Executive Compensation Consulting Services for Austin, San Antonio and the Surrounding Area

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Zayla™ Partners is an executive compensation consulting firm that advises companies located in the Austin and San Antonio area on best practices in competitive compensation services that attract, retain, and motivate top talent.

Compensation Consulting Firm in Austin, Texas

Zayla Partners is an executive compensation consulting firm that advises companies in the Austin and San Antonio on best practices in competitive compensation packages that attract, retain, and motivate top talent. 

Looking for a reason to choose Zayla? We’ll give you nine.

Compensation Consultants Experienced in Working with
Austin and San Antonio Companies

Zayla’s Team has over 25 years of experience in executive compensation advisory services for public, private and not for profit companies in Texas. Zayla’s experts will help you navigate the ever-changing market with competitive pay programs to attract, retain and motivate your top talent while aligning company goals.

Zayla Partners has a deep understanding of the local Austin and San Antonio market. We can provide valuable insights into the competitive landscape of central Texas, designing fair and competitive packages that helps your organization attract, retain and motivate top talent. A benefit of working with Zayla is 25 years of consulting experience, teaching for WorldAtWork authoring articles and books as well as serving on boards ourselves. We provide data and guidance on best practices for structuring executive pay, including the designs of annual and long-term incentive

Compensation Consulting in the Austin and San Antonio Areas

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Industries we advise in Austin and San Antonio, Texas

We specialize in advising companies in these major Central Texas industries: 

  • Information Technology
  • Consumer Discretionary
  • Energy
  • Food and Beverage
  • Technology, and more.

How We Work With Your Company

From our initial meeting through completion of your project, our consultants are attentive, responsive, and transparent at all stages of the process—so you’ll always have an expert to lean on. Whether you are looking to enhance your current compensation plans or develop an entirely new structure, Zayla will develop and leverage insights on both your company’s goal and objectives and current trends across the competitive marketplace to construct go-forward programs that will generate desired outcomes. 

Our consultants are subject matter experts who have experience as board members, company owners, expert witnesses, authors, teachers, and consultants. We leverage this exceptional “boardroom EQ the ability to navigate a variety of different perspectives and the shifting dynamics of the boardroom – to ensure all stakeholders are aligned on compensation matters and motivated to maximize returns.  

Austin & San Antonio Compensation Trends for 2023


The average total CEO pay.

89% of Salary

paid through short and long-term incentives.

Zayla has analyzed CEO compensation trends in the Austin and San Antonio area for many years. This table displays the top paid CEOs as disclosed in 2022. The average total CEO pay was$7,965,000, with the average CEO receiving89% of total compensation in the form of annual and long-term incentives.

If you are in the Austin or San Antonio Texas area and looking for a compensation consultant, we would like the opportunity to help you with your compensation planning needs.