How Much Do Senior Public Internet Execs Make?

The Knot (KNOT) just hired Janet Scardino from Reuters as President and Chief Marketing Officer.  Her deal provides a window into the current market value of senior executives at small public Internet companies.  The bottom line?  The 48 year-old Scardino probably makes less than the average 29-year old at a big New York hedge fund, investment bank, or law firm.

  • $300,000 salary.
  • Annual cash bonus, minimum of an estimated $100,000 a year.
  • Restricted stock grant of 50,000 shares, worth about $1.1 million at the current price, which will vest over a four-year term.