25 Highest-paid women

Which corporate women raked it in - and how much did they earn?

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1. Sharilyn Gasaway
Sharilyn Gasaway
EVP and CFO
Alltel (AT)

2007 Total compensation: $38.6 million*

* 2007 total compensation includes $29,815,796 in payments made in connection with the purchase of the company.


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Last updated October 06 2008: 12:51 PM ET
Source: Equilar Inc.
Note: Total compensation includes annualized base salary, discretionary and performance-based bonus payouts, the grant-date fair value of new stock and option awards and other compensation. If relevant, other compensation includes severance payments. Equilar Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood Shores, Calif., prepared the chart by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies by Aug. 15.
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