3. Managing Director/Chief Executive
Managing directors are responsible for the running of an organisation or business. They plan and put into place policies to help their organisations be successful. They include CEOs, general managers and senior leadership managers.
Salary: In the public sector, they can earn between $120,000 and $700,000 (£63,756 and £371,911) a year. In the private sector, managing directors can make as much as $1 million (£531,297) a year, though yearly salaries ranging between $2 million and $4.5 million (£1.06 million and £2.4 million) are not unheard of.