The Big Three standardized testing companies' top officers receive compensation that is many times larger than even the largest American non-profit companies. In fact, the CEOs of the Big 3 receive an average of over 5 times that of the five largest non-profits.
CEO Compensation (Compensation-to-Revenue Ratio)
Compare to Other Non-Profit Industry Leaders
|CEO||Compensation||Compensation Statistic||Compensation Statistic, Compared to Average of .32|
|Mayo Clinic||7,970||John H. Noseworthy||$3,801,451||0.48|
|UPMC Group||6,630||Jeffrey A. Romoff||$5,161,334||0.78|
|Catholic Charities USA||4,270||Larry Snyder||$167,401||0.04|
|United Way||4,130||Brian A. Gallagher||$864,076||0.21|
|ETS||906||Kurt M. Landgraf||$741,882||0.82||256% of Averagee|
|College Board||623||Gaston Caperton||$872,061||1.40||444% of Average|
|ACT Inc||238||1.40||$734,583||3.09||978% of Average|
|Average:||589||$782,842||1.77||560% of Average|
Note: Facts and figures are based on tax filings (IRS Form 990) and company statements for 2009, the most recent records available as of Oct 2, 2011.
The compensation statistic is a simple ratio of compensation to revenue (multiplied by 1000 for easy evaluation).
Kurt M Landgraf (ETS) is compensated more than 2 of the top 5 nonprofit CEOs. On a comparative basis, he is paid more than the CEO of the UPMG Group, a $6.6 billion organization that provides charitable hospital services.
Gaston Caperton (College Board) is paid more than 3 of the top 5 nonprofit CEOs. On a comparative basis, he is paid almost twice as much as the highest-paid, Jeffrey Romoff of the UPMC Group charitable hospital. According to research by Bloomberg, Caperton is paid more than the president of Harvard University.
Richard L Ferguson (ACT Inc) is paid more than 2 of the top 5 nonprofit CEOs. On a comparative basis he is paid far more than any of the 7 other CEOs discussed here, at a rate nearly 4 times higher than Jeffrey Romoff.