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Top 10 Paid CEOs

The top CEOs are ranked by compensation received in 2012


The New York Times has listed the 200 highest paid chief executives of public companies in the United States. Salary, cash bonuses, perks and other forms of cash, stock and stock options are used to make the list. The list is made based off compensation received in 2012.

Here are the top 10.

  1. Oracle’s (ORCL) Lawrence J. Ellison received $96.2 million.
  2. Activision Blizzard’s (ATVI) Robert A. Kotick received $64.9 million.
  3. CBS’s (CBS) Leslie Moonves received  $60.3 million.
  4. Discovery Communications’ (DISCA) David M. Zaslav received $49.9 million.
  5. Level 3 Communications’ (LVLT) James Q. Crowe received $40.7 million.
  6. HCA’s (HCA) Richard M. Bracken received $38.6 million.
  7. Walt Disney’s (DIS) Robert A. Iger received $37.1 million.
  8. Nuance Communications’ (NUAN) Paul A. Ricci received $37.1 million.
  9. Yahoo’s (YHOO) Marissa A. Mayer received $36.6 million.
  10. Nike’s (NKE) Mark G. Parker received $35.2 million.

Check out the other 190 top paid executives here.

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