Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO has emerged as the top-paid CEO in the US according to the Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study, an analysis of CEO salaries at the 100 largest public US companies as measured by revenue. He receives a pay package of $84.3 million a year.
Oracle’s Larry Ellison is in the second position with $67.3 million followed by Steven Mollenkopf of Qualcomm in third place with $60.7 million.
Another NRI CEO, Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo is ranked 19th with a pay package of $19.08 million.
Equilar said the median pay for 100 CEOs was $14.3 million a rise of 5 percent, in the past year.