Strong auto sales often means there’s money to go around for workers. The top “worker” at Ford, Mark Fields, earned $18,596,497 in 2014 as the company earned a pre-tax profit of $6.3 billion.
Fields’ compensation, which is a combination of his base salary and stock awards, options and other awards, was an increase from 2013 when his compensation was $10,170,578 as Ford’s chief operating officer.
Fields, who took over as CEO on July 1, earned a base salary of $1,662,500 last year. His total compensation includes a $3,185,000 bonus, long-term stock options and other performance-based equity awards. (more…)