4 Execs Make 9 Figures
Elon Musk isn't far behind
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted May 10, 2017 8:25 AM CDT
Marc Lore speaks during an interview in Hoboken, NJ.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
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(Newser) – Elon Musk didn't pull in nine figures in 2016—but as the fifth top-earning executive of the year, he was awfully close. Here are the five top-earning business executives of 2016, with their total salary, according to Bloomberg:

  1. Marc Lore, CEO of Walmart eCommerce US: $236,896,191
  2. Tim Cook, CEO of Apple: $150,036,907
  3. John S. Weinberg, executive chairman of Evercore Partners: $123,991,055
  4. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google: $106,502,419
  5. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla: $99,744,920
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