Despite his $1 salary, Ellison was not only the highest paid tech CEO last year, but the highest paid of all CEOs.
Most of Ellison's pay ($90.7 million) comes from his stock grants. In June of 2011 he was given an option to purchase 7 million shares of Oracle (Fortune 500) common stock. ,
J.P. Morgan Chase's Jamie Dimon made $18.7 million last year, putting him fourth on the list of highest-paid chiefs in banking.