Apple’s Tim Cook trails behind Elon Musk in CEO pay for 2021


Apple CEO Tim Cook was the second highest-paid CEO of all Fortune 500 companies in 2021, trailing behind Tesla’s Elon Musk by earning $770 million. As the head of one of the biggest tech companies in the world, it’s expected for Tim Cook to receive a considerable amount of compensation for his leadership. In analysis of the top well-paid CEOs, it seems Cook is almost at the top of the list.In a list created by Fortune comparing the compensation of CEOs within the Fortune 500, Cook was in second place, earning a total of $770.5 million in 2021. However, the report admits that it isn’t a figure stemming from a basic salary, but instead part of a 10-year granting of shares worth $1.7 billion. Read more…
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