Median CEO pay reaches $12.1 million—here’s how much the 5 highest-paid leaders earn

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By Kathleen Elkins

Among companies in general, not just those in the S&P 500, the CEO wage gap actually favors men. The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) found that, for full-time chief executives, women’s earnings were 79.5 percent of men’s. Women CEOs’ median weekly earnings were $1,920, compared to men’s median weekly earnings of $2,415.

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