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CEO Pay Ratio – Russell 3000 Data

CEO Pay Ratio – Russell 3000 Data

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Beginning with fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2017, companies are now required to disclose the ratio that compares the compensation of the CEO to the compensation of the median employee (CEO pay ratio). CAP has compiled data on the CEO pay ratio disclosure for the Russell 3000 and the below details the disclosures available through 1 September 2018:

Total Sample - Russell 3000

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=2068)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$102,210,395
$964,005
5908x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$11,417
$14,294,897
$151,936
313x
31,060
75th Percentile
$3,862
$8,495,024
$99,651
144x
10,038
Median
$1,111
$4,659,600
$63,152
70x
2,789
25th Percentile
$343
$2,347,531
$43,872
33x
630
10th Percentile
$98
$1,107,973
$24,806
15x
194
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

<$500M

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=659)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$496
$69,414,472
$562,062
1594x
14,757
90th Percentile
$426
$5,592,278
$205,839
77x
1,714
75th Percentile
$325
$3,677,471
$124,962
47x
857
Median
$172
$2,179,000
$72,844
27x
426
25th Percentile
$68
$1,196,600
$47,719
16x
174
10th Percentile
$22
$686,709
$35,659
9x
71
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

>$500M & <$1B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=321)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$996
$88,141,333
$580,335
950x
124,212
90th Percentile
$950
$8,190,175
$140,382
177x
4,700
75th Percentile
$870
$5,599,591
$96,152
98x
3,373
Median
$739
$3,909,168
$61,561
62x
2,000
25th Percentile
$599
$2,769,989
$44,492
39x
994
10th Percentile
$536
$1,593,697
$25,834
20x
288
Minimum
$501
$0
$5,157
0x
14

>$1B & <$5B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=651)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$4,977
$52,643,810
$964,005
5908x
163,000
90th Percentile
$4,026
$11,874,230
$127,488
352x
16,406
75th Percentile
$3,009
$8,252,771
$89,041
155x
10,000
Median
$1,973
$5,686,905
$59,529
90x
5,381
25th Percentile
$1,405
$3,707,840
$39,237
53x
2,660
10th Percentile
$1,134
$2,126,065
$18,573
34x
1,247
Minimum
$1,000
$0
$2,991
0x
6

>$5B & <$10B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=195)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$9,998
$102,210,395
$183,050
2818x
450,000
90th Percentile
$9,070
$15,301,843
$121,605
639x
45,800
75th Percentile
$7,925
$12,401,813
$87,826
252x
29,000
Median
$6,684
$9,571,017
$59,403
150x
16,000
25th Percentile
$5,835
$6,328,306
$39,713
94x
8,600
10th Percentile
$5,336
$4,072,004
$18,376
59x
4,980
Minimum
$5,027
$859,252
$3,396
15x
205

>$10B & <$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=93)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$14,984
$70,615,760
$213,089
2893x
260,000
90th Percentile
$14,303
$21,933,194
$142,604
586x
65,350
75th Percentile
$13,094
$16,573,019
$105,847
355x
46,800
Median
$12,225
$12,932,654
$63,577
157x
22,950
25th Percentile
$10,969
$8,673,387
$41,609
100x
12,700
10th Percentile
$10,344
$5,133,815
$30,279
67x
7,260
Minimum
$10,042
$0
$5,464
0x
2,470

>$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=149)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$32,536,737
$240,430
3101x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$102,223
$23,200,344
$135,685
643x
253,123
75th Percentile
$61,642
$19,446,293
$89,206
333x
120,600
Median
$30,973
$16,175,770
$66,490
230x
61,800
25th Percentile
$20,776
$11,129,922
$47,801
145x
31,000
10th Percentile
$16,877
$7,063,020
$20,943
101x
17,160
Minimum
$15,192
$1
$4,828
0x
3,165

Consumer Discretionary

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=288)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$177,866
$70,615,760
$256,235
5908x
566,000
90th Percentile
$13,902
$16,881,265
$78,462
977x
75,307
75th Percentile
$6,517
$9,913,385
$48,188
478x
24,716
Median
$2,409
$5,417,555
$31,745
186x
8,769
25th Percentile
$950
$2,797,408
$15,221
76x
2,965
10th Percentile
$370
$1,344,227
$8,230
35x
1,015
Minimum
$0
$0
$1,879
0x
21

Consumer Staples

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=66)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$31,082,648
$137,763
1465x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$32,079
$15,797,412
$69,737
505x
56,550
75th Percentile
$12,443
$10,625,546
$54,622
272x
31,225
Median
$4,205
$6,480,832
$46,773
150x
9,800
25th Percentile
$1,313
$2,131,318
$32,173
65x
2,147
10th Percentile
$409
$1,411,413
$18,604
32x
668
Minimum
$70
$200,000
$4,735
2x
57

Energy

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=126)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$238,883
$24,781,568
$500,000
935x
100,000
90th Percentile
$13,730
$15,525,356
$161,301
167x
10,969
75th Percentile
$3,944
$10,931,854
$137,090
99x
3,589
Median
$1,262
$5,839,347
$109,234
64x
1,434
25th Percentile
$463
$3,763,794
$78,902
34x
435
10th Percentile
$197
$1,700,146
$54,090
20x
137
Minimum
$0
$360,000
$12,455
3x
18

Financials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=401)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$239,289
$69,414,472
$580,335
553x
377,291
90th Percentile
$8,116
$12,733,913
$144,616
159x
16,035
75th Percentile
$1,857
$6,106,711
$85,285
82x
4,300
Median
$482
$2,779,701
$61,000
40x
1,125
25th Percentile
$143
$1,240,224
$48,155
21x
419
10th Percentile
$61
$712,330
$38,946
13x
206
Minimum
-$49
$0
$11,158
0x
3

Healthcare

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=287)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$201,159
$88,141,333
$500,250
930x
260,000
90th Percentile
$12,678
$15,904,043
$241,518
244x
38,353
75th Percentile
$2,153
$8,292,739
$172,143
117x
8,488
Median
$341
$4,535,283
$90,361
51x
919
25th Percentile
$47
$2,622,420
$54,118
19x
215
10th Percentile
$7
$1,430,193
$38,319
10x
84
Minimum
$0
$210,269
$4,408
2x
5

Industrials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=303)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$121,252
$29,181,078
$269,387
2483x
359,000
90th Percentile
$11,905
$11,938,071
$94,907
240x
38,000
75th Percentile
$4,151
$7,565,682
$70,618
143x
15,605
Median
$1,808
$4,375,800
$54,875
80x
5,957
25th Percentile
$837
$2,631,945
$44,640
46x
2,600
10th Percentile
$346
$1,286,817
$35,732
25x
1,073
Minimum
$0
$463,138
$4,828
4x
13

Information Technology

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=255)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$110,855
$102,210,395
$562,062
2028x
366,600
90th Percentile
$6,575
$12,762,366
$146,390
355x
24,420
75th Percentile
$2,428
$9,139,517
$110,461
145x
8,875
Median
$881
$5,298,622
$79,145
75x
3,191
25th Percentile
$375
$2,618,214
$47,976
35x
1,245
10th Percentile
$164
$1,591,298
$22,241
18x
606
Minimum
$0
$0
$4,500
0x
21

Materials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=106)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$62,484
$23,561,505
$236,868
746x
98,000
90th Percentile
$11,210
$13,652,598
$104,500
215x
24,770
75th Percentile
$6,125
$8,931,303
$86,098
133x
12,660
Median
$2,264
$5,545,479
$69,492
86x
4,465
25th Percentile
$1,098
$3,647,340
$53,255
51x
2,107
10th Percentile
$296
$1,662,545
$41,863
24x
668
Minimum
$0
$108,000
$12,016
2x
16

Real Estate

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=151)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$14,210
$25,254,607
$347,750
567x
82,000
90th Percentile
$2,741
$10,467,517
$170,779
222x
4,011
75th Percentile
$1,155
$7,110,839
$114,991
115x
1,065
Median
$679
$4,894,939
$89,938
57x
334
25th Percentile
$328
$3,284,824
$56,926
33x
87
10th Percentile
$133
$1,469,388
$29,983
10x
38
Minimum
$1
$0
$3,793
0x
9

Telecommunication Services

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=21)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$160,546
$28,720,720
$136,707
424x
254,000
90th Percentile
$40,324
$17,947,316
$120,256
212x
51,000
75th Percentile
$9,128
$7,437,087
$88,701
110x
22,736
Median
$1,060
$5,434,988
$78,423
82x
3,500
25th Percentile
$474
$2,672,681
$59,613
32x
1,055
10th Percentile
$254
$1,841,139
$55,739
23x
596
Minimum
$171
$1,297,211
$26,983
11x
333

Utilities

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=64)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$33,531
$21,415,936
$964,005
190x
34,621
90th Percentile
$13,321
$15,640,288
$160,042
125x
16,003
75th Percentile
$9,843
$10,555,358
$134,933
85x
10,425
Median
$2,563
$5,485,569
$118,700
47x
4,609
25th Percentile
$798
$2,806,393
$102,782
25x
1,208
10th Percentile
$395
$1,433,915
$78,990
15x
251
Minimum
$0
$0
$49,229
0x
10


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