Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$152,131.32 AVERAGE PAY
$15.21M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2007, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $201,600 DC
2 J G. Troyer Forestry $197,582 UT
3 Hank Kashdan Administrative Officer $168,000 DC
4 F L. Norbury Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,000 DC
5 Sarah D. Collins Forestry $168,000 DC
6 Michael T. Rains Forestry $168,000 PA
7 Ann M. Bartuska Forestry $167,676 DC
8 Joel D. Holtrop Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $166,900 DC
9 Rick D. Cables Forestry $166,900 CO
10 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $166,900 DC
11 E Vaughn Stokes Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,443 VA
12 Robin L. Thompson Program Management $166,443 DC
13 Harvey L. Forsgren Forestry $166,443 NM
14 Christopher D. Risbrudt Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,950 WI
15 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,085 VA
16 Robert David Mangold Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,085 VA
17 Gloria Manning Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,085 DC
18 L R. Payne Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,085 DC
19 Bov Bang Eav Forestry $164,085 OR
20 Kathryn P. Maloney Forestry $164,085 PA
21 P J. Roussopoulos Forestry $164,085 NC
22 A R. Kimbell Forestry $163,828 DC
23 Kent P. Connaughton Program Management $161,826 DC
24 L D. Goodman Program Management $161,150 OR
25 Randy Moore Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $160,036 WI
26 J L. King Accounting $159,226 DC
27 B Weingardt Forestry $159,193 CA
28 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $159,166
29 J R. Sedell Forestry $156,757 CA
30 Dennis E. Bschor Forestry $156,660 AK
31 V A. Jackson Program Management $156,631 CA
32 I W. Thomas Administrative Officer $156,120 DC
33 David A. Cleaves General Engineering $155,974 CO
34 Janette S. Kaiser Rangeland Management $155,370 DC
35 Jr. W J. Mattson Entomology $154,600 WI
36 Melvin T. Tyree Plant Physiology $154,600 VT
37 Harold K. Cordell Forestry $154,600 GA
38 R W. Haynes Forestry $154,600 OR
39 Peter A. Bisson Fish Biology $154,600 WA
40 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $154,600 VA
41 R H. Atalla Chemical Engineering $154,600 WI
42 Frederick J. Swanson Geology $154,600 OR
43 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $154,124 MT
44 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,952 VA
45 Jacqueline Myers Administrative Officer $152,684 DC
46 Timothy P. Decoster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $152,079 DC
47 J B. Golden Miscellaneous Administration And Program $150,956 VA
48 George S. Foster Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $149,972 VA
49 Richard W. Sowa General Engineering $148,513 VA
50 James E. Hubbard Forestry $147,148 DC
51 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $145,907 DC
52 Katherine Clement Community Planning $145,400 CA
53 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $145,400 CA
54 Carol Ann Demuth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $145,400 CA
55 E B. Handley Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $145,400 CA
56 Garland N. Mason Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $145,400 CA
57 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $145,400 NH
58 F T. Ledig Genetics $145,400 CA
59 Hao C. Tran General Physical Science $145,400 CA
60 Marcia Patton-Mallory General Engineering $145,201 CO
61 Thomas C. Brown Economist $145,201 CO
62 J R. Toliver Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $145,201 CO
63 E D. McArthur Genetics $144,450 UT
64 Donna M. Carmical Financial Administration And Program $144,449 NM
65 G P. Contreras Fish Biology $143,471 VA
66 B J. Stokes General Engineering $143,471 VA
67 R T. McWilliams Economist $143,471 DC
68 Arthur E. Jeffers Management And Program Analysis $143,471 DC
69 Deandra Beck Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $143,471 DC
70 Robert S. Jr Cunningham Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $143,471 DC
71 R L. Hendricks Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $143,471 DC
72 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $143,471 DC
73 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $143,471 DC
74 S G. Conard Ecology $143,471 VA
75 Thomas R. Crow Ecology $143,471 VA
76 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $143,471 VA
77 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $143,471 DC
78 Douglas W. Maccleery Forestry $143,471 DC
79 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $143,459 WA
80 Name Withheld by the OPM Equal Employment Opportunity $143,081
81 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $142,978 CT
82 Ronald E. Hooper Contracting $142,817 VA
83 P H. Dunn Program Management $142,310 OR
84 Charles F. Krebs Forestry $142,310 OR
85 Theodore W. Jr Beauvais Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $142,293 DC
86 Stephen A. Marshall General Physical Science $142,293 DC
87 Arthur L. Gaffrey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $141,503 CA
88 Alison Hill Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $141,478 CO
89 R L. Vaught Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $141,478 CO
90 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $141,478 CO
91 K D. Burgers Human Resources Management $141,342 VA
92 Gregory C. Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $141,157 DC
93 J C. Twiss Miscellaneous Administration And Program $141,027 VA
94 S T. Eubanks Program Management $140,264 CA
95 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $140,099 PA
96 Linda L. Langner Economist $139,793 VA
97 Eurial E. Turner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $139,793 DC
98 Martha J. Ketelle Management And Program Analysis $139,793 DC
99 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $139,793 DC
100 Mary Ellen Dix Entomology $139,793 VA

Data Sources

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