Charter Communications reports 2018 executive compensation

CEO Thomas M. Rutledge receives $8.2M

Charter Communications reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on March 14, 2019.

In 2018, five executives at Charter Communications received on average a compensation package of $3,965,435, a 2% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Charter Communications

Thomas M. Rutledge, Chief Executive Officer, received $8,157,264 in total, which increased by 4% compared to 2017. 70.34% of Rutledge's compensation, or $5,738,112, was in non-equity incentive plan. Rutledge also received $2,000,000 in salary and $419,152 in other compensation.

John Bickham, Chief Operating Officer, received a compensation package of $4,729,154, which decreased by 3% compared to previous year. 60.67% of the compensation package, or $2,869,056, was in non-equity incentive plan.

David Ellen, Senior Executive Vice President, earned $3,241,314 in 2018, a 3% increase compared to previous year.

Christopher L. Winfrey, Chief Financial Officer, received $2,131,268 in 2018, which increases by 3% compared to 2017.

Kevin Howard, Chief Accounting Officer, earned $1,568,177 in 2018, a 2% increase compared to previous year.