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CEO to employee pay ratio for HCA, DaVita + 16 other healthcare companies

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The largest pay ray ratio in healthcare is DaVita's CEO, who earns 1,137 times more than their median employee, according to a Sept. 9 Bloomberg report.

The average CEO among the largest 1,000 publicly traded companies earns 144 times more than their median employee. To determine the CEO to median employee ratio, the CEO's compensation is divided by the pay of the median employee, which means half of a company's employees make more and half make less.

Below are 18 healthcare CEO pay ratios, ranked from the highest ratio to the lowest. To view the full list of CEO pay ratios, click here.

1. DaVita
Pay ratio: 1,137-to-1
CEO salary: $73.5 million
Median employee salary: $64,620

2. HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.)
Pay ratio: 556-to-1
CEO salary: $30.4 million
Median employee salary: $54,651

3. CVS Health
Pay ratio: 414-to-1
CEO salary: $23 million
Median employee salary: $55,716 

4. Johnson & Johnson
Pay ratio: 365-to-1
CEO salary: $29.6 million
Median employee salary: $81,000

5. Centene
Pay ratio: 362-to-1
CEO salary: $25 million
Median employee salary: $68,987

6. UnitedHealth Group
Pay ratio: 321-to-1
CEO salary: $17.9 million
Median employee salary: $55,696

7. Universal Health Services (King of Prussia, Pa.)
Pay ratio: 305-to-1
CEO salary: $13.2 million
Median employee salary: $43,337

8. Cigna 
Pay ratio: 304-to-1
CEO salary: $19.9 million
Median employee salary: $54,520

9. Anthem
Pay ratio: 278-to-1
CEO salary: $17.01 million
Median employee salary: $61,544

10. Molina Healthcare
Pay ratio: 266-to-1
CEO salary: $17.8 million
Median employee salary: $66,986 

11. Abbott Laboratories
Pay ratio: 266-to-1
CEO salary: $20.6 million
Median employee salary: $77,594

12. IQVIA Holdings
Pay ratio: 266-to-1
CEO salary: $25.6 million
Median employee salary: $96,128 

13. Humana
Pay ratio: 262-to-1
CEO salary: $16.5 million
Median employee salary: $62,872

14. Medtronic
Pay ratio: 202-to-1
CEO salary: $16.5 million
Median employee salary: $81,624

15. Pfizer
Pay ratio: 193-to-1
CEO salary: $21 million
Median employee salary: $108,828

16. AbbVie
Pay ratio: 154-to-1
CEO salary: $24 million
Median employee salary: $155,772

17. Moderna
Pay ratio: 81-to-1
CEO salary: $12.9 million
Median employee salary: $159,114

18. Intuitive Surgical
Pay ratio: 43-to-1
CEO salary: $6 million
Median employee salary: $140,754

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