Even after a difficult year, CEOs in the U.S. are making plenty of money.
On Friday, the Associated Press and executive data firm Equilar found which CEOs made the most in each state last year.
For its survey, AP and Equilar looked at publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30.
However, not every state had such a company headquartered there. The survey was not limited to companies in the S&P 500. To be included in the survey, the CEOs had to have been in place for at least two years.
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Equilar calculated CEO pay by adding salary, bonus, stock awards, stock option awards, deferred compensation and other components that include benefits and perks. For some companies, big raises can occur when CEOs get a stock grant in one year as part of a multiyear grant.
Median pay for S&P 500 CEOs was $12.7 million last year, which means half of those CEOs made more than $12.7 million and half made less.
To see which CEOs make the most money in your state, here are the highest-paid CEOs in every state, according to AP and Equilar.
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Edward K. Aldag Jr., Medical Properties Trust, $16.9 million