Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's 2018 pay jumps 29% to $25.8M

Microsoft reports 2018 executive compensation

Published: October 16, 2018

Microsoft reported fiscal year 2018 executive compensation information on October 16, 2018.

In 2018, five Microsoft executives received on average a compensation package of $14.8M, a 11% increase compared to previous year.

Average pay of disclosed executives at Microsoft

Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, received $25.8M in total, which increased by 29% compared to 2017. 65.04% of Nadella's compensation, or $16.8M, was in stock awards. Nadella also received $7.4M in non-equity incentive plan, $1.5M in salary, as well as $111.1K in other compensation.

Amy E. Hood, Chief Financial Officer, received a compensation package of $14.9M, which increased by 29% compared to previous year. 68.56% of the compensation package, or $10.2M, was in stock awards.

Bradford L. Smith, Chief Legal Officer, earned $13.5M in 2018, a 31% increase compared to previous year.

Jean-Philippe Courtois, Executive Vice President, President, Global Sales, Marketing and Operations, received $11.1M in 2018, which decreases by 39% compared to 2017.

Margaret L. Johnson, Executive Vice President, Business Development, earned $8.8M in 2018, a 27% increase compared to previous year.

Microsoft's fiscal year ends on June 30.