Highest-Paid Employees of the Geological Survey

$140,890.63 AVERAGE PAY
$14.09M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Geological Survey in 2004, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work in California.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Alan M. Mikuni Geography $145,600 CA
2 Carol F. Aten Program Management $145,600 VA
3 Robert E. Jr. Doyle Program Management $145,600 VA
4 John D. Buffington General Biological Science $145,600 WA
5 Dennis B. Fenn General Biological Science $145,600 AZ
6 Susan D. Haseltine General Biological Science $145,600 VA
7 Suzette M. Kimball General Biological Science $145,600 WV
8 Thomas J. Casadevall General Physical Science $145,600 CO
9 James E. Cloern General Physical Science $145,600 CA
10 Gladys A. Cotter General Physical Science $145,600 VA
11 James F. Devine General Physical Science $145,600 VA
12 Barbara J. Ryan General Physical Science $145,600 VA
13 Bonnie M. Stubblefield General Physical Science $145,600 WV
14 Arthur F. White General Physical Science $145,600 CA
15 David M. Boore Geophysics $145,600 CA
16 Bernard A. Chouet Geophysics $145,600 CA
17 James H. Dieterich Geophysics $145,600 CA
18 Ross S. Stein Geophysics $145,600 CA
19 Wayne R. Thatcher Geophysics $145,600 CA
20 Mary Lou Zoback Geophysics $145,600 CA
21 William M. Alley Hydrology $145,600
22 William J. Jr. Carswell Hydrology $145,600 CO
23 Ralph T. Cheng Hydrology $145,600 CA
24 James A. III Davis Hydrology $145,600 CA
25 Catherine L. Hill Hydrology $145,600 VA
26 Robert M. Hirsch Hydrology $145,600 VA
27 Blair F. Jones Hydrology $145,600 VA
28 Samuel N. Luoma Hydrology $145,600 CA
29 Timothy L. Miller Hydrology $145,600 VA
30 Ronald S. Oremland Hydrology $145,600 CA
31 Isaac J. Winograd Hydrology $145,600 VA
32 Charles R. Bacon Geology $145,600 CA
33 Linda Claire Gundersen Geology $145,600 VA
34 Phillip P. Leahy Geology $145,600 VA
35 David P. Russ Geology $145,600 VA
36 Robert O. Rye Geology $145,600 CO
37 Amy Lin Holley Management And Program Analysis $143,650 VA
38 Byron Kenneth Williams General Biological Science $143,650 VA
39 James D. Nichols Wildlife Biology $143,650 MD
40 Stephen C. Guptill General Physical Science $143,650 VA
41 Hedy J. Rossmeissl General Physical Science $143,650 VA
42 Leonard F. Konikow Hydrology $143,650 VA
43 Leonard N. Plummer Hydrology $143,650 VA
44 Max M. Ethridge Cartography $142,841 MO
45 Stanley L. Ponce General Physical Science $142,500 VA
46 William T. Sexton General Biological Science $141,255 CA
47 Anne E. Kinsinger General Biological Science $140,979 WA
48 Karen C. Siderelis Program Management $140,569 VA
49 Thomas C. Winter Hydrology $139,604 CO
50 Zell E. Peterman Geology $139,604 CO
51 Darrell K. Nordstrom Hydrology $139,413 CO
52 Martin B. Goldhaber Chemistry $139,413 CO
53 David M. Rubin Geology $137,700 CA
54 Robert C. Szaro General Biological Science $137,543 VA
55 John A. Kelmelis Cartography $137,543 VA
56 John W. Hillhouse Geophysics $137,400 CA
57 L. David Mech Wildlife Biology $137,318 MN
58 Richard M. Iverson Hydrology $137,246 WA
59 Chandler S. Robbins Wildlife Biology $137,174 MD
60 Ivan B. Deloatch General Physical Science $137,174 VA
61 Darrell G. Herd General Physical Science $137,174 VA
62 Stephen F. Blanchard Hydrology $137,174 VA
63 Barbara W. Wainman Miscellaneous Machine Tool Work $136,989 VA
64 Richard L. Bernknopf Economist $136,900 CA
65 Leonard J. Gaydos Geography $136,900 CA
66 Martha K. Burbidge Administrative Officer $136,900 CA
67 Mehmet Celebi Civil Engineering $136,900 CA
68 K. Eric Anderson General Physical Science $136,900 SC
69 Randle W. Olsen General Physical Science $136,900 CO
70 Dudley J. Andrews Geophysics $136,900 CA
71 William H. Bakun Geophysics $136,900 CA
72 Richard J. Blakely Geophysics $136,900 CA
73 John Boatwright Geophysics $136,900 CA
74 Roger D. Borcherdt Geophysics $136,900 CA
75 William L. Ellsworth Geophysics $136,900 CA
76 Michael A. Fisher Geophysics $136,900 CA
77 Jon Peter B. Fletcher Geophysics $136,900 CA
78 Gary Stephen Fuis Geophysics $136,900 CA
79 Thomas C. Hanks Geophysics $136,900 CA
80 Thomas G. Hildenbrand Geophysics $136,900 CA
81 David P. Hill Geophysics $136,900 CA
82 Robert C. Jachens Geophysics $136,900 CA
83 Malcolm J. Johnston Geophysics $136,900 CA
84 Stephen H. Kirby Geophysics $136,900 CA
85 Arthur F. McGarr Geophysics $136,900 CA
86 Walter D. Mooney Geophysics $136,900 CA
87 William U. Savage Geophysics $136,900 CA
88 Paul A. Spudich Geophysics $136,900 CA
89 Robert L. Wesson Geophysics $136,900 CO
90 Paul A. Hsieh Hydrology $136,900 CA
91 Yousif K. Kharaka Hydrology $136,900 CA
92 Allen F. Moench Hydrology $136,900 CA
93 Frank J. Triska Hydrology $136,900 CA
94 John A. Barron Geology $136,900 CA
95 Kenneth J. Bird Geology $136,900 CA
96 Harry E. Cook Geology $136,900 CA
97 Michael E. Field Geology $136,900 CA
98 Donald L. Gautier Geology $136,900 CA
99 James R. Hein Geology $136,900 CA
100 Edward W. Hildreth Geology $136,900 CA

Data Sources

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