Southwest Airlines chief executive Gary Kelly received $4.031 million in salary, bonus and stock awards for his compensation in 2012, up 15 percent from the year before.
Kelly's compensation, revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, includes a $675,000 salary and a $961,000 cash bonus. Most of his compensation game in stock awards which are valued at $2.25 million.
He also received $129,802 in other compensation including for travel benefits, home security and 401(k) plan contributions.
Chief operating officer Michael Van de Ven received the second-highest compensation among Southwest executives with $2.22 million. Chief financial officer Tammy Romo, who was promoted last year, received $1 million.