Image 1 of 9
2. Elon Musk, Tesla
With Tesla’s market hovering above $31 billion at the time of this article, it’s no wonder why Musk earned $78.2 million last year.
3. Don Mattrick, Zynga
Don Mattrick, CEO of Zynga, took in an impressive $57.8 million in 2013, especially for a company that continues to struggle.
4. Steve Kaufer, TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer netted $39 million last year. Travel websites remain highly lucrative.
5. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo
Marissa Mayer took the reins at Yahoo in the middle of 2012. After her first full year as CEO in 2013, she made $36.6 million.
6. Tony Aquila, Solera Holdings
Tony Aquila is the CEO of Solera Holdings, a company that specializes in software for automobile insurance. In 2013, Aquila made $29.9 million.
7. John Legere, T-Mobile
T-Mobile’s controversial CEO, John Legere, landed $29.24 million in 2013.
8. Paul Ricci, Nuance
Paul Ricci has been Nuance’s CEO since September 2000 and he took $29.22 million last year.
9. Marc Benioff, Salesforce.com
Marc Benioff has been at the forefront of the cloud revolution with Salesforce.com, and that persistence has paid off. He netted $22.1 million in 2013.
10. John Chambers, Cisco Systems
Cisco’s John Chambers landed a cool $21 million last year to round out the top ten.