25 Highest-paid women

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

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1. Carol Bartz
Carol Bartz
President and CEO
Yahoo! (YHOO)

2009 Total compensation: $47.2 million*
2010 Most Powerful Women rank:  10

Source: Equilar Inc.



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Last updated September 29 2010: 6:17 AM ET
* Bartz joined the company on January 13, 2009.
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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