As the Chairman at Google, Eric Schmidt earned a total compensation of $100,980,262 in 2011, which increased by 32,139.51% compared to 2010.

Of this total, $937,500 was earned as salary, $55,643,040 was awarded as stock, $38,136,040 was received in stock options, $6,000,000 was awarded from non-equity incentive plan, and $263,682 came from all other compensation.

Eric transitioned from his previous role as Chief Executive Officer to became the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors effective April 4, 2011. In connection with this change, Eric was granted equity awards with a target value of $100 million; the grant date fair value of the equity awards as reported in this table was $93,779,080. Additionally, as of April 4, 2011, his annual base salary was increased from $1 to $1,250,000, with a target bonus of 400% of his annual base salary.

Eric Schmidt worked with David Drummond, Nikesh Arora, Patrick Pichette, Sergey Brin, and Larry Page at Google in 2011.

Year Adjustment

The company's fiscal year, which ended on December 31, actually covered the majority of year 2011. This website therefore treated this period as year 2011.

Compensation Data Fiscal Year Ends: Dec 31
  • Salary$937,500
  • Stock Awards$55,643,040
  • Option Awards$38,136,040
  • Non-Equity Incentive$6,000,000
  • Other$263,682
  • Total$100,980,262
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