... Christopher Dodd, the CEO of the MPAA, earned compensation of $3.3 million in 2012, up from $2.4 million in 2011, his first year at the helm of the movie industry trade group, according to a tax filing obtained by The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday.
However, the MPAA noted that Dodd only worked 9 months in 2011.
The organization that lobbies lawmakers on behalf of the movie industry spent more than $28.6 million on compensation and benefits for 200 employees, an average of more than $143,000 per worker. ...
By way of contrast, the top annual contract rate for a TAG artist is $101,320.96 ... IF they work a whole 52 weeks.
Some have, and some have less.
(If Mr. Mark Mayerson is correct, one of the next things that Chris and company will be lobbying for is an extension of copyright. Because there's nothing more needed in this world than our fine, entertainment conglomerates holding intellectual property rights in a vise-like grip into infinity and beyond.)