Here's why top CEOs make more than 100x than their workers
In 2020, CEOs at the top 350 firms in the U.S. made $24.2 million, on average. The CEO-to-worker pay gap has expanded exponentially over the past several decades. The Economic Policy Institute estimates that CEO compensation has grown 1,322% since 1978, while typical worker compensation has risen 18%. This inequality is creating anxiety for families across the country. According to Pew, a majority of Americans think future generations will be financially worse off.
Wed, Sep 15 20211:11 PM EDT