Survey: Women CEOs get more base pay, less total compensation

Here's a new twist on the old story about women being paid less than men: Female CEOs are getting higher base salaries than their male peers.

But in total compensation, the women executives still lag behind the men, according to a new report from The Corporate Library.

When the total pay package — base pay, cash bonuses, perks and stock compensation — is evaluated, the nation’s top women CEOs earn 85 percent of what the men in their peer group are paid.

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