What 25 healthcare CEOs earned in 2018

The salaries for chief executives often vary with some in the single-digit millions to beyond $25 million. Business Insider explored the salaries of 25 CEOs in the healthcare industry to see how the executives compared in 2018.

Business Insider evaluated compensation packages, which includes salaries, stocks and benefits, along with other incentives.

Below are the pay packages of 25 CEOs, listed in ascending order:

  1. Allergan CEO Brent Saunders: $6,624,473
  2. GlaxoSmithKline CEO Emma Walmsley: $7,662,210
  3. Illumina CEO Francis deSouza: $11,067,566
  4. Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina: $13,542,260
  5. Anthem CEO Gail Boudreaux: $14,184,276
  6. Bausch Health CEO: $14,741,050
  7. AstraZeneca CEO Pascal Soriot: $14,780,288
  8. Molina Healthcare CEO Joseph Zubretsky: $15,219,770
  9. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard: $16,312,517
  10. Alexion CEO Ludwig Hantson: $16,490,250
  11. Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks: $17,230,337
  12. Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak: $17,585,131
  13. Merck CEO Ken Fraizer: $17,643,087
  14. UnitedHealth Group CEO David Wichmann: $18,107,356
  15. Amgen CEO Robert Bradway: $18,555,266
  16. Thermo Fisher CEO Marc Casper: $18,607,103
  17. Cigna CEO David Cordani: $18,944,045
  18. Pfizer CEO Ian Read: $19,549,213
  19. Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky: $20,111,045
  20. AbbVie CEO Rick Gonzalez: $21,271,869
  21. HCA Healthcare CEO R. Milton Johnson: $21,419,906
  22. CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo: $21,953,040
  23. Abbott Laboratories CEO Miles White: $24,254,238
  24. Gilead Sciences CEO John Milligan: $25,961,831
  25. Centene CEO Michael Neidorff: $26,122,414

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