Tech's highest-paid CEOs, biggest raises and smallest salaries

By , Network World |  IT Management

Apple's Cook saw the most extreme pay increase: from $1.6 million in 2009 to $59.1 million in 2010. NetApp's Georgens got a $9.9 million raise, which boosted his compensation to $12.5 million, and Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha got a $9.2 million raise, which increased his pay package to $13 million. Other tech CEOs who got giant raises include Adobe's Narayen ($7.2 million raise, $12.2 million pay package); CenturyLink's Glen Post ($7.1 million raise, $14.6 million pay package); IBM's Palmisano ($7.4 million raise, $31.7 million pay package); Motorola Solutions' Greg Brown ($5.2 million raise, $13.7 million pay package); Symantec's Salem ($4.8 million raise, $9 million pay package); and Cisco's Chambers ($4.7 million raise, $18.9 million pay package).

Priciest perks

Oracle's Ellison collected $1.5 million in perks, the bulk of which went to security-related costs for his residence ($1,478,600). Other CEOs who racked up the perks are: IBM's Palmisano, who received $1.1 million in compensation extras (including $311,288 for personal use of company-owned aircraft, $55,465 for personal security and a $14,031 tax reimbursement); AT&T's Stephenson ($417,410 worth of perks, including $77,182 for personal use of company aircraft, $30,504 for home security, $28,991 for auto benefits, $15,174 for club memberships and $14,000 for financial counseling); Motorola Mobility's Jha ($388,623 worth of perks, including $186,189 for personal use of company aircraft, $61,243 for temporary housing, $50,633 for personal use of a car and driver, $25,348 for legal fees and $55,159 for tax gross-ups); and Motorola Solutions' Brown ($237,919 worth of perks, including $133,530 for personal use of company aircraft, $16,748 for personal use of a car and driver and $26,849 for tax gross-ups).

$1 salary club


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