Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$164,481.49 AVERAGE PAY
$16.45M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2014, 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 Richard W. Guldin Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $181,500 DC
2 Valdis E. Mezainis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $181,500 DC
3 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $181,500
4 Michael T. Rains Forestry $181,500 PA
5 Jimmy L. Reaves Forestry $181,500 DC
6 Robert David Mangold Forestry $180,393 OR
7 Randy Moore Forestry $178,356 CA
8 Jacquelyn L. Lago Administrative Officer $177,675 DC
9 Leslie A. C Weldon Forestry $175,950 DC
10 Andrzej Bytnerowicz Ecology $174,912 CA
11 Mary A. Wagner Program Management $174,226 DC
12 James E. Hubbard Forestry $174,226 DC
13 Thomas Tidwell Forestry $174,226 DC
14 Martin G. Raphael Wildlife Biology $173,664 WA
15 Robert Velasco Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,500 DC
16 David A. Cleaves Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $172,158 DC
17 Douglas R. Nash Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,162 DC
18 Daniel J. Jiron Program Management $170,259 CO
19 Tony L. Ferguson Forestry $170,259 PA
20 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $169,775 AK
21 Walter C. Shortle Plant Pathology $169,565 NH
22 Name Withheld by the OPM Human Resources Management $168,606
23 Carlos Rodriguez Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,606 DC
24 Cynthia D. West Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,606 DC
25 Kathleen Atkinson Program Management $168,606 WI
26 Victoria C. Christiansen Program Management $168,606 DC
27 Faye L. Krueger Program Management $168,606 MT
28 Nora B. Rasure Program Management $168,606 UT
29 Alexander L. Friend Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,606 CA
30 Tony L. Tooke Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,606 DC
31 Calvin N. Joyner Forestry $168,606 NM
32 Thelma J. Strong Financial Administration And Program $168,606 DC
33 Antoine L. Dixon Budget Analysis $168,606 DC
34 Angela Veronica Coleman Administrative Officer $168,217 DC
35 Joe L. Meade Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,143 DC
36 Thomas C. Brown Economist $168,127 CO
37 James M. Pena Program Management $168,127 OR
38 David N. Wear Forestry $167,844
39 Elizabeth Agpaoa Program Management $167,001 GA
40 Alton Dennis Lemly Fish Biology $166,953 NC
41 Name Withheld by the OPM Contracting $166,953
42 Nicholas E. Douglas General Physical Science $166,438 DC
43 John E. Phipps Program Management $166,042 ID
44 Name Withheld by the OPM Criminal Investigation $165,640
45 Jane L. Cottrell-Henifin Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 VA
46 James M. Vose Ecology $164,736 NC
47 David L. Peterson Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $164,193 WA
48 George S. Foster Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $163,925 CO
49 John A. Stanturf Ecology $162,880 GA
50 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,800 DC
51 Robert L. Doudrick Forestry $162,488 NC
52 Kenneth E. Hammel Chemistry $162,009 WI
53 Theodore H. Gutman Equal Employment Opportunity $161,995 DC
54 Carl F. Lucero General Engineering $161,793 DC
55 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,790 DC
56 Daniel Cullen Microbiology $161,430 WI
57 Thomas C. Jr Harbour Forestry $161,047 DC
58 Tah Yang Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,600 DC
59 Leanne M. Marten Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $160,391 VA
60 Richard T. Reynolds Wildlife Biology $159,707 CO
61 Anna Maria Briatico Miscellaneous Administration And Program $159,600 DC
62 Jane L. Hayes Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,600 CA
63 Hao C. Tran General Physical Science $159,350 CA
64 Richard A. Birdsey Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,100 PA
65 Elizabeth Mayhew Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $159,100 DC
66 Deborah J. Chavez Social Science $158,859 CA
67 Ronald Richard Wester Contracting $158,600 DC
68 Paul Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,200 DC
69 Rico L. Clarke Accounting $157,799 DC
70 Frank R. III Thompson Wildlife Biology $157,746 MO
71 Linda Ann Joyce Rangeland Management $157,589 CO
72 Peter A. Stine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,251 CA
73 Charles T. Scott Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,229 PA
74 Linda L. Langner Economist $157,100 DC
75 Daina Apple Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,100 DC
76 Jan M. Engert Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,100 CO
77 Maria C. Lisowski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,100 AK
78 Ramiro D. Villalvazo Miscellaneous Administration And Program $157,100 CA
79 Forrest W. Cole Program Management $157,100 AK
80 Ronald G. Ketter Program Management $157,100 CA
81 Jody Noiron Program Management $157,100 CA
82 Jeanne M. Wade Program Management $157,100 CA
83 Douglas W. Crandall Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
84 Anne P. Hoover Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
85 William J. Lange Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
86 Alexander S. Moad Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
87 John A. Parrotta Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
88 Stephanie F. Savolaine Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
89 Richard D. Ullrich Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,100 DC
90 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $157,100 CT
91 Constance I. Millar Genetics $157,100 CA
92 Marilyn A. Buford Forestry $157,100 DC
93 Richard O. Fitzgerald Forestry $157,100 DC
94 William B. Leak Forestry $157,100 NH
95 E Gregory McPherson Forestry $157,100 CA
96 Kurt A. Gernerd General Engineering $157,100 DC
97 William Eric Mell General Engineering $157,100 WA
98 Samuel Harding Carlson Civil Engineering $157,100 AK
99 Stephen A. Marshall General Physical Science $157,100 DC
100 John C. Brissette Forestry $156,879 NH

Data Sources

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