Top 10 highest paid execs

The government is slashing pay for top execs at firms bailed out by taxpayers, but plenty of people are still raking in the dough. Here are last year's top earners.

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Aubrey K. McClendon
Chairman and CEO
Chesapeake Energy (CHK)


2008 Total compensation: $112.5 million
Base salary: $975,000

Source: Equilar Inc.



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Last updated October 22 2009: 1:07 PM ET
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