Technology leaders were among the highest-paid U.S. female executives last year, according to a list compiled by Bloomberg.
Topping the list was Angela Ahrendts, 54, Apple’s senior vice president of retail and online stores, who was awarded $82.6 million in 2014.
Ahrendts, formerly chief executive of London-based fashion retailer Burberry Group, joined the world’s most-valuable company in May 2014 and became the first woman on its management team, Bloomberg said.
Her total pay package, including a sign-on bonus and a make-whole grant for awards left behind at Burberry, is currently valued at $105.5 million. Ahrendts pay is equal to 0.3% of Apple’s $28.6 billion three-year average economic profit.
The highest-paid female CEO was Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer, 49, who was awarded $59.1 million in 2014. Nearly all (95%) of Mayer’s compensation is comprised of stock and options, and has since fallen in value to $45 million.
The second highest-paid U.S. female executive was Oracle’s Safra Catz, who was awarded $71.2 million in fiscal 2014 as Oracle’s CFO. At the end of Oracle’s fiscal year, Catz was named co-CEO, receiving 500,000 options and 125,000 performance stock units in connection with her promotion.
Number three was Lockheed Martin’s CEO Marillyn Hewson, whose 2014 pay, valued at $36.7 million at year end, is 2.9% of Lockheed’s three-year average economic profit of $1.28 billion.
Other female executives on Bloomberg’s list include Mylan’s CEO Heather Bresch, who was awarded $40 million, and Martine Rothblatt, co-CEO and chairman of United Therapeutics, with $33.3 million in 2014 compensation.