Leslie Moonves

CBS

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Leslie Moonves made an average of $51.7M in compensation at CBS from 2006 to 2017.

Annual data

2017

In 2017, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $69.3M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking15 out of 13,783
Percentile99.9%

Leslie Moonves' 2017 compensation ranked 15th out of 13,783 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Moonves earned more than 99.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking1 out of 83
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 1st out of 83 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Moonves earned more than 98.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$20,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$957,708
Salary$3,500,000
Stock Awards$43,695,967
Other$1,179,048
Total$69,332,723

Moonves received $43.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 63.02% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $20M in bonus, $957.7K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.5M in salary and $1.2M in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $69.6M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking6 out of 14,038
Percentile100.0%

Leslie Moonves' 2016 compensation ranked 6th out of 14,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Moonves earned more than 100.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking1 out of 83
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 1st out of 83 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Moonves earned more than 98.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$32,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$956,011
Salary$3,500,000
Stock Awards$31,946,942
Other$1,147,704
Total$69,550,657

Moonves received $32M in bonus, which accounts for 46.01% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $956K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.5M in salary, $31.9M in stock awards and $1.1M in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $56.8M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking10 out of 13,589
Percentile99.9%

Leslie Moonves' 2015 compensation ranked 10th out of 13,589 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Moonves earned more than 99.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking1 out of 90
Percentile98.9%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 1st out of 90 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Moonves earned more than 98.9% of executives in this group.

Bonus$19,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$421,021
Option Awards$7,199,999
Salary$3,500,000
Stock Awards$25,499,919
Other$1,152,883
Total$56,773,822

Moonves received $25.5M in stock awards, which accounts for 44.91% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $19M in bonus, $421K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $7.2M in option awards, $3.5M in salary and $1.2M in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $57.2M as Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking16 out of 12,932
Percentile99.9%

Leslie Moonves' 2014 compensation ranked 16th out of 12,932 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Moonves earned more than 99.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking1 out of 81
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 1st out of 81 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Moonves earned more than 98.8% of executives in this group.

Bonus$25,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$2,771,924
Option Awards$9,999,994
Salary$3,513,461
Stock Awards$14,499,972
Other$1,390,294
Total$57,175,645

Moonves received $25M in bonus, which accounts for 43.72% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $2.8M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $10M in option awards, $3.5M in salary, $14.5M in stock awards and $1.4M in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $43.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking8 out of 9,049
Percentile99.9%

Leslie Moonves' 2009 compensation ranked 8th out of 9,049 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Moonves earned more than 99.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking2 out of 68
Percentile97.1%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 2nd out of 68 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Moonves earned more than 97.1% of executives in this group.

Bonus$15,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$263,359
Option Awards$14,339,265
Salary$3,513,462
Stock Awards$7,599,997
Other$2,522,792
Total$43,238,875

Moonves received $15M in bonus, which accounts for 34.69% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $263.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $14.3M in option awards, $3.5M in salary, $7.6M in stock awards and $2.5M in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $21.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking67 out of 8,153
Percentile99.2%

Leslie Moonves' 2008 compensation ranked 67th out of 8,153 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking4 out of 62
Percentile93.5%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 4th out of 62 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Moonves earned more than 93.5% of executives in this group.

Bonus$9,500,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$324,035
Salary$3,513,462
Stock Awards$7,599,992
Other$229,981
Total$21,167,470

Moonves received $9.5M in bonus, which accounts for 44.88% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $324K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.5M in salary, $7.6M in stock awards and $230K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $67.7M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking12 out of 7,442
Percentile99.8%

Leslie Moonves' 2007 compensation ranked 12th out of 7,442 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking1 out of 58
Percentile98.3%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 1st out of 58 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Moonves earned more than 98.3% of executives in this group.

Bonus$18,500,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$118,189
Option Awards$27,335,000
Salary$5,323,367
Stock Awards$16,142,701
Other$314,759
Total$67,734,016

Moonves received $27.3M in option awards, which accounts for 40.36% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $18.5M in bonus, $118.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5.3M in salary, $16.1M in stock awards and $314.8K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, Leslie Moonves earned a total compensation of $28.6M as President and Chief Executive Officer at CBS.

Ranking28 out of 5,856
Percentile99.5%

Leslie Moonves' 2006 compensation ranked 28th out of 5,856 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupRadio And Television Broadcasting Stations
Ranking2 out of 52
Percentile96.2%

In the industry group of Radio And Television Broadcasting Stations, Moonves' pay ranked 2nd out of 52 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Moonves earned more than 96.2% of executives in this group.

Bonus$15,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$109,478
Option Awards$1,714,271
Salary$5,613,200
Stock Awards$5,889,255
Other$310,907
Total$28,637,111

Moonves received $15M in bonus, which accounts for 52.38% of total compensation.

Moonves also received $109.5K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.7M in option awards, $5.6M in salary, $5.9M in stock awards and $310.9K in other compensation.