Aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2014

CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of top firms in the U.S. 1965-2014 This statistic shows the aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2014. In 2014, the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio amounted to 303.4, indicating that on average, CEOs received about 303 times the salary of a normal worker.
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CEO-to-worker compensation ratio
196520
197322.3
197829.9
198958.7
1995122.6
2000376.1
2007345.3
2009195.8
2010229.7
2011235.5
2012285.3
2013303.1
2014303.4
CEO-to-worker compensation ratio
196520
197322.3
197829.9
198958.7
1995122.6
2000376.1
2007345.3
2009195.8
2010229.7
2011235.5
2012285.3
2013303.1
2014303.4
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This statistic shows the aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2014. In 2014, the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio amounted to 303.4, indicating that on average, CEOs received about 303 times the salary of a normal worker.
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Release date
June 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
1965 to 2014
Supplementary notes
Compensation data has been taken from the top 350 publicly owned firms in the United States for each year, ranked by sales.
CEO compensation contains salary, bonuses, restricted stock grants, options granted, and long-term incentive payouts.

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