Chart of the day

Posted: 17 May 2017 in Uncategorized
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CEOs

According to the AFL-CIO Executive Paywatch project, in 2016, CEOs of S&P 500 Index companies received, on average, $13.1 million in total compensation. In contrast, production and nonsupervisory workers earned only $37,632, on average, in 2016—a CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 347 to 1.

Above is a list of the top twenty CEOs, ranging from Kenneth Lowe of Scripps Networks Interactive at over $28 million to Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, who managed to capture over $100 million in executive compensation.

Comments
  1. patrick newman says:

    In the UK the Labour Party is proposing that companies with high pay ratios are subject to a special tax and those wishing to contract with government must show a ratio of 20:1 to be eligible to bid. Unfortunately it looks as if they will not get elected this time.

  2. […] CEO salaries continue to soar—last year reaching a ratio to average-worker pay of 347 to 1. […]

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