Top 10 Highest-Paid CEOs

by Christopher Freeburn | May 23, 2013 10:25 am

Top 10 Highest-Paid CEOs

money stacks hundreds 630 300x227 Top 10 Highest Paid CEOs[1]The Associated Press has compiled its annual list of the highest-paid CEOs[2].

In partnership with Equliar, the AP examined salaries, benefits, bonuses and the future value of stock options and awards. It consider 323 CEOs from S&P 500 corporations who have been in the top spot for at least two years.

Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs, according to the AP.

  1. Leslie Moonves — CBS (CBS[3]) — $60.3 million.
  2. David Zaslav — Discovery Communications (DISCA[4]) — $49.9 million
  3. Bob Iger — Disney (DIS[5]) — $37.1 million
  4. Phillipe Dauman — Viacom (VIAB[6]) — $33.4 million
  5. John Donahoe – eBay (EBAY[7]) — $29.7 million
  6. Brian Roberts — Comcast (CMCSA[8]) — $29.1 million
  7. Howard Schultz — Starbucks (SBUX) — $28.9 million
  8. Ken Chenault — American Express (AXP[9]) — $28 million
  9. Rex Tillerson — ExxonMobil (XOM[10]) — $27.2 million
  10. Kent Thiry —  (DVA[11]) — $26.8 million

You can find out more about the list and the Associated Press’ methodology by visiting its website[12].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://investorplace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/money-stacks-hundreds-630.jpg
  2. annual list of the highest-paid CEOs: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CEO_PAY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-05-22-18-17-12
  3. CBS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CBS
  4. DISCA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DISCA
  5. DIS: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DIS
  6. VIAB: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=VIAB
  7. EBAY: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=EBAY
  8. CMCSA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=CMCSA
  9. AXP: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=AXP
  10. XOM: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=XOM
  11. DVA: http://studio-5.financialcontent.com/investplace/quote?Symbol=DVA
  12. visiting its website: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_CEO_PAY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2013-05-22-18-17-12

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