Male FTSE 100 CEOs earning up to 110% more than females

Seven female CEOs

Laura Dew
Female FTSE 100 CEOs are reporting significantly smaller salaries than their male counterparts

Female FTSE 100 CEOs are reporting significantly smaller salaries than their male counterparts

The average pay for male FTSE 100 CEOs is 110% more than their female counterparts with the average male CEO earning £5.9m compared to £2.7m for females, according to a report by the CIPD and High Pay Centre.

In the report Executive pay: Review of FTSE 100 executive pay, the firms found the average overall pay was £5.7m, up 23% from last year's report. While pay fell 17% in 2016 from £5.4m to £4.6m, it has since risen 23% in 2017 to £5.7m.  Some 68 of the FTSE 100 chief executives earnt more than 100x the average UK salary of £29,000.  However, the report noted the average was skewed by two large salaries for Persimmon CEO Jeff Fairburn and Melrose CEO Simon Peckham who earnt £47m and £42m respectively.  Five ways to narrow the gender pay gap The median CEO pay was £3.9m, an increase...

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