Compensation Consulting Services for the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

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Zayla™ is a leading executive compensation consulting firm with offices in Dallas, Texas. Our unique approach to compensation strategy, planning, and design aligns with your goals to attract, retain and motivate key talent. 9 reasons to choose Zayla.

Compensation Consulting Firm in Dallas, Texas

Zayla Partners is an executive compensation consulting firm that advises companies in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex 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.

Zayla Partners in Dallas Texas

Compensation Consultants Experienced in Working with
Dallas Fort Worth Companies

Zayla’s Team has over 25 years of experience in executive compensation advisory services for public, private and not for profit companies in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. By working with an experienced consultant, you can ensure that your executive pay programs are aligned with company goals and competitive with market best practices. 

One of the key benefits of working with a consulting firm like Zayla Partners is that we have a deep understanding of the local market. We can provide valuable insights into the competitive landscape in Dallas/Fort Worth and help companies design fair and competitive compensation packages that will attract, retain and motivate top talent. Additionally, we can provide guidance on best practices for structuring executive pay, including the design of annual and long-term incentive plans as appropriate. 


Industries we advise in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex

We specialize in advising public, private and not for profit companies in these major Dallas/Fort Worth industries:

  • Energy
  • Food and Beverage
  • Banking and Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology, and more.
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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.  

DFW Compensation Trends for 2023

Zayla has analyzed CEO compensation trends in the DFW metroplex for the past 10 years. The linked table details the top-paid Dallas CEOs as disclosed in 2022. With median CEO pay at $7.5 million versus the 2012 median of $3.9 million (a 91% increase), it’s easy to see the competitive nature of the current environment for executive talent.  We predict this trend will continue, with CEO pay anticipated to increase by roughly 15% in 2023.  

If you are in the Dallas Fort Worth area and looking for a compensation consultant, we would like the opportunity to help you with your compensation planning needs.