Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ Salary Will Nearly Double in 2013

The Netflix boss will receive about $4 million in compensation for 2013

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' compensation package will rise to $4 million in 2013, doubling his pay from this year.

Getty ImagesThe video-streaming service said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday that it would pay Hastings $2 million in salary with $2 million of compensation through a stock options allowance.

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In 2012, Hastings' pay was $500,000 combined with stock options grants worth $1.5 million — half of what he was awarded in 2011. His salary that year remained unchanged.

Chief content officer Ted Sarandos also received a pay bump. His 2013 salary will climb to $2.2 million, up from $1 million in 2012. His stock options allowance remains the same as 2012 at $1.8 million.