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The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at AbbVie Inc. as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. AbbVie Inc. income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. AbbVie Inc. annual reports of executive compensation and pay are most commonly found in the Def 14a documents.

Total Equity aggregates grant date fair value of stock and option awards and long term incentives granted during the fiscal year.

Other Compensation covers all compensation-like awards that don't fit in any of these other standard categories. Numbers reported do not include change in pension value and non-qualified deferred compensation earnings.

Name And Title Total Cash Equity Other Total Compensation
Richard A. Gonzalez
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Total Cash $5,200,000 Equity $17,139,761 Other $1,990,594 Total Compensation $24,330,355
Robert A. Michael
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Cash $4,427,376 Equity $6,805,328 Other $189,504 Total Compensation $11,422,208
Jeffrey R. Stewart
Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
Total Cash $3,713,500 Equity $5,242,517 Other $601,863 Total Compensation $9,557,880
Scott T. Reents
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $2,823,077 Equity $5,041,062 Other $309,684 Total Compensation $8,173,823
Azita Saleki-Gerhardt
Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer
Total Cash $2,791,005 Equity $3,427,759 Other $719,423 Total Compensation $6,938,187
For its 2023 fiscal year, AbbVie Inc., listed the following CEO pay ratio data on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
CEO Name CEO Pay Median Employee Pay CEO Pay Ratio
Richard A. Gonzalez CEO Pay $25,661,972 Median Employee Pay $151,991 CEO Pay Ratio 169:1
For its 2022 fiscal year, AbbVie Inc., listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
B. Hart Total Cash $380,781
E. Liddy Total Cash $69,417
E. Rapp Total Cash $389,591
F. Waddell Total Cash $366,198
G. Tilton Total Cash $418,937
M. Meyer Total Cash $366,904
R. Alpern Total Cash $389,946
R. Austin Total Cash $385,588
R. Roberts Total Cash $358,571
T. Freyman Total Cash $380,781
W. Burnside Total Cash $358,698

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The information shown here is a reporting of information included in the company's proxy statement. The proxy statement includes footnotes and explanations of this information plus other information that is pertinent in assessing the overall value and appropriateness of the compensation information. For those interested in conducting a detailed compensation analysis, we recommend that you review the entire proxy statement. You may retrieve the full proxy statement by going to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website at and entering the company's name and then looking in the first column for an entry of "Form DEF 14A" (or any similar code). You may also find the annual proxy statement by going directly to the company's website.

A proxy statement (or "proxy") is a form that every publicly traded U.S. company is required to file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) within 120 days after the end of its fiscal year. The proxy must be sent to every shareholder in advance of the company's annual shareholders meeting. All proxy statements are public filings made available to the general public by the SEC.

The proxy statement's main purpose is to alert shareholders to the annual meeting and provide them information about the issues that will be voted on during the annual meeting, including decisions such as electing directors, ratifying the selection of auditors, and other shareholder-related decisions, including shareholder-initiated initiatives. Also, proxies must disclose specific detailed information regarding the pay practices for certain executives.