September 23: CEO pay has skyrocketed

In 1965, CEOs made 21x the average worker's pay. By 2020, they made 351x.

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Source: Economic Policy Institute
Published: August 2021

CEO pay has skyrocketed

In 1965, CEOs made 21x the average worker's pay. By 2020, they made 351x.

In 2020, a CEO at one of the top 350 firms in the U.S. was paid $24 million on average. More than 80% of those CEOs’ pay is stock-related (e.g. stock awards based on growth goals).

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