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 Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs

$107,288.44 AVERAGE PAY
$3.65M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Public Affairs.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 James Eric Hutton Public Affairs $158,400 DC
2 Mark J. Ballesteros Public Affairs $158,123
3 David S. Bayard Public Affairs $148,550 CA
4 James A. Blue Public Affairs $146,494 NY
5 Randal D. Noller Public Affairs $144,945
6 Paul S. Sherbo Public Affairs $142,821 CO
7 Janice M. Northstar Public Affairs $138,296 GA
8 Thomas F. Thomas Public Affairs $138,296 GA
9 Paula A. Paige Public Affairs $130,692
10 Craig W. Larson Public Affairs $130,435 IL
11 Gina M. Jackson Public Affairs $126,958
12 Henry L. Huntley Public Affairs $126,958
13 Jessica B. Jacobsen Public Affairs $126,075 TX
14 Candace Nicole Hull Public Affairs $124,134
15 Mary S. Hopkins Public Affairs $123,966 NY
16 Robert P. Turtil Public Affairs $123,234
17 Elaine M. Buehler Public Affairs $120,858 CO
18 Steve Herbert Piork Public Affairs $107,656 NY
19 Jessica Lee Baxter Public Affairs $106,367 CA
20 Ndidi A. Mojay Public Affairs $104,275
21 Nicole Alberico Public Affairs $104,070 IL
22 Meagan A. Heup Public Affairs $94,796
23 Tatjana S. Christian Public Affairs $94,796
24 Terrence Lamar Hayes Public Affairs $94,796
25 Lana J. Shuman Public Affairs $84,595 TX
26 Bessie M. Griseto Public Affairs $79,563 IL
27 Jennifer Sardam Public Affairs $75,377
28 Dwayne L. Wingfield Public Affairs $75,377
29 Arleatha Y. Andrews Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant $74,666
30 Erika Ruthman Public Affairs $71,581 GA
31 Michelle D. Dudley Miscellaneous Clerk And Assistant $55,431
32 Eve Marie Neisen Public Affairs $53,912 CO
33 Jacob Loren Humiston Administration And Office Support Student Trainee $32,428
34 Nia D. Rooney Administration And Office Support Student Trainee $28,886

Data Sources

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