According to a CNBC report, Pichai earned a salary of US $ 650,000 in 2016. This figure is slightly lower than his salary in 2015 which reached US $ 652,500.
Not only the salary, the man who has long worked at Google and served as CEO since August 2015 is earning from its shares in Google which, if cashed reachhed US $ 198.7 million in 2016.
Pichai's earnings from Google's shares reportedly doubled compared to its share earnings in 2015 with a value of US $ 99.8 million.
If accumulated, the total earnings of Pichai, both from salaries and shares worth US $ 199.7 million, doubled from the previous US $ 100.6 million.
Pichai's earnings also exceeded what his two bosses found - Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Both earn only US $ 1 for his role as CEO and President Alphablet. However, Page and Brin each earn US $ 40 billion for their share ownership.