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Highest-Paid Employees of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

$178,756.78 AVERAGE PAY
$17.88M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Program Management. The majority of these top-earning employees work in Maryland.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Elizabeth Richter Program Management $252,450 MD
2 Megan L. Worstell Financial Management $220,944 MD
3 Pierre L. Yong Medical Officer $214,618 MD
4 Paul E. McGann Medical Officer $208,172 MD
5 Joseph Chin Medical Officer $207,800 MD
6 James A. Rollins Medical Officer $198,370 MD
7 Jyme H. Schafer Medical Officer $197,999 MD
8 Elisabeth A. Handley Program Management $187,500 MD
9 Jennifer L. Boulanger Program Management $187,000 DC
10 Cathy T. Carter Program Management $187,000 MD
11 Anne M. Costello Program Management $187,000 MD
12 Jacqueline S. Garner Program Management $187,000 IL
13 John T. Hammarlund Program Management $187,000 WA
14 Timothy B. Hill Program Management $187,000 MD
15 George C. Hoffmann Program Management $187,000 MD
16 Mark P. Hogle Program Management $187,000 MD
17 Karen E. Jackson Program Management $187,000 MD
18 James T. Kerr Program Management $187,000 NY
19 Diane Kovach Program Management $187,000 MD
20 George G. Mills Program Management $187,000 MD
21 Gerard J. Mulcahy Program Management $187,000 MD
22 Michael P. Nardone Program Management $187,000 MD
23 Nancy B. Oconnor Program Management $187,000 PA
24 Cheri M. Rice Program Management $187,000 MD
25 Janet L. Vogel Program Management $187,000 MD
26 Dennis C. Wagner Program Management $187,000 MD
27 James W. Weber Program Management $187,000 MD
28 Laurence D. Wilson Program Management $187,000 MD
29 Jennifer E. Main Financial Management $187,000 MD
30 John D. Shatto Actuarial Science $187,000 MD
31 Paul I. Spitalnic Actuarial Science $187,000 MD
32 Angela K. Porter Program Management $185,600 MD
33 Debbra M. Hattery Program Management $185,552 MD
34 John J. Evangelist Program Management $185,518 MD
35 Deidre S. Gifford Program Management $185,100 MD
36 Smith Angela M. Brice Program Management $184,354 MD
37 Melissa A. Starinsky Contracting $184,167 MD
38 Mary H. Wallace Program Management $184,038 MD
39 Jean D. Moody-Williams Program Management $182,692 MD
40 Henrietta Arrah Tabe-Bedward Program Management $182,471 DC
41 Amy Bassano Program Management $181,881 MD
42 Kathryn A. Coleman Program Management $181,881 MD
43 Sherri G. McQueen Program Management $181,881 MD
44 Jonathan Morse Program Management $180,048 MD
45 Renard L. Murray Program Management $180,000 GA
46 Randolph W. Pate Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
47 Kimberly L. Brandt Program Management $179,700 MD
48 Demetrios L. Kouzoukas Program Management $179,700 DC
49 Brian S. Neale Program Management $179,700 MD
50 Stephen K. Heffler Economist $178,497 MD
51 Steven R. Davidson Program Management $178,449 MD
52 Melanie K. Combs-Dyer Program Management $178,417 MD
53 Jeffrey D. Grant Program Management $178,315 MD
54 Maria C. Montilla Financial Management $177,691 MD
55 Katherine H. Goodrich Medical Officer $176,715 MD
56 Derrick L. Heard Contracting $176,715 MD
57 Christopher E. Martin Financial Administration And Program $176,651 MD
58 Jean K. Sheil Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,456 DC
59 Zabeen G. Chong Program Management $174,147 MD
60 Mark U. Oh Program Management $174,147 MD
61 Jeffrey Y. Hinson Program Management $173,722 CO
62 Timothy J. Engelhardt Program Management $173,626 DC
63 David R. Wright Program Management $173,495 MD
64 Emery J. Csulak Information Technology Management $173,345 MD
65 William M. Saxon Information Technology Management $172,100 MD
66 Kristin A. Fan Program Management $171,649 MD
67 Christina S. Ritter Program Management $171,614 MD
68 Raymond L. Wedgeworth Program Management $171,614 MD
69 Vikki Ahern Program Management $169,918 MD
70 Carol W. Blackford Program Management $169,918 MD
71 John C. Pilotte Program Management $169,918 MD
72 Larry D. Young Program Management $168,660 MD
73 Jeffrey Chian-Lee Wu Program Management $167,902 DC
74 Jon G. Booth Information Technology Management $167,449 MD
75 Jennifer R. Shapiro Health Insurance Administration $167,400 MD
76 George E. Linares Information Technology Management $167,285 MD
77 Kathleen M. Cantwell Program Management $166,830 DC
78 Jennifer L. W. Lazio Actuarial Science $166,011 MD
79 Erin Beth Colgan Health Insurance Administration $165,700 MD
80 Seema Verma Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 DC
81 Amy L. Chavez-Valdez Program Management $164,734 MD
82 Verlon Johnson Program Management $163,900 IL
83 Edward Jonathan Klein Information Technology Management $163,900 MD
84 Joel E. Kaiser Health Insurance Administration $163,400 MD
85 Jennifer A. Carter Program Management $163,400 MD
86 Nora Kraemer Fleming Health Insurance Administration $163,200 MD
87 Linda L. Hook Contracting $163,163 MD
88 Mary E. Jones Contracting $163,163 MD
89 Donald H. Knode Contracting $163,163 MD
90 Juanita Wilson Contracting $163,163 MD
91 Elizabeth H. Goldstein Social Science $162,900 MD
92 Michael R. Cleary Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
93 Paul R. Collura Health Insurance Administration $162,900 NY
94 Michael P. Crochunis Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
95 Richard B. Cuchna Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
96 Barbara A. Dailey Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
97 Heidi J. Gelzer Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
98 Stephanie E. Kaminsky Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
99 Christophe E. Klots Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD
100 Jeanette L. Kranacs Health Insurance Administration $162,900 MD

Data Sources

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