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Federal Employee Profile — Gene E. Lester

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GS-15 Top 10%

Gene E. Lester

Title: Plant Physiologist

Agency: Agricultural Research Service

In 2018, Gene E. Lester was a Plant Physiologist at the Agricultural Research Service in Beltsville, Maryland. As our dataset only goes as far back as 2004, it is likely that has worked in the federal government prior to 2004.

Gene E. Lester is a GS-15 under the general schedule payscale and is among the highest-paid ten percent of employees in the Agricultural Research Service.


Year Occupation Paygrade Base Salary Bonus Location
2018 Plant Physiology GS-15 $161,900 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2017 Plant Physiology GS-15 $161,900 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2016 Plant Physiology GS-15 $160,300 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2015 Plant Physiology GS-15 $158,700 $1,048 Beltsville, Maryland
2014 Plant Physiology GS-15 $149,993 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2013 Plant Physiology GS-15 $148,510 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2012 Plant Physiology GS-15 $148,510 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2011 Plant Physiology GS-15 $144,385 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2010 Horticulture GS-15 $144,385 $0 Beltsville, Maryland
2009 Plant Physiology GS-14 $123,519 $666 Weslaco, Texas
2008 Plant Physiology GS-14 $119,314 $0 Weslaco, Texas
2007 Plant Physiology GS-14 $109,907 $1,500 Weslaco, Texas
2006 Plant Physiology GS-14 $105,039 $0 Weslaco, Texas
2005 Plant Physiology GS-14 $102,149 $0 Weslaco, Texas
2004 Plant Physiology GS-14 $96,178 $0 Weslaco, Texas
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Gene E. Lester's 2018 pay is 32% higher than the average Plant Physiologist across all agencies.
Gene E. Lester's 2018 pay is 202% higher than the average pay of a GS employee at the Agricultural Research Service.
Gene E. Lester's pay trend during his or her government career in the Agricultural Research Service:

Data Sources

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