2. Marissa Mayer: $36.6 million
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Company: Yahoo
Cash compensation: $1.6 million
Stock and options: $35 million
Total compensation 1-yr. change: N/A

Mayer left Google (GOOG, Fortune 500) to join Yahoo (YHOO, Fortune 500) as its CEO, president and a board member in July of 2012. Her base salary was set at $1 million with an annual bonus target set at $2 million a year.

Though she only took home $6 million last year, Mayer reached No. 2 on this list because she was also offered a one-time retention award when she was hired, consisting of stock grants that could total $30 million when they vest over the next five years.


Total compensation is calculated as the sum of base salary, discretionary and performance-based cash bonuses, the grant-date fair value of stock and option awards during the fiscal year, and other compensation like benefits and perks. Equilar, an executive compensation research firm, prepared the data by looking at CEOs of technology companies that filed proxies by June 3, 2013.
See more on Marissa Mayer from Equilar.
  @KatieLobosco - Last updated June 18 2013 12:29 PM ET
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