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America's Highest Paid CEOs

About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.

The final figure shows total calculated compensation, which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock and stock option awards as well as other incentives. Note that the salary breakdown in this report only displays major sources of compensation, whereas other incentives, such as increases in retirement or pension funds are not displayed.

Compensation tends to be linked to performance. Therefore, we also provided information on a company’s stock value, along with change in revenue and net income over the past year.

So who are some of the highest paid CEOs? Click ahead to find out!

By Giovanny Moreano
Posted 13 April 2011

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