In the following video, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer takes a look at recent filings that show Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) CEO Brian Moynihan's total compensation for the year. While $12 million may seem like a lot to most people, Matt tells us that, in the world of banking CEOs, it really isn't all that much and takes us through several salaries that dwarf Moynihan's by comparison.

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