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Executive Industry Overview


Your paycheck may be large, but your list of responsibilities will be just as large if you land a top executive job. Top executives, who typically have the word “chief” somewhere in their title, are the final authority on where an organization will go and how it’s going to get there.

Executive work includes:

  • Setting goals for departments.
  • Hiring and supervising the executives who run the organization’s divisions.
  • Creating budgets and supervising the organization’s financial operations.
  • Negotiating the highest-level deals, including mergers and acquisitions.

At the top of the executive career ladder is the chief executive officer, executive director, president or vice president. In a publicly held company, nonprofit or institution, these executives typically report to a board of directors.

Other executive careers include:

  • Chief financial officers, who run the finance, accounting and budget departments and decide how the organization will collect, spend, save and borrow money.
  • Chief information officers or chief technology officers, who plan and execute the organization’s technology programs and supervise IT employees and projects.
  • Chief operating officers, who ensure the company runs smoothly and manage business and product development, human resources, marketing and sales.
  • Chief sustainability officers, who direct the organization’s efforts to reduce energy use, comply with environmental regulations and act ethically.

Executive Job Market


Jobs for executives will grow 5 percent from 2010 to 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), slower than the rest of the job market. Executive jobs will grow fastest in industries that are growing and where many new companies are created. Mergers and acquisitions decrease executive job opportunities -- a company needs only one CEO.

Executive Salaries


Chief executives are at the top of the corporate pay scale, but how much they make often depends on the size of the organization they run and its success in meeting its goals. The median chief executive salary was $166,910 in 2011, according to the BLS. The perks given to executives can easily outweigh their salaries. The most in-demand executives get stock options, bonuses, expense accounts, club memberships, company cars and executive jets.
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply eCommerce Project Manager Jersey City, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply eCommerce Project Manager Jersey City, NJ Full-Time $80,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are a eCommerce Project Manager with 3+ years of experience, please read on! Headquartered in Brooklyn, we are recog...
Do good for your community while using your professional expertise and work with talented peers on a highly structured pro bono project! Taproot makes it easy to make a difference. Taproot Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations that are working to improve society. We engage marketing, technology, strategy, design, and HR management professiona...
EXPERIENCED MANAGEMENT As a manager with Healthcare Services, you will learn the operation of our business from the ground up. Working side by side with one of our district training managers, you will get your hands on experience as well as an awareness of our company culture and business philosophy. This paid training program extends for 90 days and will prepare each trainee to run their own fac...
ENTRY LEVEL: MANAGEMENT TRAINEE As an entry level management person, you will learn the operation of our business from the ground up. Working side by side with one of our district training managers, you will get your hands on experience as well as an awareness of our company culture and business philosophy. This paid training program extends for 90 days and will prepare each trainee to run their ...
Manager in Training – Assistant Operations Manager SBM, an international facilities services company, is searching for a dynamic and energetic individual to join our Manager in Training Program. We are seeking energized individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment. As an entry-level manager you will be join our Manager in Training Program as an Assistant Operations Manager and will be expos...
THE INVICTUS GROUP IS NOW ACCEPTING RESUMES - APPLY NOW! Full Time / Entry Level / Customer Service / Sales / Marketing If you are looking to begin your first career in sales and marketing or transition from another industry into the sales and marketing field, our entry level account manager position is the perfect fit.​ All of our sales and marketing representatives receive full training in th...
SHOPPING FOR YOUR NEXT CAREER? WE HAVE THE PERFECT CAREER PATH FOR YOU! The Invictus Group is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing consulting, sales, and marketing companies in the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia area. At Invictus, we pride ourselves on providing clients with a personal, professional approach. Our entry level position in our sales and marketing department involves one to...
FACILITIES MANAGER As an entry-level Environmental Services & Facilities Manager, you will learn the operation of our business from the ground up. Working side by side with one of our district training managers, you will get your hands on experience as well as an awareness of our company culture and business philosophy. RESPONSIBILITIES As a facility manager for Healthcare Services Group, your ...
ExamWorks is a dynamic, fast growing global industry pioneer in the health care services sector. Our size, scale and service capabilities, combined with management's vision are transforming the IME industry. We are convinced that the high growth environment, the largest global geographic footprint and most advanced IT platform available differentiates ExamWorks from other IME companies. The compan...
POSITION PURPOSE: Overall responsibility and accountability for managing and directing the Casino Resort towards its primary objectives, based on profit and return on capital, ensuring compliance with State, Federal and Tribal Laws and Internal Controls. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Plans, coordinates, and controls the daily operation of the organization through cooperative relationships. Meets with a...
Looking for a new Business Analyst opportunity? Experis, part of Manpower Group, is recruiting for a contract Business Analyst for a client in Raleigh-Durham area. You offer your unique skills and experiences and Experis offers something unique for you. We work with you to match you to opportunities that allow you to do things differently, get ahead and build a lifelong career. The role of the B...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...
Sales Management Trainee Looking to use your skills with an industry leader? In the Enterprise Management Training Program, you can use those talents on a daily basis as you interact and do business with customers and business partners alike. You’ll also be taught how to lead a sales team, be responsible for P&L, and develop a plan to grow the business – all while honing your management, customer...

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Executive Career Tools

Vice President

Salaries

$77,250.00 - $258,070.00
Typical Salary for Vice President
(1884 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
43.6%
Master's
33.4%
Some College Coursework Completed
8.4%
Associates
4.2%
Doctorate
3.9%
High School
2.9%
Professional
2.8%
(1302 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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