Infographic: Gross Income

By 11:41 a.m. today, just as most Canadians are getting ready for their lunch break on the first official work day of the year, the average of the 100 highest paid CEOs will have already pocketed what it takes the average Canadian an entire year, working full-time to earn.

The infographic below highlights the time it takes for the country's top executives to earn the average salary (hint: it's less than half a day). It also reveals the number of workers you could employ at two different Canadian companies for the cost of their chief executive.

Read more in our report, Glory Days: CEO pay in Canada soaring to pre-recession heights.

January 2, 2015