Figure B

Real options-realized CEO compensation growth, by CEO pay fifth, 2011–2012

Fifth Options exercised
Bottom 6.5%
Second 12.6%
Middle 5.0%
Fourth 8.7%
Top 18.3%
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Note: This figure uses the "Options realized" compensation data series which includes salary, bonuses, restricted stock grants, options exercised, and long-term incentive payouts for CEOs at the top 350 firms ranked by sales.

Source: Authors' analysis of data from Compustat's ExecuComp database

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