Highest-Paid Employees of the Ames Research Center

$160,039.08 AVERAGE PAY
$16M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Ames Research Center in 2009, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work in California.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Steven F. Zornetzer General Engineering $231,095 CA
2 Michael William George General Engineering $194,600 CA
3 Charles A. Smith Aerospace Engineering $192,065 CA
4 Charles W. Bauschlicher General Physical Science $191,888 CA
5 Name Withheld by the OPM General Engineering $177,000
6 Lewis S. G III Braxton Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,400 CA
7 Gary L. Martin General Engineering $169,900 CA
8 Michael R. Dudley General Engineering $168,900 CA
9 Thomas A. Edwards General Engineering $167,900 CA
10 Marvin R. Christensen General Engineering $167,700 CA
11 M Meyyappan General Physical Science $163,400 CA
12 Janice Fried Miscellaneous Administration And Program $163,128 CA
13 Michael R. Lowry Computer Science $163,100 CA
14 Name Withheld by the OPM Aerospace Engineering $162,900
15 R K. Dismukes Psychology $162,900 CA
16 Andrew B. Watson Psychology $162,900 CA
17 Tina L. Panontin General Engineering $162,900 CA
18 Eugene L. Tu General Engineering $162,900 CA
19 Daniel J. Rasky Materials Engineering $162,900 CA
20 Charles C. Jorgensen Computer Engineering $162,900 CA
21 Man Mohan Rai Electronics Engineering $162,900 CA
22 Dochan Kwak Aerospace Engineering $162,900 CA
23 Banavar Sridhar Aerospace Engineering $162,900 CA
24 Michael D. Bicay General Physical Science $162,900 CA
25 Christopher P. McKay General Physical Science $162,900 CA
26 David Morrison General Physical Science $162,900 CA
27 Louis J. Allamandola Astronomy And Space Science $162,900 CA
28 Christopher C. Kemp Information Technology Management $162,900 CA
29 Carol W. Carroll General Engineering $162,400 CA
30 Deborah Lee Feng Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,392 CA
31 Rupak Biswas Computer Science $162,200 CA
32 David J. Korsmeyer Computer Engineering $161,700 CA
33 Paul R. Agnew Financial Management $161,689 CA
34 Charles W. Ii Duff Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,700 CA
35 Daniel R. Andrews General Engineering $160,700 CA
36 Carol Joan Russo Computer Engineering $160,700 CA
37 Carl B. Pilcher General Physical Science $159,962 CA
38 R Stephen Hipskind General Physical Science $159,150 CA
39 Yvonne J. Pendleton General Engineering $159,113 CA
40 Thomas W. Berndt General Attorney $159,000 CA
41 Ronald J. Liang Financial Management $158,700 CA
42 John A. Schreiner Computer Engineering $158,200 CA
43 Name Withheld by the OPM General Engineering $158,030
44 Jeffery M. Lupis Contracting $157,967 CA
45 Kenneth Freeman Electronics Engineering $157,700 CA
46 Donald G. James General Education And Training $157,450 CA
47 Daniel M. Bufton General Engineering $156,700 CA
48 Phil M. Luna General Engineering $156,685 CA
49 James L. Jr Clement General Engineering $156,350 CA
50 Robert D. Barber General Engineering $156,200 CA
51 James J. Reuther Aerospace Engineering $156,200 CA
52 John L. Bresina Computer Science $156,200 CA
53 Michael R. Haas General Physical Science $156,185 CA
54 Bryan A. Biegel Computer Engineering $155,950 CA
55 Roger Hunter General Engineering $155,700 CA
56 Martha A. Smith General Engineering $155,700 CA
57 Charles K. Sobeck General Engineering $155,700 CA
58 David L. Pletcher Computer Engineering $155,700 CA
59 Mark H. Shirley Computer Science $155,700 CA
60 Jerry Chi Yiu Yan Computer Science $155,450 CA
61 William J. Borucki Astronomy And Space Science $155,200 CA
62 Dennis Jay Koga Computer Science $155,085 CA
63 Michael J. Fletcher General Engineering $155,000 CA
64 Piyush Mehrotra Computer Science $154,950 CA
65 William W. Thigpen Computer Engineering $154,807 CA
66 Paul A. Pinaula Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,700 CA
67 Fredric R. Van Wert Administrative Officer $154,700 CA
68 Patricia M. Jones General Engineering $154,700 CA
69 Kimberly M. Wagenbach General Engineering $154,700 CA
70 Sonie Lau Computer Engineering $154,700 CA
71 John W. Hines General Physical Science $154,700 CA
72 George W. Sutton General Engineering $154,575 CA
73 Bernard D. Adelstein General Engineering $154,550 CA
74 Raymond G. III Obrien Information Technology Management $154,490 CA
75 Parimal H. Kopardekar General Engineering $154,450 CA
76 Mark L. Tangney Computer Engineering $154,450 CA
77 Arsi Vaziri Computer Science $154,300 CA
78 Huy K. Tran General Engineering $154,226 CA
79 Carolina M. Blake Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,200 CA
80 Philip R. Fluegemann Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,200 CA
81 David B. King Industrial Hygiene $154,200 CA
82 Stanleigh W. Phillips Industrial Hygiene $154,200 CA
83 Anthony R. Gross General Engineering $154,200 CA
84 Thomas J. Davis Aerospace Engineering $154,200 CA
85 Ethiraj Venkatapathy Aerospace Engineering $154,200 CA
86 Michael J. Wright Aerospace Engineering $154,200 CA
87 David G. Koch Astronomy And Space Science $154,200 CA
88 Stephen T. Bryson Computer Science $154,200 CA
89 Chris Henze Computer Science $154,200 CA
90 Cetin Kiris Computer Science $154,200 CA
91 Frances Patterson-Hine Computer Science $154,200 CA
92 Michael G. Shafto Computer Science $154,200 CA
93 Robin A. S Beck Aerospace Engineering $154,185 CA
94 Robert B. Ciotti Computer Science $154,185 CA
95 Steve A. Frankel General Engineering $153,956 CA
96 Gary J. Atkins Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,950 CA
97 James P. Connolly General Engineering $153,950 CA
98 Beverly E. Girten General Engineering $153,950 CA
99 Sidney Sun General Engineering $153,950 CA
100 Terry L. Holst Aerospace Engineering $153,950 CA

Data Sources

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