WASHINGTON - Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Mary Schapiro's current annual salary of $162,900 pales in comparison to her previous one as well as the salaries of the top officials of the self-regulatory organizations and industry trade groups whose members are regulated by the SEC.

At least nine current and former self-regulatory and industry group officials were paid more than $1 million in 2007 or 2008, according to the latest tax forms the groups filed with the Internal Revenue Service.

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