Of the 2,500 best-paid executives at big U.S. firms, 198 are women, according to an analysis. That suggests that even those women who make it to the C-suite aren't getting the same levels of compensation enjoyed by their male counterparts. "Women tend to start out their careers getting paid less, and that gap often never gets made up, even at the most senior levels," says Pat Cook of executive search firm Cook & Co.

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