Bob Iger’s Disney Pay Drops 17 Percent From Last Year

Not that $36 million won’t make him the happiest boss on Earth

Disney boss Bob Iger’s 2017 pay slipped 17.3 percent from the prior year. Don’t worry about him jumping off of Space Mountain, however — the guy still cleared $36 million.

To be more specific, Iger made $36,283,680 last year, according to a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Compare that to his $43,882,396 haul in 2016.

The key differences came in the Non-Equity Incentive Plan Compensation and Change in Pension Value categories. That first one dropped from $20 million to $15.2 million; the latter flatlined from about $2.9 million 12 months ago.

Iger’s salary stayed flat at $2.5 million this past year. His stock awards ticked slightly up to a rounded $9 million. Options, on the other hand, dipped a bit to about $8.3 million.┬áThe Disney head honcho had roughly $1.3 million under the “Other Compensation” catch-all heading.

With his Disney buying Fox in 12-18 months, Iger will becomes an even-more valuable chairman — or perhaps he’ll have the share the wealth with all those executives he’s acquiring.