5. Randall Stephenson: $21 million
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Company: AT&T
Cash compensation: $8.4 million
Stock and options: $12.6 million
Total compensation 1-yr. change: 12%

Stephenson, who has served as CEO and president of AT&T (T, Fortune 500) since 2007, was paid a $6 million bonus on top of his $1.6 million base salary in 2012. About $13 million of his pay came in the form of stock and awards.


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 Randall Stephenson from Equilar.
  @KatieLobosco - Last updated June 18 2013 12:29 PM ET
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