Here below is a chart showing which women earn how much in big numbers

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Marissa Mayer of Yahoo was the America’s highest-paid female CEO in 2014. But at $42 million, her total earnings were just a fraction of the highest paid male CEO’s.

Mayer’s total compensation was less than 15 percent of Nick Woodman’s, 2014’s highest-paid male U.S. CEO. Woodman, founder of GoPro, the company that makes those little cameras people attach to their dogs when they leave them home alone, was granted stock units valued at $284.5 million at the end of 2014, according to Bloomberg.

Mayer, 39, was paid $1 million in salary, but if you pair that with her stock and option awards of $11.7 million and $28.2 million, $1.1 million in an incentive pay plan and $28,065 in additional perks, she made a total of $42 million last year, USA Today reported. That’s an increase of 69 percent from her total earnings in 2013, which were $28.6 million. Still, she’d need a raise of $242 million to match Woodman.

There is some silver lining. Though there are still far more male CEOs at S&P 500 companies than female, the average female CEO of an S&P 500 company is paid more than her male counterparts. Mayer is the seventh-highest paid S&P 500 CEO overall.

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Henry Sapiecha


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