The 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. in 2012

Forbes ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. in 2012 (in million U.S. dollars)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 8, 2012
The 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. in 2012 This graph shows a Forbes ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S., ranked by compensation in 2012. Stephen J. Hemsley, CEO of the UnitedHealth Group, is the highest-paid CEO with a salary of approximately 102 million U.S. dollars.
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Forbes ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. in 2012 (in million U.S. dollars)

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Compensation in million U.S. dollars
Stephen J. Hemsley (UnitedHealth Group)101.96
Edward A. Mueller (Qwest Communications)65.8
Robert A. Iger (Walt Disney)53.32
George Paz (Express Scripts)51.52
Lew Frankfort (Coach)49.45
Ralph Lauren (Polo Ralph Lauren)43
John C. Martin (Gilead Sciences)42.72
James T. Hackett (Anadarko Petroleum)38.94
John T. Chambers (Cisco Systems)37.9
Ivan G. Seidenberg (Verizon Communications)36.75
David E. I. Pyott (Allergan)33.76
Gregory T. Lucier (Life Technologies)33.75
Charles D. Davidson (Noble Energy)33.44
John H. Hammergren (McKesson)32.46
Joseph M. Tucci (EMC)31.63
Jen-Hsun Huang (Nvidia)31.4
Gregory H. Boyce (Peabody Energy)30.66
F. H. Merelli (Cimarex Energy)30.53
Samuel J. Palmisano (IBM)30.32
Louis C. Camilleri (Philip Morris Intl.)30.08
Compensation in million U.S. dollars
Stephen J. Hemsley (UnitedHealth Group)101.96
Edward A. Mueller (Qwest Communications)65.8
Robert A. Iger (Walt Disney)53.32
George Paz (Express Scripts)51.52
Lew Frankfort (Coach)49.45
Ralph Lauren (Polo Ralph Lauren)43
John C. Martin (Gilead Sciences)42.72
James T. Hackett (Anadarko Petroleum)38.94
John T. Chambers (Cisco Systems)37.9
Ivan G. Seidenberg (Verizon Communications)36.75
David E. I. Pyott (Allergan)33.76
Gregory T. Lucier (Life Technologies)33.75
Charles D. Davidson (Noble Energy)33.44
John H. Hammergren (McKesson)32.46
Joseph M. Tucci (EMC)31.63
Jen-Hsun Huang (Nvidia)31.4
Gregory H. Boyce (Peabody Energy)30.66
F. H. Merelli (Cimarex Energy)30.53
Samuel J. Palmisano (IBM)30.32
Louis C. Camilleri (Philip Morris Intl.)30.08
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 8, 2012
This graph shows a Forbes ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the U.S., ranked by compensation in 2012. Stephen J. Hemsley, CEO of the UnitedHealth Group, is the highest-paid CEO with a salary of approximately 102 million U.S. dollars.
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