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"The compensation received by the executive in utility companies often receives the most scrutiny in the review of operating expenses. Just as regulated utilities and their governing bodies struggle to maintain a balance between keeping consumer costs reasonable and being profitable enough to attract investors, they must also compete with private companies for talented executives and then be able to retain those executives."
 
"The compensation received by the executive in utility companies often receives the most scrutiny in the review of operating expenses. Just as regulated utilities and their governing bodies struggle to maintain a balance between keeping consumer costs reasonable and being profitable enough to attract investors, they must also compete with private companies for talented executives and then be able to retain those executives."
  
see also: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executive_compensation_in_the_United_States Executive Compensation in the U.S.]
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see [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executive_compensation_in_the_United_States Executive Compensation in the U.S.] for a summary on why private companies seem to have an advantage in terms of CEO pay.
  
 
===Why CEO Utility Pay?===
 
===Why CEO Utility Pay?===
summarize the question
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CEO, or Chief Executive Officer, salary has risen dramatically over the past two decades. Utility companies are found to pay their CEO's significantly less than their private counterparts. This is being investigated to determine the chief reasons CEO's in the electrical utility industry seem to be paid less, and discover if their pay is justified.
  
 
===How many methods for Calculation?===
 
===How many methods for Calculation?===
summarize different theories
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There are several generally agreed upon components to a CEO's salary:
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*Base Salary
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*Incentive Pay, Short Term (i.e., bonus)
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*Incentive Pay, Long Term (i.e., stocks)
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*Benefits (i.e., Cars, Health Care, Retirement)
  
 
===Important Issues===
 
===Important Issues===

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Utility CEO Pay

From Wikipedia: Electric Utility "The compensation received by the executive in utility companies often receives the most scrutiny in the review of operating expenses. Just as regulated utilities and their governing bodies struggle to maintain a balance between keeping consumer costs reasonable and being profitable enough to attract investors, they must also compete with private companies for talented executives and then be able to retain those executives."

see Executive Compensation in the U.S. for a summary on why private companies seem to have an advantage in terms of CEO pay.

Why CEO Utility Pay?

CEO, or Chief Executive Officer, salary has risen dramatically over the past two decades. Utility companies are found to pay their CEO's significantly less than their private counterparts. This is being investigated to determine the chief reasons CEO's in the electrical utility industry seem to be paid less, and discover if their pay is justified.

How many methods for Calculation?

There are several generally agreed upon components to a CEO's salary:

  • Base Salary
  • Incentive Pay, Short Term (i.e., bonus)
  • Incentive Pay, Long Term (i.e., stocks)
  • Benefits (i.e., Cars, Health Care, Retirement)

Important Issues

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