STEVE ELLS

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Executive Chairman; former Chief Executive Officer

Overview

STEVE ELLS made an average of $14.9M in compensation at Chipotle Mexican Grill from 2006 to 2018.

Annual data

2018

In 2018, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $8M as Executive Chairman; former Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking681 out of 8,356
Percentile91.9%

STEVE ELLS' 2018 compensation ranked 681st out of 8,356 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 91.9% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking5 out of 98
Percentile94.9%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 5th out of 98 executive pay records tracked by us in 2018.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$1,202,518
Option Awards$5,626,075
Salary$1,023,077
Other$103,372
Total$7,955,042

ELLS received $5.6M in option awards, which accounts for 70.72% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $1.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $1M in salary and $103.4K in other compensation.

STEVE ELLS' Pay$7,955,042
Median Employee's Pay$13,779
Pay Ratio577 : 1

For fiscal year 2018, the annual total compensation for STEVE ELLS was $7,955,042 and for the median employee at Chipotle Mexican Grill was $13,779. The resulting ratio of STEVE ELLS' pay to the pay of median employee was 577 to one.

2017

In 2017, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $11.1M as Executive Chairman; former Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking494 out of 13,167
Percentile96.2%

STEVE ELLS' 2017 compensation ranked 494th out of 13,167 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 96.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking3 out of 177
Percentile98.3%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 3rd out of 177 executive pay records tracked by us in 2017.

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

Salary$1,540,000
Stock Awards$9,324,505
Other$187,675
Total$11,052,180

ELLS received $9.3M in stock awards, which accounts for 84.37% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $1.5M in salary and $187.7K in other compensation.

2016

In 2016, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $15.7M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking212 out of 13,853
Percentile98.5%

STEVE ELLS' 2016 compensation ranked 212th out of 13,853 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 98.5% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking2 out of 183
Percentile98.9%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 2nd out of 183 executive pay records tracked by us in 2016.

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

Salary$1,540,000
Stock Awards$14,002,740
Other$120,356
Total$15,663,096

ELLS received $14M in stock awards, which accounts for 89.40% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $1.5M in salary and $120.4K in other compensation.

2015

In 2015, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $13.8M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking274 out of 13,574
Percentile98.0%

STEVE ELLS' 2015 compensation ranked 274th out of 13,574 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 98.0% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking2 out of 181
Percentile98.9%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 2nd out of 181 executive pay records tracked by us in 2015.

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

Salary$1,526,000
Stock Awards$12,030,036
Other$281,858
Total$13,837,891

ELLS received $12M in stock awards, which accounts for 86.94% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $1.5M in salary and $281.9K in other compensation.

2014

In 2014, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $28.9M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking55 out of 12,876
Percentile99.6%

STEVE ELLS' 2014 compensation ranked 55th out of 12,876 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking2 out of 169
Percentile98.8%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 2nd out of 169 executive pay records tracked by us in 2014.

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

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,570,000
Option Awards$23,698,500
Salary$1,400,000
Other$255,770
Total$28,924,270

ELLS received $23.7M in option awards, which accounts for 81.93% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $3.6M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.4M in salary and $255.8K in other compensation.

2013

In 2013, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $25.1M as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking49 out of 11,965
Percentile99.6%

STEVE ELLS' 2013 compensation ranked 49th out of 11,965 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking1 out of 166
Percentile99.4%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 1st out of 166 executive pay records tracked by us in 2013.

ELLS earned more than 99.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,196,816
Option Awards$12,304,500
Salary$1,400,000
Stock Awards$7,961,250
Other$254,305
Total$25,116,871

ELLS received $12.3M in option awards, which accounts for 48.99% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $3.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.4M in salary, $8M in stock awards and $254.3K in other compensation.

2012

In 2012, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $19.7M as Chairman and Co Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking95 out of 10,949
Percentile99.1%

STEVE ELLS' 2012 compensation ranked 95th out of 10,949 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 99.1% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking2 out of 140
Percentile98.6%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 2nd out of 140 executive pay records tracked by us in 2012.

ELLS earned more than 98.6% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,404,864
Option Awards$15,742,500
Salary$1,380,769
Other$213,163
Total$19,741,296

ELLS received $15.7M in option awards, which accounts for 79.74% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $2.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.4M in salary and $213.2K in other compensation.

2011

In 2011, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $19.4M as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking81 out of 10,038
Percentile99.2%

STEVE ELLS' 2011 compensation ranked 81st out of 10,038 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking2 out of 126
Percentile98.4%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 2nd out of 126 executive pay records tracked by us in 2011.

ELLS earned more than 98.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,652,000
Option Awards$15,286,500
Salary$1,280,769
Other$172,302
Total$19,391,571

ELLS received $15.3M in option awards, which accounts for 78.83% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $2.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.3M in salary and $172.3K in other compensation.

2010

In 2010, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $14.1M as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking159 out of 9,480
Percentile98.3%

STEVE ELLS' 2010 compensation ranked 159th out of 9,480 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

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

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking3 out of 116
Percentile97.4%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 3rd out of 116 executive pay records tracked by us in 2010.

ELLS earned more than 97.4% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,448,000
Option Awards$5,902,500
Salary$1,180,769
Stock Awards$4,400,800
Other$163,801
Total$14,095,870

ELLS received $5.9M in option awards, which accounts for 41.87% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $2.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.2M in salary, $4.4M in stock awards and $163.8K in other compensation.

2009

In 2009, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $6.4M as Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking460 out of 8,711
Percentile94.7%

STEVE ELLS' 2009 compensation ranked 460th out of 8,711 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 94.7% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking5 out of 107
Percentile95.3%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 5th out of 107 executive pay records tracked by us in 2009.

ELLS earned more than 95.3% of executives in this group.

Bonus$156,200
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$2,244,000
Option Awards$2,827,500
Salary$1,080,769
Other$106,229
Total$6,414,698

ELLS received $2.8M in option awards, which accounts for 44.08% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $156.2K in bonus, $2.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.1M in salary and $106.2K in other compensation.

2006

In 2006, STEVE ELLS earned a total compensation of $1.8M as Chief Executive Officerand Chairman at Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Ranking1,545 out of 5,371
Percentile71.2%

STEVE ELLS' 2006 compensation ranked 1,545th out of 5,371 executive pay records tracked by us this year.

ELLS earned more than 71.2% of all executives tracked by us in 2018.

Industry groupEating And Drinking Places
Ranking11 out of 40
Percentile72.5%

In the industry group of Eating And Drinking Places, ELLS' pay ranked 11th out of 40 executive pay records tracked by us in 2006.

ELLS earned more than 72.5% of executives in this group.

Non-Equity Incentive Plan$741,000
Option Awards$514,571
Salary$461,738
Other$71,171
Total$1,788,480

ELLS received $741K in non-equity incentive plan, which accounts for 41.43% of total compensation.

ELLS also received $514.6K in option awards, $461.7K in salary and $71.2K in other compensation.