Do You Know How Overpaid Some CEOs Are In America?

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We all know the gap between the rich and the poor is widening each year. This is also true between CEOs and their employees. As You Sow, a nonprofit shareholder advocacy group, has been tracking since 2015 the excessive salaries of CEOs in the hope to change toxic practices in the business world. Without further ado, here are the 15 most overpaid CEOs in the USA.

12. Ronald F. Clarke

Mr. Clarke holds the position of CEO, President and Chairman at FleetCor Technologies Inc. He’s held the position of CEO since 2000 in the company, specialized in business support services.

CEO pay: $52,643,810
Median Employee pay: $34,700
Pay ratio: 1517

11. Mark V. Hurd & Safra Catz

Ms. Catz and Mr. Hurd are co-CEOs of Oracle Corporation since 2014. The company is currently the world’s No. 1 business software publisher.

CEO pay: $81,562,244
Median Employee pay: $89,887
Pay ratio: 907

10. Hock Tan

Mr. Tan is CEO of Broadcom Inc since 2006. He is the highest-paid CEO of the USA, with a salary of over $100 million from Broadcom (while he is also the CEO of other companies…). Broadcom specializes in tech supply.

CEO pay: $103,211,163
Median Employee pay: N/A
Pay ratio: N/A

9. Dirk Van de Put

Mr. Van de Put is CEO of Mondelez International, Inc., and has been since 2017. Mondelez is a confectionery, food and beverage company.

CEO pay: $42,442,924
Median Employee pay: $42,893
Pay ratio: 990

8. Stephen Wynn

Stephen Wynn was CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd, which focuses on casinos and gambling, as well as hotel-casinos. He had to resign after being accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women.

CEO pay: $34,522,695
Median Employee pay: $44,437
Pay ratio: 777

7. Robert Iger

Mr. Iger is CEO of The Walt Disney Co. since 2005. He’s the one behind Disney’s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment, Lucasfilm, Pixar and 21st Century Fox.

CEO pay: $36,283,680
Median Employee pay: $46,127
Pay ratio: 787

6. W. Nicholas Howley

Mr. Howley is the CEO and founder of TransDigm Group, Inc., an aerospace company, since 1998.

CEO pay: $61,023,102
Median Employee pay: $46,742
Pay ratio: 1306

5. Brian Duperrealt

Mr. Duperreault is the CEO of American International Group, Inc, most commonly known as AIG. He has occupied this function since 2017 in the finance and insurance corporation.

CEO pay: $43,086,861
Median Employee pay: $64,186
Pay ratio: 671

4. Margaret H. Georgiadis

Ms. Georgiadis was CEO of Mattel inc between 2017 and 2018. Mattel is the maker behind Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fischer Price.

CEO pay: $31,275,289
Median Employee pay: $6,271
Pay ratio: 4987

3. E. Hunter Harrison

Mr. Harrison was CEO of CSX Corp until his death. CSX Corp is a company focused on rail transportation and real estate.

CEO pay: $151,147,286
Median Employee pay: $98,697
Pay ratio: 1531

2. David M. Zaslav

Mr. Zaslav is CEO of Discovery, Inc. since 2007. In case you didn’t know, Discovery is a mass media company.

CEO pay: $42,247,984
Median Employee pay: $80,858
Pay ratio: 522

1. Stephen Kaufer

Mr. Kaufer is co-founder and CEO of TripAdvisor, Inc since the creation of the company, in 2000.

CEO pay: $47,933,462
Median Employee pay: $99,643
Pay ratio: 481