Business For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack Updated : May 28, 2018 12:14 AM IST For the first time, the government required companies to show in their annual proxy statements just how much more bosses make than the typical employee. The typical CEO made 164 times the median pay of their employees, according to Equilar's analysis. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.