CEO Pay: Healthy pay for health care CEOs


Associated Press

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 27 at 7:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a look at median CEO pay by industry last year, as calculated by executive pay research firm Equilar and The Associated Press. For the fifth time in six years, health care CEOs got the most pay while CEOs at utility companies got the least.

—Health care: $12.3 million, up 13 percent

—Financial: $12 million, up 22 percent

—Industrial goods: $10.8 million, up 7 percent

—Basic materials: $10.5 million, up 7 percent

—All companies: $10.5 million, up 9 percent

—Consumer goods: $10.3 million, up 8 percent

—Technology: $10.2 million, up 9 percent

—Services: $10.2 million, down 3 percent

—Utilities: $7.9 million, up 8 percent