Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$162,622.46 AVERAGE PAY
$16.26M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2012, 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 Robin L. Thompson Program Management $189,362 DC
2 Robert David Mangold Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $180,356 VA
3 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,700 DC
4 Harvey L. Forsgren Forestry $179,700 UT
5 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $179,700
6 Michael T. Rains Forestry $179,700 PA
7 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $179,700 DC
8 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,300 VA
9 Bov Bang Eav Forestry $177,508 OR
10 Jacquelyn L. Lago Administrative Officer $176,000 DC
11 Randy Moore Forestry $174,859 CA
12 Kent P. Connaughton Program Management $173,415 OR
13 Leslie A. C Weldon Forestry $172,500 DC
14 Thomas W. Jeffries Microbiology $170,259 WI
15 Harold K. Cordell Forestry $170,259 GA
16 Peter A. Bisson Fish Biology $170,259 WA
17 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $170,259 WA
18 Andrzej Bytnerowicz Ecology $169,817 CA
19 Timothy P. Decoster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $169,362 DC
20 Calvin N. Joyner Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,800 DC
21 David A. Cleaves Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,782 DC
22 Cynthia D. West Miscellaneous Administration And Program $167,800 DC
23 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $166,953 NC
24 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $166,749 DC
25 David N. Wear Forestry $166,553
26 John E. Phipps Program Management $166,286 ID
27 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $166,240 NH
28 Douglas R. Nash Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,177 VA
29 Thomas C. Brown Economist $165,878 CO
30 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $165,830 AK
31 Kathleen Atkinson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 DC
32 Victoria C. Christiansen Program Management $165,300 DC
33 Daniel J. Jiron Program Management $165,300 CO
34 Faye L. Krueger Program Management $165,300 MT
35 Charles S. Richmond Rangeland Management $165,300 DC
36 Tony L. Ferguson Forestry $165,300 PA
37 Thelma J. Strong Financial Administration And Program $165,300 DC
38 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $165,300
39 Mary A. Wagner Program Management $165,000 DC
40 Angela Veronica Coleman Administrative Officer $164,830 DC
41 James M. Pena Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,830 DC
42 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $162,392
43 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $161,856 DC
44 John A. Stanturf Ecology $161,206 GA
45 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $161,000 DC
46 James E. Hubbard Forestry $160,778 DC
47 George S. Foster General Engineering $160,711 CO
48 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,188 VA
49 Jane L. Hayes Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,856 CA
50 Charles L. Jr Myers Program Management $159,399 WI
51 Robert L. Doudrick Forestry $159,302 NC
52 Ronald Richard Wester Contracting $159,048 VA
53 Richard D. Ullrich Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,000 DC
54 David L. Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,750 WA
55 Corbin L. Newman Forestry $158,672 NM
56 Ralph H. Crawford Ecology $158,650 VA
57 E Gregory McPherson Forestry $157,594 CA
58 Forrest W. Cole Program Management $157,500 AK
59 Carol Ann Demuth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,500 CA
60 Rico L. Clarke Accounting $157,500 VA
61 Kenneth E. Hammel Chemistry $157,290 WI
62 Andrew C. Mason Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,000 DC
63 Mary Ellen Dix Entomology $157,000 VA
64 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $157,000 VA
65 Daniel Cullen Microbiology $156,728 WI
66 Jerilyn M. Levi Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,614 DC
67 Elizabeth Mayhew Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,614 DC
68 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,614 DC
69 Stephanie F. Savolaine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,614 DC
70 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,548 PA
71 Thomas A. Hanley Wildlife Biology $156,500 AK
72 Theodore H. Wegner Chemical Engineering $156,357 WI
73 Peter A. Stine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,212 CA
74 John C. Brissette Forestry $155,848 NH
75 Thomas L. Schmidt Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,647 MN
76 Borys M. Tkacz Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,635 VA
77 Linda L. Langner Economist $155,500 VA
78 Jan M. Engert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 CO
79 Lisa E. Freedman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 OR
80 Paul Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 VA
81 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 DC
82 Ramiro D. Villalvazo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 CA
83 Peggy Ann Hernandez Program Management $155,500 CA
84 Ronald G. Ketter Program Management $155,500 CA
85 Ruth M. Monahan Program Management $155,500 AK
86 Jody Noiron Program Management $155,500 CA
87 Jeanne M. Wade Program Management $155,500 CA
88 Daina Apple Management And Program Analysis $155,500 DC
89 Theodore W. Jr Beauvais Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
90 Alison Hill Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CO
91 Anne P. Hoover Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
92 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
93 Joseph P. Stringer Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
94 Laurie A. Tippin 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 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $155,500 CO
98 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $155,500 DC
99 William B. Leak Forestry $155,500 NH
100 William E. Timko Forestry $155,500 DC

Data Sources

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