Chris’ List: CEO Pay

Chris' List
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The amount of money CEOs make has never been higher. The Associated Press did an analysis of data from Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

    • The median CEO pay in 2012 was $9.7 million.

    • That’s up 6.5% from the previous year.

    • The highest paid CEO is Les Moonves from CBS with $60.3 million.

    • The median pay for female CEOs was actually higher than it was for men with $11.2 million.

    • Men averaged $9.6 million.

    • Health care CEOs are the highest paid at $11.1 million.