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May 17, 2011
Cities with Highest-Paid CEOs has just released a list of where to find the highest-paid CEOs in the country. You’ll be flying coast-to-coast, but will be making a few stops in between.

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Where will you find the highest paid CEOs in the land?  Go to Southern Connecticut, which rates highest at an average $217,080.  Ride down Interstate 95 to New York City and New Jersey, number 2 at $217,280 or take a short ride up Route 7 and you’ll find number 8, Danbury, Connecticut, coming in at $207, 720.  You’ll also have to venture over to the Left Coast to find the CEOs in California and Washington.

Here are the top 16 named in the article based on 2009 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

  1. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Conn., $217,080

  2. New York-White Plains-Wayne, N.Y.-N.J., $215,280

  3. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif., $214,580

  4. Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, Calif., $210,780

  5. Durham, N.C., $210,380

  6. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, Calif., $209,690

  7. Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Wash., $209,070

  8. Danbury, Conn., $207,720

  9. Asheville, N.C., $207,230

  10. Albuquerque, N.M., $204,890

  11. Atlantic City-Hammonton, N.J., $203,170

  12. San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, Calif., $201,280

  13. Newark-Union, N.J.-Pa., $201,180

  14. Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J., $201,020

  15. Goldsboro, N.C., $200,700

  16. Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas, $200,660

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