Photos: The top 10 highest paid tech CEOs

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.

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By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.