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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 July 2018:

Total Sample - Russell 3000

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=1996)
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
$11,545
$14,303,751
$153,939
306x
31,270
75th Percentile
$3,912
$8,495,024
$100,297
143x
10,067
Median
$1,115
$4,653,134
$63,582
70x
2,723
25th Percentile
$344
$2,369,044
$44,507
33x
623
10th Percentile
$100
$1,110,467
$25,822
15x
190
Minimum
-$49
$0
$2,991
0x
3

<$500M

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=635)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$496
$69,414,472
$562,062
892x
14,757
90th Percentile
$427
$5,597,295
$208,297
77x
1,728
75th Percentile
$327
$3,690,634
$126,374
46x
856
Median
$175
$2,182,121
$72,775
27x
423
25th Percentile
$68
$1,196,600
$47,719
15x
173
10th Percentile
$24
$677,817
$35,784
9x
68
Minimum
-$49
$0
$3,604
0x
3

>$500M & <$1B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=310)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$996
$88,141,333
$580,335
950x
124,212
90th Percentile
$957
$8,165,570
$143,059
173x
4,590
75th Percentile
$874
$5,582,729
$96,915
96x
3,364
Median
$740
$3,895,561
$62,679
62x
1,968
25th Percentile
$599
$2,774,949
$44,787
39x
950
10th Percentile
$536
$1,648,260
$25,989
21x
281
Minimum
$501
$0
$5,157
0x
14

>$1B & <$5B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=625)
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
$4,036
$11,917,812
$128,096
340x
16,868
75th Percentile
$2,997
$8,251,402
$90,049
151x
10,000
Median
$1,988
$5,679,474
$60,332
89x
5,338
25th Percentile
$1,398
$3,704,480
$40,659
53x
2,507
10th Percentile
$1,133
$2,159,765
$19,538
34x
1,235
Minimum
$1,000
$0
$2,991
0x
6

>$5B & <$10B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=190)
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
$9,088
$15,254,711
$121,108
620x
45,300
75th Percentile
$7,931
$12,318,673
$88,306
250x
29,000
Median
$6,687
$9,499,835
$59,846
149x
16,068
25th Percentile
$5,842
$6,332,189
$40,702
94x
8,575
10th Percentile
$5,327
$4,073,174
$20,451
59x
4,891
Minimum
$5,027
$859,252
$3,396
15x
205

>$10B & <$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=92)
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
$14,308
$21,951,432
$142,681
591x
68,550
75th Percentile
$13,227
$16,320,957
$105,862
355x
46,800
Median
$12,227
$12,848,097
$64,783
156x
22,950
25th Percentile
$10,955
$8,660,338
$41,391
99x
12,700
10th Percentile
$10,341
$5,074,423
$30,192
67x
7,260
Minimum
$10,042
$0
$5,464
0x
2,470

>$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=144)
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
$107,618
$23,472,838
$136,984
647x
252,185
75th Percentile
$61,798
$19,695,237
$90,943
335x
122,800
Median
$30,720
$16,035,593
$67,090
224x
58,117
25th Percentile
$20,762
$11,188,974
$47,679
144x
30,850
10th Percentile
$16,958
$7,015,509
$20,717
100x
16,527
Minimum
$15,192
$1
$4,828
0x
3,165

Consumer Discretionary

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=274)
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
$14,182
$17,026,545
$79,806
958x
75,642
75th Percentile
$6,681
$9,994,842
$49,852
475x
25,110
Median
$2,512
$5,371,600
$31,796
193x
9,071
25th Percentile
$957
$2,792,397
$15,204
76x
3,191
10th Percentile
$355
$1,324,431
$8,392
33x
914
Minimum
$0
$0
$2,991
0x
21

Consumer Staples

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=55)
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
$32,745
$15,812,941
$69,764
603x
57,600
75th Percentile
$14,189
$10,859,116
$53,901
282x
32,150
Median
$4,428
$6,641,979
$46,549
153x
11,000
25th Percentile
$1,870
$3,114,049
$32,272
78x
2,295
10th Percentile
$416
$1,657,627
$19,353
32x
739
Minimum
$198
$877,237
$4,735
16x
149

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=400)
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
$8,134
$12,735,731
$144,666
159x
16,035
75th Percentile
$1,903
$6,048,285
$85,325
82x
4,300
Median
$483
$2,736,092
$60,985
40x
1,133
25th Percentile
$145
$1,242,062
$47,966
21x
419
10th Percentile
$63
$719,656
$38,944
13x
206
Minimum
-$49
$0
$11,158
0x
3

Healthcare

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=278)
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
$12,624
$15,901,886
$246,017
252x
37,892
75th Percentile
$2,157
$8,337,603
$176,447
117x
8,715
Median
$337
$4,662,502
$94,632
51x
896
25th Percentile
$44
$2,665,265
$54,036
19x
215
10th Percentile
$6
$1,432,326
$38,332
10x
83
Minimum
$0
$210,269
$4,408
2x
5

Industrials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=291)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$121,252
$29,181,078
$269,387
2483x
346,415
90th Percentile
$11,408
$11,868,689
$95,000
235x
37,200
75th Percentile
$4,236
$7,537,094
$70,804
142x
15,500
Median
$1,808
$4,366,594
$54,875
79x
5,957
25th Percentile
$859
$2,673,008
$44,587
46x
2,600
10th Percentile
$357
$1,384,021
$35,739
26x
1,111
Minimum
$0
$463,138
$4,828
4x
13

Information Technology

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=236)
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
$6,961
$13,017,131
$146,078
349x
25,534
75th Percentile
$2,476
$9,143,717
$110,252
144x
8,900
Median
$945
$5,326,529
$79,048
76x
3,211
25th Percentile
$391
$2,619,470
$47,988
36x
1,244
10th Percentile
$184
$1,639,672
$23,664
19x
598
Minimum
$2
$0
$4,500
0x
21

Materials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=102)
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
$11,392
$13,764,121
$103,277
227x
24,990
75th Percentile
$6,172
$8,931,303
$86,098
133x
12,539
Median
$2,264
$5,634,279
$69,492
86x
4,188
25th Percentile
$1,157
$3,647,340
$51,710
51x
2,100
10th Percentile
$362
$1,658,046
$41,834
24x
658
Minimum
$36
$108,000
$12,016
2x
16

Real Estate

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=150)
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
$2,633
$10,507,926
$171,659
222x
4,022
75th Percentile
$1,168
$7,282,219
$114,766
118x
1,109
Median
$689
$5,012,775
$89,284
57x
332
25th Percentile
$334
$3,350,523
$57,109
33x
85
10th Percentile
$133
$1,468,920
$29,751
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=63)
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
$13,423
$15,660,935
$160,460
126x
16,046
75th Percentile
$10,072
$10,577,277
$135,294
87x
10,500
Median
$2,571
$5,407,202
$120,223
46x
3,989
25th Percentile
$786
$2,764,506
$104,192
24x
1,176
10th Percentile
$393
$1,431,487
$78,560
15x
246
Minimum
$0
$0
$49,229
0x
10


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