How Much Do Label Execs (From Assistants to CEOs) Rake In? A Look From the Indies to the Majors

Billboard followed the money to determine who's pulling in the largest (and smallest) paychecks in the industry: from the tens of millions in equity awards reaped by Apple executives to a radio-station mascot's minimum wage.

WHO MAKES WHAT: Journalists |  Booking Agents | Artist Managers | Music Publishing | Top Earners | Label Execs | Artists, Big & Small | Radio & TV | Digital/Streaming | Touring

WHO MAKES WHAT: Journalists |  Booking Agents | Artist Managers | Music Publishing | Top Earners | Label Execs | Artists, Big & Small | Radio & TV | Digital/Streaming | Touring

All salaries are annual unless otherwise specified.

Reporting by Jem Aswad, Megan Buerger, Ed Christman, Shirley Halperin, Andrew Hampp, Glenn Peoples, Alex Pham, Jeff Rabhan, Phyllis Stark and Ray Waddell.

This story first appeared in the June 27 issue of Billboard.