Patrick Pichette: $22.6 million
Patrick Pichette: $22.6 million
Company: Google
Cash compensation: $3.2 million
Stock and options: $19.4 million

Google's chief financial officer is the search giant's highest-paid employee. Pichette took home $492,000 in salary and a $2.7 million bonus.

That wasn't his only bonus. All Google employees -- including the executive team -- took home a holiday bonus of $1,875, which amounts to $1,000 after taxes.

Source: Equilar Inc.
Note: Total compensation includes annualized base salary, discretionary and performance-based bonus payouts, the grant-date fair value of new stock and option awards and other compensation. If relevant, other compensation includes severance payments. Equilar Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood Shores, Calif., prepared the data by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies by Sept. 30, 2011.
Last updated November 10 2011: 6:44 AM ET
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