On April 6, Beijing time, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison was the highest paid CEO in the United States last year, and his salary increased by 3% over 2011.
In 2012, Ellison's compensation was $96.2 million, including wages, perks and bonuses (US $3.9 million), while stock options were worth US $90.7 million. Richard bracken, CEO of HCA holdings, came in second with a salary of $38.6 million. Robert Iger, Disney's CEO, ranks third with an annual salary of $37.1 million.
According to equilar's survey, the median annual salary of us CEOs has exceeded $14 million.
Mark Parker, CEO of Nike, ranks fourth with an annual salary of $35.4 million. Philippe dauman, Viacom's CEO, ranks fifth with an annual salary of $33.4 million. John Donahoe, CEO of eBay, ranked sixth with $29.7 million.
Then: Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, ranked seventh with us $28.9 million, Stephen Chazen, CEO of Western oil company, ranked eighth with us $28.5 million, Kenneth Chenault, CEO of American Express, ranked ninth with us $28 million, and Kami middot, CEO of Philip Morris International; Louis Camilleri ranked 10th with $24.7 million.
The annual revenue of the companies surveyed by equilar is more than $5 billion, and the agency announcement has been submitted before March 29.