Chief Executive Officer

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What a CEO is:

A CEO is the corporate executive responsible for the operations of the firm; reports to a board of directors; may appoint other managers (including a president).

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Tasks of a CEO

  • DIrect or coordinate an orginization's financial budget activities to increase efficiency
  • Analyze operations to evaluate performance of a company or it's staff in meeting objectives
  • Prepare budgets for approval
  • Determine areas of potential cost reduction, program movement, or to increase
  • Make sure policies and regulations are being followed
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Working Conditions of a CEO

  • Work in pleasant and quiet offices
  • May travel to various locations
  • Do a lot of work using computers and phones
  • Most executives work a minimum of 40 hours a week
  • Top executives are under intense pressure to succeed
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Degree/Certificate/Training necessary

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in business administration
  • First professional Degree
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Yearly Salary Range and State


Hourly range: $36.40-$60.55

Yearly Range: $75,720-$125,940

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