Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is the Highest Paid Female CEO

Equal pay for equal work has been an ongoing battle for decades. However, it seems that the gender gap between female and male CEOs is beginning to narrow.

So far, 21 out of 22 in the Standard & Poor's 500 have reported their compensation, reports USA Today Money. Among the list is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer who is the highest paid female CEO this fiscal year, earning $42 million.

Her salary places her seventh among all current CEOs.

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