The salaries of the top 5 CEOs in India's IT sector start at Rs. 25.75 billion; how much does the top CEO earn?

According to the company's annual report, which was published at the end of July, "Mr. C. Vijayakumar did not receive any compensation from the Company, 

1. Mr. C. Vijayakumar

however, he received compensation [Including Long-term Incentive ("LTI")] of USD 16.52 million (equivalent to Rs 123.13 crores) from HCL America Inc., a step-down wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

The CEOs of other major IT companies undoubtedly got salaries close to or equal to the Rs 123 crores that the HCL CEO received in compensation. Possibly a little up or down.

According to the company's annual report, Thierry Delaporte, the CEO of Wipro, earned Rs 79.80 crore in pay and benefits for the fiscal year 2021–2022.

2. Thierry Delaporte

 This sum consists of Rs 31.8 crore in additional incentives, Rs 19.3 crore in commissions and variable compensation, and Rs 13.2 crore in salary and allowances. Thierry Delaporte, the second-highest paid CEO in India, joined Wipro in July 2020.

Salil Parekh, the CEO of Infosys, is ranked third with a remuneration of Rs 71.02 crore. According to Infosys' annual report, Salil Parekh's pay increased to Rs. 71.02 crore in the fiscal year 2022.

3. Salil Parekh

 It comprises Rs. 52.33 crore from the restricted stock units (RSUs) that were previously issued to him. The IT company recently increased Parekh's pay to Rs 79.75 crore. In January 2018, Salil Parekh was appointed CEO of Infosys.

With a compensation of Rs 63.4 crore, Tech Mahindra CEO CP Gurnani comes in at number four. Tech Mahindra has been led by CP Gurnani since 2012. According to Tech Mahindra's annual report, the total comprises pay, stock compensation perks, and one-year post-employment benefits.

4. CP Gurnani

Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO of TCS, sits at No. 5, earning Rs 25.75 crore in FY22, a 27% increase from the previous year. Gopinathan was paid Rs 1.5 crore in salary, Rs 2.25 crore in perks and allowances, and Rs 22 crore in commission (from earnings), according to the company's annual report.

5. Rajesh Gopinathan