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Tech's highest paid CEOs

This year's 12 top paid tech CEOs all make more than $15 million annually.

6. Paul Jacobs: $20.7 million

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  • Company: Qualcomm
  • Cash compensation: $5.7 million
  • Stock and options: $15 million
  • Total compensation 1-yr. change: -5%

Jacobs was given a $3.4 million cash bonus on top of his $1.2 million salary. Other compensation for the CEO included more than $280,000 for personal use of Qualcomm's (QCOM) corporate aircraft and more than $4,000 for things such as home office costs, personal travel and entertainment.

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

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