Briefing 28: It would take the average worker 158 years to earn what a FTSE 100 CEO makes in a year

Based on a UK average salary of £27,000, most people would have to work until the year 2172 to earn what a typical FTSE100 CEO makes in a year

You'd need to work until the year 2172 to earn the average FTSE 100 CEO's annual pay

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Explaining the data:

CEO pay of £4.25 million is taken from the Manifest survey of CEO pay, while workers’ pay of £27,000 is taken from the Office of National Statistics Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.

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