Boyd Gaming reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Keith E. Smith receives $7.8M

Boyd Gaming reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 12, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at Boyd Gaming received on average a compensation package of $3,657,162, a 3% decrease compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Boyd Gaming

Keith E. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, received $7,806,598 in total, which decreased by 9% compared to 2017. 54.89% of Smith's compensation, or $4,285,381, was in stock awards. Smith also received $2,159,717 in non-equity incentive plan, $1,325,000 in salary, as well as $36,500 in other compensation.

For fiscal year 2018, the median employee pay was $24,746 at Boyd Gaming. Therefore, the ratio of Keith E. Smith's pay to the median employee pay was 315 to one.

William S. Boyd, Chief Technology Officer, received a compensation package of $4,059,147, which decreased by 4% compared to previous year. 35.26% of the compensation package, or $1,431,149, was in stock awards.

Josh Hirsberg, Chief Financial Officer, earned $2,429,456 in 2018, a 6% increase compared to previous year.

Brian A. Larson, General Counsel, received $2,040,731 in 2018, which decreases by 1% compared to 2017.

Stephen S. Thompson, Executive Vice President, Operations, earned $1,949,877 in 2018, a 21% increase compared to previous year.