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Average CEO Salary = Average Worker Salary * 262

Chief Executive SalaryThe annual salary and compensation of an average worker in America is roughly the same that the average large-company CEO made in one day.

The average CEO of a company with at least $1 billion in annual revenue made $10,982,000, or 262 times what the average worker made.

On the other hand, Chief Executives from Google, Yahoo and Apple received a token salary of $1 last year though there were stock options and cash bonuses.

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