10 Highest-Paid CEOs in the Nation
July 16, 2015 at 17:12 PM EDT
The highest-paid CEOs in America's 350 largest firms earned, on average, a whopping $16.3 million last year. This amount topped the 2013 average by $1.3 million. Rising CEO compensation hasn't snuck past investors though - instead, it's become a rather controversial topic. Do these boss hogs really deserve such colossal salaries? Here's a look at the highest-paid CEOs in America and how they compare to their companies' performance... Tags: ceo compensation , CEO pay , CEO salaries , CEOS that are paid the most , highest CEO pay , highest CEO salaries , highest paid CEOs , how much do big CEOs make , Nasdaq: DISCA , Nasdaq: GPRO , Nasdaq: LBTYA , Nasdaq: LMCA , Nasdaq: MSFT , Nasdaq: QCOM , Nasdaq: QVCA , NYSE: CBS , NYSE: GBL , NYSE: NRF , NYSE: ORCL , who are the richest CEOs To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2015 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post 10 Highest-Paid CEOs in the Nation appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .