In the catalog, use the following subject headings:
Executives--Salaries, etc--United States
Executives--Salaries, pensions, etc--United States
Salaries AND executive
Wages AND executive
AFL-CIO: Executive Paywatch
Information and resources including average Russell 3000 and S&P 500 CEO pay to other pay ratios by state and industry.
Find Data --> Browse by Subject --> Earnings and employment-related income --> Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and occupation selected ISCO level 2 (Local currency)
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Pay and Benefits resources
includes data retrieval tools for:
Several types of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings include information about the company's executive compensation policies and practices. You can locate information about executive pay in:
The SEC adopted changes to the executive compensation disclosure provisions in 2006.
The SEC provides guidance for accessing annual proxy statements via its EDGAR database.
Public company filings can also be accessed via library databases including Capital IQ, Thomson One Banker, and (often) company websites.
Use the following resources to access IRS Form 990, 990-EZ, and 990-PF documents, which include executive-level compensation information: