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CEO Pay Jumps 27 Percent, Everyone Else's Up Just 2 Percent

CEOs are feeling the recovery before everyone else. The pay gap between the boss and the and rest of us took a great leap forward in 2010.

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Top 10 Most Overpaid Actors in Hollywood

Forbes has calculated which stars cost far more than they're worth at the box office. Comedians do pretty badly on this scale. So does Tom Cruise.


Forbes is great at lists. Recently they ranked the highest-earning dead celebrities, and now they're sticking it to the live ones, too. They calculated the top 10 most overpaid actors in Hollywood. Will Ferrell tops the list.

For every $1 Will Ferrell was paid, his films returned an average $3.35.

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List: The Highest Paid Charity CEOs. How Much is Too Much?

The top paid charity CEO earned over $2 million. Is that excessive? But how can large organizations recruit top talent without competitive pay?


How much should the head of a nonprofit earn? A few hundred thousand? How about $2,659,540? That's the top of the list of the 15 highest paid charity CEOs compiled by the watchdog Charity Navigator.

Before you get too upset, that seven-figure pay out is likely an aberration. That's Zarin Mehta's salary as head of the New York Philharmonic, much of it in deferred compensation from past years. His normal salary is just about $1 million.

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