How much do Canadian mining execs earn?

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Executive salaries are often a controversial subject, but how much do execs really make?

The answer to this question is not only important to investors but also to companies that want to reign in costs while retaining a talented work force.

And it helps to know what the competitors are paying.

The 2013 Canadian Mine Salaries survey looked at 72 mines in 10 provinces and territories. Here's a glimpse into what they found.

Chief Executive Officers – Average total compensation (including awards and incentive plans): US$6.4 million

CEO

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Vice-President – Average total compensation (including awards and incentive plans): US$2.1 million

Vice President

Chief Financial Officer – Average total compensation (including awards and incentive plans): US$2.3 million

CFO

The full report includes salaries, benefit plans and employment taxes for workers at all levels of a company including managerial, technical and administrative personnel. Get it here.