CEO Pay Reached Record High in 2017

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It’s good to be the boss. An Equilar study of the top-100 largest companies – as determined by revenue – found that CEO pay hit a new high in 2017, with median compensation of $15.7 …

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 248,760 Americans held the job title "Chief Executive" in 2013. As leaders who are (at least theoretically) responsible for making some of the most crucial decisions involving a company and its workforce, Chief Executives have at times singular amounts of authority, privilege, and responsibility. They are compensated accordingly, usually with salaries clocking in at a minimum of six figures. In the U.S., for example, CEOs earn an annual median salary of $153,353, according to PayScale's Salary Survey, which includes 6,674 CEOs.