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5. Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup
Total compensation: $38.2 million

2008 salary: $958,333
Bonus: $0
Perks: $16,193
Stock grants: $28.8 million
Stock options: $8.4 million

Most of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit's lavish 2008 pay came from stock and options, which won't be worth much if he can't turn around the struggling financial services giant. This year, Pandit has announced plans to take just $1 in salary and no bonus.

NEXT: 6. Mark Hurd, CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Last updated April 06 2009: 1:16 PM ET
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