David W. Copeland

SM Energy Company

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Overview

David W. Copeland made an average of $1.5M in compensation at SM Energy Company from 2011 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.7M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking5,301 out of 10,931
Percentile51.5%

David W. Copeland's 2018 compensation ranked 5,301st out of 10,931 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 51.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking138 out of 226
Percentile38.9%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 138th out of 226 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Copeland earned more than 38.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$68,720
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$331,288
Salary$422,562
Stock Awards$850,017
Other$41,854
Total$1,714,441

Copeland received $850K in stock awards, which accounts for 49.58% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $68.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $331.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $422.6K in salary and $41.9K in other compensation.

David W. Copeland's Pay$1,714,441
Median Employee's Pay$150,799
Pay Ratio11 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for David W. Copeland was $1,714,441 and for the median employee at SM Energy Company was $150,799. The resulting ratio of David W. Copeland's pay to the pay of median employee was 11 to one.

2017

In 2017, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.7M as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at SM Energy Company.

Ranking5,993 out of 13,778
Percentile56.5%

David W. Copeland's 2017 compensation ranked 5,993rd out of 13,778 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 56.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking172 out of 304
Percentile43.4%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 172nd out of 304 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Copeland earned more than 43.4% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$108,506
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$445,126
Salary$410,254
Stock Awards$700,001
Other$30,978
Total$1,694,865

Copeland received $700K in stock awards, which accounts for 41.30% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $108.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $445.1K in non-equity incentive plan, $410.3K in salary and $31K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.3M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking6,939 out of 14,038
Percentile50.6%

David W. Copeland's 2016 compensation ranked 6,939th out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 50.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking190 out of 313
Percentile39.3%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 190th out of 313 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Copeland earned more than 39.3% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$89,423
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$246,295
Salary$401,000
Stock Awards$524,998
Other$40,040
Total$1,301,756

Copeland received $525K in stock awards, which accounts for 40.33% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $89.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $246.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $401K in salary and $40K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.5M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking6,036 out of 13,589
Percentile55.6%

David W. Copeland's 2015 compensation ranked 6,036th out of 13,589 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 55.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking175 out of 307
Percentile43.0%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 175th out of 307 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Copeland earned more than 43.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$73,264
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$281,289
Salary$414,270
Stock Awards$700,003
Other$15,950
Total$1,484,776

Copeland received $700K in stock awards, which accounts for 47.15% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $73.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $281.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $414.3K in salary and $16K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.6M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking5,471 out of 12,932
Percentile57.7%

David W. Copeland's 2014 compensation ranked 5,471st out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 57.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking198 out of 325
Percentile39.1%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 198th out of 325 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Copeland earned more than 39.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$68,114
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$421,766
Salary$388,423
Stock Awards$699,996
Other$15,600
Total$1,593,899

Copeland received $700K in stock awards, which accounts for 43.92% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $68.1K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $421.8K in non-equity incentive plan, $388.4K in salary and $15.6K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.5M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking4,844 out of 12,071
Percentile59.9%

David W. Copeland's 2013 compensation ranked 4,844th out of 12,071 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 59.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking192 out of 307
Percentile37.5%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 192nd out of 307 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Copeland earned more than 37.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$36,170
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$502,834
Salary$359,239
Stock Awards$600,010
Other$15,300
Total$1,513,553

Copeland received $600K in stock awards, which accounts for 39.64% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $36.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $502.8K in non-equity incentive plan, $359.2K in salary and $15.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.2M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking5,311 out of 11,148
Percentile52.4%

David W. Copeland's 2012 compensation ranked 5,311th out of 11,148 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 52.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking187 out of 292
Percentile36.0%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 187th out of 292 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Copeland earned more than 36.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$69,844
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$200,000
Salary$323,592
Stock Awards$550,021
Other$67,818
Total$1,211,275

Copeland received $550K in stock awards, which accounts for 45.41% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $69.8K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $200K in non-equity incentive plan, $323.6K in salary and $67.8K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, David W. Copeland earned a total compensation of $1.6M as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at SM Energy Company.

Ranking3,958 out of 10,255
Percentile61.4%

David W. Copeland's 2011 compensation ranked 3,958th out of 10,255 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Copeland earned more than 61.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCrude Petroleum And Natural Gas
Ranking143 out of 270
Percentile47.0%

In the industry group of Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas, Copeland's pay ranked 143rd out of 270 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Copeland earned more than 47.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$345,887
Salary$304,039
Stock Awards$875,745
Other$47,984
Total$1,573,655

Copeland received $875.7K in stock awards, which accounts for 55.65% of total compensation.

Copeland also received $345.9K in non-equity incentive plan, $304K in salary and $48K in other compensation.