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CEOs in US, India earn the most compared with global peers

CEOs of the biggest publicly traded US companies averaged $14.3 million in annual pay, more than double that of their Canadian counterparts and 10 times greater than those in India

Anders Melin & Wei Lu | Bloomberg 

Chief executive officers (CEOs) in the US are paid much better than their peers abroad, and the gap between their compensation and that of average American workers is wider than in other countries. CEOs of the biggest publicly traded US companies averaged $14.3 million in annual pay, more than double that of their Canadian counterparts and 10 times greater than those in India, according to a Bloomberg analysis that used benchmark stock indexes in 22 nations. CEOs of companies listed in Sensex still earn 229 times more than the average worker there, the second-biggest gap worldwide after the ...

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First Published: Fri, December 29 2017. 03:13 IST
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