Highest-Paid Employees of the Bureau of Reclamation

$153,627.85 AVERAGE PAY
$15.36M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Bureau of Reclamation in 2018, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Elizabeth Cordova-Harrison Program Management $187,000 CO
2 Bruce C. Muller Program Management $187,000 CO
3 David G. Murillo Program Management $187,000 CA
4 Grayford F. Payne Program Management $187,000 DC
5 Michael J. Ryan Program Management $187,000 MT
6 Robert W. Wolf Program Management $187,000 DC
7 Lorri J. Gray Program Management $184,130 ID
8 Michael S. Black Miscellaneous Administration And Program $183,751 MT
9 Terrance J. Fulp Program Management $183,479 NV
10 Karla J. Smiley Information Technology Management $181,604 CO
11 David M. Palumbo Program Management $181,107 DC
12 Thomas A. Luebke Program Management $178,467 CO
13 Brian D. Becker General Engineering $171,170 CO
14 Cary D. Fox Electrical Power Controlling $170,231
15 Brent B. Rhees Program Management $166,322 UT
16 Ruth L. Welch Program Management $165,993 CO
17 Max E. Spiker Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,051 CO
18 Karen A. Knight Civil Engineering $162,945 CO
19 Alan Wayne Mikkelsen Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,000 DC
20 Heriberto Abreo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 CO
21 James R. Hess Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
22 Matthew S. Duchesne Program Management $161,900 DC
23 Marie E. Hughes-Brown Budget Analysis $161,900 DC
24 Richard W. Lafond Civil Engineering $161,900 CO
25 Daniel J. Dubray Public Affairs $161,900 DC
26 Federico Barajas Program Management $161,230 CA
27 Gayle V. Kunkel-Shields Program Management $161,067 CO
28 Ronald J. Schuster Security Administration $160,427 CO
29 Randal L. Brammer Program Management $159,382 CO
30 Karl J. Stock Management And Program Analysis $159,382 CO
31 Deborah L. Nicholson Accounting $159,382 CO
32 Jennifer M. McCloskey Program Management $158,746 NV
33 Mathew Maucieri Program Management $158,123 DC
34 Richard A. Welsh Civil Engineering $157,573 CA
35 David E. Mabe Program Management $156,073 ID
36 Lisa A. Vehmas Program Management $155,075 CO
37 Robert A. Baumgarten General Engineering $155,075 CO
38 Jeffrey D. Hoffman Information Technology Management $155,075 CO
39 John F. Soucy Program Management $155,073 MT
40 Barry D. Longwell Civil Engineering $153,097 NM
41 Carl A. Durrett Human Resources Management $152,452 CO
42 Thomas F. Ashley Electrical Power Controlling $151,824
43 Brenda W. Burman Program Management $151,700 DC
44 Joyce A. Harris Information Technology Management $151,617 CO
45 David A. Raff General Physical Science $151,181 CO
46 Michael P. Jackson Program Management $151,097 CA
47 Heidi M. Morrow Financial Administration And Program $150,767 CO
48 Diana M. Terrell Contracting $150,767 CO
49 Daniel C. Picard Program Management $149,120 UT
50 Wayne G. Pullan Program Management $149,120 UT
51 Jacklynn L. Gould Program Management $148,983 NV
52 Terri A. Edwards Program Management $148,860 NV
53 Anthony C. Alvarez Electrical Power Controlling $148,824
54 Jacob D. Fritz Electrical Power Controlling $148,824
55 Levi D. Brekke Program Management $146,459 CO
56 Maria Ramirez Program Management $145,794
57 Rebecca L. Fulkerson Management And Program Analysis $145,629 DC
58 Glenna S. Sawyers Budget Analysis $145,629 DC
59 Barry S. Mortimeyer Electrical Engineering $145,487 CA
60 Louis E. Warner Program Management $145,144 CO
61 Patricia Aaron Public Affairs $144,945 DC
62 Jennifer J. Carrington Program Management $144,144 ID
63 Kerry Whitford Miscellaneous Administration And Program $143,821 CO
64 Shawn E. Patterson Electrical Engineering $143,771 CO
65 Daniel G. Knox Security Administration $143,321 CO
66 David R. Gillette Civil Engineering $143,221 CO
67 Timothy J. Randle Civil Engineering $143,071 CO
68 Avra O. Morgan Management And Program Analysis $142,821 CO
69 Ashok K. Chugh Civil Engineering $142,821 CO
70 Chris S. Danley Civil Engineering $142,821 CO
71 Robert L. Dewey Civil Engineering $142,821 CO
72 William F. Kepler Civil Engineering $142,821 CO
73 Richard J. Woodley Program Management $142,487 CA
74 Kurt B. Wille General Physical Science $142,401 CO
75 Michael A. Rosenberger Information Technology Management $142,237 CA
76 Phoebe Ann Percell Program Management $142,151 CO
77 William D. McStraw General Engineering $142,151 CO
78 James F. Judd Information Technology Management $142,151 CO
79 Drew F. Lessard Program Management $141,819 CA
80 Edward P. Billmeyer Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
81 Luis L. Carrillo Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
82 Danny E. Corn Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
83 Ted S. Eckdahl Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
84 Filadelfio P. Gallegos Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
85 Richard T. Surber Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
86 Kenneth J. Wakelee Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
87 Ashanti T. Williams Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
88 Kenneth M. Zellner Electrical Power Controlling $141,728
89 Brent C. Esplin Program Management $141,167 UT
90 Talmadge L. Oxford Program Management $141,167 UT
91 Leslie A. Meyers Program Management $140,815 AZ
92 Jeanne L. Major Civil Engineering $140,159 CO
93 Rodney J. Barthel Civil Engineering $139,784 CO
94 James Russell Macartney Civil Engineering $139,409 CO
95 James Richard Zeiger Electrical Engineering $139,409 CO
96 Donald P. Bader Program Management $139,167 CA
97 Christopher J. Beardsley Program Management $139,167 MT
98 Dawn A. Wiedmeier Program Management $139,167 WA
99 Randy G. Christopherson Economist $139,159 CO
100 Erin K. Foraker General Engineering $139,159 CO

Data Sources

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