Highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. 2018

This graph shows a ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the United States in 2018. In 2018, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, was the highest-paid CEO with a total annual compensation of 2.28 billion U.S. dollars.

Ranking of the highest-paid CEOs in the United States as of 2018

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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Based on 200 U.S.-based or listed companies with more than 1 billion U.S. dollars in revenue that filed proxy statements by the end of April 2019.

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