Breaking Down Tech Executives' Giant Pay Packages

For most of the top-paid technology executives based on 2013 data, a majority of their pay came from either stock or award options. A few executives, including Google's Nikesh Arora, received a generous mix.

Published Feb. 18, 2014

Source of compensation for technology-sector executives

Executive

Robert L. Mansfield
Lawrence J. Ellison
Elon R. Musk
D. Bruce Sewell
Jeffrey E. Williams
Peter Oppenheimer
Nikesh Arora
Mark V. Hurd
Safra A. Catz
Henrique de Castro
Patrick Pichette
Marissa A. Mayer
Thomas Kurian
David C. Drummond
Barry L. Cottle
John J. Donahoe
Sheryl K. Sandberg
Scott Thompson
Marc Benioff
John T. Chambers
Michael T. Schroepfer
Carl M. Eschenbach

Company

Apple
Oracle
Tesla Motors
Apple
Apple
Apple
Google
Oracle
Oracle
Yahoo
Google
Yahoo
Oracle
Google
Zynga
EBay
Facebook
Yahoo
Salesforce.com
Cisco Systems
Facebook
VMware

Title

Senior VP, Technologies
CEO
CEO, Product Architect and Chairman
Senior VP, General Counsel and Secretary
Senior VP, Operations
Senior VP and CFO
Senior VP and CBO
President
President and CFO
COO
Senior VP and CFO
CEO and President
Executive VP, Product Development
Senior VP, Corporate Development
CRO
President and CEO
COO
Former President and CEO
Chairman and CEO
Chairman and CEO
VP, Engineering
President and COO

2013 pay

Note: The data are based on corporate proxies filed in 2013. Options granted don't mean they are vested or cashed in.

Source: Equilar Inc.

GRAPHIC: ALEX TRIBOU / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA