The Wall Street Journal recently published a list of the highest-paid CEOs from the top 500 S&P list. The publication also reported the average salary of employees and the amount of the increase they received in the past year, and below we look at who the CEOs are The highest-paid tech companies, as the list includes some of the top CEOs of major companies, and here are the top 15 highest-paid CEOs in the United States:
Chad Richison: Chad Richison is CEO of Paycom, a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software, and has an annual salary of $211 million.
Robert A. Kotick: Activision is one of the leading game development studios and its CEO Robert Kottek has earned $154.6 million in annual salary.
Shantanu Narain: Adobe CEO Shantanu Narain was the third highest-paid CEO with an annual salary of $45.8 million.
Brian Roberts: Comcast is one of the largest communications and entertainment companies in the United States, and its CEO has earned $32.7 million in annual salary.
Lisa T Su: AMD is one of the largest chip manufacturers in the world, and the company's CEO has earned $27.1 million in annual salary.
Steve Mollenkopf: Qualcomm makes processors for most Android phones, and it is one of the largest technology companies in the world. Steve Molenkov, CEO of Qualcomm, earned $25.9 million in annual salary.
Marc Benioff: Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff earned a salary of $25.7 million last year.
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who heads one of the largest technology companies in the world, earned a salary of $25.2 million.
William McDermott: Servicenow is a US-based software company that develops powerful computing platforms, and William McDermott, CEO of Service now, has earned $25.1 million in salary.
Daniel H. Schulman: The annual salary of PayPal CEO Daniel Shulam was $23.3 million
Charles H. Robbins: Charles Robbins, CEO of Cisco, took $23.1 million in salary, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Greg Brown: Greg Brown, CEO of Motorola Solutions, received $23.04 million in salary.
David Henshall: Citrix Systems is a US-based MNC software company whose CEO David Henshall's annual salary was about $22.5 million.
Robert Swan: Robert Swan was the CEO of Intel until early this year but was removed from his position, and his annual salary is $22.3 million as CEO of Intel.
John Stanky: AT&T is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the United States. The annual salary of CEO John Stankey was about $21 million.