Despite Amazon’s growing reach and influence, the company’s CEO has declined to take any additional compensation in the form of stocks or cash benefits, leaving his salary at $81,800; the same as it was a year after Amazon went public. Bezos says that he believes his large stake in the company (19%) is enough, and the job has its perks: despite that relatively low base salary, travel and business expenses for Bezos added to his base salary come in at $1.68 million.

[Source: The Next Web]