Most of what you hear about CEO pay is bogus propaganda. First, it focuses not on the average CEO, but on a few select high rollers in companies where relatively few Americans are employed. Second, pay as criticized is not salary, but total compensation the bulk of which is some form of stock and/or the potential future value of retirement income. Next, CEO pay is an annual decision that can be changed quickly by the board of directors. The stock awards can even be taken back under certain circumstances.
The information they are talking about below is the executive salaries of Blue Shield of California . “We are paying these salaries with our premiums” Isn’t it curious that we are obsessed […]
A quick search of articles will tell you the CEO pay among the largest health insurance companies is $10-$11 million. Of course, that is not salary but total compensation which includes benefits, […]
Listen to the rhetoric, Google CEO pay and you will learn of some really high numbers. What you won’t find without some digging is the truth. The average CEO pay is around […]
The average worker earns less than the average CEO; we get it. The ratio of CEO pay to average worker pay is in the 300:1 range, but only among Fortune 500 companies, […]