CIO Pay – Millionaires

CIO Pay – Millionaires

In order to make the top 40 in compensation CIO had to be paid over $1,000,000 dollars annually.  In

CIO Pay – The highest pad CIOs made most of their compensation in the form of stock appreciation.  The highest paid CIO on the top 40 list made $12,5 million and the lowest $1.1 million.  The most common inclusion in the titles for this position are Executive Vicee President – 24; CIO – 18; CTO – 10; and Senior Vice president-8.  Many of the individuals had duplicate titles like  Executive Vice President and CIO (11).  Plus 9 women are on the list which is at an all time high.



The first CIO to make over a $1,000,000 a year was Duwane Peterson in 1987 at Merrill Lynch. This list only includes CIOs who’s compensation is public.  That only means there more of this highly paid professionals today.

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Author: Victor Janulaitis

M. Victor Janulaitis is the CEO of Janco Associates. He has taught at the USC Graduate School of Business, been a guest lecturer at the UCLA's Anderson School of Business, a Graduate School at Harvard University, and several other universities in various programs.