"In Japan the ratio of pay for a CEO compared to that of the average worker is approx. 11 to 1. In Germany that ratio expands to a dizzying 12 to 1. And in the United States it's 475 to 1."
via CHART - U.S. Corporate Profits Vs. Employee Wages - Home.
Yay, we're #1 with the worst corporate scum! :)