Google Trend graph of Chief Medical Officer search interest over an 8 year period of time. We can see that the interest is pretty choppy throughout the years with the peak being in 2005.
Salary.com pay rate information for Chief Medical Officers shows a nice overall graph that shows the distribution of expected salaries for a CMO. While we typically use Bureau of Labor Statistics information a specialized and high up career like a Chief Medical Officer isn’t listed at the BLS so we used Salary.com this time to refer to their information. The national pay averages below in the Salary graph do conflict with our state by state salary amounts that were found from posted job listings which are in the range of $150,000 to $250,000 a year for positions listed.
Listed below is information that is specific to Chief Medical Officer job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as a Chief Medical Officer. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Chief Medical Officers and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”