Ranking of the highest-paid CEOs in the United States as of 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

Highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. 2017 This graph shows a ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the United States in 2017. In 2017, Hock E. Tan, CEO of Charter Communications, was the highest-paid CEO with a total annual compensation of 103.21 million U.S. dollars.
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Compensation in million U.S. dollars
Hock E. Tan (Broadcom)103.21
Frank J. Bisignano (First Data (FDC))102.21
Michael Rapino (Live Nation Entertainment (LYV))70.62
Leslie Moonves (CBS)68.38
Gregory B. Maffei (Liberty Media & Qurate Retail Group)67.22
W. Nicholas Howley (TransDigm Group)61.02
Dexter Goei (Altice USA)53.56
Jeffrey L. Bewkes (Time Warner)48.96
Ronald F. Clarke (FleetCor Technologies)45.05
Stephen Kaufer (TripAdvisor)43.16
Brian Duperreault (American International Group)42.76
Dirk Van de Put (Mondelez International)42.44
David M. Zaslav (Discovery Communications)42.25
John Donahoe (ServiceNow)41.52
Mark V. Hurd (Oracle)40.83
Safra A. Catz (Oracle)40.73
Ari Bousbib (IQVIA Holdings)37.5
Robert A. Iger (Walt Disney)36.28
Martine Rothblatt (United Therapeutics)35.89
Stephen A. Wynn (Wynn Resorts)34.52
Compensation in million U.S. dollars
Hock E. Tan (Broadcom)103.21
Frank J. Bisignano (First Data (FDC))102.21
Michael Rapino (Live Nation Entertainment (LYV))70.62
Leslie Moonves (CBS)68.38
Gregory B. Maffei (Liberty Media & Qurate Retail Group)67.22
W. Nicholas Howley (TransDigm Group)61.02
Dexter Goei (Altice USA)53.56
Jeffrey L. Bewkes (Time Warner)48.96
Ronald F. Clarke (FleetCor Technologies)45.05
Stephen Kaufer (TripAdvisor)43.16
Brian Duperreault (American International Group)42.76
Dirk Van de Put (Mondelez International)42.44
David M. Zaslav (Discovery Communications)42.25
John Donahoe (ServiceNow)41.52
Mark V. Hurd (Oracle)40.83
Safra A. Catz (Oracle)40.73
Ari Bousbib (IQVIA Holdings)37.5
Robert A. Iger (Walt Disney)36.28
Martine Rothblatt (United Therapeutics)35.89
Stephen A. Wynn (Wynn Resorts)34.52
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This graph shows a ranking of the 20 highest-paid CEOs in the United States in 2017. In 2017, Hock E. Tan, CEO of Charter Communications, was the highest-paid CEO with a total annual compensation of 103.21 million U.S. dollars.
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Release date
May 2018
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United States
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2017
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Based on 200 U.S.-based or listed companies with more than 1 billion U.S. dollars in revenue that filed proxy statements by the end of April, 2018.

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