James R. Murdoch

Twenty-First Century Fox

Chief Executive Officer

Overview

James R. Murdoch made an average of $20M in compensation at Twenty-First Century Fox from 2008 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $50.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking18 out of 10,923
Percentile99.8%

James R. Murdoch's 2018 compensation ranked 18th out of 10,923 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 99.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking4 out of 71
Percentile94.4%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 4th out of 71 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

Murdoch earned more than 94.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,973,334
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$36,748,401
Other$542,126
Total$50,263,861

Murdoch received $36.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 73.11% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $10M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary and $542.1K in other compensation.

2017

In 2017, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $20.3M as Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking131 out of 13,772
Percentile99.0%

James R. Murdoch's 2017 compensation ranked 131st out of 13,772 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking11 out of 79
Percentile86.1%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 11th out of 79 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Murdoch earned more than 86.1% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$589,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,000,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$8,533,112
Other$193,832
Total$20,315,944

Murdoch received $8.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 42.00% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $589K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $8M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary and $193.8K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $26.4M as Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking56 out of 14,038
Percentile99.6%

James R. Murdoch's 2016 compensation ranked 56th out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking15 out of 74
Percentile79.7%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 15th out of 74 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Murdoch earned more than 79.7% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$5,624,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$7,440,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$10,136,957
Other$178,716
Total$26,379,673

Murdoch received $10.1M in stock awards, which accounts for 38.43% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $5.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $7.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary and $178.7K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $15.1M as Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking233 out of 13,586
Percentile98.3%

James R. Murdoch's 2015 compensation ranked 233rd out of 13,586 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking17 out of 79
Percentile78.5%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 17th out of 79 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Murdoch earned more than 78.5% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$916,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,580,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$5,416,093
Other$142,110
Total$15,054,203

Murdoch received $5.6M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 37.07% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $916K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in salary, $5.4M in stock awards and $142.1K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $18.7M as Chief Executive Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking142 out of 12,932
Percentile98.9%

James R. Murdoch's 2014 compensation ranked 142nd out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 98.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking10 out of 62
Percentile83.9%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 10th out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Murdoch earned more than 83.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$3,002,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,820,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$6,632,746
Other$241,979
Total$18,696,725

Murdoch received $6.6M in stock awards, which accounts for 35.48% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $3M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5.8M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary and $242K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $17M as Co, Chief Operating Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking139 out of 12,071
Percentile98.8%

James R. Murdoch's 2013 compensation ranked 139th out of 12,071 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 98.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking6 out of 52
Percentile88.5%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 6th out of 52 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Murdoch earned more than 88.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$6,000,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$7,747,335
Other$291,960
Total$17,039,295

Murdoch received $7.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 45.47% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $6M in non-equity incentive plan, $3M in salary and $292K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $16.8M as Co, Chief Operating Officer at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking150 out of 11,145
Percentile98.7%

James R. Murdoch's 2012 compensation ranked 150th out of 11,145 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 98.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking8 out of 58
Percentile86.2%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 8th out of 58 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Murdoch earned more than 86.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$5,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$3,262,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$5,263,021
Other$313,051
Total$16,838,072

Murdoch received $5.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 31.26% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $5M in bonus, $3.3M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in salary and $313.1K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $17.9M as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chairman and CEO, International at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking97 out of 10,255
Percentile99.1%

James R. Murdoch's 2011 compensation ranked 97th out of 10,255 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 99.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking8 out of 49
Percentile83.7%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 8th out of 49 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Murdoch earned more than 83.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$6,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$379,000
Salary$3,000,000
Stock Awards$8,317,811
Other$224,864
Total$17,921,675

Murdoch received $8.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 46.41% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $6M in bonus, $379K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in salary and $224.9K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $10.3M as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chairman and CEO, International at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking300 out of 9,769
Percentile96.9%

James R. Murdoch's 2010 compensation ranked 300th out of 9,769 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 96.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking14 out of 47
Percentile70.2%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 14th out of 47 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Murdoch earned more than 70.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,700,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,454,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,184,400
Salary$3,192,671
Stock Awards$1,583,412
Other$181,598
Total$10,296,081

Murdoch received $3.2M in salary, which accounts for 31.01% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $1.7M in bonus, $1.5M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in stock awards and $181.6K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $10.3M as Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Chairman and CEO, International at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking202 out of 9,043
Percentile97.8%

James R. Murdoch's 2009 compensation ranked 202nd out of 9,043 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 97.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking13 out of 41
Percentile68.3%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 13th out of 41 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Murdoch earned more than 68.3% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,573,618
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$167,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,717,500
Salary$3,147,236
Stock Awards$2,491,709
Other$219,538
Total$10,316,601

Murdoch received $3.1M in salary, which accounts for 30.51% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $1.6M in bonus, $167K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $2.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.5M in stock awards and $219.5K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, James R. Murdoch earned a total compensation of $17.1M as Chairman and Chief Executive, Europe and Asia at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking100 out of 8,143
Percentile98.8%

James R. Murdoch's 2008 compensation ranked 100th out of 8,143 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Murdoch earned more than 98.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking10 out of 37
Percentile73.0%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Murdoch's pay ranked 10th out of 37 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Murdoch earned more than 73.0% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,421,400
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,381,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,572,917
Salary$1,895,200
Stock Awards$7,804,000
Other$54,175
Total$17,128,692

Murdoch received $7.8M in stock awards, which accounts for 45.56% of total compensation.

Murdoch also received $1.4M in bonus, $2.4M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.6M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.9M in salary and $54.2K in other compensation.