BDO 600 Compensation Survey

24 December 2016

The tenth annual BDO 600 survey details director compensation practices of publicly traded companies in the energy, financial services—banking, financial services—non-banking, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate, retail, and technology industries.

Companies in the six non-financial service industries have annual revenues between $100 million and $3 billion. Companies in the two financial services industries have assets between $100 million and $6 billion. All data in our survey is from proxy statements filed between March 2015 and March 2016.

Some key stats from this survey include:

  • 0% — In fiscal year 2015, director compensation remained unchanged from 2014 levels
  • 45% — Overall, companies pay 45% of director compensation in cash (up 2% from last year) and 55% in equity
  • Technology continues to be the highest-paying industry, followed closely by Healthcare

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