The 28 Highest Paid Tech CEOs

marissa mayerMarissa Mayer sits pretty with her high Yahoo salary.

Which tech executives bring home the bacon?

The New York Times put together a list of the 200 highest paid executives in the world. 20-eight of them run tech companies.

Marissa Mayer and Larry Ellison are some of the highest paid individuals. Activision Blizzard’s Robert Kotick makes the highest base salary which exceeds $2 million, although he’s not the highest paid overall. Surprisingly, Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg didn’t make the cut.

Sprint Nextel's Daniel Hesse made $11.1 million in 2012, down from $11.9 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,200,000
  • Bonus: $5,002,457
  • Perks: $167,334
  • Stock: $3,560,070
  • Options: $1,214,695

Tibco Software's Vivek Ranadive made $11.3 million in 2012, up from $11.3 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $542,656
  • Bonus: $306,000
  • Perks: $101,945
  • Stock: $10,342,500
  • Options: $0

Corning's Wendell Weeks made $11.5 million in 2012, up from $7.4 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,197,308
  • Bonus: $6,265,910
  • Perks: $572,297
  • Stock: $1,749,994
  • Options: $1,668,623

Cisco Systems' John Chambers made $11.7 million in 2012, down from $12.9 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $375,000
  • Bonus: $3,953,376
  • Perks: $11,025
  • Stock: $7,348,265
  • Options: $0

First Solar's James Hughes made $11.8 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $556,154
  • Bonus: $1,164,770
  • Perks: $11,423
  • Stock: $10,035,012
  • Options: $0

Adobe Systems' Shantanu Narayen made $12.0 million in 2012, up from $10.8 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $893,182
  • Bonus: $1,339,772
  • Perks: $30,747
  • Stock: $9,749,250
  • Options: $0

AOL's Tim Armstrong made $12.1 million in 2012, up from $3.2 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Bonus: $3,250,000
  • Perks: $12,684
  • Stock: $2,757,575
  • Options: $5,051,163

Intuit's Brad Smith made $12.6 million in 2012, up from $11.6 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $975,000
  • Bonus: $1,647,750
  • Perks: $12,559
  • Stock: $8,230,578
  • Options: $1,608,698

Fidelity National Information Service's Frank Martire made $12.7 million in 2012, up from $11.1 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Bonus: $3,949,636
  • Perks: $213,495
  • Stock: $5,625,005
  • Options: $1,873,958

analogue Devices' Jerald Fishman made $12.7 million in 2012, up from $8.9 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $930,935
  • Bonus: $1,494,652
  • Perks: $3,107,013
  • Stock: $7,194,000
  • Options: $0

Texas Instruments' Richard Templeton made $13.1 million in 2012, down from $13.9 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,035,841
  • Bonus: $2,748,581
  • Perks: $272,710
  • Stock: $5,123,688
  • Options: $3,950,347

Verizon Communications' Lowell McAdam made $13.8 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,400,000
  • Bonus: $3,150,000
  • Perks: $535,577
  • Stock: $8,750,055
  • Options: $0

Harris Corp's William Brown made $14.3 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $535,385
  • Bonus: $5,300,000
  • Perks: $434,997
  • Stock: $4,621,824
  • Options: $3,374,074

Broadcom's Scott McGregor made $15.1 million in 2012, down from $16.1 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $932,615
  • Bonus: $2,312,400
  • Perks: $5,000
  • Stock: $11,819,030
  • Options: $0

IBM's Virginia Rometty made $15.4 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,500,000
  • Bonus: $3,915,000
  • Perks: $687,725
  • Stock: $9,259,000
  • Options: $0

Hewlett Packart's Meg Whitman made $15.4 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1
  • Bonus: $1,686,915
  • Perks: $220,901
  • Stock: $7,040,076
  • Options: $6,414,249

EMC's Joseph Tucci made $16.6 million in 2012, up from $13.2 million one year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Bonus: $1,467,360
  • Perks: $116,545
  • Stock: $12,697,669
  • Options: $1,310,657

Western Digital's John Coyne made $17.2 million in 2012, up from $7.0 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Bonus: $6,772,500
  • Perks: $41,770
  • Stock: $6,304,158
  • Options: $3,102,450

Intel's Paul Otellini made $18.9 million in 2012, up from $17.2 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,200,000
  • Bonus: $5,234,500
  • Perks: $523,200
  • Stock: $9,940,400
  • Options: $1,963,200

Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs made $20.7 million in 2012, down from $21.7 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,189,246
  • Bonus: $3,402,775
  • Perks: $1,138,867
  • Stock: $14,999,985
  • Options: $0

Freescale Semiconductor's Gregg Lowe made $20.7 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $553,846
  • Bonus: $1,000,000
  • Perks: $8,659,186
  • Stock: $3,338,057
  • Options: $7,143,999

AT&T's Randall Stephenson made $21 million in 2012, up from $18.7 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,550,000
  • Bonus: $6,060,000
  • Perks: $803,308
  • Stock: $12,586,590
  • Options: $0

Salesforce's Marc Benioff made $22.1 million in 2012, up from $17.7 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,000,000
  • Bonus: $1,302,000
  • Perks: $934,829
  • Stock: $0
  • Options: $18,864,075

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer made $36.6 million in 2012.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $454,862
  • Bonus: $1,120,000
  • Perks: $40,540
  • Stock: $35,000,002
  • Options: $0

Nuance Communications' Paul Ricci made $37.1 million in 2012, up from $20.7 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $794,423
  • Bonus: $1,200,000
  • Perks: $183,881
  • Stock: $34,899,375
  • Options: $0

Level 3 Communications' James Crowe made $40.7 million in 2012, up from $11.3 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1,155,269
  • Bonus: $2,100,000
  • Perks: $397,323
  • Stock: $23,850,000
  • Options: $13,206,378

Activision Blizzard's Robert Kotick made $64.9 million in 2012, up from $8.3 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $2,006,127
  • Bonus: $6,954,291
  • Perks: $66,150
  • Stock: $55,915,738
  • Options: $0

Oracle's Larry Ellison made $96.2 million in 2012, up from $77.6 million the year prior.

Compensation breakdown:

  • Salary: $1
  • Bonus: $3,918,663
  • Perks: $1,548,632
  • Stock: $0
  • Options: $90,693,400

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