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2018 Director Compensation Study


This represents Steven Hall & Partners’ twelfth annual study of compensation paid to non-employee directors.  Our review included 600 companies in the following three groups:


  • Top 200 – 200 companies with the largest revenues in fiscal 2017

  • Mid Cap 200 – 200 companies included in the S&P MidCap 400®

  • Small Cap 200 – 200 companies included in the S&P SmallCap 600®


Director Pay Limits

New to the study in 2018, SH&P reviewed director pay limits among companies in the Top 200

  • A majority of Top 200 companies (54%) disclosed a limit on director pay

  • The value of these director compensation limits ranged from $200,000 to $27 million; The median equaled $750,000


2017 Snapshot



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