25. YUM! Brands
Retail sales: $17.97 billion; based in Louisville, Kentucky. (You know the company as KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell).
What typical jobs pay on average:
- Crew members, cashiers and cooks, $8 to $9/hour
- Shift manager, $29,000/year
- Assistant manager, $32,000 to $35,000/year
- Restaurant manager, $38,000 to $41,000/year
CEO pay: $12.4 million, 1,358 times median pay of $9,111/year