In the Margins

CIO compensation up nearly 40% in two years

October 27, 2017

By The Wall Street Journal

Average compensation for a Fortune 500 CIO is $2.6 million, up from $1.9 million in 2015, according to executive recruiter Korn/Ferry International. The at-risk portion of overall CIO compensation tied to corporate and technology goals has grown to 68% this year, up from 58% last year, said Craig Stephenson, managing director of Korn/Ferry’s North American CIO practice. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal.