Salary: $13,000,000
Show: Grey’s Anatomy
Role: Meredith Grey

In a February interview, Ellen Pompeo penned a badass essay for The Hollywood Reporter in which she openly discussed her salary negotiations in the name of transparency and equality in a male-dominated industry. According to CNBC, Pompeo now makes $20 million for her role on the show, making her the highest-paid actress on a primetime drama.