Media CEOs don’t run their companies by themselves. Having looked at chiefs whose pay is out of whack, and those who are paid the most, here are others of note: the five best compensated company chairs, COOs, CFOs, and General Counsels as well as 10 other execs with standout compensation. We find that the five highest paid chairs collectively made $106.5M (+4.1% vs. 2011), with the COOs at $136.2M (+7.5%), CFOs at $77.9M (-15.0%), and General Counsels at $42M (+6.4%). Keep some caveats in mind with these results: I looked only at chairs who aren’t also CEOs, and there aren’t that many. (To avoid duplication, I combined the compensation that Sumner Redstone collected at CBS and Viacom, and that Charles Dolan received at Cablevision and AMC Networks.) Also, it’s often hard to define the roles that execs play. For example, Disney and Comcast don’t list a COO and Comcast’s CFO is also the Vice Chairman. So these compensation figures from company proxy statements can help you to see how the media power elite stack up, but only tell part of the story. Finally, remember that the SEC requires companies to provide compensation information for their five top executives. It’s safe to assume that several unlisted execs at big companies were paid more than some listed execs at smaller ones. Here’s how some of media’s top non-CEOs fared in 2012:

 COMPANY CHAIRMEN COMPENSATION
 1  CBS/Viacom  Sumner Redstone  $51.7
 2  Live Nation  Irving Azoff  $27.4
 3  Cablevision/AMC Networks  Charles Dolan  $18.3
 4  New York Times  Arthur Sulzberger  $6.9
 5  Cinemark  Lee Roy Mitchell  $2.1
 COMPANY  COO  COMPENSATION
 1  Yahoo  Henrique deCastro  $39.2
 2  Viacom  Thomas Dooley  $26.3
 3  Facebook  Sheryl Sandberg  $26.2
 4  News Corp  Chase Carey  $24.8
 5  Charter Communications  John Bickman  $19.8
 COMPANY  CFO  COMPENSATION
 1  Comcast  Michael Angelakis  $23.2
 2  Facebook  David Ebersman  $17.5
 3  Time Warner  John Martin  $12.7
 4  CBS  Joseph Ianniello  $12.2
 5  Disney  James Rasulo  $12.2
 COMPANY  GENERAL COUNSEL  COMPENSATION
 1  CBS  Louis Briskman  $11.0
 2  Disney  Alan Braverman  $8.3
 3  Liberty Media  Charles Tanabe  $7.9
 4  Time Warner  Paul Cappucci  $7.6
 5  News Corp  Gershon Zweifach  $7.3
 COMPANY EXECUTIVE POSITION COMPENSATION
 1  Comcast  Stephen Burke  CEO, NBCUniversal  $26.3
 2  News Corp  Roger Ailes  CEO, Fox News  $21.1
 3  Facebook  Mike Schroepfer  CTO  $20.7
 4  Comcast  Neil Smit  CEO, Comcast Cable  $18.3
 5  News Corp  James Murdoch  Deputy COO  $16.8
 6  Comcast  David Cohen  EVP  $15.9
 7  Yahoo  Ross Levinsohn  former interim CEO  $13.4
 8  Facebook  David Fischer  VP  $12.0
 9  DirecTV  Bruce Churchill  EVP  $10.1
 10  Yahoo  Timothy Morse  former CFO  $9.4
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