ICS contributes compensation perspective to online discussion of company size

ICS commentary discusses “undisputed fact” about compensation
Cornell University, ILR School: ICS - Company Size Driving Factory in U.S. CEO Pay
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Whether looking at the most recent 2009 data or going back over a decade, bigger companies pay their executives more, sometimes substantially more, than do smaller companies. Commenting in the GailFosler Group blog, Professor Kevin Hallock, Director of Cornell ILR’s Institute for Compensation Studies, and Linda Barrington, Managing Director of ICS, observe that the median compensation of top executives of the largest 10 percent of U.S. public companies ($10,200,000) is almost 12 times that for their peers heading the smallest 10 percent of U.S. companies ($878,000).

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