Melissa D. Smith

WEX

President and Chief Executive Officer

Overview

Melissa D. Smith made an average of $2.6M in compensation at WEX from 2006 to 2017.

Annual data

2017

In 2017, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $10.8M as President and Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking510 out of 13,187
Percentile96.1%

Melissa D. Smith's 2017 compensation ranked 510th out of 13,187 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 96.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking15 out of 297
Percentile94.9%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 15th out of 297 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

Smith earned more than 94.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$22,238
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,168,440
Option Awards$5,824,970
Salary$700,000
Stock Awards$3,046,384
Other$85,574
Total$10,847,606

Smith received $5.8M in option awards, which accounts for 53.70% of total compensation.

Smith also received $22.2K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $1.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $700K in salary, $3M in stock awards and $85.6K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $4.2M as President and Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking2,026 out of 13,860
Percentile85.4%

Melissa D. Smith's 2016 compensation ranked 2,026th out of 13,860 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 85.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking61 out of 315
Percentile80.6%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 61st out of 315 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

Smith earned more than 80.6% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$4,383
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$965,791
Option Awards$631,727
Salary$674,039
Stock Awards$1,895,106
Other$39,961
Total$4,211,007

Smith received $1.9M in stock awards, which accounts for 45.00% of total compensation.

Smith also received $4.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $965.8K in non-equity incentive plan, $631.7K in option awards, $674K in salary and $40K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $2.9M as President and Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking3,335 out of 13,574
Percentile75.4%

Melissa D. Smith's 2015 compensation ranked 3,335th out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 75.4% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking115 out of 337
Percentile65.9%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 115th out of 337 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

Smith earned more than 65.9% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$653
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$451,745
Option Awards$443,742
Salary$578,317
Stock Awards$1,331,217
Other$48,315
Total$2,853,989

Smith received $1.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 46.64% of total compensation.

Smith also received $653 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $451.7K in non-equity incentive plan, $443.7K in option awards, $578.3K in salary and $48.3K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $4.5M as President and Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking1,815 out of 12,876
Percentile85.9%

Melissa D. Smith's 2014 compensation ranked 1,815th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 85.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking55 out of 319
Percentile82.8%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 55th out of 319 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

Smith earned more than 82.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$7,441
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$545,318
Salary$515,048
Stock Awards$3,392,039
Other$39,957
Total$4,499,803

Smith received $3.4M in stock awards, which accounts for 75.38% of total compensation.

Smith also received $7.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $545.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $515K in salary and $40K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $1.6M as Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking4,581 out of 11,965
Percentile61.7%

Melissa D. Smith's 2013 compensation ranked 4,581st out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 61.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking130 out of 290
Percentile55.2%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 130th out of 290 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

Smith earned more than 55.2% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$17,257
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$374,297
Salary$441,807
Stock Awards$749,889
Other$31,676
Total$1,614,926

Smith received $749.9K in stock awards, which accounts for 46.43% of total compensation.

Smith also received $17.3K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $374.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $441.8K in salary and $31.7K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $1.3M as Chief Executive Officer at WEX.

Ranking5,039 out of 10,949
Percentile54.0%

Melissa D. Smith's 2012 compensation ranked 5,039th out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 54.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking117 out of 244
Percentile52.0%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 117th out of 244 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Smith earned more than 52.0% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$9,578
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$276,518
Salary$426,777
Stock Awards$529,968
Other$34,830
Total$1,277,671

Smith received $530K in stock awards, which accounts for 41.48% of total compensation.

Smith also received $9.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $276.5K in non-equity incentive plan, $426.8K in salary and $34.8K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $1.4M as President, The Americas at WEX.

Ranking4,398 out of 10,038
Percentile56.2%

Melissa D. Smith's 2011 compensation ranked 4,398th out of 10,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 56.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking117 out of 232
Percentile49.6%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 117th out of 232 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Smith earned more than 49.6% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$603
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$335,325
Salary$390,901
Stock Awards$585,558
Other$44,691
Total$1,357,078

Smith received $585.6K in stock awards, which accounts for 43.15% of total compensation.

Smith also received $603 of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $335.3K in non-equity incentive plan, $390.9K in salary and $44.7K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $1.2M as President, The Americas at WEX.

Ranking4,393 out of 9,480
Percentile53.7%

Melissa D. Smith's 2010 compensation ranked 4,393rd out of 9,480 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 53.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking117 out of 218
Percentile46.3%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 117th out of 218 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Smith earned more than 46.3% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$8,353
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$305,956
Salary$345,385
Stock Awards$486,596
Other$58,947
Total$1,205,237

Smith received $486.6K in stock awards, which accounts for 40.37% of total compensation.

Smith also received $8.4K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $306K in non-equity incentive plan, $345.4K in salary and $58.9K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $1.2M as President, The Americas at WEX.

Ranking3,513 out of 8,716
Percentile59.7%

Melissa D. Smith's 2009 compensation ranked 3,513th out of 8,716 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 59.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking89 out of 211
Percentile57.8%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 89th out of 211 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Smith earned more than 57.8% of executives in this group.

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$9,962
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$382,464
Option Awards$258,598
Salary$320,000
Stock Awards$176,990
Other$67,904
Total$1,215,918

Smith received $382.5K in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 31.45% of total compensation.

Smith also received $10K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $258.6K in option awards, $320K in salary, $177K in stock awards and $67.9K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $763.6K as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Finance and Client Operations at WEX.

Ranking4,598 out of 7,736
Percentile40.6%

Melissa D. Smith's 2008 compensation ranked 4,598th out of 7,736 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 40.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking107 out of 172
Percentile37.8%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 107th out of 172 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Smith earned more than 37.8% of executives in this group.

Salary$320,000
Stock Awards$397,393
Other$46,184
Total$763,577

Smith received $397.4K in stock awards, which accounts for 52.04% of total compensation.

Smith also received $320K in salary and $46.2K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $865.7K as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Finance and Client Operations at WEX.

Ranking3,856 out of 6,999
Percentile44.9%

Melissa D. Smith's 2007 compensation ranked 3,856th out of 6,999 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 44.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking86 out of 161
Percentile46.6%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 86th out of 161 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Smith earned more than 46.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$149,736
Salary$283,077
Stock Awards$374,537
Other$58,331
Total$865,681

Smith received $374.5K in stock awards, which accounts for 43.27% of total compensation.

Smith also received $149.7K in non-equity incentive plan, $283.1K in salary and $58.3K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, Melissa D. Smith earned a total compensation of $784.8K as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Finance and Client Operations at WEX.

Ranking2,897 out of 5,372
Percentile46.1%

Melissa D. Smith's 2006 compensation ranked 2,897th out of 5,372 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Smith earned more than 46.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupMiscellaneous Business Services
Ranking48 out of 98
Percentile51.0%

In the industry group of Miscellaneous Business Services, Smith's pay ranked 48th out of 98 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

Smith earned more than 51.0% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$179,244
Salary$260,000
Stock Awards$291,211
Other$54,394
Total$784,849

Smith received $291.2K in stock awards, which accounts for 37.10% of total compensation.

Smith also received $179.2K in non-equity incentive plan, $260K in salary and $54.4K in other compensation.