K. Rupert Murdoch

2020 - Fox Corp

In 2020, K. Rupert Murdoch earned a total compensation of $34M as Chairman at Fox Corp, a 19% decrease compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$13,727,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,475,000
Option Awards$1,750,000
Salary$4,211,538
Stock Awards$5,656,904
Other$162,684
Total$33,983,126

Murdoch received $13.7M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, accounting for 40% of the total pay in 2020.

Murdoch also received $8.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.8M in option awards, $4.2M in salary, $5.7M in stock awards and $162.7K in other compensation.

Rankings

In 2020, K. Rupert Murdoch's compensation ranked 27th out of 6,704 executives tracked by ExecPay. In other words, Murdoch earned more than 99.6% of executives.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
27
out of 6,704
100th
Division
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
6
out of 482
99th
Major group
Communications
6
out of 122
95th
Industry group
Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations
3
out of 43
93rd
Industry
Television Broadcasting Stations
3
out of 21
86th

Pay ratio

K. Rupert Murdoch's Pay$33,983,126
Median Employee's Pay$81,307
Pay Ratio

418

to 1

In 2020, the annual total compensation of K. Rupert Murdoch was $33,983,126.

The annual total compensation of the median employee at Fox Corp was $81,307.

The ratio of K. Rupert Murdoch's pay to the pay of median employee was therefore 418 to one.

Source: SEC filing on September 23, 2020.

Murdoch's colleagues

We found four more compensation records of executives who worked with K. Rupert Murdoch at Fox Corp in 2020.

2020

Lachlan Murdoch

Fox Corp

Chief Executive Officer

2020

John Nallen

Fox Corp

Chief Operating Officer

2020

Viet Dinh

Fox Corp

Chief Legal and Policy Officer

2020

Steven Tomsic

Fox Corp

Chief Financial Officer

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