James E. Meyer

Sirius XM Holdings

Chief Executive Officer

Overview

James E. Meyer made an average of $10.2M in compensation at Sirius XM Holdings from 2006 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $17.6M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking188 out of 10,945
Percentile98.3%

James E. Meyer's 2018 compensation ranked 188th out of 10,945 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 98.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking3 out of 62
Percentile95.2%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 3rd out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Meyer earned more than 95.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$8,000,000
Salary$1,994,615
Stock Awards$7,500,001
Other$139,337
Total$17,633,953

Meyer received $8M in bonus, which accounts for 45.37% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $2M in salary, $7.5M in stock awards and $139.3K in other compensation.

James E. Meyer's Pay$17,633,953
Median Employee's Pay$98,000
Pay Ratio180 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for James E. Meyer was $17,633,953 and for the median employee at Sirius XM Holdings was $98,000. The resulting ratio of James E. Meyer's pay to the pay of median employee was 180 to one.

2017

In 2017, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $9.7M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking637 out of 13,783
Percentile95.4%

James E. Meyer's 2017 compensation ranked 637th out of 13,783 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 95.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking5 out of 83
Percentile94.0%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 5th out of 83 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Meyer earned more than 94.0% of executives in this group.

Bonus$7,750,000
Salary$1,800,000
Other$113,811
Total$9,663,811

Meyer received $7.8M in bonus, which accounts for 80.20% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.8M in salary and $113.8K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $9.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking584 out of 14,038
Percentile95.8%

James E. Meyer's 2016 compensation ranked 584th out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 95.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking6 out of 83
Percentile92.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 6th out of 83 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Meyer earned more than 92.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$7,500,000
Salary$1,800,000
Other$33,591
Total$9,333,591

Meyer received $7.5M in bonus, which accounts for 80.35% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.8M in salary and $33.6K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $29.2M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking39 out of 13,589
Percentile99.7%

James E. Meyer's 2015 compensation ranked 39th out of 13,589 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 99.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking2 out of 90
Percentile97.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 2nd out of 90 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Meyer earned more than 97.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$7,500,000
Option Awards$10,000,000
Salary$1,650,000
Stock Awards$10,000,000
Other$7,950
Total$29,157,950

Meyer received $10M in option awards, which accounts for 34.30% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $7.5M in bonus, $1.7M in salary, $10M in stock awards and $8K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $7.6M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking847 out of 12,932
Percentile93.5%

James E. Meyer's 2014 compensation ranked 847th out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 93.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking6 out of 81
Percentile92.6%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 6th out of 81 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Meyer earned more than 92.6% of executives in this group.

Bonus$6,000,000
Salary$1,550,000
Other$7,800
Total$7,557,800

Meyer received $6M in bonus, which accounts for 79.39% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.6M in salary and $7.8K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $23.1M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking62 out of 12,074
Percentile99.5%

James E. Meyer's 2013 compensation ranked 62nd out of 12,074 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 99.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking2 out of 75
Percentile97.3%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 2nd out of 75 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Meyer earned more than 97.3% of executives in this group.

Bonus$4,720,000
Option Awards$13,568,656
Salary$1,468,590
Stock Awards$3,249,998
Other$58,063
Total$23,065,307

Meyer received $13.6M in option awards, which accounts for 58.83% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $4.7M in bonus, $1.5M in salary, $3.2M in stock awards and $58.1K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $3.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking2,040 out of 11,154
Percentile81.7%

James E. Meyer's 2012 compensation ranked 2,040th out of 11,154 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 81.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking9 out of 57
Percentile84.2%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 9th out of 57 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Meyer earned more than 84.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$2,000,000
Salary$1,107,692
Other$205,295
Total$3,312,987

Meyer received $2M in bonus, which accounts for 60.37% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.1M in salary and $205.3K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $3.1M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking2,031 out of 10,262
Percentile80.2%

James E. Meyer's 2011 compensation ranked 2,031st out of 10,262 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 80.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking8 out of 60
Percentile86.7%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 8th out of 60 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Meyer earned more than 86.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,750,000
Salary$1,100,000
Other$236,221
Total$3,086,221

Meyer received $1.8M in bonus, which accounts for 56.70% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.1M in salary and $236.2K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $2.8M as Chief Executive Officer at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking2,138 out of 9,772
Percentile78.1%

James E. Meyer's 2010 compensation ranked 2,138th out of 9,772 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 78.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking8 out of 54
Percentile85.2%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 8th out of 54 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Meyer earned more than 85.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,500,000
Salary$1,100,000
Other$159,888
Total$2,759,888

Meyer received $1.5M in bonus, which accounts for 54.35% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.1M in salary and $159.9K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $14.9M as President, Operations and Sales at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking93 out of 9,049
Percentile99.0%

James E. Meyer's 2009 compensation ranked 93rd out of 9,049 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 99.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking4 out of 68
Percentile94.1%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 4th out of 68 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Meyer earned more than 94.1% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,250,000
Option Awards$11,500,278
Salary$950,000
Stock Awards$1,000,022
Other$176,632
Total$14,876,932

Meyer received $11.5M in option awards, which accounts for 77.30% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $1.3M in bonus, $950K in salary, $1M in stock awards and $176.6K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $2.8M as President, Operations and Sales at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking1,559 out of 8,153
Percentile80.9%

James E. Meyer's 2008 compensation ranked 1,559th out of 8,153 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 80.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking13 out of 62
Percentile79.0%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 13th out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Meyer earned more than 79.0% of executives in this group.

Option Awards$1,473,309
Salary$945,834
Stock Awards$272,125
Other$152,967
Total$2,844,235

Meyer received $1.5M in option awards, which accounts for 51.80% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $945.8K in salary, $272.1K in stock awards and $153K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $3.7M as President, Operations and Sales at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking1,109 out of 7,442
Percentile85.1%

James E. Meyer's 2007 compensation ranked 1,109th out of 7,442 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 85.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking15 out of 58
Percentile74.1%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 15th out of 58 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Meyer earned more than 74.1% of executives in this group.

Bonus$512,500
Option Awards$1,132,218
Salary$891,667
Stock Awards$978,439
Other$136,003
Total$3,650,827

Meyer received $1.1M in option awards, which accounts for 31.01% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $512.5K in bonus, $891.7K in salary, $978.4K in stock awards and $136K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, James E. Meyer earned a total compensation of $5.6M as President, Operations and Sales at Sirius XM Holdings.

Ranking456 out of 5,856
Percentile92.2%

James E. Meyer's 2006 compensation ranked 456th out of 5,856 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Meyer earned more than 92.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking10 out of 52
Percentile80.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Meyer's pay ranked 10th out of 52 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Meyer earned more than 80.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$462,500
Option Awards$1,349,806
Salary$778,396
Stock Awards$2,918,503
Other$118,396
Total$5,627,601

Meyer received $2.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 51.86% of total compensation.

Meyer also received $462.5K in bonus, $1.3M in option awards, $778.4K in salary and $118.4K in other compensation.