The 10 Lowest-Paid Tech CEOs

By Bloomberg Rankings and Marcus Chan - 2014-05-14T21:18:44Z

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9. Steve Sanghi


Microchip Technology

Total compensation during the most recent fiscal year: 

$4.59 million

Total compensation from the previous year: 

$6.21 million

Steve Sanghi is no stranger to Bloomberg Rankings — he's on our list of the longest-serving CEOs at the largest tech companies: 22.5 years. Only Oracle's Larry Ellison and Activision Blizzard's Robert Kotick have been on the job longer.

In its 2013 fiscal year, the Chandler, Arizona-based maker of microcontrollers had a total return of 3 percent. During the same period, the S&P 500 index had a total return of 14 percent.