31 July 2012 11:36 AM
10 CEOs Who Are Shockingly Overpaid

Outrageously Paid CEOs

Timothy Cook from Apple (© Charles Platiau/Reuters)
  • Timothy Cook from Apple (© Charles Platiau/Reuters)
  • David Simon of Simon Property Group (© Bloomberg/Getty Images)
  • David Zaslav of Discovery Communications (© Wikimedia Commons/Discovery/John)
  • Michael Jeffries of Abercrombie & Fitch (© Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
  • Rupert Murdoch from News Corporation (© Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
  • Ian Cummin of Leucadia National (© Gallo Images)
  • Gregory Cappelli of Apollo Group (© Ken Lund/Wikimedia Commons)
  • Lloyd Blankfein from Goldman Sachs (© Bloomberg/Getty Images)
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CEOs in America saw salary increases of at least 5% last year, which apparently outstripped increases for other workers in the country.
These richest-of-the-rich continue to draw massive salaries, and we take a look at 10 CEOs who are paid ridiculous amounts of money.

Timothy Cook from Apple

Tim Cook is America's highest paid CEO. He even earned more than Steve Jobs, Apple Macintosh's previous CEO, who was paid 378 million times less. His salary in 2011 was $378 million.

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