Top CEOs Got 7.7% Raise Last Year
View Source | May 4, 2023 11:18 am
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- For nearly two years, worker pay in the U.S. has fallen short of crushing increases in the cost of living. But a handful of the highest-paid CEOs have comfortably stayed ahead of inflation.
- Average pay for top chief executives last year rose 7.7%, according to a report from Equilar, an executive compensation research firm. That raise comfortably beat out inflation, which was 6.4% in December.
- The median corporate leader on Equilar’s list of 100 best-paid CEOs made a record $22.3 million in 2022, including salaries, stock awards and cash bonuses.
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