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Highest-Paid Employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

$236,363.85 AVERAGE PAY
$23.64M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Medical Officer. The majority of these top-earning employees work in Georgia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Patricia M. Griffin Medical Officer $278,610 GA
2 Sherif R. Zaki Medical Officer $276,398 GA
3 Janet S. Wright Medical Officer $275,869 MD
4 Rima F. Khabbaz Medical Officer $275,000 GA
5 Deborah L. Birx Medical Officer $274,908 DC
6 Daniel M. Sosin Medical Officer $272,117 GA
7 Lyle R. Petersen Medical Officer $270,996 CO
8 James L. Pirkle Medical Officer $270,084 GA
9 Muin J. Khoury Medical Officer $268,625 GA
10 William C. Levine Medical Officer $267,234 GA
11 John W. Ward Medical Officer $262,084 GA
12 Nancy Ellen Messonnier Medical Officer $260,567 GA
13 Christopher R. Braden Medical Officer $259,482 GA
14 Brian R. Edlin Medical Officer $259,482 GA
15 Daniel A. Pollock Medical Officer $258,562 GA
16 Patricia M. Simone Medical Officer $256,344 GA
17 David N. Weissman Medical Officer $254,091 WV
18 Barbara E. Mahon Medical Officer $252,845 GA
19 D Peter Drotman Medical Officer $252,318 GA
20 Eugene McCray Medical Officer $250,461 GA
21 Vikas Kapil Medical Officer $250,168 GA
22 Paul A. Schulte General Health Science $250,138 OH
23 Jose Montero General Health Science $250,000 GA
24 Terence L. Chorba Medical Officer $249,802 GA
25 Debra Elaine Houry Medical Officer $248,676 GA
26 Stephan S. Monroe General Health Science $248,409 GA
27 Carolyn M. Black General Health Science $248,119 GA
28 Jennifer H. Madans Statistics $248,039 MD
29 Peter A. Briss Medical Officer $244,810 GA
30 Ursula E. Bauer General Health Science $244,121 GA
31 Robert James Simonds Medical Officer $243,994 GA
32 Mary E. Mortensen Medical Officer $242,750 GA
33 Gail A. Bolan Medical Officer $239,739 GA
34 Lisa C. Richardson Medical Officer $239,501 GA
35 Inger Kristina Damon Medical Officer $239,482 GA
36 Leonard Jack General Health Science $239,080 GA
37 John J. Howard Medical Officer $238,301 DC
38 Tedd V. Ellerbrock Medical Officer $238,143 GA
39 Louis Michael St. Medical Officer $237,740 GA
40 Thomas R. Navin Medical Officer $237,337 GA
41 Elliot G. Raizes Medical Officer $236,755 GA
42 Robert V. Tauxe Medical Officer $236,750 GA
43 Patrick N. Breysse General Health Science $236,041 GA
44 Chesley L. Richards Medical Officer $235,801 GA
45 Jacqueline M. Katz Microbiology $235,456 GA
46 Frank Destefano Medical Officer $233,614 GA
47 Geoffrey M. Calvert Medical Officer $233,391 OH
48 Dale L. Morse Medical Officer $232,770 GA
49 John T. Brooks Medical Officer $232,042 GA
50 Coleen A. Boyle General Health Science $231,768 GA
51 Reynolds M. Salerno Emergency Management Specialist $230,614 GA
52 Wayne Duffus Medical Officer $230,531
53 Robert W. Pinner Medical Officer $230,377 GA
54 Peter M. Strebel Medical Officer $230,000
55 Jonathan T. Weber Medical Officer $229,012 GA
56 Cynthia A. Moore Medical Officer $228,906 GA
57 Melinda Wharton General Health Science $228,687 GA
58 James A. Mercy Social Science $228,247 GA
59 Arthur P. Liang Medical Officer $228,027 GA
60 Sonja A. Rasmussen Medical Officer $228,027 GA
61 Rita F. Helfand Medical Officer $227,478 GA
62 Michael Bell Medical Officer $226,870 GA
63 Eric E. Mast Medical Officer $226,743 GA
64 Charles G. Helmick Medical Officer $226,597 GA
65 John Jernigan Medical Officer $224,809 GA
66 Nicolette T. Pesik Medical Officer $224,492 GA
67 Craig N. Shapiro Medical Officer $223,672 GA
68 Thomas A. Peterman Medical Officer $223,425 GA
69 Lawrence B. Schonberger Medical Officer $223,221 GA
70 Joseph Sewell Bresee Medical Officer $223,000 GA
71 Donald J. Sharp Medical Officer $222,353 GA
72 Lauri E. Markowitz Medical Officer $222,296 GA
73 Nancy Elizabeth Cornish Medical Officer $222,202 GA
74 David M. Bell Medical Officer $222,139 GA
75 Stephen L. Cochi Medical Officer $221,766 GA
76 Thomas J. Spira Medical Officer $221,335 GA
77 Dana Meaney-Delman Medical Officer $221,205 GA
78 Joseph E. Sniezek Medical Officer $221,199 GA
79 Susan I. Gerber Medical Officer $221,187 GA
80 Linda L. Boulanger Medical Officer $221,084
81 Sevgi O. Aral General Health Science $220,377 GA
82 Susan Y. Chu General Health Science $220,377 GA
83 Richard C. Dicker Medical Officer $220,245 GA
84 Samuel W. Dooley Medical Officer $219,773 GA
85 Lisa D. Rotz Medical Officer $219,672 GA
86 Kevin M. Decock Medical Officer $219,640
87 Allsopp Marshalyn Yeargin Medical Officer $218,782 GA
88 Goebel Georgina Peacock Medical Officer $218,701 GA
89 Katrin S. Kohl Medical Officer $218,633 GA
90 Scott D. Holmberg Medical Officer $218,611 GA
91 Robert T. Chen Medical Officer $217,968 GA
92 Andrew A. Vernon Medical Officer $217,940 GA
93 Eric D. Mintz Medical Officer $217,756 GA
94 Jerry D. Thomas Medical Officer $217,426 GA
95 Denise M. Cardo Medical Officer $216,326 GA
96 Ann L. Albright General Health Science $216,304 GA
97 Jerome I. Tokars Medical Officer $216,026 GA
98 Lewis C. Chosewood Medical Officer $214,835 GA
99 Eli W. Warnock Medical Officer $214,382 GA
100 Philip A. Lobue Medical Officer $214,296 GA

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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