N-P-R's Jim Zarroli Reports That Last Year Was Bountiful

for the nation's top executives. Their average pay check was more than five million dollars. But shareholders are angry at companies giving senior managers huge stock options, saying it dilutes everyone else's holdings.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from