Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$161,969.39 AVERAGE PAY
$16.2M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2013, 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 Robert David Mangold Forestry $179,856 OR
2 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,700 DC
3 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $179,700
4 Michael T. Rains Forestry $179,700 PA
5 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $179,700 VA
6 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $179,300 VA
7 Randy Moore Forestry $174,859 CA
8 Kent P. Connaughton Program Management $173,415 OR
9 Jacquelyn L. Lago Administrative Officer $172,500 VA
10 Leslie A. C Weldon Forestry $172,500 VA
11 Harold K. Cordell Forestry $170,259 GA
12 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $170,259 WA
13 Andrzej Bytnerowicz Ecology $169,817 CA
14 Timothy P. Decoster Miscellaneous Administration And Program $169,362 VA
15 Victoria C. Christiansen Program Management $169,300 VA
16 Paul F. Ries Program Management $169,300 DC
17 David A. Cleaves Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,782 VA
18 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $166,953 NC
19 John E. Phipps Program Management $166,786 ID
20 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $166,749 VA
21 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $166,240 NH
22 Douglas R. Nash Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,177 VA
23 Name Withheld by the OPM Human Resources Management $165,300
24 Carlos Rodriguez Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 VA
25 Cynthia D. West Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 VA
26 Kathleen Atkinson Program Management $165,300 WI
27 Daniel J. Jiron Program Management $165,300 CO
28 Faye L. Krueger Program Management $165,300 MT
29 Nora B. Rasure Program Management $165,300 UT
30 Alexander L. Friend Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $165,300 CA
31 Charles S. Richmond Rangeland Management $165,300 VA
32 Tony L. Ferguson Forestry $165,300 PA
33 Calvin N. Joyner Forestry $165,300 NM
34 Thelma J. Strong Financial Administration And Program $165,300 VA
35 Antoine L. Dixon Budget Analysis $165,300 DC
36 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $165,300
37 Mary A. Wagner Program Management $165,000 VA
38 Joe L. Meade Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,846 DC
39 Thomas C. Brown Economist $164,830 CO
40 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $164,830 AK
41 Angela Veronica Coleman Administrative Officer $164,830 VA
42 James M. Pena Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,830 DC
43 David N. Wear Forestry $164,803
44 Theodore H. Gutman Equal Employment Opportunity $164,391 VA
45 Nicholas E. Douglas General Physical Science $163,174 DC
46 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $162,392
47 James M. Vose Ecology $161,756 NC
48 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $161,356 VA
49 James E. Hubbard Forestry $160,778 VA
50 George S. Foster Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $160,711 CO
51 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,188 VA
52 John A. Stanturf Ecology $159,686 GA
53 Robert L. Doudrick Forestry $159,302 NC
54 Ronald Richard Wester Contracting $159,000 VA
55 David L. Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,750 WA
56 Hao C. Tran General Physical Science $158,500 CA
57 Richard D. Ullrich Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,000 VA
58 Kenneth E. Hammel Chemistry $157,290 WI
59 Daniel Cullen Microbiology $156,728 WI
60 Borys M. Tkacz Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,554 VA
61 Deborah J. Chavez Social Science $155,500 CA
62 Linda L. Langner Economist $155,500 VA
63 Jan M. Engert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 CO
64 Lisa E. Freedman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 OR
65 Paul Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 VA
66 Maria C. Lisowski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 AK
67 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 VA
68 Ramiro D. Villalvazo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $155,500 CA
69 Forrest W. Cole Program Management $155,500 AK
70 Peggy Ann Hernandez Program Management $155,500 CA
71 Ronald G. Ketter Program Management $155,500 CA
72 Ruth M. Monahan Program Management $155,500 AK
73 Jody Noiron Program Management $155,500 CA
74 Jeanne M. Wade Program Management $155,500 CA
75 Daina Apple Management And Program Analysis $155,500 VA
76 Theodore W. Jr Beauvais Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
77 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 PA
78 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
79 Jane L. Hayes Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
80 Anne P. Hoover Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
81 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
82 Andrew C. Mason Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
83 Elizabeth Mayhew Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
84 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
85 John A. Parrotta Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
86 James M. Saveland Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CO
87 Stephanie F. Savolaine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 DC
88 Steven T. Segovia Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 VA
89 Debra L. Whitman Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,500 CA
90 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $155,500 CT
91 Constance I. Millar Genetics $155,500 CA
92 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $155,500 CO
93 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $155,500 VA
94 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $155,500 VA
95 William B. Leak Forestry $155,500 NH
96 E Gregory McPherson Forestry $155,500 CA
97 William E. Timko Forestry $155,500 VA
98 Kurt A. Gernerd General Engineering $155,500 VA
99 Samuel Harding Carlson Civil Engineering $155,500 AK
100 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $155,500

Data Sources

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