Boyd Gaming CEO Keith Smith's 2018 pay slips 9% to $7.8M

Boyd Gaming reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: March 12, 2019

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 $3.7M, a 3% decrease compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Boyd Gaming

Keith E. Smith, Chief Executive Officer, received $7.8M in total, which decreased by 9% compared to 2017. 54.89% of Smith's compensation, or $4.3M, was in stock awards. Smith also received $2.2M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.3M in salary, as well as $36.5K 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, Chairman, received a compensation package of $4.1M, which decreased by 4% compared to previous year. 35.26% of the compensation package, or $1.4M, was in stock awards.

Josh Hirsberg, Chief Financial Officer, earned $2.4M in 2018, a 6% increase compared to previous year.

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

Stephen S. Thompson, Executive Vice President, Operations, earned $1.9M in 2018, a 21% increase compared to previous year.