Tag: CEO Compensation

The Science and Art of Using Compensation Survey Data: A Guide

The compensation survey is the Oracle of Delphi of the compensation world. Compensation wisdom seekers look at all of the reported data when trying...

CEO and Senior Executive Compensation in Private Companies 2019-20

The executive summary of the CEO and Senior Executive Compensation in Private Companies Report is only for survey participants. If you completed the survey...

Compensation Programs After The Merger: Optimize Rather Than Harmonize

CEOs should see M&A as an opportunity to use compensation as a vehicle to drive business and leadership strategies of the new combined entity.

How To Make Your Private Company Executive Comp Plans More Effective

Although this is often seen as insurmountable, private companies should not necessarily look to public companies as “the model” when it comes to compensation design.

How Private Companies Can Lead on Executive Pay

You might think that private companies today would be having a hard time attracting great executives. After all, outside of private equity-owned businesses, private...

What Do U.S. CEOs Really Earn? About $350,000 Study Finds

The median private company CEO total compensation package for 2017? $350,622. For the record, that’s just 6.7 times the median income for all U.S. workers, not 275 times, as some have said.

Executive Compensation Mistakes: Stop Treating Everyone Equally

In business, certain functions are more important than others. And fair or not, some people on your executive team are more important than others. Their compensation should reflect that.

Sorry, Bernie: New Study Shows Inconvenient Truth About CEO Pay

Our annual study of CEO pay finds—once again—that CEOs get paid a lot less than people think. The median private company CEO total compensation package for 2017? $350,622. That’s just 6.7 times the median income for all U.S. workers, not 275 times. Sorry Bernie.
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July Survey Finds CEO Optimism On Economy Nearing Pre-Crisis Levels

Chief Executive’s July survey of 326 U.S. CEOs shows an increase in optimism about the 2021 economy. But the November election may be the monkey wrench.