2011 CFO Pay Strategies Report for S&P 500 Companies
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Prevalence of Bonus Payouts for S&P 500 CFOs
Equilar has just released our latest report, on CFO pay strategies in the S&P 500. Our analysis draws on recently filed proxy data for 334 chief financial officers at 334 companies in the S&P 500. All companies studied have had CFOs in place for at least two full years.
A few other findings:
- Median total compensation for S&P 500 CFOs grew by 26.1 percent from 2009 to 2010, marking a significant increase in pay. In 2010, median total compensation for S&P 500 CFOs was approximately $3.0 million, up from approximately $2.4 million in 2009.
- Median total bonus payouts for S&P 500 CFOs increased to $710,864 in 2010, up 32.7 percent from the 2009 median of $535,625.
- Healthcare CFOs received the most compensation, having a median total pay of $3.5 million in 2010.
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