Business: Top-Dollar Jobs

Executive pay and perks

Who earned what last year? Jimmy Carter, President of the U.S.: $200,000. Nolan Ryan, pitcher for the Houston Astros: $1 million. Lane Kirkland, president of the AFL-CIO: $98,000. Barbara Walters, TV interviewer: $1 million. Judith Krantz, author of Princess Daisy: about $2.2 million. Frank Rosenfelt, president of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the nation's best paid businessman: $5.1 million

Everyone knows that a million is not what it used to be, yet the ranks of well-paid entertainers, sportsmen and businessmen are growing. The exclusive club of executives earning more than $1 million grew...

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