Roger Ailes

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, a 69% increase compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

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, accounting for 41.67% of the total pay in 2008.

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.

Rankings

In 2008, Roger Ailes' compensation ranked 92nd out of 8,932 executives tracked by ExecPay. In other words, Ailes earned more than 99.0% of executives.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
92
out of 8,932
99th
Division
Transportation, Communications, Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services
18
out of 830
98th
Major group
Communications
14
out of 238
94th
Industry group
Cable And Other Pay Television Services
9
out of 38
76th
Industry
Cable and Other Pay Television Services
9
out of 38
76th
Source: SEC filing on August 30, 2010.

Ailes' colleagues

We found three more compensation records of executives who worked with Roger Ailes at Twenty-First Century Fox in 2008.

2008

K Murdoch

Twenty-First Century Fox

Chief Executive Officer

2008

James Murdoch

Twenty-First Century Fox

Chairman

2008

David DeVoe

Twenty-First Century Fox

Chief Financial Officer

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