Brian Niccol

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chief Executive Officer

Annual data


In 2018, Brian Niccol earned a total compensation of $33.5M as Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking42 out of 10,945

Brian Niccol's 2018 compensation ranked 42nd out of 10,945 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Niccol earned more than 99.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking1 out of 123

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, Niccol's pay ranked 1st out of 123 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Niccol earned more than 99.2% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,381,684
Option Awards$15,683,006
Stock Awards$12,650,019

Niccol received $15.7M in option awards, which accounts for 46.79% of total compensation.

Niccol also received $1M in bonus, $2.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $969.2K in salary, $12.7M in stock awards and $837K in other compensation.

Brian Niccol's Pay$33,520,940
Median Employee's Pay$13,779
Pay Ratio2,433 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Brian Niccol was $33,520,940 and for the median employee at Chipotle Mexican Grill was $13,779. The resulting ratio of Brian Niccol's pay to the pay of median employee was 2,433 to one.