08/13/2013 08:33 am ET Updated Oct 13, 2013

Even America's Best Paid Women Have To Settle For Less

Even the few women who've managed to advance to the C-suite don't get equal pay.

Last year, of the five best-paid executives at each of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index companies, 198 were women, or 8 percent of the total. Those high-achievers on average earned $5.3 million, 18 percent less than men, data compiled by Bloomberg show.

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