CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of top firms in the U.S. 1965-2017

Aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2017*

CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of top firms in the U.S. 1965-2017 This statistic shows the aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2016, and projected to 2017. In 2017, it is estimated that the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio will be 311.7, indicating that on average, CEOs will receive about 312 times the salary of a normal worker.
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Aggregated CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for the 350 largest publicly owned companies in the United States from 1965 to 2017*

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CEO-to-worker compensation ratio
2017*311.7
2016270.1
2015271.6
2014284
2013278.6
2009187.8
2007327.4
2000343.5
1995112.3
198958.2
197829.7
197322.2
196520
CEO-to-worker compensation ratio
2017*311.7
2016270.1
2015271.6
2014284
2013278.6
2009187.8
2007327.4
2000343.5
1995112.3
198958.2
197829.7
197322.2
196520
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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 2016, and projected to 2017. In 2017, it is estimated that the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio will be 311.7, indicating that on average, CEOs will receive about 312 times the salary of a normal worker.
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