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25 Highest-Paid Female Powerhouse Executives: Top-Paid Women in America 2014

Larissa L. Herda

The 25 highest paid female powerhouse executives in America brought home smaller paychecks in 2013 compared to 2012, according to data provided to Fortune magazine by Equilar, an information database of the total executive compensation packages of public companies.

Martine Rothblatt, United Therapeutics CEO, has now become the highest paid woman executive in America for 2014, made a whopping $38.2 million. No. 2 on the list, Safra Catz Oracle’s co-CEO, her pay dip in 2013 to $37.7 million from $43.6 million in 2012.

Notably, median pay packages for the 25 top paid women at publicly traded companies edged down to $13.8 million in 2013 from $14.7 million in 2012.

By comparison, median pay packages for the 25 top paid male executives grew to $44.1 million in 2013 from $40.7 million in 2012.

Here is a list of the new top 25 highest paid woman executives in America.

Larissa L. Herda

25. Larissa Herda
Chairman, president, and CEO at TW Telecom
Total Compensation: $9,679,490

24. Debra Cafaro
Chairman and CEO at Ventas
Total Compensation: $9,960,041

23. Sheri McCoy
CEO at Avon
Total Compensation: $9,977,522

22. Ruth Porat
EVP and CFO at Morgan Stanley
Total Compensation: $10,078,622

21. Ursula Burns
Chairman and CEO at Xerox
Total Compensation: $10,237,021

20. Kimberly Dang
VP and CFO at Kinder Morgan
Total Compensation: $10,416,074

19. Rosalind Brewer
EVP, President, and CEO, Sam’s Club at Wal-Mart
Total Compensation: $11,656,257

18. Laura Alber
President and CEO ate Williams-Sonoma
Total Compensation: $11,922,802

17. Michelle Gass
Chief Customer Officer at Kohl’s
Total Compensation: $12,083,287

16. Jackwyn Nemerov
President and COO at Ralph Lauren
Total Compensation: $12,320,331

15. Indra Nooyi
Chairman and CEO at PepsiCo
Total Compensation: $13,191,805

14. Ellen Kullman
Chairman and CEO at DuPont
Total Compensation: $13,287,959

13. Mindy Grossman
CEO at HSN, Inc.
Total Compensation: $13,800,354

12. Ginni Rometty
Chairman, president, and CEO at IBM
Total Compensation: $13,965,677

11. Irene Rosenfeld
Chairman and CEO at Mondelez International
Total Compensation: $13,994,780

10. Elizabeth Buse
EVP, Solutions at Visa
Total Compensation:  $15,586,076

9. Marillyn Hewson
President and CEO at Lockheed Martin
Total Compensation:  $15,746,535

8. Sheryl Sandberg
Chief Operating Officer at Facebook
Total Compensation:  $16,147,148

7. Meg Whitman
Chairman, president, and CEO at Hewlett-Packard
Total Compensation: $17,643,243

6. Phebe Novakovic
Chairman and CEO at General Dynamics
Total Compensation:  $18,769,110

5. Carol Meyrowitz
CEO ate The TJX Companies
Total Compensation: $20,720,802

4. Meg Gentle
SVP, Marketing at Cheniere Energy
Total Compensation: $21,721,238

3. Marissa Mayer
President and CEO at Yahoo
Total Compensation: $24,935,712

2. Safra Catz
Co-CEO at Oracle
Total Compensation: $37,666,750

1. Martine Rothblatt
CEO at United Therapeutics Corp.
Total Compensation: $38,218,255

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD Magazine
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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