Healthcare CEO pay by the numbers

Here are five numbers providing insight on compensation earned by CEOs in the healthcare industry, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.

$231,870: The average annual salary of CEOs in the healthcare sector in the U.S. 

$111.48 The average hourly wage earned by healthcare CEOs.

$77,030: The average yearly salary for the lowest 10% of earners among healthcare CEOs.

116%: The percent more the average healthcare CEO makes in a year compared to the average annual salary of all workers in the U.S., which is $61,900.

$30.54 million: What Albert Bourla, PhD, CEO of Pfizer, earned in 2022, making him the highest-paid CEO in healthcare. 

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