Recently, The Wall Street Journal published the list of top-paid CEOs of the top 500 S&P companies. The publication also listed the median pay of employees, how much raise they got in the last one year. We take a look at who are the top paid CEOs of tech companies. The list includes some of the biggest companies’ top executives. Here are the top 15 highest paid CEOs in the US:
Chad R Richison Paycom: $211 million
Chad Richcom is the CEO of Paycom, a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. His annual salary stands at $211 million.
Robert Kotick Activision $154.6 million
Activision is one of the leading game development studio and its CEO Robert Kotick earned $154.6 million in compensation.
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe: $45.8 million
Adobe’s CEO Shantanu Narayen was the third-highest paid CEO with an annual salary of $45.8 million.
Brian Roberts, Comcast: $32.7 million
Comcast is one of US’ biggest telecom, entertainment company and its CEO earned $32.7 million in annual compensation.
Lisa T Su, AMD: $27.1 million
AMD is one of the biggest chip maker in the world. The company’s CEO earned $27.1 million as annual salary.
Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm: $25.9 million
Qualcomm makes processors for most Android phones and is one of the biggest tech companies in the world. Steve Mollenkopf, CEO, Qualcomm earned $25.9 million as annual salary.
Mark Benioff, Salesforce: $25.7 million
Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff earned $25.7 million in compensation last year.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook: $25.2 million
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg heads one of the biggest tech companies in the world. He took home $25.2 million in salary.
William Mcdermott, Servicenow: $25.1
Servicenow is a US-based software company into developing clout computing platforms. William McDermott, CEO, Servicenow, took home $25.1 million in salary.
Daniel Schulam, PayPal: $23.3 million
PayPal CEO Daniel Schulam’s annual salary was $23.3 million
Charles Robbins, Cisco: $23.1
Cisco CEO Charles Robbins earned $23.1 million in salary, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Gregory Brown, Motorola Solutions: $23.04
Motorola Solutions CEO Gregory Brown took home $23.04 million in salary.
David Henshall, Citrix Systems: $22.5 million
Citrix Systems is a US-based software MNC and its CEO David Henshall’s annual salary was around $22.5 million.
Robert Swan, Intel: $22.3 million
Robert Swan was the CEO of Intel till early this year but was removed from his position. His annual salary stood at $22.3 million as the CEO of Intel.
John Stankey, AT&T: $21.02 million
AT&T is one of the biggest telecom company in the US. The company CEO John Stankey’s annual salary was around $21 million.