The 2013 CEO & Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies provides extensive data on CIO salary/CTO salary and is the most comprehensive compensation benchmarking report of its kind. Use this report to:
  • Help you craft CIO salary and CTO salary compensation practices that will motivate and reward the right activities, attitudes and outputs by your executive team
  • Enable you to attract and retain the right senior talent using the right CIO salary/CTO salary
  • Provide CIO salary and CTO salary benchmarks on your own compensation relative to your peers
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The most comprehensive data on private company executive compensation packages including CIO salary and CTO salary

Chief Executive Research has gathered compensation and best practices data from 1,101 private companies, with over 2,600 current CIO salary, CTO salary and other and executive compensation data points. This is the most comprehensive proprietary dataset for private company CEO and executive compensation ever collected. Be confident using our guide as the definitive source of benchmarking and best practices data when determining your CTO salary or CIO salary.

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Benchmark your company's compensation practices

Benchmark your company's CIO salary and CTO salary and other executive compensation practices vs. companies of comparable size and profile in terms of:

  • Base CTO salary/CIO salary
  • Bonuses on top of CIO salary and CTO salary
  • CIO salary/CTO salary and equity and options grants
  • Benefits and perk packages included in addition to CTO salary and CIO salaryes
  • Compensation policies and practices regarding CIO salary and CTO salary
  • Change in compensation components such as CIO salary and CTO salary from the prior year

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See how compensation varies based on a variety of factors

Learn how the absolute dollar amounts and mix of compensation components vary by:

  • CIO salary/CTO salary and your company's annual revenue
  • Number of employees and CTO salary/CIO salary
  • CTO salary and CIO salary by industry
  • CIO salary and CTO salary based on geographic region
  • CIO salary/CTO salary and type of ownership: Family, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Private Equity or V.C.
  • CIO salary, CTO salary and revenue growth
  • Profitability margins and CTO salary
See compensation information for CEOs and other top senior executives

This report provides the most detailed compensation data and practices for 10 executive titles in private companies available, including:

  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chairman
  • President
  • Senior Operations Executive (COO, GM, VP Operations)
  • Senior Finance Executive (CFO, VP Finance)
  • Senior Marketing Executive (CMO, VP Marketing)
  • Senior Sales Executive (CSO, VP Sales)
  • Senior Information Technology Executive (CTO, CIO)
  • Senior Research/Engineering Executive (Chief Scientist/Engineer, VP R&D/Engineering)
  • Senior Human Resources Executive (Human Resources Director, VP Human Resources)
Benchmark equity compensation plans
  • How much equity comparable companies give to key executives by position, company size, type of ownership, and more
  • Impact of CIO salary/CTO salary and equity grants on company growth and profitability
  • How shares and options in private companies are valued and administered in addition to CTO salary and CIO salary
  • What types of vesting plans exist and what are some key benchmarks and best practices for CIO salary/CTO salary
Best Practices

This report will not only show you how comparable companies have structured their compensation practices, but you will also learn the best practices for:

  • CIO salary, CTO salary and incentive compensation plans
  • CIO salary and CTO salary and equity awards
  • Vesting strategies and triggers in addition to CIO salary/CTO salary
  • Retention practices as well as CTO salary and CIO salary
  • Benefits packages in addition to the CIO salary and CTO salary
  • CTO salary and CIO salary and perquisite packages
  • CIO salary/CTO salary and the cost/benefits of various compensation levers
Who should buy this report?

The data in this research report is an invaluable tool for evaluating your company's compensation practices, benchmarking and aligning them to similar companies, and improving them to incentivize the CEO and senior executive team to perform.

Among those who would benefit from this report are:

  • Private and public company CEOs
  • Boards of Directors and Chairman of the Boards
  • Company owners
  • CFOs
  • Senior HR executives
  • Private equity firms
  • Venture capital firms
  • Executive search professionals
  • Business valuation consultants and lawyers involved in business valuation
  • Compensation consultants

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Pricing and Purchasing

The complete CEO & Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies is shipped as a two volume research report.

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  • Over 400 pages of data and best practices
  • Over 300 easy-to-read charts and graphs, along with comprehensive compensation data and benchmarks
  • Analysis and details of the most comprehensive data set for CEO and senior executive compensation available
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We offer licenses to the data and multi-user licenses for the report. For more information please call Michael Bamberger at 203-930-2709 or e-mail

Attracting top-flight information technology executives has never been more important. With exponential growth in electronic business activity and automation changing the structure of the global economy, competition for the most talented and driven information technology managers has heated up. There has never been a more important time for firms to attract the right CIO or CTO.

Successfully attracting top-level technology executives is a complex process, but at the top of the list is CIO salary and CTO salary. Chief information officers and chief technological officers are in high demand, and can command substantial salaries. Human resources and recruitment professionals need to be armed with the latest and most accurate salary information to put together the right package to bring talent in the door.

Chief Executive Research's CEO and Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies will give you the insight you need regarding CIO salary and CTO salary. This report is flush with rich, detailed compensation information from 1,001 private companies to help you make the best CIO salary and CTO salary decisions.

The CEO and Senior Executive Compensation Report for Private Companies explores what today's CIOs and CTOs expect in terms of CIO salary and CTO salary, in addition to bonuses and other compensation. The report provides exactly the kind of information that you need to help you make the right offer to bring top-flight talent in the door. One fact remains when developing a CIO salary or CTO salary proposal - the more accurate and up-to-date information that you have, the better your chances will be to attract the top talent that you need.

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