John S. Hendricks

Discovery Communications

Founder and Former Chairman

Overview

John S. Hendricks made an average of $12.7M in compensation at Discovery Communications from 2007 to 2014.

Annual data

2014

In 2014, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $6.5M as Founder and Former Chairman at Discovery Communications.

Ranking1,080 out of 12,912
Percentile91.6%

John S. Hendricks' 2014 compensation ranked 1,080th out of 12,912 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 91.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking26 out of 62
Percentile58.1%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 26th out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Hendricks earned more than 58.1% of executives in this group.

Option Awards$2,912,452
Salary$423,077
Stock Awards$2,942,029
Other$177,906
Total$6,455,464

Hendricks received $2.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 45.57% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $2.9M in option awards, $423.1K in salary and $177.9K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $7.8M as Founder and Former Chairman at Discovery Communications.

Ranking650 out of 12,019
Percentile94.6%

John S. Hendricks' 2013 compensation ranked 650th out of 12,019 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 94.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking15 out of 52
Percentile71.2%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 15th out of 52 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Hendricks earned more than 71.2% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$600,000
Option Awards$3,059,351
Salary$1,000,000
Stock Awards$2,935,371
Other$243,227
Total$7,837,949

Hendricks received $3.1M in option awards, which accounts for 39.03% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $600K in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary, $2.9M in stock awards and $243.2K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $1.8M as Founder and Former Chairman at Discovery Communications.

Ranking3,796 out of 11,074
Percentile65.7%

John S. Hendricks' 2012 compensation ranked 3,796th out of 11,074 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 65.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking41 out of 58
Percentile29.3%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 41st out of 58 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Hendricks earned more than 29.3% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$569,247
Salary$1,000,000
Other$263,332
Total$1,832,579

Hendricks received $1M in salary, which accounts for 54.57% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $569.2K in non-equity incentive plan and $263.3K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $8.9M as Executive Chairman at Discovery Communications.

Ranking439 out of 10,193
Percentile95.7%

John S. Hendricks' 2011 compensation ranked 439th out of 10,193 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 95.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking16 out of 49
Percentile67.3%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 16th out of 49 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Hendricks earned more than 67.3% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$581,276
Option Awards$6,899,345
Salary$1,000,000
Other$411,462
Total$8,892,083

Hendricks received $6.9M in option awards, which accounts for 77.59% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $581.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $411.5K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $9.5M as Executive Chairman at Discovery Communications.

Ranking368 out of 9,681
Percentile96.2%

John S. Hendricks' 2010 compensation ranked 368th out of 9,681 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 96.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking17 out of 47
Percentile63.8%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 17th out of 47 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Hendricks earned more than 63.8% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$588,000
Option Awards$7,697,561
Salary$1,000,000
Other$260,864
Total$9,546,425

Hendricks received $7.7M in option awards, which accounts for 80.63% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $588K in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $260.9K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $17.3M as Founder and Chairman of the Board at Discovery Communications.

Ranking74 out of 8,941
Percentile99.2%

John S. Hendricks' 2009 compensation ranked 74th out of 8,941 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 99.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking10 out of 41
Percentile75.6%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 10th out of 41 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Hendricks earned more than 75.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$600,000
Option Awards$15,459,181
Salary$1,000,000
Other$238,327
Total$17,297,508

Hendricks received $15.5M in option awards, which accounts for 89.37% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $600K in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $238.3K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $38.1M as Founder and Chairman of the Board at Discovery Communications.

Ranking19 out of 8,016
Percentile99.8%

John S. Hendricks' 2008 compensation ranked 19th out of 8,016 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking2 out of 37
Percentile94.6%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 2nd out of 37 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Hendricks earned more than 94.6% of executives in this group.

Bonus$800,000
Option Awards$36,066,998
Salary$1,000,000
Other$240,603
Total$38,107,601

Hendricks received $36.1M in option awards, which accounts for 94.65% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $800K in bonus, $1M in salary and $240.6K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, John S. Hendricks earned a total compensation of $12M as Founder and Chairman of the Board at Discovery Communications.

Ranking190 out of 7,304
Percentile97.4%

John S. Hendricks' 2007 compensation ranked 190th out of 7,304 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Hendricks earned more than 97.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking12 out of 36
Percentile66.7%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Hendricks' pay ranked 12th out of 36 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Hendricks earned more than 66.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,875,000
Option Awards$9,069,907
Salary$1,000,000
Other$80,869
Total$12,025,776

Hendricks received $9.1M in option awards, which accounts for 75.42% of total compensation.

Hendricks also received $1.9M in bonus, $1M in salary and $80.9K in other compensation.