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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 February 2019:

Total Sample

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=2322)
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
$12,174
$14,412,022
$146,010
326x
32,965
75th Percentile
$3,895
$8,630,123
$97,215
151x
10,521
Median
$1,188
$4,765,049
$62,248
73x
3,000
25th Percentile
$364
$2,378,548
$42,972
33x
702
10th Percentile
$103
$1,111,321
$23,932
16x
209
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

<$500M

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=714)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$499
$69,414,472
$562,062
1594x
14,757
90th Percentile
$426
$5,549,368
$204,913
77x
1,672
75th Percentile
$328
$3,606,663
$122,388
47x
857
Median
$174
$2,142,491
$72,705
27x
433
25th Percentile
$69
$1,171,442
$47,433
15x
179
10th Percentile
$25
$682,073
$35,407
9x
66
Minimum
-$49
$0
$1,879
0x
3

>$500M & <$1B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=352)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$996
$88,141,333
$580,335
950x
124,212
90th Percentile
$945
$8,182,521
$140,264
193x
4,851
75th Percentile
$864
$5,589,886
$94,557
96x
3,371
Median
$739
$3,917,582
$60,259
61x
2,004
25th Percentile
$603
$2,753,544
$43,669
39x
1,102
10th Percentile
$536
$1,562,704
$25,851
20x
338
Minimum
$501
$0
$5,157
0x
14

>$1B & <$5B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=753)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$4,989
$52,643,810
$964,005
5908x
163,000
90th Percentile
$3,919
$11,932,340
$124,621
354x
16,328
75th Percentile
$2,941
$8,287,026
$87,161
163x
10,046
Median
$1,988
$5,800,260
$58,492
93x
5,531
25th Percentile
$1,419
$3,785,253
$38,332
56x
2,775
10th Percentile
$1,133
$2,194,208
$18,145
35x
1,336
Minimum
$1,000
$0
$2,991
0x
6

>$5B & <$10B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=223)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$9,998
$102,210,395
$183,050
2893x
450,000
90th Percentile
$9,090
$15,194,859
$120,851
612x
43,000
75th Percentile
$7,966
$12,537,860
$86,451
250x
26,300
Median
$6,691
$9,571,017
$57,295
151x
15,600
25th Percentile
$5,846
$6,503,384
$40,140
100x
8,615
10th Percentile
$5,297
$4,379,003
$18,854
61x
5,200
Minimum
$5,007
$859,252
$3,396
15x
205

>$10B & <$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=100)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$14,984
$69,351,540
$213,089
2526x
260,000
90th Percentile
$14,490
$21,664,742
$142,064
614x
70,488
75th Percentile
$13,623
$16,095,167
$99,651
355x
48,700
Median
$12,220
$12,992,009
$62,167
168x
28,255
25th Percentile
$10,969
$8,660,338
$40,243
106x
13,200
10th Percentile
$10,387
$4,957,947
$25,277
71x
7,681
Minimum
$10,023
$0
$5,464
0x
2,470

>$15B

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=179)
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
$115,912
$23,640,422
$133,037
751x
253,416
75th Percentile
$61,235
$19,538,161
$87,282
347x
125,800
Median
$30,973
$15,692,224
$64,978
230x
67,000
25th Percentile
$20,544
$11,096,079
$46,330
145x
31,322
10th Percentile
$16,958
$6,768,068
$19,833
102x
16,906
Minimum
$15,264
$1
$4,828
0x
1,607

Communication Services

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=92)
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
$27,416
$28,718,486
$126,140
588x
50,360
75th Percentile
$5,532
$12,993,651
$93,861
226x
9,625
Median
$1,535
$4,703,484
$67,405
89x
3,707
25th Percentile
$468
$2,557,173
$50,172
33x
1,220
10th Percentile
$162
$1,375,374
$27,485
16x
479
Minimum
$0
$0
$4,408
0x
21

Consumer Discretionary

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=281)
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
$14,091
$15,013,033
$77,301
1015x
76,286
75th Percentile
$6,471
$9,581,985
$45,543
469x
27,888
Median
$2,372
$5,393,908
$27,439
188x
9,675
25th Percentile
$941
$2,799,914
$14,800
76x
2,876
10th Percentile
$441
$1,247,039
$8,554
41x
1,100
Minimum
$5
$0
$1,879
0x
63

Consumer Staples

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=94)
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
$43,534
$14,807,327
$71,490
425x
77,549
75th Percentile
$11,619
$9,689,727
$57,182
229x
30,500
Median
$4,358
$6,398,416
$43,144
135x
10,400
25th Percentile
$1,313
$2,368,666
$32,173
67x
2,853
10th Percentile
$485
$1,313,864
$19,172
31x
742
Minimum
$70
$200,000
$4,735
2x
55

Energy

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=133)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$237,162
$24,781,568
$500,000
935x
100,000
90th Percentile
$13,466
$14,837,506
$161,457
172x
10,990
75th Percentile
$4,366
$10,904,645
$137,344
99x
3,836
Median
$1,215
$5,786,411
$105,534
62x
1,513
25th Percentile
$455
$3,562,000
$75,891
34x
429
10th Percentile
$163
$1,374,832
$52,736
13x
119
Minimum
$0
$360,000
$12,455
2x
5

Financials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=423)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$240,651
$69,414,472
$580,335
664x
377,291
90th Percentile
$7,681
$12,725,686
$142,753
169x
15,556
75th Percentile
$1,821
$6,177,608
$84,852
84x
4,300
Median
$481
$2,779,701
$60,970
41x
1,125
25th Percentile
$142
$1,241,450
$47,073
21x
419
10th Percentile
$63
$713,958
$38,774
13x
204
Minimum
-$49
$0
$7,775
0x
3

Health Care

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=309)
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
$12,570
$15,855,876
$233,580
236x
37,790
75th Percentile
$2,257
$8,526,868
$165,007
117x
8,658
Median
$362
$4,619,246
$86,488
51x
942
25th Percentile
$50
$2,580,198
$55,061
20x
216
10th Percentile
$6
$1,434,459
$38,603
10x
85
Minimum
$0
$1
$9,321
0x
5

Industrials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=356)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$118,243
$29,181,078
$269,387
2483x
357,000
90th Percentile
$10,980
$12,468,258
$92,953
250x
40,450
75th Percentile
$3,850
$7,562,941
$69,133
150x
15,005
Median
$1,807
$4,406,524
$54,070
86x
5,948
25th Percentile
$785
$2,644,334
$44,049
47x
2,606
10th Percentile
$347
$1,358,872
$35,338
25x
1,004
Minimum
$26
$203,005
$4,828
4x
13

Information Technology

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=288)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$229,234
$108,282,333
$562,062
2238x
425,000
90th Percentile
$8,208
$15,399,593
$141,440
430x
29,507
75th Percentile
$2,819
$9,667,395
$105,251
157x
9,881
Median
$1,072
$5,677,983
$76,406
80x
3,495
25th Percentile
$428
$3,160,130
$46,321
43x
1,509
10th Percentile
$228
$1,787,996
$16,902
22x
658
Minimum
$2
$0
$4,500
0x
21

Materials

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=122)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$62,484
$23,561,505
$431,560
746x
98,000
90th Percentile
$9,704
$13,463,062
$105,231
227x
23,100
75th Percentile
$5,120
$8,844,620
$85,262
143x
12,523
Median
$1,946
$5,295,515
$66,992
88x
4,550
25th Percentile
$980
$3,701,431
$49,457
51x
2,055
10th Percentile
$279
$1,658,046
$40,400
24x
654
Minimum
$0
$108,000
$7,451
2x
16

Real Estate

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=155)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$16,421
$25,254,607
$347,750
567x
82,000
90th Percentile
$2,793
$10,491,087
$185,705
222x
3,930
75th Percentile
$1,197
$7,025,376
$116,624
112x
1,074
Median
$679
$4,894,939
$90,908
55x
329
25th Percentile
$306
$3,284,824
$57,171
33x
75
10th Percentile
$129
$1,466,580
$32,060
10x
34
Minimum
$1
$0
$3,793
0x
9

Utilities

CEO Pay Ratio
Summary Statistics (n=68)
Revenue
(mm)
CEO Pay
Median Employee Pay
Pay Ratio
Number of Employees
Maximum
$33,565
$21,415,936
$964,005
190x
34,621
90th Percentile
$12,592
$15,557,702
$158,368
128x
15,832
75th Percentile
$9,079
$10,555,358
$133,550
92x
10,425
Median
$2,552
$5,738,841
$116,295
48x
3,935
25th Percentile
$839
$3,097,262
$95,399
27x
1,208
10th Percentile
$404
$1,443,626
$77,269
16x
270
Minimum
$0
$0
$49,229
0x
10


For questions or more information, please contact: Ryan Colucci Associate ryan.colucci@capartners.com 646-486-9745

Click here to read about the first 150 CEO pay ratio disclosures: https://www.capartners.com/cap-thinking/2018-proxy-season-early-trends-pay-ratio-disclosure/