Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$163,098.17 AVERAGE PAY
$16.31M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2011, 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 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $184,700 DC
2 Robin L. Thompson Program Management $183,862 DC
3 Robert David Mangold Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $182,356 VA
4 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,700 DC
5 Harvey L. Forsgren Forestry $179,700 UT
6 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $179,700
7 Michael T. Rains Forestry $179,700 PA
8 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,300 VA
9 Joel D. Holtrop Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $178,852 DC
10 Harold K. Cordell Forestry $178,759 GA
11 Bov Bang Eav Forestry $177,508 OR
12 Randy Moore Forestry $174,859 CA
13 Kent P. Connaughton Program Management $173,415 OR
14 Jacqueline Myers Administrative Officer $172,925 NM
15 Jacquelyn L. Lago Administrative Officer $172,500 DC
16 Peter A. Bisson Fish Biology $171,259 WA
17 Thomas W. Jeffries Microbiology $170,259 WI
18 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $170,259 WA
19 Frederick J. Swanson Geology $170,259 OR
20 Andrzej Bytnerowicz Ecology $169,817 CA
21 Timothy P. Decoster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $169,362 DC
22 James M. Pena Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,830 DC
23 David A. Cleaves Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,782 DC
24 John E. Phipps Program Management $168,286 ID
25 Melvin T. Tyree Plant Physiology $166,953 VT
26 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $166,953 NC
27 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $166,749 DC
28 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $166,240 NH
29 Douglas R. Nash Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,177 VA
30 Donna M. Carmical Accounting $165,565 DC
31 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $165,300
32 Kathleen Atkinson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 DC
33 Faye L. Krueger Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $165,300 DC
34 Tony L. Ferguson Forestry $165,300 PA
35 Mary A. Wagner Program Management $165,000 DC
36 Angela Veronica Coleman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,830 DC
37 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $164,830 AK
38 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $164,392
39 Michael G. Ryan Ecology $163,892 CO
40 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $162,500 PA
41 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $161,856 DC
42 Jeanne M. Wade Program Management $161,000 CA
43 Stephanie F. Savolaine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $161,000 DC
44 James E. Hubbard Forestry $160,778 DC
45 George S. Foster General Engineering $160,711 CO
46 Robert S. Jr Cunningham Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $160,500 DC
47 Richard D. Ullrich Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $160,300 DC
48 Calvin N. Joyner Forestry $160,250 DC
49 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,188 VA
50 Jody Noiron Program Management $160,000 CA
51 Charles L. Jr Myers Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,399 WI
52 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,000 DC
53 Ramiro D. Villalvazo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,000 CA
54 Theodore W. Jr Beauvais Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
55 Jerilyn M. Levi Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
56 Carol A. Lively Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
57 Elizabeth Mayhew Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
58 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
59 Douglas F. Ryan Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 WA
60 Stephen A. Marshall General Physical Science $159,000 DC
61 David L. Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,750 WA
62 Corbin L. Newman Forestry $158,672 NM
63 Linda L. Langner Economist $158,500 VA
64 Paul Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,500 VA
65 Anne P. Hoover Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,500 VA
66 Thomas C. Brown Economist $158,000 CO
67 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $158,000 CO
68 Tah Yang Information Technology Management $158,000 VA
69 Jan M. Engert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,662 CO
70 Alison Hill Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,500 CO
71 Ronald Richard Wester Contracting $157,500 VA
72 Kenneth E. Hammel Chemistry $157,290 WI
73 Alan R. Flesh Information Technology Management $157,115 CO
74 John J. King Information Technology Management $157,100 VA
75 John Boone Kauffman Ecology $157,000 NH
76 Mary Ellen Dix Entomology $157,000 VA
77 Daniel Cullen Microbiology $156,728 WI
78 Anne J. Zimmermann Fish And Wildlife Administration $156,628 DC
79 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $156,614 VA
80 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $156,500 DC
81 William E. Timko Forestry $156,500 DC
82 Sheri A. Elliott Management And Program Analysis $155,546 CA
83 Lisa E. Freedman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 OR
84 Thelma J. Strong Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 DC
85 Peggy Ann Hernandez Program Management $155,500 CA
86 Daniel J. Jiron Program Management $155,500 CA
87 Ronald G. Ketter Program Management $155,500 CA
88 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
89 Carol Ann Demuth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
90 Jane L. Hayes Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
91 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
92 Andrew C. Mason Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
93 Charles E. Jr Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 OR
94 Joseph P. Stringer Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
95 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $155,500 CT
96 Constance I. Millar Genetics $155,500 CA
97 William B. Leak Forestry $155,500 NH
98 Cynthia D. West Forestry $155,500 OR
99 John A. Sebelius General Engineering $155,500 DC
100 Marcia Patton-Mallory General Physical Science $155,500 WA

Data Sources

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