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Highest-Paid Employees of the Department of State

$182,785.45 AVERAGE PAY
$18.28M TOTAL PAY

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

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 Rex W. Tillerson Foreign Affairs $207,800 DC
2 Rick A. Ruth Foreign Affairs $187,400 DC
3 Donald R. Reid Security Administration $187,000 DC
4 David A. Balton Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
5 Nerissa J. Cook Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
6 Richard A. Davis Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
7 John D. Duncan Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
8 Michael G. Kozak Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
9 Edward J. Lacey Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
10 Jonathan Ari Margolis Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
11 Margaret Jane Pollack Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
12 Alina L. Romanowski Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
13 Narahari Nmn Sastry Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
14 Thomas A. Shannon Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
15 Michele Jeanne Sison Foreign Affairs $187,000 NY
16 Brenda Saunders Sprague Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
17 Richard J. K Stratford Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
18 John J. Sullivan Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
19 Marc J. Susser Foreign Affairs $187,000 DC
20 Debra L. Cagan Human Resources Management $187,000 DC
21 William E. Todd Human Resources Management $187,000 DC
22 Emilia Nmn Disanto Miscellaneous Administration And Program $187,000 DC
23 Margaret P. Grafeld Miscellaneous Administration And Program $187,000
24 Daniel Bennett Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $187,000 DC
25 Jurg E. Hochuli Program Management $187,000 DC
26 Glen H. Johnson Program Management $187,000 DC
27 Cathy D. Alix Administrative Officer $187,000 DC
28 Dominica Nmn Gutierrez Administrative Officer $187,000 DC
29 Philippe A. Lussier Management And Program Analysis $187,000 DC
30 Alan K. Evans Financial Administration And Program $187,000 DC
31 Christopher H. Flaggs Financial Administration And Program $187,000 DC
32 Eric L. Hembree Financial Management $187,000 DC
33 Joshua Loudon Dorosin General Attorney $187,000 DC
34 Dennis James Gallagher General Attorney $187,000 DC
35 Lisa J. Grosh General Attorney $187,000 DC
36 Jeffrey D. Kovar General Attorney $187,000 DC
37 Mary Catherine Malin General Attorney $187,000 DC
38 Katherine D. McManus General Attorney $187,000 DC
39 Cathy J. Read Contracting $187,000 DC
40 Richard Charles Visek General Attorney $186,801 DC
41 Tinh T. Nguyen Auditing $186,178 DC
42 N Nikki R. Haley Foreign Affairs $185,100 NY
43 Todd F. Buchwald General Attorney $185,100 DC
44 Robert K. Harris General Attorney $185,100 DC
45 Douglas A. Pitkin Budget Analysis $184,824 DC
46 Ann K. Ganzer Foreign Affairs $184,643 DC
47 Matthew Stephen Klimow Miscellaneous Administration And Program $184,148 DC
48 Jaime E. Salcedo General Engineering $183,763 DC
49 Michael Hall Mobbs General Attorney $183,515 DC
50 George L. Price Program Management $183,335 DC
51 David R. Konkel Economist $181,795 DC
52 Robert T. Macdonald Accounting $181,638 DC
53 Evan Todd Bloom Foreign Affairs $181,506 DC
54 Cecilia M. Coates Program Management $181,119 DC
55 Thomas B. Heinemann General Attorney $181,119 DC
56 Kathleen H. Hooke General Attorney $181,119 DC
57 Stephen B. Dietz Program Management $180,899 DC
58 David S. Newman Foreign Affairs $180,673 DC
59 Mark A. Simonoff General Attorney $180,673 NY
60 Annette L. Redmond Information Technology Management $180,000 DC
61 Robert Crouse Hammond Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
62 Katherine Camille Henderson Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
63 Brian H. Hook Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
64 John E. McCarrick Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
65 Yleem D. S Poblete Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
66 Robert Louis Strayer Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
67 Marik Angelo String Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
68 Andrea Lee Thompson Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
69 Mary Kirtley Waters Foreign Affairs $179,700 DC
70 Mary Elizabeth Beams Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
71 Christine M. Ciccone Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
72 James M. Kulikowski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
73 Heather Nauert Norby Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
74 Margaret Judith Ann Peterlin Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
75 Kenneth David Hodgkins Foreign Affairs $179,636 DC
76 Stephen P. Randolph Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,193 DC
77 Gail E. Neelon General Education And Training $179,178 DC
78 Kevin P. Okeefe Foreign Affairs $178,608 DC
79 Jeffrey L. Eberhardt Foreign Affairs $178,149 DC
80 Robert H. Gromoll Foreign Affairs $178,149 DC
81 Gregory B. Smith Equal Employment Opportunity $177,932 DC
82 Ray S. Leki General Education And Training $177,708 DC
83 Michael J. Mattler General Attorney $177,612 DC
84 Lawrence E. Bartlett Foreign Affairs $177,499 DC
85 Mary T. Mitchell General Attorney $177,499 DC
86 Page Kathryn A. Youel General Attorney $177,499 DC
87 Joseph A. Kenny Administrative Officer $177,350 DC
88 Lilburn Trigg Talley Foreign Affairs $177,196 DC
89 John D. Daley General Attorney $177,062 DC
90 Choo S. Eliot Kang Foreign Affairs $176,579 DC
91 Daniel N. Rosenblum Foreign Affairs $176,447 DC
92 Christina A. Sanford General Attorney $176,188 DC
93 Rachel M. Arndt Financial Administration And Program $176,170 DC
94 Philip J. Schlatter Program Management $176,045 FL
95 Steven F. Fabry General Attorney $175,847 DC
96 Florence G. Fultz Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,771 DC
97 Philip Anthony Foley Foreign Affairs $175,611 DC
98 Jeffrey D. Miller Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,564 DC
99 James B. Donovan Foreign Affairs $175,521 NY
100 Gayle L. Voshell Auditing $175,484 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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