CEO compensation for 8 spine, orthopedic device companies

Spinal Tech

CEOs of medical device company giants routinely make seven-figure salaries, with total compensation reaching even higher when bonuses and stock awards are included.

Here are the 2016 salary and total compensation statistics for the CEOs of major device companies in the orthopedic and spine space.


Alex Gorsky. Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson
Salary: $1.6 million
Total compensation: $21.2 million


Omar Ishrak. Chairman and CEO of Medtronic*
Salary: $1.6 million
Total compensation: $15.4 million


Kevin Lobo. Chairman, President and CEO of Stryker
Salary: $1.1 million
Total compensation: $12.8 million


David Dvorak. Former President and CEO of Zimmer Biomet
Salary: $1.1 million
Total compensation: $10.6 million
Mr. Dvorak was replaced by Daniel Florin in July 2017.


Gregory Lucier. Chairman and CEO of NuVasive
Salary: $800,000
Total compensation: $6.1 million


Bradley Mason. President and CEO of Orthofix
Salary: $705,576
Total compensation: $4.8 million


Eric Major. President and CEO of K2M
Salary: $525,000
Total compensation: $2.9 million


David Paul. Chairman and CEO of Globus Medical
Salary: $430,000
Total compensation: $1.7 million


*Based on proxy statements filed for 2017 fiscal year


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