CEO Pay: It's good to be in health care

Health care tops other industries for highest median CEO pay

Associated Press

Here's a look at median CEO pay by industry last year, as calculated by executive pay research firm Equilar. For the fourth time in five years, health care CEOs got the most pay and utilities CEOs got the least.

—Health care: $11.1 million

—Industrial goods: $11 million

—Services: $10.9 million

—Financial: $9.8 million

—All companies: $9.7 million

—Consumer goods: $9.5 million

—Basic materials: $9.3 million

—Technology: $9.2 million

—Utilities: $7.5 million

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