The Department for Education has named the 125 academy trusts that paid at least one salary of more than £150,000 last year.
The list is published in the Consolidate Annual Report and Accounts, which collates data from the more than 7,000 academies in England for the academic year 2016-17.
In the previous year, 121 trusts paid at least one salary of £150,000, representing 4.1 per cent of the sector.
The 125 trusts paying this much in 2016-17 represented 4 per cent of the sector.
The number of trusts paying at least one person more than £100,000 rose from 873 in 2015-16 to 941 in 2016-17.