CEO pay: Boeing’s McNerney ranked 22nd

The 50 highest-paid chief executive officers of 2012, as calculated by executive pay research firm Equilar:

1. Leslie Moonves, CBS, $60.3 million, down 12 percent

2. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $49.9 million, down 5 percent

3. Bob Iger, Disney, $37.1 million, up 18 percent

4. Philippe Dauman, Viacom, $33.4 million, down 22 percent

5. John Donahoe, eBay, $29.7 million, up 81 percent

6. Brian Roberts, Comcast, $29.1 million, up 8 percent

7. Howard Schultz, Starbucks, $28.9 million, up 80 percent

8. Ken Chenault, American Express, $28 million, up 25 percent

9. Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil, $27.2 million, up 8 percent

10. Kent Thiry, DaVita HealthCare, $26.8 million, up 53 percent

11. Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner, $25.7 million, unchanged

12. Louis Camilleri, Philip Morris International, $24.7 million, up 23 percent

13. Glenn Murphy, Gap, $24.6 million, up 154 percent

14. Robert Stevens, Lockheed Martin, $23.8 million, up 16 percent

15. Richard Fairbank, Capital One Financial, $22.6 million, up 21 percent

16. John Watson, Chevron, $22.3 million, up 23 percent

17. Irene Rosenfeld, Mondelez International, $22 million, up 40 percent

18. Lawrence Culp Jr., Danaher, $21.9 million, up 1 percent

19. Louis Chenevert, United Technologies, $21.8 million, down 5 percent

20. Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola, $21.6 million, up 2 percent

21. James Gallogly, LyondellBasell Industries, $21.2 million, down 10 percent

22. James McNerney Jr., Boeing, $21.1 million, up 15 percent

23. Randall Stephenson, AT&T, $21 million, up 12 percent

24. Alan Mulally, Ford, $21 million, down 29 percent

25. Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm, $20.7 million, down 5 percent

26. Mike Duke, Wal-Mart Stores, $20.7 million, up 14 percent

27. Jeff Immelt, General Electric, $20.6 million, up 80 percent

28. Gregg Steinhafel, Target, $20.5 million, up 5 percent

29. Larry Fink, BlackRock, $20.2 million, down 8 percent

30. Anthony Alexander, FirstEnergy, $20 million, up 39 percent

31. Steve Ells, Chipotle Mexican Grill, $19.7 million, up 2 percent

32. Miles White, Abbott Laboratories, $19.5 million, up 3 percent

33. David Pyott, Allergan, $19.4 million, up 62 percent

34. John Stumpf, Wells Fargo, $19.3 million, up 8 percent

35. Leslie Wexner, L Brands, $19.2 million, unchanged

36. Montgomery Moran, Chipotle Mexican Grill, $19.1 million, up 2 percent

37. Carol Meyrowitz, TJX Companies, $19.1 million, up 198 percent

38. Paul Otellini, Intel, $18.9 million, up 10 percent

39. Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase, $18.7 million, down 19 percent

40. Alexander Cutler, Eaton, $18.6 million, up 77 percent

41. Ian Read, Pfizer, $18.5 million, up 2 percent

42. Brian Jellison, Roper Industries, $18.1 million, up 21 percent

43. Jay Johnson, General Dynamics, $18 million, up 12 percent

44. Michael White, DirecTV, $17.9 million, up 212 percent

45. Steve Wynn, Wynn Resorts, $17.7 million, up 8 percent

46. Douglas Oberhelman, Caterpillar, $17.7 million, up 20 percent

47. David Lesar, Halliburton, $17.5 million, up 10 percent

48. David Simon, Simon Property Group, $17.2 million, down 87 percent

49. Glenn Britt, Time Warner Cable, $17.2 million, up 5 percent

50. Samuel Allen, Deere, $17.2 million, up 4 percent

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