Larry Ellison - CEO, Oracle
Oracle’s chief executive is often on the top of the pay rankings, and in 2013, his supersized package was worth $78.4 million. As usual, the bulk of Larry Ellison's compensation is equity based. He received option awards valued at $76.9 million. He also received a token $1 salary and $1,126 bonus. (He declined a $1.2 million performance-based cash bonus.) On the perks front, Oracle paid a $1.5 million tab to secure Ellison's residence. Compared to a year earlier, when Ellison netted $96.2 million, the value of his 2013 pay package is down 18%.