The typical CEO in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index made $11.7 million last year. The Associated Press recently listed some of the highest paid CEO’s in the country.
The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue. To calculate CEO pay, Equilar adds salary, bonus, stock awards, stock option awards, deferred compensation and other components that include benefits and perks.
Below are some of those on the list:
Idaho: Thomas K. Corrick , Boise Cascade , $4.1 million
North Dakota: David L. Goodin, MDU Resources Group, $3.7 million
Nevada: Stephen A. Wynn, Wynn Resorts, $34.5 million (Wynn left the CEO position in February.)
Arkansas: C. Douglas McMillon, Walmart, $22.8 million
California: Michael Rapino , Live Nation Entertainment, $70.6 million
Colorado: Gregory B. Maffei, Liberty Media & Qurate Retail Group, $67.6 million
New York: Leslie Moonves, CBS, $68.4 million
Michigan: Mary T. Barra, General Motors, $21.9 million
Pennsylvania: Brian L. Roberts, Comcast, $32.5 million
Texas: Randall L. Stephenson, AT&T, $25.6 million
South Dakota: David R. Emery, Black Hills, $3.4 million
New Jersey: Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson, $23 million
Georgia: Frank J. Bisignano, First Data, $102.2 million