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Who Are the Nation's Highest-Paid CEOs?

The survey considered public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue

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    Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

    The survey considered public companies with at least $1 billion in revenue that filed proxy statements with federal regulators on or before April 30, 2016.

    It includes CEOs who were newly hired, who often receive large grants as incentives. It does not include data for Alaska, Montana or West Virginia.

    Alabama - Jay Grinney, HealthSouth, $7.8 million 
    Arkansas - Doug McMillon, Wal-Mart Stores, $19.8 million
    Arizona - Don Slager, Republic Services, $10.9 million
    California - Mark Hurd, Oracle, $53.2 million
    Colorado - Gregory Maffei, Liberty Media & Liberty Interactive, $27 million
    Connecticut - Ari Bousbib, IMS Health Holdings, $34.5 million
    Washington, D.C. - Thomas Joyce Jr., Danaher, $10.6 million
    Delaware - Edward Breen, DuPont, $10 million 
    Florida - Howard Lorber, Vector Group, $37 million
    Georgia - Martin Flanagan, Invesco, $15.9 million
    Hawaii - Matthew Cox, Matson, $4.4 million
    Iowa - Kelly Ortberg, Rockwell Collins, $7 million 
    Idaho - D. Mark Durcan, Micron Technology, $9.4 million 
    Illinois - Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties, $39.2 million
    Indiana - John Lechleiter, Eli Lilly and Company, $16.6 million 
    Kansas - Larry Lawson, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, $10.4 million
    Kentucky - Scott Thompson, Tempur Sealy International, $23.3 million
    Louisiana - Glen Post III, CenturyLink, $10.3 million
    Massachusetts - Jeffrey Leiden, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, $28.1 million
    Maryland - David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $32.4 million
    Maine - Jonathan Ayers, IDEXX Laboratories, $4.8 million 
    Michigan - Mary Barra, General Motors, $28.6 million
    Minnesota - James Cracchiolo, Ameriprise Financial, $19.4 million 
    Missouri - Michael FNeidorff, Centene, $20.8 million 
    Mississippi - Joe Sanderson Jr., Sanderson Farms, $6 million
    North Carolina - Brian Moynihan, Bank of America , $13.8 million 
    North Dakota - David Goodin, MDU Resources Group, $2.6 million 
    Nebraska - Lance Fritz, Union Pacific , $9.1 million 
    New Hampshire - Timothy McGrath, PC Connection, $1.9 million 
    New Jersey - David Cote, Honeywell International , $33.8 million
    New Mexico - Patricia Collawn, PNM Resources, $5.2 million
    Nevada - Stephen Wynn, Wynn Resorts, $20.7 million
    New York - Leslie Moonves, CBS, $56.4 million
    Ohio - Leslie Wexner, L Brands, $27.2 million
    Oklahoma - Rober Lawler, Chesapeake Energy, $15.4 million
    Oregon - Mark Parker, Nike, $16.8 million
    Pennsylvania - Brian Roberts, Comcast, $36.2 million
    Rhode Island - Larry Merlo, CVS Health, $22.9 million 
    South Carolina - John Williams, Domtar, $6.7 million
    South Dakota - David Emery, Black Hills, $2.8 million
    Tennessee - William Carpenter III, LifePoint Health, $15.2 million 
    Texas - Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil, $24.3 million
    Utah - Peter Huntsman, Huntsman, $11.5 million
    Virginia - PhebeNovakovic, General Dynamics, $20.4 million
    Vermont - Brian Kelley , Keurig Green Mountain, $6.1 million
    Washington - Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia, $94.6 million 
    Wisconsin - Alex Molinaroli, Johnson Controls, $17.2 million
    Wyoming - Colin Marshall, Cloud Peak Energy, $4.2 million

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