U.S. IRO Compensation Soars Ahead of Global Peers

U.S. Investor Relations Officers reveal compensation that greatly outpaces IROs around the world in the 2019 All-America Executive Team survey.


How much are U.S. IROs earning?

How does pay change across sector categories?

How does compensation relate to IR budget?

Do compensation and IR budget differ by firm size?

Find out the answer to these questions in the full research insight item.

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U.S. Investor Relations Officers are earning almost double the compensation of their European counterparts as disclosed in the 2019 All-America Executive Team survey. However, as adjustments continue to be made on the buy and sell sides in the wake of MiFID II, Investor Relations programs are seeing their relationships with investors shift suggesting that the future could hold shifts for their budgeting, possibly including IRO compensation.

Investor Relations Officers from over 900 publicly listed U.S. companies participated in Institutional Investor’s 2019 All-America Executive Team survey.