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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 October 2018:

Total Sample - Russell 3000

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=2118)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$108,282,333
$964,005
5908x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$11,664
$14,329,459
$151,408
318x
31,306
75th Percentile
$3,893
$8,540,300
$98,946
146x
10,355
Median
$1,120
$4,724,925
$63,117
72x
2,900
25th Percentile
$348
$2,361,393
$43,788
33x
643
10th Percentile
$99
$1,110,725
$24,849
15x
204
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

<$500M

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=667)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$497
$69,414,472
$562,062
1594x
14,757
90th Percentile
$426
$5,606,619
$205,494
77x
1,702
75th Percentile
$325
$3,690,634
$123,985
47x
857
Median
$172
$2,172,789
$72,775
27x
429
25th Percentile
$68
$1,196,600
$47,719
16x
177
10th Percentile
$22
$684,855
$35,152
9x
72
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

>$500M & <$1B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=330)
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
$8,195,358
$140,500
177x
4,898
75th Percentile
$866
$5,582,729
$95,817
98x
3,395
Median
$737
$3,895,561
$60,847
62x
2,004
25th Percentile
$600
$2,668,565
$43,646
38x
1,036
10th Percentile
$536
$1,563,540
$25,813
20x
294
Minimum
$501
$0
$5,157
0x
14

>$1B & <$5B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=669)
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
$4,028
$11,961,205
$126,688
352x
16,456
75th Percentile
$3,004
$8,287,026
$88,630
156x
10,046
Median
$1,976
$5,728,697
$59,545
90x
5,491
25th Percentile
$1,407
$3,818,323
$39,392
53x
2,700
10th Percentile
$1,134
$2,188,496
$19,388
34x
1,267
Minimum
$1,000
$0
$2,991
0x
6

>$5B & <$10B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=204)
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
$9,027
$15,169,645
$120,773
609x
44,950
75th Percentile
$7,929
$12,664,004
$88,788
248x
28,038
Median
$6,780
$9,576,501
$59,846
149x
16,245
25th Percentile
$5,849
$6,388,799
$40,846
94x
8,604
10th Percentile
$5,334
$4,101,777
$19,050
59x
4,953
Minimum
$5,027
$859,252
$3,396
15x
205

>$10B & <$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=94)
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
$14,297
$23,321,118
$142,527
598x
65,000
75th Percentile
$13,071
$16,794,686
$103,049
356x
47,050
Median
$12,227
$13,024,320
$62,167
168x
24,528
25th Percentile
$10,973
$8,753,567
$40,956
102x
12,849
10th Percentile
$10,348
$5,193,206
$29,223
68x
7,317
Minimum
$10,042
$0
$5,464
0x
2,470

>$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=154)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$108,282,333
$240,430
3101x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$107,618
$23,664,947
$134,816
687x
252,185
75th Percentile
$61,521
$19,721,488
$89,056
343x
118,400
Median
$30,720
$16,192,652
$66,545
230x
60,200
25th Percentile
$20,733
$11,149,606
$47,913
145x
30,950
10th Percentile
$16,814
$7,015,509
$20,717
100x
16,527
Minimum
$15,192
$1
$4,828
0x
3,165

Communication Services

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=86)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$160,546
$70,615,760
$243,855
2893x
254,000
90th Percentile
$23,078
$28,709,548
$131,665
470x
44,140
75th Percentile
$5,746
$12,298,101
$94,597
178x
9,381
Median
$1,563
$4,528,370
$68,522
84x
3,879
25th Percentile
$476
$2,459,026
$53,346
33x
1,238
10th Percentile
$166
$1,419,628
$37,963
17x
554
Minimum
$0
$0
$5,971
0x
21

Consumer Discretionary

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=259)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$177,866
$47,809,756
$256,235
5908x
566,000
90th Percentile
$12,882
$15,127,051
$75,024
1026x
74,326
75th Percentile
$6,464
$9,734,057
$44,784
487x
26,000
Median
$2,386
$5,472,993
$27,531
204x
9,926
25th Percentile
$943
$2,786,640
$14,088
81x
2,986
10th Percentile
$441
$1,241,928
$8,231
41x
1,139
Minimum
$6
$0
$1,879
0x
63

Consumer Staples

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=71)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$485,873
$48,753,819
$137,763
1690x
2,300,000
90th Percentile
$28,748
$15,875,055
$69,876
547x
51,300
75th Percentile
$12,374
$10,617,159
$57,019
267x
31,150
Median
$4,571
$6,641,979
$46,997
145x
11,000
25th Percentile
$1,324
$2,355,799
$32,884
65x
2,295
10th Percentile
$470
$1,363,250
$19,177
32x
710
Minimum
$70
$200,000
$4,735
2x
57

Energy

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=130)
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
$13,710
$15,028,196
$161,091
170x
10,949
75th Percentile
$3,944
$10,919,675
$136,035
99x
3,723
Median
$1,228
$5,806,447
$107,153
64x
1,445
25th Percentile
$455
$3,708,089
$78,902
34x
442
10th Percentile
$192
$1,682,088
$52,906
21x
143
Minimum
$0
$360,000
$7,785
3x
18

Financials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=403)
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
$7,681
$12,748,459
$144,309
162x
15,977
75th Percentile
$1,784
$6,067,761
$84,918
82x
4,278
Median
$481
$2,737,892
$60,970
40x
1,117
25th Percentile
$141
$1,218,744
$47,776
20x
419
10th Percentile
$61
$711,992
$38,928
13x
206
Minimum
-$49
$0
$11,158
0x
3

Health Care

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=290)
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
$13,238
$15,897,572
$240,128
240x
40,924
75th Percentile
$2,157
$8,478,948
$168,722
118x
8,715
Median
$356
$4,662,502
$87,847
52x
956
25th Percentile
$51
$2,662,096
$53,340
19x
215
10th Percentile
$7
$1,436,592
$38,357
10x
84
Minimum
$0
$210,269
$4,408
2x
5

Industrials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=315)
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
$11,065
$11,920,726
$95,311
236x
37,800
75th Percentile
$4,111
$7,565,682
$71,084
144x
15,500
Median
$1,806
$4,381,150
$54,875
80x
5,957
25th Percentile
$777
$2,640,516
$44,587
46x
2,600
10th Percentile
$346
$1,357,194
$35,558
25x
1,073
Minimum
$0
$463,138
$4,828
4x
13

Information Technology

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=243)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$79,139
$108,282,333
$562,062
2028x
366,600
90th Percentile
$6,851
$12,591,300
$141,337
373x
27,616
75th Percentile
$2,553
$9,153,731
$107,605
148x
9,881
Median
$990
$5,390,797
$75,232
78x
3,390
25th Percentile
$398
$2,947,210
$46,230
41x
1,340
10th Percentile
$199
$1,757,837
$14,731
22x
617
Minimum
$0
$1
$4,500
0x
21

Materials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=107)
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
$11,165
$13,624,717
$104,317
211x
24,660
75th Percentile
$6,110
$8,903,138
$85,865
132x
12,547
Median
$2,198
$5,472,401
$69,937
85x
4,729
25th Percentile
$1,112
$3,663,017
$53,613
51x
2,110
10th Percentile
$300
$1,663,669
$41,870
24x
673
Minimum
$0
$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
$2,750
$10,471,445
$171,659
222x
4,022
75th Percentile
$1,168
$7,153,357
$115,091
113x
1,003
Median
$689
$4,920,240
$89,947
56x
332
25th Percentile
$330
$3,320,312
$57,109
33x
85
10th Percentile
$133
$1,468,920
$30,258
10x
38
Minimum
$1
$0
$3,793
0x
9

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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