Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Highest-Paid Employees of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

$163,590.12 AVERAGE PAY
$16.36M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Economist. The majority of these top-earning employees work in District Of Columbia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 David M. Friedman Economist $187,000 DC
2 Michael W. Horrigan Economist $187,000 DC
3 W John Layng Economist $187,000 DC
4 Michael D. Levi Economist $187,000 DC
5 Jay A. Mousa Economist $187,000 DC
6 William J. Wiatrowski Economist $187,000 DC
7 Nancy F. Ruizdegamboa Administrative Officer $187,000 DC
8 Kenneth W. Robertson Mathematical Statistics $187,000 DC
9 Ricky J. Kryger Information Technology Management $187,000 DC
10 Carol M. Mullins Information Technology Management $187,000 DC
11 Hilery Z. Simpson Economist $186,843 DC
12 Wesley S. Chou Information Technology Management $178,721 DC
13 Richard J. Holden Economist $176,715 CA
14 Stanley W. Suchman Economist $176,715 TX
15 Charlene Peiffer Economist $175,068 IL
16 Jeffrey Hill Economist $174,147 DC
17 Mark A. Loewenstein Economist $172,100 DC
18 William P. Mockovak Statistics $172,100 DC
19 Polly A. Phipps Statistics $172,100 DC
20 Rebecca L. Rust Economist $170,210 DC
21 Lucy P. Eldridge Economist $169,485 DC
22 Kristen A. Monaco Economist $167,102 DC
23 Peter T. Spolarich Financial Management $166,900 DC
24 Susan E. Fleck Economist $166,274 DC
25 Amritdeep Singh Kohli Information Technology Management $163,900 DC
26 Michelle Mahoney Lance Human Resources Management $162,800 DC
27 Mark Staniorski Human Resources Management $162,800 DC
28 Emily L. Berrington Administrative Officer $162,800 DC
29 Todd M. Zimmerman Budget Analysis $162,800 DC
30 Sheila Rani Allen Economist $162,600 DC
31 Arthur K. Yao Information Technology Management $162,600 DC
32 Paul E. Blahusch Information Technology Management $162,400 DC
33 Charles E. Bose Information Technology Management $162,400 DC
34 Karen E. Brown Economist $161,900 DC
35 Richard L. Clayton Economist $161,900 DC
36 James Carey Franklin Economist $161,900 DC
37 Mele Kathlee Frederickson Economist $161,900 DC
38 Thesia I. Garner Economist $161,900 DC
39 Frances Faltz Harris Economist $161,900 DC
40 Crystal G. Konny Economist $161,900 DC
41 Jurgen Kropf Economist $161,900 DC
42 Bonnie H. Murphy Economist $161,900 DC
43 Charles R. Pierret Economist $161,900 IL
44 Anne Elise Polivka Economist $161,900 DC
45 Janet S. Rankin Economist $161,900 GA
46 Jeanette H. Siegel Economist $161,900 DC
47 George D. Stamas Economist $161,900 DC
48 Jay C. Stewart Economist $161,900 DC
49 James Thomas Economist $161,900 DC
50 Sheila Watkins Economist $161,900 PA
51 Kimberley D. Hill Management And Program Analysis $161,900 DC
52 Patricia A. Ptacek Management And Program Analysis $161,900 DC
53 Jesus Salinas Management And Program Analysis $161,900 DC
54 Jon W. Schroeder Accounting $161,900 DC
55 Robert M. Eddy Mathematical Statistics $161,900 DC
56 Wendy L. Martinez Mathematical Statistics $161,900 DC
57 Richard B. Tiller Mathematical Statistics $161,900 DC
58 Sean J. Curran Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
59 Richard P. Duquette Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
60 Timothy M. Foley Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
61 Lavern James Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
62 Betsy A. Jordan Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
63 Dongyow Lin Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
64 Antonio S. Masakayan Information Technology Management $161,900 DC
65 Christopher M. Mrstik Budget Analysis $159,023 DC
66 Dennis W. Reid Economist $158,312 CA
67 Mary D. Allard Economist $158,123 DC
68 Robert A. Cage Economist $158,123 DC
69 Sliker Iris S. Diaz Economist $158,123 DC
70 Maury B. Gittleman Economist $158,123 DC
71 Matthew Russell Economist $158,123 DC
72 Laurie A. Salmon Economist $158,123 DC
73 Christopher D. Sparks Economist $158,123 DC
74 David M. Talan Economist $158,123 DC
75 Molly E. Hines Support Services Administration $158,123 DC
76 Larry L. Huff Mathematical Statistics $158,123 DC
77 Steven P. Paben Mathematical Statistics $158,123 DC
78 John D. Berthiaume Information Technology Management $158,123 DC
79 Christopher J. Cope Information Technology Management $158,123 DC
80 Deborah A. Brown Economist $157,662 MA
81 Julie Hatch Maxfield Economist $156,771 DC
82 Jennifer A. Edgar Statistics $154,030 DC
83 Patrick J. Carey Economist $153,730 DC
84 Jennifer Taylor Coleman Economist $153,730 DC
85 Claire McAnaw Gallagher Economist $153,730 DC
86 Christopher D. Manning Economist $153,730 DC
87 Ursula Y. Oliver Economist $153,730 DC
88 Thomas Matthew Shaffer Economist $153,730 DC
89 Michael H. Strople Economist $153,730 DC
90 Susan S. Schlegel Management And Program Analysis $153,730 DC
91 Kirk J. Mueller Statistics $153,730 DC
92 Deanna L. Dellinger Information Technology Management $153,730 DC
93 Mangala G. Kuppa Information Technology Management $153,730 DC
94 Nicole Nestoriak Economist $150,926 DC
95 Christopher J. Rosenlund Economist $150,194 CA
96 Elizabeth L. Rogers Economist $149,637 DC
97 Fisher Keenan M. Dworak Economist $149,337 DC
98 Emily Lloyd Liddel Economist $149,337 DC
99 Melinda K. McAllister Economist $149,337 DC
100 William M. Thompson Economist $149,337 DC

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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