Tim Cook Named America’s Highest Paid CEO

Being the CEO of one of the world’s biggest companies means you’ll probably be making a bit more money than the average American worker. CNBC is reporting just how much Apple’s CEO Tim Cook earns annually, with an estimated annual compensation of $95 million dollars. This places him in first above all other CEOs in America in terms of annual pay.

Tim Cook led the results by a significant margin, with the closest CEO making $70 million a year, a $25 million decrease from Cook’s pay. Cook is also the only name on the list to be the head of a consumer electronics business.

Here’s the full list of names that made the cut:

1. Tim Cook (Apple) — $95 million
2. Larry Ellison (Oracle) — $70 million
3. Ron Johnson (JC Penney) — $53 million
4. Leslie Moonves (CBS Corporation) — $52 million
5. Richard Adkerson (Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold) — $49 million
6. Philippe Dauman (Viacom) — $43 million
7. John Hammergren (McKesson Corporation) — $42 million
8. Aubrey McClendon (Chesapeake Energy) — $39 million
9. James Gallogly (James Gallogly) — $35 million
10. David Simon (Simon Property Group — $35 million
11. Robert Iger (Walt Disney) — $33 million
12. Rex Tillerson (Exxon Mobil Corporation) — $30 million
13. Michael Jeffries (Abercrombie & Fitch) — $29 million
14. Rupert Murdoch (News. Corp) $28 million
15. Louis Camilleri (Philip Morris International) — $28 million
16. David Zaslav (Discovery Communications) — $27 million
17. Brian Roberts (Comcast Corporation) — $27 million
18. Miles White (Abbott Laboratories) — $27 million
19. Ralph Lauren (Ralph Lauren Corporation) — $27 million
20. Kieran Gallahue (CareFusion Corporation) — $25 million
21. David Cote (Honeywell International) — $25 million

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