The New York Times reported on April 6, 2013, that total chief executive compensation climbed 3 percent in 2012 from the previous year. Median total compensation for US chief executives rose to more than $14 million, the newspaper said, citing the survey by executive compensation tracker Equilar that provided the data for the article.
Equilar, an executive compensation data firm, includes only those companies that had reported through March 29 of this year and had at least $5 billion in annual revenue.
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