While CEO pay increased slightly among Russell 3000 companies in 2020, pay for CEOs in their roles five years or more grew even higher—suggesting that companies continue to reward strong leadership as the economy recovers.

A new comprehensive report from Gallagher's Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice examines important compensation benchmarking data, and provides analysis to help organizations attract and retain C-suite leaders. Because more executives are leaving for better positions and pay, organizations must examine their executive compensation plans and assess their level of support for leaders' career and financial wellbeing.

Explore our 2021 report for compensation data derived from 2,848 Russell 3000 and S&P 500 companies, examination of compensation packages and incentive plans, as well as executive compensation trends by major industry and company size.

Learn about pandemic-influenced trends, insights and benchmarking from Gallagher's executive compensation consulting team. We'll help you navigate C-suite compensation plans to achieve overall organizational wellbeing.



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