Review of Executive Compensation from 2007 Survey

By Pragmatic Institute December 11, 2007

Senior position compensation

We looked at people who responded to the survey, identifying themselves as being either directors or executives, and we looked at the salary and bonus data they provided to calculate total compensation. We also broke out that data based upon reported years of experience.


Salary data

Salary Data

These results show data based on 128 people who listed their title as director, and 58 people who identified themselves as executives. While a few directors listed very little experience, most fell into one of three buckets - 5+ years, 10+ years, and 15+ years experience. Executives predominantly have more than 10 years of experience.

On average, directors bring home $122,000 in salary, while executives earn an average of $150,000.


Bonus data

Bonus Data

The average bonus for directors was $23,000 and for executives, it was $47,000.


Total compensation

Total Compensation Data

The average total compensation for directors was reported to be $145,000, and for executives it was $197,000. Half of the gap between directors and executives was in salary, and half of it was in bonuses.

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