Wall Street CEOs, like Michael Corbat of Citigroup (NYSE:C) and Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), make millions in compensation every year despite posting performance metrics worse than some smaller peers. While this seems like a Wall Street-specific problem, it is actually the case in many industries other than finance. 

In the following video, Motley Fool analysts David Hanson, Morgan Housel, and Matt Koppenheffer discuss CEO pay and what investors can learn by looking across industries.

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