Compensation Kings: Top 15 U.S. CEOs

By Jordan Robertson and Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-07-11T23:22:29Z

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15. Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil

Total compensation: $40.3 million

Exxon Mobil raised Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson's pay by 15 percent last year. His compensation included a salary of $2.57 million, a $4.59 million bonus and stock awards valued at $19.63 million, according to a public filing.

Shares of the Irving, Texas-based company have risen 8 percent this year, giving the oil and gas giant a market value of $414.7 billion. Exxon is one of the biggest companies in the world measured by market value, and often competes for the top spot with Apple.