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The Highest Paid CEOs of 2010

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About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010. The final figure shows total calculated compensation, which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock and stock option awards as well as other incentives. Note that the salary breakdown in this report only displays major sources of compensation, whereas other incentives, such as increases in retirement or pension funds are not
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About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.

The final figure shows total calculated compensation, which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock and stock option awards as well as other incentives. Note that the salary breakdown in this report only displays major sources of compensation, whereas other incentives, such as increases in retirement or pension funds are not displayed.

Compensation tends to be linked to performance. Therefore, we also provided information on a company’s stock value, along with change in revenue and net income over the past year.

So who are some of the highest paid CEOs? Click ahead to find out!

By Giovanny Moreano
Posted 13 April 2011

15. Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $26.3 million CEO since: January 2009 Cash compensation: $16.4 million Option awards: $4.07 million Restricted stock awards: $5.52 million Change in TCC from 2009: 34% Stock performance in 2010: +10% Revenue FY 2010: $26.89 billion Change from FY 2009: +6% Net Income FY 2010: $2.58 billion Change from FY 2009: +4%
Photo: Mark Wilson | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $26.3 million
CEO since: January 2009

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $16.4 million
Option awards: $4.07 million
Restricted stock awards: $5.52 million
Change in TCC from 2009: 34%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +10%
Revenue FY 2010: $26.89 billion
Change from FY 2009: +6%

Net Income FY 2010: $2.58 billion
Change from FY 2009: +4%

14. Alan Mulally, Ford Motor
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $26.5 million CEO since: July 2006 Cash compensation: $10.85 million Option awards: $7.5 million Restricted stock awards: $7.5 million Change in TCC from 2009: +48% Stock performance in 2010: +68% Revenue FY 2010: $128.95 billion Change from FY 2009: +11% Net Income FY 2010: $6.56 million Change from FY 2009: +141%
Photo: William Thomas Cain | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $26.5 million
CEO since: July 2006

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $10.85 million
Option awards: $7.5 million
Restricted stock awards: $7.5 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +48%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +68%
Revenue FY 2010: $128.95 billion
Change from FY 2009: +11%

Net Income FY 2010: $6.56 million
Change from FY 2009: +141%

13. Randall Stephenson, AT&T
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $27.34 million CEO since: May 2007 Cash compensation: $6.58 million Option awards: $494,731 Restricted stock awards: $12.75 million Change in TCC from 2009: -6% Stock performance in 2010: +5% Revenue FY 2010: $124.3 billion Change from FY 2009: +1% Net Income FY 2010: $19.86 billion Change from FY 2009: +64%
Photo: Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $27.34 million
CEO since: May 2007

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $6.58 million
Option awards: $494,731
Restricted stock awards: $12.75 million
Change in TCC from 2009: -6%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +5%
Revenue FY 2010: $124.3 billion
Change from FY 2009: +1%

Net Income FY 2010: $19.86 billion
Change from FY 2009: +64%

12. Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $27.7 million CEO since: 1997 Cash compensation: $20.75 million Option awards: $2.21 million Restricted stock awards: $4.06 million Change in TCC from 2009: +26% Stock performance in 2010: +37% Revenue FY 2010: $4.97 billion Change from FY 2009: -1% Net Income FY 2010: $480 million Change from FY 2009: +18%
Photo: Emmanuel Duand | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $27.7 million
CEO since: 1997

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $20.75 million
Option awards: $2.21 million
Restricted stock awards: $4.06 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +26%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +37%
Revenue FY 2010: $4.97 billion
Change from FY 2009: -1%

Net Income FY 2010: $480 million
Change from FY 2009: +18%

11. William Weldon, Johnson & Johnson
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $28.72 million CEO since: April 2002 Cash compensation: $13.89 million Option awards:$4.71 million Restricted stock awards: $2.77 million Change in TCC from 2009: -7% Stock performance in 2010: -4% Revenue FY 2010: $61.59 billion Change from FY 2009: -1%Net Income FY 2010: $13.33 billion Change from FY 2009: +9%
Photo: Mark Wilson | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $28.72 million
CEO since: April 2002

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $13.89 million
Option awards:$4.71 million
Restricted stock awards: $2.77 million
Change in TCC from 2009: -7%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: -4%
Revenue FY 2010: $61.59 billion
Change from FY 2009: -1%

Net Income FY 2010: $13.33 billion
Change from FY 2009: +9%

10. Robert Iger, Disney
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $29.62 million CEO since: October 2005 Cash compensation: $15.46 million Option awards: $4.4 million Restricted stock awards: $7.4 million Change in TCC from 2009: +24% Stock performance in 2010: +16% Revenue FY 2010: $38.06 billion Change from FY 2009: +5% Net Income FY 2010: $3.96 billion Change from FY 2009: +20%
Photo: Matthew Peyton | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $29.62 million
CEO since: October 2005

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $15.46 million
Option awards: $4.4 million
Restricted stock awards: $7.4 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +24%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +16%
Revenue FY 2010: $38.06 billion
Change from FY 2009: +5%

Net Income FY 2010: $3.96 billion
Change from FY 2009: +20%

9. Brian Roberts, Comcast
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $31.06 million CEO since: 1990 Cash compensation: $13.72 million Option awards: $5.92 million Restricted stock awards: $5.31 million Change in TCC from 2009: +14% Stock performance in 2010: +30% Revenue FY 2010: $37.94 billion Change from FY 2009: +6% Net Income FY 2010: $3.64 billion Change from FY 2009: Unch
Photo: Ethan Miller | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $31.06 million
CEO since: 1990

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $13.72 million
Option awards: $5.92 million
Restricted stock awards: $5.31 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +14%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +30%
Revenue FY 2010: $37.94 billion
Change from FY 2009: +6%

Net Income FY 2010: $3.64 billion
Change from FY 2009: Unch

8. Samuel Palmisano, IBM
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $31.72 million CEO since: January 2002 Cash compensation: $10.8 million Options awards: 0 Restricted stock awards: $13.32 million Change in TCC from 2009: +30% Stock performance in 2010: +12% Revenue FY 2010: $99.87 billion Change from FY 2009: +4% Net Income FY 2010: $14.8 billion Change from FY 2009: +10%
Photo: Sean Gallup | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $31.72 million
CEO since: January 2002

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $10.8 million
Options awards: 0
Restricted stock awards: $13.32 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +30%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +12%
Revenue FY 2010: $99.87 billion
Change from FY 2009: +4%

Net Income FY 2010: $14.8 billion
Change from FY 2009: +10%

7. John Lundgren, Stanley Black & Decker
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $32.7 million CEO since: March 2004 Cash compensation: $5.55 million Option awards: $1.26 million Restricted stock awards: $25.35 million Change in TCC from 2009: +241% Stock performance in 2010: +30% Revenue FY 2010: $8.4 billion Change from FY 2009: +125% Net Income FY 2010: $198 million Change from FY 2009: -12%
Photo: stanleyblackanddecker.com

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $32.7 million
CEO since: March 2004

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $5.55 million
Option awards: $1.26 million
Restricted stock awards: $25.35 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +241%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +30%
Revenue FY 2010: $8.4 billion
Change from FY 2009: +125%

Net Income FY 2010: $198 million
Change from FY 2009: -12%

6. Michael White, DIRECTV
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $32.93 millionCEO since: June 2010 Cash compensation: $5.45 million Option awards: $12.5 million Restricted stock awards: $14.69 million Change in TCC from 2009: N/A Stock performance in 2010: +20% Revenue FY 2010: $24.1 billion Change from FY 2009: 12% Net Income FY 2010: $2.19 billion Change from FY 2009: +133%
Photo: Gustavo Caballero | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $32.93 million
CEO since: June 2010

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $5.45 million
Option awards: $12.5 million
Restricted stock awards: $14.69 million
Change in TCC from 2009: N/A

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +20%
Revenue FY 2010: $24.1 billion
Change from FY 2009: 12%

Net Income FY 2010: $2.19 billion
Change from FY 2009: +133%

5. David Zaslav, Discovery Comm.
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $42.59 million CEO since: January 2007 Cash compensation: $6.4 million Option awards: $15.41 million Restricted stock awards: $20.33 million Change in TCC from 2009: +265% Stock performance in 2010: +36% Revenue FY 2010: $3.77 billion Change from FY 2009: +9% Net Income FY 2010: $653 million Change from FY 2009: +19%
Photo: Craig Barritt | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $42.59 million
CEO since: January 2007

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $6.4 million
Option awards: $15.41 million
Restricted stock awards: $20.33 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +265%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +36%
Revenue FY 2010: $3.77 billion
Change from FY 2009: +9%

Net Income FY 2010: $653 million
Change from FY 2009: +19%

4. John Hammergren, McKesson
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $54.58 million CEO since: April 2000 Cash compensation: $14.41 million Option awards: $7.65 million Restricted stock awards: $11.05 million Change in TCC from 2009: 47% Stock performance in 2010: +13% Revenue FY 2010: $108.7 billion Change from FY 2009: +2% Net Income FY 2010: $1.26 billion Change from FY 2009: +53%
Photo: mckesson.com

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $54.58 million
CEO since: April 2000

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $14.41 million
Option awards: $7.65 million
Restricted stock awards: $11.05 million
Change in TCC from 2009: 47%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +13%
Revenue FY 2010: $108.7 billion
Change from FY 2009: +2%

Net Income FY 2010: $1.26 billion
Change from FY 2009: +53%

3. Lawrence Ellison, Oracle
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $70.14 million CEO since: June 1977 Cash compensation: $6.7 million Option awards: $61.95 million Restricted stock awards: 0 Change in TCC from 2009: -17% Stock performance in 2010: +28% Revenue FY 2010: $26.8 billion Change from FY 2009: 15% Net Income FY 2010: $6.14 billion Change from FY 2009: +10%
Photo: Justin Sullivan | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $70.14 million
CEO since: June 1977

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $6.7 million
Option awards: $61.95 million
Restricted stock awards: 0
Change in TCC from 2009: -17%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +28%
Revenue FY 2010: $26.8 billion
Change from FY 2009: 15%

Net Income FY 2010: $6.14 billion
Change from FY 2009: +10%

2. Ray Irani, Occidental Petroleum
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $76.1 million CEO since: 1990 Cash compensation: $34.2 million Options awards: 0 Restricted stock awards: $40.25 million Change in TCC from 2009: +142% Stock performance in 2010: +21% Revenue FY 2010: $19.05 billion Change from FY 2009: +29% Net income FY 2010: $4.5 billion Change from FY 2009: +55%
Photo: oxy.com

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $76.1 million
CEO since: 1990

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $34.2 million
Options awards: 0
Restricted stock awards: $40.25 million
Change in TCC from 2009: +142%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +21%
Revenue FY 2010: $19.05 billion
Change from FY 2009: +29%

Net income FY 2010: $4.5 billion
Change from FY 2009: +55%

1. Philippe Dauman, Viacom
Total calculated compensation (TCC): $84.5 million CEO since: September 2006 Cash compensation: $13.9 million Option awards: $28.6 million Restricted stock awards: $41.8 million Change in TCC from 2009: 148% Stock performance in 2010: +33% Revenue FY 2010: $12.5 billion Change from FY 2009: -6% Net Income FY 2010: $1.14 billion Change from FY 2009: -29%
Photo: Scott Gries | Getty Images

Total calculated compensation (TCC): $84.5 million
CEO since: September 2006

Salary Breakdown:
Cash compensation: $13.9 million
Option awards: $28.6 million
Restricted stock awards: $41.8 million
Change in TCC from 2009: 148%

Company Performance:
Stock performance in 2010: +33%
Revenue FY 2010: $12.5 billion
Change from FY 2009: -6%

Net Income FY 2010: $1.14 billion
Change from FY 2009: -29%