The 15 highest-paid tech CEOs in the United States
Recently, the Wall Street Journal published the list of the highest paid CEOs of the 500 largest S&P companies. The publication also listed the median salary of employees, the amount of increase they got in the past year. We take a look at who are the highest paid CEOs of tech companies. The list includes some of the top executives of the largest companies. Here are the 15 highest paid CEOs in the United States:
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 is $ 211 million.
Robert Kotick Activision $ 154.6 million
Activision is a leading game development studio and its CEO Robert Kotick received $ 154.6 million in compensation.
Shantanu Narayen, Adobe: $ 45.8 million
Adobe 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 the largest telecommunications and entertainment companies in the United States and its CEO earned $ 32.7 million in annual compensation.
Lisa T Su, AMD: $ 27.1 million
AMD is one of the world’s largest chipmakers. The CEO of the company earned $ 27.1 million in annual salary.
Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm: $ 25.9 million
Qualcomm manufactures processors for most Android phones and is one of the largest tech companies in the world. Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm, earned $ 25.9 million in 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 runs one of the world’s largest tech companies. He won $ 25.2 million in salary.
William Mcdermott, Servicenow: $ 25.1
Servicenow is a United States-based software company that develops cloud computing platforms. William McDermott, CEO of Servicenow, took home a salary of $ 25.1 million.
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 a salary of $ 23.1 million, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Gregory Brown, Motorola Solutions: $ 23.04
Motorola Solutions CEO Gregory Brown took home a salary of $ 23.04 million.
David Henshall, Citrix Systems: $ 22.5 million
Citrix Systems is a US-based multinational software company and the annual salary of its CEO, David Henshall, was around $ 22.5 million.
Robert Swan, Intel: $ 22.3 million
Robert Swan was the CEO of Intel until early this year, but was removed from his post. His annual salary was $ 22.3 million as CEO of Intel.
John Stankey, AT&T: $ 21.02 million
AT&T is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United States. The annual salary of the company’s CEO, John Stankey, was around $ 21 million.