In 2016, Kotick made $33,065,566, which means his 2017 earnings was actually a pay cut. The SEC Filling also reveals the salaries of the entire executive team at Activision.
The average salary for an employee at Activision is $93,000. The SEC Filling states, “Due to the wide variety of job functions within our company, across numerous global jurisdictions, the compensation paid to our employees differs greatly between departments, experience levels, and locations. We believe that our employees are fairly compensated and appropriately incentivized.”
Other highlights from the SEC Filling reveals that Call of Duty continued to have a strong year with Call of Duty: WWII. The company says Call of Duty: WWII was the best selling title in America in 2017, with it breaking PlayStation records.
Activision’s Call of Duty: WWII was the top-grossing console game of the year globally. The game set a Sony PlayStation milestone as the biggest day 1 digital release ever.Call of Duty has been the number one franchise globally for 8 of the last 9 years.