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Highest-Paid Employees of the Forest Service

$171,330.80 AVERAGE PAY
$17.13M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Forest Service in 2017, 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 Victoria Cecile Christiansen Forestry $187,000 DC
2 Daniel J. Jiron Forestry $187,000 DC
3 Ariel E. Lugo Forestry $187,000
4 Randy Moore Forestry $187,000 CA
5 Malcom Shorter Administrative Officer $187,000 DC
6 Valdis E. Mezainis General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $186,951 DC
7 Beth G. Pendleton Program Management $186,951 AK
8 Jacquelyn L. Lago Administrative Officer $186,703 DC
9 Leslie A. C Weldon Forestry $186,702 DC
10 Antoine L. Dixon Financial Administration And Program $186,029 DC
11 Calvin N. Joyner Forestry $186,029 NM
12 Mary Beth Lepore Human Resources Management $185,958 DC
13 James M. Pena Program Management $185,501 OR
14 John E. Phipps Forestry $184,979 CO
15 Robert Velasco Miscellaneous Administration And Program $184,853 DC
16 Carlos Rodriguez Forestry $184,240 DC
17 Kathleen Atkinson Program Management $184,171 WI
18 Tony L. Tooke Forestry $182,451 DC
19 Cynthia D. West General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $182,451 DC
20 Tony L. Ferguson Forestry $182,435 PA
21 Vivian T. Chen General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $182,418 DC
22 Leanne M. Marten Program Management $182,274 MT
23 James M. Vose Ecology $181,725 NC
24 Daniel Cullen Microbiology $181,570 WI
25 Alexander L. Friend General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $180,663 CA
26 Nora B. Rasure Program Management $180,663 UT
27 Theodore H. Gutman Equal Employment Opportunity $180,436 DC
28 Angela Veronica Coleman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $180,247 DC
29 Nicholas Enyinnah Douglas General Physical Science $180,071 DC
30 Thomas C. Brown Economist $178,401 CO
31 Frank R. Thompson Wildlife Biology $177,426 MO
32 Brian Ferebee Program Management $177,205 CO
33 Patricia F. Hirami Program Management $177,171 DC
34 David L. Peterson General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $176,906 WA
35 Gordon H. Reeves Fish Biology $176,715 OR
36 John A. Stanturf Ecology $176,222 GA
37 George A. Sears Contracting $175,419 DC
38 Kenneth E. Hammel Chemistry $175,313 WI
39 Robert L. Doudrick Forestry $174,108 NC
40 Glenn P. Casamassa General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $173,731 DC
41 Constance I. Millar Ecology $173,316 CA
42 Carl F. Lucero General Engineering $171,679 DC
43 Tina J. Terrell Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,458 CO
44 Monica Lear Miscellaneous Administration And Program $170,358 DC
45 Thomas A. Spies Forestry $170,206 OR
46 Toral Patel-Weynand General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $170,189 DC
47 Emilee Posey Blount General Engineering $169,492 DC
48 Robert J. Ross General Engineering $168,807 WI
49 Gregory C. Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,598 DC
50 Arthur Ray Bryant Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,343 DC
51 Russell T. Graham Forestry $168,219 ID
52 Louis R. Iverson Ecology $167,109 OH
53 Ronald E. McRoberts Mathematical Statistics $166,036 MN
54 Linda S. Heath General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $166,024 DC
55 Maria C. Lisowski Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,900 AK
56 Warren Bruce Cohen Forestry $165,791 OR
57 Robert Harper Fish And Wildlife Administration $165,526 DC
58 Rebecca S. Nourse Program Management $165,400 AK
59 Frederick C. Meinzer Ecology $164,400 OR
60 Keith Morgan Reynolds Forestry $164,400 OR
61 Richard D. Ullrich General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $164,400 DC
62 Rebecca Jo Heath Program Management $164,000 OR
63 Kenderick S. Arney General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $163,400 GA
64 Douglas W. Crandall General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $163,400 DC
65 Ralph H. Crawford General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $163,400 PA
66 David John Chapman Economist $163,048 CO
67 Daniel R. Williams Social Science $163,048 CO
68 Wayne R. Owen General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $162,900 AK
69 Steven Craig Schlientz Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,900 DC
70 Marvin E. Stewart Program Management $162,900 AK
71 Gordon E. Grant Hydrology $162,862 OR
72 Haiganoush K. Preisler Mathematical Statistics $162,283 CA
73 Luanne Lohr Economist $161,900 DC
74 Stephen A. Marshall General Physical Science $161,900 DC
75 William J. Massman Meteorology $161,900 CO
76 Dennis M. May General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 MN
77 Elizabeth Mayhew General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 DC
78 Francis H. McCormick General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 CO
79 E Gregory McPherson Forestry $161,900 CA
80 William Eric Mell General Engineering $161,900 WA
81 Alexander S. Moad General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 DC
82 Mary A. Morris Program Management $161,900 GA
83 Jody Noiron Program Management $161,900 CA
84 Alan D. Olson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 CA
85 John A. Parrotta General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 DC
86 John D. Podgwaite Microbiology $161,900 CT
87 Debra S. Pressman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
88 Gregory A. Reams Forestry $161,900 DC
89 Richard T. Reynolds Wildlife Biology $161,900 CO
90 Guy C. Robertson Social Science $161,900 DC
91 Stephanie Fritz Savolaine General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 DC
92 Kevin T. Smith Plant Physiology $161,900 NH
93 Horne Beatrice Van General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $161,900 OR
94 Tah Yang Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
95 Carl A. Zulick General Physical Science $161,900 DC
96 Robert Arthur Baird Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 CA
97 Deborah J. Beighley Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
98 Anna Maria Briatico Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
99 Donald S. Cannatti Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
100 Samuel Harding Carlson Civil Engineering $161,900 AK

Data Sources

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