Australia’s top-earning CEO pocketed a staggering $23,876,351 in 2018.
The Irish-born Qantas boss, Alan Joyce makes AUD459,00 per week ($24m per year) while an average worker in Australia makes $1695 per week.
He toped the list in the same year in which Qantas made a record profit of $1.6 billion.
According to a new analysis of CEO pay released by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), Qantas boss Alan Joyce topped the list.
Average Salary of Qantas staff;
Flight Attendant – Average: AU$46,965
Airline Pilot, Copilot, or Flight Engineer – Average: AU$105,797
Commercial Pilot – Average: AU$91,332
Here are the top CEOs based on realised pay in the 2018 financial year:
Alan Joyce, Qantas Airways ($23,876,351)
Nicholas Moore, Macquarie Group ($23,855,580)
Michael Clarke, Treasury Wine Estates ($19,024,334)
Bob Vassie, St Barbara ($13,246,088)
Craig Scroggie, NextDC ($12,515,914)
Sandeep Biswas, Newcrest Mining ($12,083,392)
Brian Benari, Challenger Group ($11,696,001)
Raleigh Finlayson, Saracen Mineral Holdings ($11,284,256)
Andrew Bassat, Seek ($10,744,472)
Colin Goldschmidt, Sonic Healthcare ($10,017,376)