Christopher T. Usher

ION Geophysical

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Operations Optimization

Overview

Christopher T. Usher made an average of $882.5K in compensation at ION Geophysical from 2012 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $1.8M as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking5,210 out of 10,931
Percentile52.3%

Christopher T. Usher's 2018 compensation ranked 5,210th out of 10,931 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 52.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking68 out of 118
Percentile42.4%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 68th out of 118 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Usher earned more than 42.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$220,600
Option Awards$130,427
Salary$378,560
Stock Awards$1,023,188
Total$1,752,775

Usher received $1M in stock awards, which accounts for 58.38% of total compensation.

Usher also received $220.6K in non-equity incentive plan, $130.4K in option awards and $378.6K in salary.

Christopher T. Usher's Pay$1,752,775
Median Employee's Pay$95,487
Pay Ratio18 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for Christopher T. Usher was $1,752,775 and for the median employee at ION Geophysical was $95,487. The resulting ratio of Christopher T. Usher's pay to the pay of median employee was 18 to one.

2017

In 2017, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $700.8K as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking10,002 out of 13,778
Percentile27.4%

Christopher T. Usher's 2017 compensation ranked 10,002nd out of 13,778 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 27.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking124 out of 148
Percentile16.2%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 124th out of 148 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Usher earned more than 16.2% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$347,000
Salary$353,808
Total$700,808

Usher received $353.8K in salary, which accounts for 50.49% of total compensation.

Usher also received $347K in non-equity incentive plan.

2016

In 2016, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $723.8K as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, E&P Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking9,715 out of 14,038
Percentile30.8%

Christopher T. Usher's 2016 compensation ranked 9,715th out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 30.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking102 out of 140
Percentile27.1%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 102nd out of 140 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Usher earned more than 27.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$272,500
Option Awards$50,954
Salary$340,704
Stock Awards$59,686
Total$723,844

Usher received $340.7K in salary, which accounts for 47.07% of total compensation.

Usher also received $272.5K in non-equity incentive plan, $51K in option awards and $59.7K in stock awards.

2015

In 2015, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $692.6K as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, E&P Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking9,548 out of 13,589
Percentile29.7%

Christopher T. Usher's 2015 compensation ranked 9,548th out of 13,589 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 29.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking105 out of 146
Percentile28.1%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 105th out of 146 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Usher earned more than 28.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$227,136
Option Awards$47,119
Salary$353,808
Stock Awards$64,501
Total$692,564

Usher received $353.8K in salary, which accounts for 51.09% of total compensation.

Usher also received $227.1K in non-equity incentive plan, $47.1K in option awards and $64.5K in stock awards.

2014

In 2014, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $813.4K as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, E&P Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking8,425 out of 12,932
Percentile34.9%

Christopher T. Usher's 2014 compensation ranked 8,425th out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 34.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking109 out of 153
Percentile28.8%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 109th out of 153 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Usher earned more than 28.8% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$218,400
Option Awards$148,830
Salary$364,000
Stock Awards$82,200
Total$813,430

Usher received $364K in salary, which accounts for 44.75% of total compensation.

Usher also received $218.4K in non-equity incentive plan, $148.8K in option awards and $82.2K in stock awards.

2013

In 2013, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $862.6K as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, E&P Operations Optimization at ION Geophysical.

Ranking7,220 out of 12,071
Percentile40.2%

Christopher T. Usher's 2013 compensation ranked 7,220th out of 12,071 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 40.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking100 out of 141
Percentile29.1%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 100th out of 141 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Usher earned more than 29.1% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$300,000
Option Awards$141,000
Salary$350,000
Stock Awards$71,600
Total$862,600

Usher received $350K in salary, which accounts for 40.58% of total compensation.

Usher also received $300K in non-equity incentive plan, $141K in option awards and $71.6K in stock awards.

2012

In 2012, Christopher T. Usher earned a total compensation of $631.3K as Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation Division at ION Geophysical.

Ranking7,777 out of 11,148
Percentile30.2%

Christopher T. Usher's 2012 compensation ranked 7,777th out of 11,148 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Usher earned more than 30.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupOil And Gas Field Services
Ranking116 out of 141
Percentile17.7%

In the industry group of Oil And Gas Field Services, Usher's pay ranked 116th out of 141 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Usher earned more than 17.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$125,000
Option Awards$173,400
Salary$21,538
Stock Awards$311,000
Other$326
Total$631,264

Usher received $311K in stock awards, which accounts for 49.27% of total compensation.

Usher also received $125K in bonus, $173.4K in option awards, $21.5K in salary and $326 in other compensation.