Question: Where do I find info on compensation?


Employee compensation is the total cash and non-cash payments that you give to an employee in exchange for the work they do for you or your business.  Executive compensation tracks the compensation packages which includes salaries, bonuses, stock grants, stock options and other types of compensation such as the use of a private jet. 

Public company SEC filings available at the website provide primary resource information about a company's executive compensation. You can locate information about executive compensation in: Schedule 14A (annual proxy statement), the Form 10-K (audited annual report), and employment agreements that are filed as exhibits to company filings. 

Go to the Virtual Business Library's Company & Financial Information section for links to useful resources including links to the following suggested resources:   

Hoovers: Go to the People tab. You can screen on salary, bonus and total compensation data points. 

S&P NetAdvantage: Provides current and historical total cash compensation for executives. Find a company in the Companies tab and go to the People tab, compensation.

Go to the Virtual Business Library's Economic and Statistical Information section  for links to useful resources including a link to the following suggested resource.  

Statista: Provides data on executive and employee compensation in the world.

You may also want to consult the NYU Libraries Research Guides, Business Analytics (MSBA) Strategic Capstone, the HR and Workforce Analytics section.

In addition, is widely used resource for compensation information. 


Answered By: Business Librarians
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2018Views:

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