Only one Tarrant County CEO appears on a list of 337 chief executives at S&P 500 companies included in a study of executive compensation by The Associated Press and Equilar: Jeff Ventura at Range Resources, the Fort Worth-based oil and gas producer.
Two other area oil-and-gas leaders made more: Exxon Mobil's Rex Tillerson, whose $28.1 million pay package ranked him 12th nationwide; and Scott Sheffield at Pioneer Natural Resources, with a package worth $13.25 million.
Here are the North Texas execs on the list.
Rex Tillerson (ExxonMobil, Irving): $28.1 million, up 3 percent
Trevor Fetter (Tenet Healthcare, Dallas): $22.7 million, up 180 percent
Randall Stephenson (AT&T, Dallas): $20.7 million, up 10 percent
Richard K. Templeton (Texas Instruments, Dallas): $13.7 million, up 4 percent
Scott D. Sheffield (Pioneer Natural Resources, Irving): $13.25 million, up 15 percent
David T. Seaton (Fluor, Irving): $12.5 million, down 29 percent
Thomas J. Falk (Kimberly-Clark, Dallas): $11.9 million, down 1 percent
Jeffrey L. Ventura (Range Resources, Fort Worth): $10.6 million, up 40 percent
Larry D. Young (Dr. Pepper Snapple, Plano): $9.03 million, up 6 percent
Mark A. Blinn (Flowserve, Irving): $7.26 million, up 15 percent
Ralph W. Babb, Jr. (Comerica, Dallas): $6.5 million, down 10 percent
Phil Rykhoek, (Denbury Resources, Plano): $6.16 million, up 33 percent
Gary C. Kelly (Southwest Airlines, Dallas): $4.04 million, down 5 percent
-- Steve Kaskovich