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Report: These CEOs make more than 1,000 times their average employee

CNN recently rounded up the pay for a number CEOs from major companies. Here’s a rundown of their findings.

Steve Easterbrook, president & CEO of McDonald's, speaks during an event in McDonald's Chicago flagship restaurant Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
Steve Easterbrook, president & CEO of McDonald's, speaks during an event in McDonald's Chicago flagship restaurant Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018.
Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — CNN recently looked at the pay for a number CEOs from major companies — like Mattel, McDonald’s and Chipotle — and compared them to the median salaries of their employees.

Here’s a rundown of their findings:

  • Gap CEO Arthur Peck makes 3,566 times more than the company’s median employee. Peck made $20.8 million in 2018, while the median worker made $5,831.
  • Mattel CEO Ynon Kreiz made $17 million in 2018. The median employee earned $5,489.
  • Align Technology CEO Joseph Hogan made $41.8 million in 2018. The median employee made $13,180.
  • Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol made $33.5 million in 2018. The median employee made $13,779.
  • Williams-Sonoma CEO Laura Alber made $27.3 million in 2018. The median worker earned $11,137.
  • McDonald’s CEO Stephen Easterbrook made $15.9 million in 2018. The median worker made $7,473.

Read more: These CEOs make over 1,000 times more than their typical employee (Shannon Liao, CNN Business)