Published in Forbes May 1, 2009 by The Associated Press
Key findings of The Associated Press’ analysis of CEO compensation in 2008:
1) Half of the CEO’s in the AP’s analysis of 309 companies made more than $7.6 million last year. That’s down 7 percent from the median of $8.2 million last year. All the CEOs in the sample have been on the job for at least the last two fiscal years.