Answered By: IESE Library
Last Updated: Oct 08, 2019     Views: 116

On WRDS (you need to set up a WRDS account) select Compustat - Capital IQ from Standard & Poor's and then Execucomp. It provides executive compensation data on salary, bonus, options and stock awards, non-equity incentive plans, pensions and other compensation items on offer.

Use the dedicated Bloomberg terminal in the Financial Room of Barcelona IESE Library.

  • Type PAY and hit <GO> for rankings of the most highly paid CEOs of companies on the S&P 500 and FTSE 350 indexes.
  • Compensation information for specific individuals is also available using the MGMT function for a company, e.g. WMT <Equity> MGMT <GO>

Check the proxy statement of a company in an SEC filings database such as Thomson One (Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer).

- For background on the concept of executive compensation:

• Use The Conference Board Task Force on Executive Compensation.

• Vault  (First-time users must register) has some compensation data – based on employer surveys – for a number of firms.

Go to the IESE Library catalog to find details of printed books by searching for: Executive Salaries, Compensation, etc.

Informe CEINSA: Remuneraciones España.  Ask at the Barcelona library desk for this repository of annual Spanish salary data.

Go to Discovery Search and use keywords like: Executives Salaries, Compensation, etc. Combine with other keywords to narrow your search.

- Check out the following compensation websites:
Self-described as a “career and workplace community where anyone can find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings, and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers,” provides detailed company reviews, employee ratings on workplace and leadership, including CEO approval ratings and compensation information by company and position.  A somewhat unique feature of is that it provides details of salary, bonuses, and other compensation for actual positions and titles at specific companies.
Use this site to find more than 300 industry-specific and general salary surveys. Test your salary savvy with the "Salary I.Q." test, and find tips and strategies for salary negotiation.

Locate Salary Surveys by Global Region
This site, provided by the Economic Research Institute, is a directory of various for-fee salary surveys available by region.

National Compensation Survey
Provides comprehensive measures of occupational earnings; compensation cost trends, benefit incidence, and detailed plan provisions.
Designed to help employees obtain accurate real-time information on job market compensation, this website allows individual employees to submit their job profile and salary data, which is then compared to others. Using the database, users are able to benchmark their salary to individuals with similar job titles in the same geographic area.

Home Fair -- Moving Guide
A comprehensive guide to relocation resources, including a salary calculator, moving calculator, mortgage information, lifestyle guides to many cities, and crime statistics.
SalaryExpert draws on ERI’s expertise in salary and cost of living data to provide the public with excellent tools for evaluating career, relocation, and education decisions.
Devoted to all aspects of salary and compensation, this site offers a "Salary Wizard" that provides a benchmark for salaries by industry and zip code. The site also offers substantive advice on compensation and negotiation, current news affecting the labor market as well as a job and resume database.

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