FORTUNE 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 
FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
Highest paid
Safra Catz Oracle $26.1 million  
Susan Decker Yahoo $24.3 million  
Suzanne Nora Johnson Goldman Sachs $23.1 million  
Carly Fiorina Hewlett-Packard $22.3 million  
Zoe Cruz Morgan Stanley $21.1 million 19
Susan Desmond-Hellmann Genentech $17.1 million 17
Meg Whitman eBay $16.2 million 3
Patricia Russo Lucent $15.0 million  
Kay Krill Ann Taylor $11.9 million  
Andrea Jung Avon $11.6 million 7
From the October 16, 2006 issue
Footnotes:
*Total compensation includes annualized base salary, bonuses, the present value of option grants (calculated by Equilar using the Black-Scholes formula as of the grant date), restricted stock awards, long-term incentive-plan payouts, and other compensation as disclosed in company proxies. Equilar Inc. of San Mateo, Calif., prepared the chart by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies as of Sept. 1.
Young and powerful
22 Charlene Begley 39
9 Sallie Krawcheck 41
32 Pat Curran 42
Perennial powers
These women have been on the Power 50 each year since it began in 1998.
38 Cathleen Black Hearst Magazines
7 Andrea Jung Avon
30 Shelley Lazarus WPP