CEO Pay Statistics: Some U.S. Firms Paid More to CEOs Than Taxes

September 1, 2011 2:26 pm

We spotted this today:

“Twenty-five of the 100 highest paid U.S. CEOs earned more last year than their companies paid in federal income tax, a pay study by a Washington think tank said on Wednesday.”

Statistics Source: Reuters

How do we digest this number? Well, we cannot. Here is why: we have spotted some stats on Warren Buffet’s NYTimes op-ed– we know this: how much taxes do the rich pay, after all?

For Interesting Statistics Everyday, Find Statspotting on Facebook and Follow Statspotting on Twitter

Leave a Reply