Roger Ailes

Twenty-First Century Fox

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television

Overview

Roger Ailes made an average of $17M in compensation at Twenty-First Century Fox from 2007 to 2012.

Annual data

2012

In 2012, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $21.1M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking82 out of 11,074
Percentile99.3%

Roger Ailes' 2012 compensation ranked 82nd out of 11,074 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Ailes earned more than 99.3% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking6 out of 58
Percentile89.7%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 6th out of 58 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

Ailes earned more than 89.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,500,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$1,187,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$9,000,000
Salary$5,000,000
Stock Awards$4,057,500
Other$317,655
Total$21,062,155

Ailes received $9M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 42.73% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1.5M in bonus, $1.2M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5M in salary, $4.1M in stock awards and $317.7K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $15.6M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking140 out of 10,193
Percentile98.6%

Roger Ailes' 2011 compensation ranked 140th out of 10,193 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Ailes earned more than 98.6% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking9 out of 49
Percentile81.6%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 9th out of 49 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

Ailes earned more than 81.6% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,500,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$769,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$8,000,000
Salary$5,000,000
Other$281,924
Total$15,550,924

Ailes received $8M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 51.44% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1.5M in bonus, $769K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5M in salary and $281.9K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $14M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking162 out of 9,681
Percentile98.3%

Roger Ailes' 2010 compensation ranked 162nd out of 9,681 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking9 out of 47
Percentile80.9%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 9th out of 47 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

Ailes earned more than 80.9% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,500,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$729,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$6,500,000
Salary$5,000,000
Other$229,577
Total$13,958,577

Ailes received $6.5M in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 46.57% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1.5M in bonus, $729K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $5M in salary and $229.6K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $22.1M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking36 out of 8,941
Percentile99.6%

Roger Ailes' 2009 compensation ranked 36th out of 8,941 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking8 out of 41
Percentile80.5%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 8th out of 41 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

Ailes earned more than 80.5% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$7,553,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$5,500,000
Salary$5,000,000
Stock Awards$2,823,331
Other$232,499
Total$22,108,830

Ailes received $7.6M of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, which accounts for 34.16% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1M in bonus, $5.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $5M in salary, $2.8M in stock awards and $232.5K in other compensation.

2008

In 2008, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $18.4M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking89 out of 8,016
Percentile98.9%

Roger Ailes' 2008 compensation ranked 89th out of 8,016 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking9 out of 37
Percentile75.7%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 9th out of 37 executive pay records tracked by us in 2008.

Ailes earned more than 75.7% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$10,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$4,500,000
Salary$5,000,000
Stock Awards$7,669,992
Other$228,251
Total$18,408,243

Ailes received $7.7M in stock awards, which accounts for 41.67% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1M in bonus, $10K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $4.5M in non-equity incentive plan, $5M in salary and $228.3K in other compensation.

2007

In 2007, Roger Ailes earned a total compensation of $10.9M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FOX News Channel and FOX Business Network and Chairman of Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television at Twenty-First Century Fox.

Ranking232 out of 7,304
Percentile96.8%

Roger Ailes' 2007 compensation ranked 232nd out of 7,304 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

Ailes earned more than 96.8% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupCable And Other Pay Television Services
Ranking14 out of 36
Percentile61.1%

In the industry group of Cable And Other Pay Television Services, Ailes' pay ranked 14th out of 36 executive pay records tracked by us in 2007.

Ailes earned more than 61.1% of executives in this group.

Bonus$1,000,000
Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$56,000
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,000,000
Salary$5,000,000
Stock Awards$1,627,662
Other$210,951
Total$10,894,613

Ailes received $5M in salary, which accounts for 45.89% of total compensation.

Ailes also received $1M in bonus, $56K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.6M in stock awards and $211K in other compensation.