STRATEGY

CEO Profile

Advertisement

Age:

  • 46 years - Average age of Inner City 100 CEO

  • 35 years - Average age at founding

CEO Gender:

  • 79% - Male

  • 21% - Female

CEO Ethnicity:

  • 60% - White

  • 40% - Minority

Breakdown of Minority CEOs:

  • 14% - Black

  • 13% - Latino

  • 4% - Asian or Pacific Islander

  • 2% - Native American

  • 1% - Arab and Middle Eastern

  • 1% - Mixed Ethnicity

  • 1% - Other

Immigration:

  • 20% of the Inner City 100 companies are run by immigrants

  • 29% of CEOs are children of immigrants

Inner City Living:

  • 34% of CEOs currently live in the inner city.

  • 78% have lived in an inner city.

Education:

  • 77% of executives had at least a 4-year college education, with 33% holding an MBA, Doctorate or Master's equivalent.

  • Education Level (Highest level completed)
    • 2% - Some High school
    • 8% - High school
    • 13% - Two year college
    • 44% - Four year college
    • 12% - MBA
    • 13% - Other Master's
    • 8% - Doctorate

Compensation:

  • $266,129 - Average salary of CEOs (median = $200,000)

Company Ownership:

  • On average, the CEO owned 68% of their company, while board members typically held 11%. Family of the CEO (8%), outside investors (6%), top managers (4%) and employees (1%) held the remainder.

More Inner City 100 Numbers:

Last updated: May 23, 2007




Register on Inc.com today to get full access to:
All articles  |  Magazine archives | Livestream events | Comments
EMAIL
PASSWORD
EMAIL
FIRST NAME
LAST NAME
EMAIL
PASSWORD

Or sign up using: