The compensation package disclosed in a regulatory filing included stock options valued at $8.1 million. Those options could end up being worth more or less depending on how Netflix Inc.’s stock fares during the next few years.
Hastings also received a $3 million salary.
Netflix raised its monthly rates by $1 for new US subscribers in May while keeping them at $8 per month for existing customers.
The Los Gatos, California, company still ended last year with 57.4 million worldwide subscribers, a gain of 13 million from 2013. Netflix’s stock, though, fell by 7% last year.