operating Officer£76,984 /yr
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Department for Work And Pensions
3.9

Department for Work And Pensions

Chief Operating Officer

£87,400

 /yr
Range: £75K - £93K
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£75K

£93K

£75,397 - £93,226 Range

Sport England
4.5

Sport England

Chief Operating Officer

£187,001

 /yr
Range: £175K - £194K

£175K

£194K

£174,800 - £193,842 Range

Monitor (UK)
3

Monitor (UK)

Chief Operating Officer

£229,227

 /yr
Range: £223K - £238K

£223K

£238K

£223,196 - £237,613 Range

BBC
3.9

BBC

Chief Operating Officer

£143,682

 /yr
Range: £117K - £197K

£117K

£197K

£116,869 - £197,210 Range

Barclays
4

Barclays

Chief Operating Officer

£180,769

 /yr
Range: £109K - £259K

£109K

£259K

£108,990 - £259,201 Range

HSBC
3.7

HSBC

Chief Operating Officer

£196,993

 /yr
Range: £98K - £334K

£98K

£334K

£98,226 - £334,197 Range

BT
3.9

BT

Chief Operating Officer

£152,134

 /yr
Range: £113K - £254K

£113K

£254K

£112,692 - £253,556 Range

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Capita
5

Capita

Chief Operating Officer

£116,673

 /yr
Range: £98K - £147K

£98K

£147K

£97,688 - £147,136 Range

Sky
3.9

Sky

Chief Operating Officer

£152,134

 /yr
Range: £124K - £254K

£124K

£254K

£123,961 - £253,556 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Chief Operating Officer

£80,490

 /yr
Range: £30K - £107K

£30K

£107K

£30,378 - £106,924 Range

Santander
3.6

Santander

Chief Operating Officer

£103,112

 /yr
Range: £20K - £175K

£20K

£175K

£19,819 - £175,181 Range

Crown Prosecution Service
3.8

Crown Prosecution Service

Chief Operating Officer

£174,936

 /yr
Range: £169K - £175K

£169K

£175K

£168,905 - £174,936 Range

HM Treasury
4.1

HM Treasury

Chief Operating Officer

£162,871

 /yr
Range: £157K - £163K

£157K

£163K

£156,840 - £162,871 Range

Société Générale
3.7

Société Générale

Chief Operating Officer

£120,384

 /yr
Range: £91K - £147K

£91K

£147K

£91,005 - £147,136 Range

Animal and Plant Health Agency
3.6

Animal and Plant Health Agency

Chief Operating Officer

£84,451

 /yr
Range: £78K - £84K

£78K

£84K

£78,420 - £84,451 Range

The British Film Institute
3.5

The British Film Institute

Chief Operating Officer

£134,012

 /yr
Range: £128K - £134K

£128K

£134K

£128,187 - £134,012 Range

UK Ministry of Defence
3.9

UK Ministry of Defence

Chief Operating Officer
About 

£140K -£153K

£140K

£153K

£140,447 - £152,592 Range

The British Army
3.8

The British Army

Chief Operating Officer
About 

£92K -£106K

£92K

£106K

£92,498 - £106,349 Range

Credit Suisse
3.9

Credit Suisse

Chief Operating Officer
About 

£128K -£151K

£128K

£151K

£128,342 - £151,257 Range

Corecruitment
4.7

Corecruitment

Chief Operating Officer
About 

£124K -£136K

£124K

£136K

£123,636 - £135,509 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Chief Operating Officer salaries

The national average salary for a Chief Operating Officer is £108,303 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Chief Operating Officer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 510 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Chief Operating Officer employees.

The highest salary for a Chief Operating Officer in United Kingdom is £204,153 per year.

The lowest salary for a Chief Operating Officer in United Kingdom is £57,454 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£188,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the Bristol Area area reported making £188,000 per year
Additional Pay
£26k cash bonus
£8k stock bonus
£2k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£90,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the London Area area reported making £90,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£120,000
per year
A Chief Operating Officer in the London Area area reported making £120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private