Riviera Partners Unveils Key Findings from Latest Executive Compensation Survey

Our data, covering the period from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023, reveals several notable trends across the tech sector. Compensation has shown signs of stabilization in the venture capital sector, with VP-level talent in early-stage companies typically seeing baseline salaries in the range of $275,000 to $300,000. This compares to $300,000 to $350,000 for similar roles in growth-stage companies. A significant equity differential remains apparent between Founding and (Co)Founder roles, with equity ranging broadly from 5% to 27.5%.