• Attract and Retain the Very Best Senior Talent For Your Organization
  • Motivate Your Senior Executive Team with Compensation Practices That Reward the Right Activities, Attitudes and Outputs
  • Benchmark Your Compensation Against Your Peers and Competitors
"I found the report most useful because of the detailed information by job category. The information on the report makes us aware of what the market is doing to reward Chief and Senior Executives. Our immediate use was to benchmark against our Senior Executive Sales & Marketing position."

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The most comprehensive data on private company executive compensation

Chief Executive Research has gathered compensation and best practices data from 1,250 private companies, with over 3,000 current CEO 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.

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Benchmark your company's compensation practices

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

  • Cash Compensation: Includes base salary and bonus data for 2013 and expected for 2014
  • Equity and options grants
  • Benefits and perk packages
  • Compensation policies and practices
  • Change in compensation components 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:

  • Company annual revenue
  • Number of employees
  • Industry
  • Geographic region
  • Type of ownership: Family, Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Private Equity Owned, Venture Capital Owned, and Employee Owned
  • Revenue growth
  • Profitability margins

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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)
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:

  • Incentive compensation plans
  • Equity awards
  • Vesting strategies and triggers
  • Retention practices
  • Benefits packages
  • Perquisite packages
  • 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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