These Are the 10 Highest-Paid Women CEOs—And Their Salaries
It should come as no surprise that women are at the helm of some of the most successful and lucrative corporations you can name—because Beyoncé said it best: "Who runs the world? Girls." And if you're curious as to how they rank salary-wise, Inc.com recently revealed the list of the highest-paid female CEOs, as calculated by the executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Though she took a 15 percent decrease in pay, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer repeats as this years number one ranked CEO with a salary of $36 million. See who else made the top 10, and find out who got a raise—and who did not.
2. Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo: $22.2 million (up 16 percent).
3. Phebe Novakovic of General Dynamics: $20.4 million (up 8 percent).
4. Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin: $20.2 million (up 13 percent).
5. Virginia Rometty of International Business Machines: $19.8 million (up 10 percent).
6. Mary Dillon of ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance: $18.6 million (up 200 percent).
7. Irene Rosenfeld of Mondelez International: $18.3 million (up 15 percent).
8. Heather Bresch of Mylan: $18.2 million (down 25 percent).
9. Carol Meyrowitz of TJX Companies: $18 million (down 23 percent).
10. Meg Whitman of HP: $17.1 million (down 13 percent).
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