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What are FTSE 100 bosses earning in 2022?

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Executive pay for FTSE 100 bosses has bounced back to pre-pandemic levels, says Harriet Agnew in the Financial Times.

Median total income rose 34 percent to £4.1m in 2021 from the previous year and just shy of the £4.2m earned in 2019.

That's according to an analysis by accountancy firm PwC of the 50 biggest London-listed companies to publish pay reports based on financial years ending in or after September 2021.

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Bosses of the biggest businesses across the pond have also done well, according to similar research by data firm Equilar, and Jennifer Liu for CNBC.

Growth was predominantly driven by a significant increase in annual bonuses, which, on average, paid out 82 percent of the potential maximum, compared to 44 percent in 2020 and 66 percent in 2019.

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Median pay reached $20m for 2021, a 31% increase from the previous year; CEOS now makes 254 times more than the average worker, a yearly rise of 70. 

Source: MoneyWeek

Kris Paterson is a writer for WhatJobs.com.

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