Elon Musk

2018

In 2018, Elon Musk earned a total compensation of $2.3B as Chief Executive Officer at Tesla Motors, a 4,575,310% increase compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Option Awards$2,283,988,504
Salary$56,380
Total$2,284,044,884

Musk received $2.3B in option awards, accounting for 100.00% of the total pay in 2018.

Musk also received $56.4K in salary.

Rankings

In 2018, Elon Musk's compensation ranked 1st out of 11,352 executive pay records tracked by us. In other words, Musk earned more than 100.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
1
out of 11,352
100th
Manufacturing
Division
1
out of 4,596
100th
Transportation Equipment
Major group
1
out of 237
100th
Motor Vehicles And Motor Vehicle Equipment
Industry group
1
out of 160
99th
Motor Vehicles and Passenger Car Bodies
Industry
1
out of 29
97th

Pay ratio

Elon Musk's Pay$2,284,044,884
Median Employee's Pay$56,163
Pay Ratio

40,668

to 1

In 2018, the annual total compensation of Elon Musk was $2,284,044,884.

The annual total compensation of the median employee at Tesla Motors was $56,163.

The ratio of Elon Musk's pay to the pay of median employee was therefore 40,668 to one.

Source: SEC filing on April 30, 2019.

Musk's colleagues

We found three more compensation records of executives who worked with Elon Musk at Tesla Motors in 2018.

2018

Jerome Guillen

Tesla Motors

President, Automotive

2018

Jeffrey Straubel

Tesla Motors

Chief Technology Officer

2018

Deepak Ahuja

Tesla Motors

Chief Financial Officer

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