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 Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education)

$126,402.56 AVERAGE PAY
$12.64M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) in 2008, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as General Attorney. 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 Paul N. Riddle General Attorney $171,700 DC
2 Susan E. Craig General Attorney $171,700 DC
3 Philip H. Rosenfelt General Attorney $171,700 DC
4 Robert S. Eitel General Attorney $171,100 DC
5 Harold B. Jenkins General Attorney $161,855 DC
6 Harley Aj Methfessel General Attorney $158,500 DC
7 Stephen H. Freid General Attorney $155,881 DC
8 Elizabeth A. McFadden General Attorney $150,000 DC
9 Lori G. Templeman General Attorney $149,920 DC
10 Kathryn A. Ellis General Attorney $149,250 DC
11 Brian P. Siegel General Attorney $149,000 DC
12 Sarah Wanner Morgan General Attorney $149,000 DC
13 Gail F. Baum General Attorney $149,000 DC
14 Denise M. Morelli General Attorney $149,000 DC
15 Dennis P. Koeppel General Attorney $149,000 DC
16 Russell B. Wolff General Attorney $149,000 DC
17 Richard B. Mellman General Attorney $149,000 DC
18 Fred J. Marinucci General Attorney $149,000 DC
19 Lynette A. Charboneau General Attorney $149,000 DC
20 Mari Colvin General Attorney $149,000 DC
21 Joanna Dailey General Attorney $149,000 DC
22 Joan A. Bardee General Attorney $149,000 DC
23 Jeffrey C. Morhardt General Attorney $149,000 DC
24 Jane A. Hess General Attorney $149,000 DC
25 Suzanne M. Sheridan General Attorney $149,000 DC
26 Kay Rigling Gill General Attorney $149,000 DC
27 Francisco Lopez General Attorney $149,000 DC
28 Tracey L. Sasser General Attorney $149,000 DC
29 Kent D. Talbert General Attorney $149,000 DC
30 Ronald B. Jr. Petracca General Attorney $149,000 DC
31 Adina N. Kole General Attorney $149,000 DC
32 Ann M. Reilly General Attorney $149,000 DC
33 Nancy P. Deutsch General Attorney $149,000 DC
34 David A. Berthiaume General Attorney $146,321 DC
35 Cathy L. Grimes-Miller General Attorney $146,071 DC
36 Deborah Friendly General Attorney $146,071 DC
37 Ronald B. Sann General Attorney $146,071 DC
38 Peter W. Wathen-Dunn General Attorney $146,071 DC
39 Kala Shah General Attorney $146,071 DC
40 Jeffrey B. Rosen General Attorney $146,071 DC
41 Antonier L. White General Attorney $146,071 DC
42 Dennis M. Jr. Cariello General Attorney $145,000 DC
43 Susan A. Winchell General Attorney $142,477 DC
44 Daphna Krim General Attorney $142,227 DC
45 Lisa W. Harris General Attorney $142,227 DC
46 Steven Z. Finley General Attorney $142,227 DC
47 Jennifer L. Woodward General Attorney $142,227 DC
48 Shelli D. Scaniffe General Attorney $142,227 DC
49 Robert S. Wexler General Attorney $142,227 DC
50 Judith C. Adams Administrative Officer $138,633 DC
51 Karen L. Mayo-Tall General Attorney $138,383 DC
52 Marcia Sprague General Attorney $134,538 DC
53 Pamela Lynne Gault General Attorney $134,538 DC
54 Edmund J. Trepacz General Attorney $130,694 DC
55 Sandra McLean Jablonski General Attorney $128,442 DC
56 Edwin R. Jr. Hansen General Attorney $128,268 DC
57 Shannan E. Higgins General Attorney $128,100 DC
58 Mark W. Smith General Attorney $127,692 DC
59 Stanley M. Cohen Miscellaneous Administration And Program $127,442 DC
60 Rhonda J. Weiss General Attorney $127,442 DC
61 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $126,850
62 John R. Mason General Attorney $126,806 DC
63 Roseann S. Eshbach General Attorney $124,175 DC
64 Jennifer O. Bowen General Attorney $123,006 DC
65 Jennifer S. Young General Attorney $120,907 DC
66 Judith Golden Becker General Attorney $120,907 DC
67 Terry R. Bashford Information Technology Management $117,889 DC
68 Amy W. Lustig General Attorney $117,639 DC
69 Lisa B. Kanter General Attorney $115,372 DC
70 Vanessa Santos Krejci General Attorney $114,372 DC
71 Kathryn A. Pericak General Attorney $114,372 DC
72 Natasha E. Varnovitsky General Attorney $111,104 DC
73 Sean C. Dent General Attorney $111,104 DC
74 Marce Goodridge-Keiller General Attorney $111,104 DC
75 Elouise Ellerbe Miscellaneous Administration And Program $107,854 DC
76 Dana Carolyn Dobson General Attorney $107,836 DC
77 Janet Nicholson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $105,088 DC
78 Hilary Eve Malawer General Attorney $102,301 DC
79 Robert A. Stutz General Attorney $102,301 DC
80 Vanessa Ashley Burton General Attorney $101,301 DC
81 John C. Fischer General Attorney $98,033 DC
82 Janet Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $95,025 DC
83 Glen D. Dias Management And Program Analysis $94,025 DC
84 Leslie Young Carter Miscellaneous Administration And Program $94,025 DC
85 Taronda D. Wallace Miscellaneous Administration And Program $91,259 DC
86 Charles S. Albert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $90,698 DC
87 Jill B. Siegelbaum General Attorney $88,493 DC
88 Christine M. Barlow General Attorney $85,727 DC
89 Helene G. Brecher Paralegal Specialist $81,394 DC
90 Michelle Douglas Miscellaneous Administration And Program $76,992 DC
91 Megan E. Smith General Attorney $73,010 DC
92 Debra A. Hoosier Miscellaneous Administration And Program $72,090 DC
93 Michael Jay Anderson General Attorney $72,090 DC
94 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $72,090 DC
95 Latonya D. Davis Miscellaneous Administration And Program $69,764 DC
96 Brandon S. Sherman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $69,764 DC
97 Alma Teena Davis Secretary $62,546 DC
98 June Rochelle Canada Secretary $60,942 DC
99 Mary J. Proctor Secretary $60,942 DC
100 Olga G. Sniper Legal Assistance $56,624 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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