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CEOs earned 273 times the average worker in 2012—and that’s going up
According to the Economic Policy Institute, in 2012, average CEO compensation among the 350 largest U.S. public companies was $14.1 million (including income from options), which was a 12.7% increase on 2011, and 37.4% jump over 2009.
Some economists explain this higher-than-the-highest phenomenon by saying that CEOs’ jobs are becoming more difficult, and that they therefore should be paid better. But the EPI favors a different explanation: that CEOs hold the reins of their organizations and can win the compensation that suits them. 
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CEOs earned 273 times the average worker in 2012—and that’s going up

According to the Economic Policy Institute, in 2012, average CEO compensation among the 350 largest U.S. public companies was $14.1 million (including income from options), which was a 12.7% increase on 2011, and 37.4% jump over 2009.

Some economists explain this higher-than-the-highest phenomenon by saying that CEOs’ jobs are becoming more difficult, and that they therefore should be paid better. But the EPI favors a different explanation: that CEOs hold the reins of their organizations and can win the compensation that suits them. 

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5 Stupid Reasons You’re Underpaid- And How To Fix Them 
You are not being out-earned because you are being out-skilled.  People often have blindspots about getting paid— so pull back the veil and start earning what you’re worth. 

Dave Fecak knows whywe aren’t making enough. Fecak has had long exposure to technologists’ salaries: He’s been a part of software recruiting since 1998. And while his points are directly intended for programmers, they carry currency beyond coders.
These are the reasons you aren’t making enough.

Image consciousness
The first negotiation
Know the market (and your place in it)
Profit or cost?
Skill scarcity
Here’s the story.
Why are you underpaid?

5 Stupid Reasons You’re Underpaid- And How To Fix Them 

You are not being out-earned because you are being out-skilled.  People often have blindspots about getting paid— so pull back the veil and start earning what you’re worth. 

Dave Fecak knows whywe aren’t making enough. Fecak has had long exposure to technologists’ salaries: He’s been a part of software recruiting since 1998. And while his points are directly intended for programmers, they carry currency beyond coders.

These are the reasons you aren’t making enough.

  • Image consciousness
  • The first negotiation
  • Know the market (and your place in it)
  • Profit or cost?
  • Skill scarcity

Here’s the story.

Why are you underpaid?