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Chief Executives

Job Information

Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.


  • Keen competition is expected because the prestige and high compensation of these jobs attract a substantial number of applicants.
  • Top executives are among the highest paid workers; however, long hours, considerable travel, and intense pressure to succeed are common.
  • The formal education and experience of top executives vary as extensively as the nature of their responsibilities, but many of these workers have at least a bachelor's degree and considerable experience.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $166,910/yr ($83.46/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors