Ranking of CEO-to-worker compensation ratio at top U.S. companies 2012

This statistic shows the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio for 50 top publicly owned companies, according to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index in the United States in 2012. In 2012, JC Penney Co. was topping the ranking with a CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 1,795, indicating that for every U.S. dollar a normal worker receives, the company's CEO received about 1,795 U.S. dollars.

The ranking of the largest 100 companies globally by revenue can be accessed here.

Ranking of CEO-to-worker compensation ratio of top publicly owned companies in the United States in 2012

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Source

Release date

April 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

2012

Supplementary notes

Compensation data has been taken from the top 250 publicly owned firms in the United States according to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.

CEO compensation contains salary, bonus, perks, changes in pension accruals, and the value of stock based awards.

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