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GM first woman CEO Mary Barra's salary is half that of her male predecessor Dan Akerson

by News.com.au | Feb 07, 2014

MARY Barra has shattered the glass ceiling at General Motors and discovered there's a Cristal ceiling above that one. But it could be worse. She could have to assemble cars for a living!

Barra, the Detroit automaker's newly tapped CEO - and Michelle Obama's guest at last month's State of the Union - stands to make $4.4 million annually in salary and compensation. That's far less than her male predecessor Dan Akerson, according toCBS News:

"Akerson earned $9.1 million in 2012, which included $1.7 million in salary and stock awards of $7.3 million.

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