Study: Female CEOs earning more than their male counterparts

New numbers reveal female chief executive officers are earning more than their male counterparts at some of the nation's largest companies.

The median pay for women chief executives was $13.1 million last year, compared to just $11.4 million for men. That's according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.

Both numbers were up nine percent over the previous year.

The highest-paid female CEOs of 2016 were:
-- IBM's Ginni Rometty, $32.3 million,
-- Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, $27.4 million,
-- PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi $25.2 million,
-- GM's Mary Barra $22.4 million, and
-- General Dynamics's Phebe Novakovic, $21.2 million.

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