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Here are the highest and lowest paid CEOs in the country
Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) - photo by Herb Scribner
A new Wall Street Journal report revealed the highest and lowest paid CEOs in America.

Salaries overall reached a post-recession high for CEOs.

"Median pay reached $12.1 million for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies in 2017, a new post-recession high, as profits and stock prices soared," according to the Wall Street Journal.

Most CEOs saw a 9.7 percent raise. Those in pharmaceutical, media, tech and financial firms took 16 of the top 25 spots, too.

Axios outlined the top five for lowest and highest-paid CEOs. Heres a quick glance.

Highest paid:

Hock Tan

Company: Broadcom

Salary: $103.2 million

Les Moonves

Company: CBS

Salary: $69.3 million

W. Nicholas Howley

Company: Transdigm

Salary: $61 million

Jeff Bewkes

Company: Time Warner

Salary: $49 million

Stephen Kaufer

Company: TripAdvisor

Salary: $47.9 million

Lowest paid:

Larry Page

Company: Alphabet

Salary: $1

Warren Buffett

Company: Berkshire Hathaway

Salary: $100,000

Steven Kean

Company: Kinder Morgan

Salary: $382,000

John Roberts

Company: J.B. Hunt

Salary: $859,000

Jeff Bezos

Company: Amazon

Salary: $1.7 million