CEOs luxuriating in an opulence fit for Louis XVI

OK, not everybody is cut out to be an NFL quarterback, a rock star, a pet rock, a lion tamer or a fitness trainer for Victoria’s Secret models.
But never fear. There is an even better gig out there and it requires only the ability to count your money.
Corporate CEO.
CEOs at 299 U.S. companies earned a staggering $3.4 billion combined in executive compensation in 2010. These folks don’t have to clip coupons to save on toilet paper.
The sum of their salaries equaled the combined average earnings of more than 100,000 workers in their respective companies. Employee morale was not higher than a kite.

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