Adam H. Schechter

Merck & Co.

Former Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health

Overview

Adam H. Schechter received an average compensation of $7,484,117 at Merck & Co. from 2011 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $6,505,073 as Former Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking925 out of 8,301
Percentile88.9%

Adam H. Schechter's 2018 compensation ranked 925th out of 8,301 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 88.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking38 out of 420
Percentile91.0%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2018 pay ranked 38th, among 420 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 91.0% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,405,267
Option Awards$1,140,317
Salary$1,055,207
Stock Awards$2,764,058
Other$140,224
Total$6,505,073

Schechter received $2,764,058 in stock awards, which accounts for 42.49% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,405,267 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,140,317 in option awards, $1,055,207 in salary and $140,224 in other compensation.

Adam H. Schechter's Pay$6,505,073
Median Employee's Pay$91,954
Pay Ratio71 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Adam H. Schechter was $6,505,073 and for the median employee at Merck & Co. was $91,954. The resulting ratio of Adam H. Schechter's pay to the pay of median employee was 71 to one.

2017

In 2017, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $7,850,033 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking898 out of 13,165
Percentile93.2%

Adam H. Schechter's 2017 compensation ranked 898th out of 13,165 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 93.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking41 out of 1,094
Percentile96.3%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2017 pay ranked 41st, among 1,094 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 96.3% of executives in this industry.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,636,712
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,229,540
Option Awards$1,140,001
Salary$1,029,470
Stock Awards$2,679,655
Other$134,655
Total$7,850,033

Schechter received $2,679,655 in stock awards, which accounts for 34.14% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,636,712 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,229,540 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,140,001 in option awards, $1,029,470 in salary and $134,655 in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $8,268,007 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking715 out of 13,853
Percentile94.8%

Adam H. Schechter's 2016 compensation ranked 715th out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 94.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking25 out of 1,120
Percentile97.8%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2016 pay ranked 25th, among 1,120 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 97.8% of executives in this industry.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,020,625
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,104,012
Option Awards$1,520,003
Salary$1,003,094
Stock Awards$2,493,915
Other$126,358
Total$8,268,007

Schechter received $2,493,915 in stock awards, which accounts for 30.16% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $2,020,625 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,104,012 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,520,003 in option awards, $1,003,094 in salary and $126,358 in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $7,509,131 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking871 out of 13,574
Percentile93.6%

Adam H. Schechter's 2015 compensation ranked 871st out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 93.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking66 out of 1,144
Percentile94.2%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2015 pay ranked 66th, among 1,144 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 94.2% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,558,446
Option Awards$1,519,999
Salary$976,453
Stock Awards$3,310,050
Other$144,183
Total$7,509,131

Schechter received $3,310,050 in stock awards, which accounts for 44.08% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,558,446 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,519,999 in option awards, $976,453 in salary and $144,183 in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $10,327,336 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking487 out of 12,876
Percentile96.2%

Adam H. Schechter's 2014 compensation ranked 487th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 96.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking41 out of 1,003
Percentile95.9%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2014 pay ranked 41st, among 1,003 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 95.9% of executives in this industry.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,941,516
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,432,934
Option Awards$1,262,831
Salary$962,388
Stock Awards$4,623,673
Other$103,994
Total$10,327,336

Schechter received $4,623,673 in stock awards, which accounts for 44.77% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,941,516 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1,432,934 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,262,831 in option awards, $962,388 in salary and $103,994 in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $5,142,557 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking1,208 out of 11,965
Percentile89.9%

Adam H. Schechter's 2013 compensation ranked 1,208th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 89.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking59 out of 844
Percentile93.0%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2013 pay ranked 59th, among 844 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 93.0% of executives in this industry.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$691,187
Option Awards$1,520,003
Salary$957,306
Stock Awards$1,813,702
Other$160,359
Total$5,142,557

Schechter received $1,813,702 in stock awards, which accounts for 35.27% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $691,187 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,520,003 in option awards, $957,306 in salary and $160,359 in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $7,730,903 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking646 out of 10,949
Percentile94.1%

Adam H. Schechter's 2012 compensation ranked 646th out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 94.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking25 out of 644
Percentile96.1%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2012 pay ranked 25th, among 644 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 96.1% of executives in this industry.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,115,949
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,254,248
Option Awards$1,519,998
Salary$938,886
Stock Awards$1,858,845
Other$42,977
Total$7,730,903

Schechter received $2,115,949 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 27.37% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,254,248 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,519,998 in option awards, $938,886 in salary, $1,858,845 in stock awards and $42,977 in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Adam H. Schechter earned a total compensation of $6,539,895 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Human Health at Merck & Co..

Ranking721 out of 10,035
Percentile92.8%

Adam H. Schechter's 2011 compensation ranked 721st out of 10,035 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 92.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

IndustryPharmaceutical preparations
Ranking27 out of 515
Percentile94.8%

In the industry of pharmaceutical preparations, Adam H. Schechter's 2011 pay ranked 27th, among 515 executive pay records.

Adam H. Schechter earned more than 94.8% of executives in this industry.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,484,367
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,352,735
Option Awards$1,400,000
Salary$906,258
Stock Awards$1,356,800
Other$39,735
Total$6,539,895

Schechter received $1,484,367 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 22.70% of total compensation.

Schechter also received $1,352,735 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,400,000 in option awards, $906,258 in salary, $1,356,800 in stock awards and $39,735 in other compensation.