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

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. MICROSOFT CORP income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. MICROSOFT CORP 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
Amy E. Hood
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $4,813,373 Equity $15,316,653 Other $97,608 Total Compensation $20,227,634
Satya Nadella
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Cash $13,130,201 Equity $29,668,651 Other $111,363 Total Compensation $42,910,215
Bradford L. Smith
President and Chief Legal Officer
Total Cash $4,216,148 Equity $13,045,437 Other $111,412 Total Compensation $17,372,997
Margaret L. Johnson
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Total Cash $2,801,456 Equity $7,539,668 Other $91,525 Total Compensation $10,432,649
Jean-Philippe Courtois
Executive Vice President, President, Global Sales, Marketing and Operations
Total Cash $3,687,049 Equity $11,309,474 Other $88,231 Total Compensation $15,084,754
For its 2019 fiscal year, MICROSOFT CORP, 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
Satya Nadella CEO Pay $42,910,215 Median Employee Pay $172,512 CEO Pay Ratio 249:1
For its 2018 fiscal year, MICROSOFT CORP, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Arne M. Sorenson Total Cash $185,000
Charles H. Noski Total Cash $370,000
Charles W. Scharf Total Cash $325,000
G. Mason Morfit Total Cash $170,000
Helmut Panke Total Cash $357,500
Hugh Johnston Total Cash $237,055
John W. Stanton Total Cash $355,000
John W. Thompson Total Cash $690,000
Padmasree Warrior Total Cash $325,000
Penny S. Pritzker Total Cash $177,500
Reid G. Hoffman Total Cash $340,000
Sandra E. Peterson Total Cash $355,000
Teri L. List-Stoll Total Cash $355,000

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