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Retail Industry CEO Compensation: Complete List CEO Pay Comparison FY 2008

Salary, Stock, and Bonuses for the Top U.S. Retailing Chief Executives

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Updated September 30, 2011
Retail industry compensation for top U.S. CEOs in fiscal year 2008 ranged from a high of $30.6 million to a low of $1.00, according to Salary.com. The figures below indicate total compensation, which includes cash (salary), equity compensation, (stock, ownership), and other compensation, (bonus, housing, etc.). (List updated 3-20-09):

$30.6 million    Robert Iger, Walt Disney Co.

$22.6 million    Thomas Ryan, CVS Caremark

$22.5 million    John Donahoe, eBay

$21.6 million    David Perdue*, Dollar General

$17.5 million    H. Lee Scott, Wal-Mart

$16.2 million    Dov Charney, American Apparel

$14.8 million    David Brandon, Domino's Pizza

$12.8 million    Steve Odland, Office Depot

$12.6 million    Andrea Jung, Avon

$11.6 million    John Antioco, Blockbuster

$11.5 million    Ronald Sargent, Staples

$10.6 million    Howard Schultz, Starbucks

$10.6 million    Jeff Rachor*, Pep Boys

$  9.4 million    James Skinner, McDonald's

$  8.3 million    Frank Blake, Home Depot

$  8.1 million    Herbert Zarkin, BJ's Wholesale

$  7.4 million    Terry Lundgren, Macy's

$  7.1 million    Austin Lignon*, CarMax

$  6.8 million    Kay Krill, Ann Taylor

$  6.6 million    Julian Geigner, Aeropostale

$  6.2 million    Jeffrey Rein, Walgreen Inc.

$  6.1 million    Dennis Nelson, Buckle Inc.

$  6.0 million    Gerald Storch, Toys ‘R Us

$  5.8 million    Stephen Sandove, Saks

$  5.7 million    Gregg Steinhafel, Target

$  5.2 million    Mary Sammons, Rite Aid

$  5.1 million    Clarence Otis, Darden

$  4.9 million    James Sinegal, Costco

$  4.5 million    John Edwardson, CDW

$  4.4 million    Howard Lester, Williams-Sonoma

$  4.4 million    Scott Edmonds*, Chico’s FAS

$  4.2 million    Steve Ellis, Chipotle Mexican Grill

$  4.1 million    Linda Lang, Jack-in-the-Box

$  3.9 million    Howard Levine, Family Dollar

$  3.6 million    Brad Anderson, Best Buy

$  3.5 million    Michael Woodhouse, Cracker Barrel

$  3.5 million    Paul House, Tim Hortons

$  3.2 million    Sally Frame Kasaks, Pacific Sunwear

$  3.1 million    William C. Rhodes III, AutoZone

$  3.1 million    Burton Tansky, Neiman Marcus

$  3.0 million    Neil Fiske, Eddie Bauer

$  2.8 million    Bud Bergen, Bon-Ton

$  2.8 million    Lawrence Montgomery, Kohl's

$  2.7 million    Gregory Josefowicz*, Borders

$  2.6 million    Gregory Wasson, Walgreen Inc.

$  2.5 million    Glen Senk, Urban Outfitters

$  2.5 million    Steven Davis, Bob Evans Farms

$  2.4 million    Thomas J. Folliard, CarMax

$  2.3 million    Ronald Fromm, Brown Shoe Co.

$  2.3 million    Michael Dell, Dell Inc.

$  2.3 million    Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s

$  2.3 million    Thomas Follard, Carmax

$  2.2 million    Richard Dreiling, Dollar General

$  2.1 million    Geroge Jones, Borders

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* Retired, resigned, or fired in 2008

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