S&P 1500 Board of Directors Compensation Trends Report

Discover how companies in the S&P 1500 approach compensation for board members

Report Overview

As the highest governing authority overseeing the management, policy and direction of an organization, the Board of Directors holds a vast amount of influence when it comes to the general well-being of your company. To that end, it is imperative to keep board members well compensated for their extracurricular duties and to ensure they all have the same goal of running a successful organization.

To support companies in managing their board, this report presents an analysis of the compensation programs and pay practices for board and committee service (with the latter focused on the three most common standing committees: audit, compensation, and nominating & governance) for member companies of the S&P 1500.

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What's covered in this report?

The S&P 1500 Board of Directors Compensation Trends report covers a number of specific pay component topics, including annual cash retainers and meeting fees for board meetings, equity compensation and additional fees for committee service. The full table of contents includes:

- Board Composition

- Board of Directors (Members) Compensation

- Board Committees

- Total Board Mix of Compensation

- Board Leadership Compensation

- Non-Executive Chairperson Compensation

- Lead Independent Director Compensation

- Stock Ownership Guidelines

This analysis provides the prevalence of various compensation elements, along with the 25th, 50th and 75th percentiles at various sub-groups based on company size and industry.

Images shown are for illustrative purposes only and may not reflect actual data.

Which companies are represented in the report?

Utilizing Aon's Compensation & Governance Professional (CG Pro) database of proxy filings, this report covers the member companies of the S&P 1500.


Report Pricing

The S&P 1500 Board of Directors Compensation Trends report can be purchased via credit card for $1,995.