Of the top exec positions at Fortune 500 companies in 2013, only 14.6% spots were occupied by women, barely a nudge higher than 14.3% a year earlier. While the fight for equality rages on, some have managed to not only break through the glass ceiling but are now shattering it with pointed heel. Meet your next role models. These are America's 10 highest-paid female executives of publicly traded companies. Who will take out the top spot? And how will her salary compare to the highest-paid male?