CEO Pay

This List of the Highest-Paid CEOs May Surprise You

Equilar has released its annual look at the 100 biggest companies in the country.

Nina Zipkin

CEOs Took a Massive Pay Cut Last Year

It was the most dramatic hit to compensation since the financial crisis.

CEO Pay Isn't All That Out of Whack If You Look at Real Data

Why do CEOs get paid so much? Because they deserve it. Plain and simple.

Ray Hennessey

One of the Nation's Top-Paid CEOs Leads an Unprofitable, Largely Unknown Company

Charif Souki of Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based enterprise hoping to one day capitalize on the fracking boom, raked in a whopping $142 million last year.

Geoff Weiss

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.

Geoff Weiss

New SEC Rule Would Make Companies Disclose Ratio of CEO-to-Worker Pay

As early as next month, corporations may have to begin making public the difference between their chief executive's compensation and the pay of a middle-of-the-pack worker.

Companies to Disclose CEO Pay Vs. Employee Pay

Think it'd be nice to know how much a CEO makes compared with his or her typical employee? Well, you're going to find out soon.

Allen Wastler

Ousted Men's Wearhouse Founder Fires Back in Open Letter

George Zimmer, founder and former executive chairman of the men's clothing retailer, makes his side of the story public.

3 Signs You Need to Take a Pay Cut

CEOs are cutting back on their salaries left and right this week -- from President Obama to J.C. Penney CEO, Ron Johnson. Are you a candidate for a pay cut? Here are three signs you might be.

Victor Cheng

How Much Should Business Owners Get Paid?

Last year, big-company CEOs were paid an average of 343 times what their workers made. How does that number make you feel?

Carol Tice