Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$160,635.98 AVERAGE PAY
$16.06M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2009, 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 Hank Kashdan Administrative Officer $212,400 DC
2 Dennis E. Bschor Forestry $199,422 AK
3 Ann M. Bartuska Forestry $177,000 DC
4 Sarah D. Collins Forestry $177,000 DC
5 Michael T. Rains Forestry $177,000 PA
6 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $176,501 DC
7 Joel D. Holtrop Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $175,345 DC
8 Rick D. Cables Forestry $175,345 CO
9 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $175,345 NC
10 E Vaughn Stokes Miscellaneous Administration And Program $174,865 NM
11 Robin L. Thompson Program Management $174,865 DC
12 Harvey L. Forsgren Forestry $174,865 UT
13 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $174,078 VA
14 Robert David Mangold Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $173,388 VA
15 Christopher D. Risbrudt Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $173,296 WI
16 Gloria Manning Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $172,388 DC
17 Bov Bang Eav Forestry $172,388 OR
18 Randy Moore Forestry $171,430 CA
19 Kathryn P. Maloney Forestry $170,698 PA
20 Kent P. Connaughton Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $170,015 WI
21 Harold K. Cordell Forestry $168,400 GA
22 Jacqueline Myers Administrative Officer $167,888 NM
23 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $167,219
24 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $166,400 WA
25 David A. Cleaves Forestry $165,473 DC
26 Thomas W. Jeffries Microbiology $162,900 WI
27 Melvin T. Tyree Plant Physiology $162,900 VT
28 Peter A. Bisson Fish Biology $162,900 WA
29 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $162,900 NC
30 Frederick J. Swanson Geology $162,900 OR
31 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,392
32 Andrzej Bytnerowicz Ecology $162,345 CA
33 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $162,161 NH
34 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $161,892 DC
35 Janette S. Kaiser Rangeland Management $161,632 DC
36 Timothy P. Decoster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,775 DC
37 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,602 VA
38 Martha J. Ketelle Management And Program Analysis $158,700 DC
39 John E. Phipps Program Management $158,045 DC
40 Jody Noiron Program Management $158,014 CA
41 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $157,700 CA
42 Robert S. Jr Cunningham Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,700 DC
43 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $157,700 CO
44 George S. Foster General Engineering $157,560 CO
45 Ronald Richard Wester Contracting $157,553 VA
46 Larry J. Dawson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,361 CO
47 Larry C. Yarger Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,751 VA
48 Katherine Clement Community Planning $156,700 CA
49 James M. Pena Program Management $156,700 CA
50 Charles L. Jr Myers Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,274 DC
51 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,200 DC
52 George Kulick Civil Engineering $156,200 CA
53 James E. Hubbard Forestry $156,095 DC
54 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $155,812 VA
55 Theodore W. Jr Beauvais Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,700 DC
56 Paul Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,553 VA
57 Garland N. Mason Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,200 CA
58 Stephen A. Marshall General Physical Science $155,200 DC
59 Donna M. Carmical Accounting $154,734 DC
60 Allen M. Solomon General Physical Science $154,700 VA
61 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $154,700 PA
62 Mary Ellen Dix Entomology $154,700 VA
63 Richard D. Ullrich Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $154,525 DC
64 Douglas F. Ryan Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $154,016 WA
65 Marlene T. Finley Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,956 CA
66 Thomas C. Brown Economist $153,898 CO
67 Cynthia D. West Forestry $153,838 OR
68 Douglas R. Nash Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,697 VA
69 Paul M. Stockinger Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,626 WI
70 Charles E. Jr Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,538 OR
71 Nancy G. Herbert Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,290 NC
72 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $153,290 DC
73 Jan M. Engert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,222 CO
74 Arthur E. Jeffers Management And Program Analysis $153,200 DC
75 Thomas R. Crow Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,200 CO
76 Carol Ann Demuth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,200 CA
77 Alison Hill Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,200 CO
78 Jerilyn M. Levi Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,200 DC
79 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,200 DC
80 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $153,200 CT
81 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $153,200 DC
82 William B. Leak Forestry $153,200 NH
83 Douglas W. Maccleery Forestry $153,200 DC
84 Marcia Patton-Mallory General Engineering $153,200 CO
85 John A. Sebelius General Engineering $153,200 DC
86 Bruce L. Ramsey General Physical Science $153,200 DC
87 Hao C. Tran General Physical Science $153,200 CA
88 Aurelia S. Federighi General Arts And Information $153,053 DC
89 Tah Yang Information Technology Management $153,053 VA
90 Linda L. Langner Economist $153,053 VA
91 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,053 DC
92 Thelma J. Strong Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,053 DC
93 Eurial E. Turner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $153,053 DC
94 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,053 DC
95 Carol A. Lively Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,053 DC
96 Elizabeth Mayhew Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $153,053 DC
97 Christopher N. Brown Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $152,997 DC
98 Richard W. Sowa General Engineering $152,968 VA
99 Christopher Eagar Ecology $152,840 NH
100 Charles F. Krebs Forestry $152,755 OR

Data Sources

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