Hover over the graphic to reveal total compensation packages for 558 chief executives of trade associations, labor unions, interest groups, think tanks, and other nonprofits with a significant presence in Washington.(PICTURES: The Top Paid Executives in Washington)
Figures are based on the most recent IRS information available as of March 30, 2012, and cover calendar years that fell between 2009 and 2010.
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NOTES: “Total compensation” includes base salary, bonuses, retirement payouts, and some additional taxable income, as well as contracted future payments, health benefits, tuition reimbursements, life insurance, disability benefits, and long-term and dependent care; organizations included have more than $10 million in revenue, lobby the federal government, and/or have a presence in the Washington area.
SOURCE: CEO Update analysis of Internal Revenue Service Form 990
Advertising, media, entertainment
Communications & IT
Education/Arts & Science
Public Interest Groups
Transportation, aerospace, defense