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Highest-Paid Employees of the Indian Health Service

$288,434.18 AVERAGE PAY
$28.84M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Indian Health Service in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Medical Officer.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Shabbar Hussain Medical Officer $382,938 NM
2 Edward M. Lucero Medical Officer $379,482 AZ
3 Edward G. Alexander Medical Officer $346,416 NM
4 Randolph L. Copeland Medical Officer $344,766 NM
5 David A. Klopfenstein Medical Officer $340,832 SD
6 John H. York Medical Officer $340,000 NM
7 Ronald W. Johnson Medical Officer $330,000 AZ
8 Michael L. Buenafe Medical Officer $329,720 AZ
9 Micah D. Nix Medical Officer $328,456 OK
10 Edward R. Medina Medical Officer $327,075 AZ
11 Louis J. Sharpe Medical Officer $325,000 AZ
12 Linda L. Yeager Medical Officer $320,182 AZ
13 Stephen M. Friedman Medical Officer $320,000 NM
14 Terence H. Hamel Medical Officer $316,912 NM
15 Jeffrey J. Hawker Medical Officer $316,912 NM
16 Herbert F. Gonzalez Medical Officer $313,416 NM
17 Joel Jorgenson Medical Officer $312,307 AZ
18 Raymond J. Ryan Medical Officer $308,954 OK
19 Angelique Pflueger Medical Officer $306,496 NM
20 Eric W. Wortmann Medical Officer $305,000 AZ
21 Loretta L. Christensen Medical Officer $302,743 NM
22 Henry M. Stachura Medical Officer $302,696 NM
23 Maria P. Gobencion Medical Officer $301,974 NM
24 Barbara K. McLaurin Medical Officer $301,230 AZ
25 Lawrence W. Gaul Medical Officer $300,332 AZ
26 Kinchen W. Ballentine Medical Officer $300,259 NM
27 Brian D. Demby Medical Officer $300,259 NM
28 Scott A. Hamstra Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
29 Nanetta B. Lowe Medical Officer $300,000 OK
30 Ross D. Luther Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
31 Kathy S. Lynch Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
32 Rhodes Neil A. Sun Medical Officer $300,000 MT
33 Adam D. Whitsitt Medical Officer $300,000 OK
34 Antonio T. Duran Medical Officer $298,413 AZ
35 Stephen M. Bowers Medical Officer $296,332 AZ
36 Daniel L. Pablo Medical Officer $296,332 OK
37 Lee J. Lawrence Medical Officer $295,000 SD
38 Thomas E. Menzel Medical Officer $294,412 SD
39 Peter R. Tempest Medical Officer $294,412 NM
40 Jack B. Fralinger Medical Officer $292,947 NM
41 Eugenio Rivera Medical Officer $292,479 NM
42 Hector I. Burgos Medical Officer $290,747 SD
43 Harlan H. Kelley Medical Officer $290,290 NM
44 Daniel Alexander Dworkis Medical Officer $290,000 NM
45 Jeffrey M. Harvey Medical Officer $290,000 NM
46 Esperanza C. Sanchez Medical Officer $290,000 NM
47 Charles D. Schnorr Medical Officer $290,000 NM
48 Lynn E. Nauman Medical Officer $288,864 NM
49 Maybelle Whu Medical Officer $286,438 AZ
50 Erik Sorem Anderson Medical Officer $285,000 NM
51 Thomas B. Burnison Medical Officer $284,776 NM
52 Robert W. Kilgo Medical Officer $282,864 NM
53 George Brasinikas Medical Officer $282,624 NM
54 Margaret E. Thoma Medical Officer $281,320 NM
55 Donald E. Brown Medical Officer $278,456 SD
56 Safia I. Rubaii Medical Officer $277,972 NM
57 Juan P. Rossini Medical Officer $276,551 OK
58 Dawn D. Brokaw Medical Officer $276,196 AZ
59 Hawk Lynelle N. Noisy Medical Officer $275,702 MT
60 Steven M. Hults Medical Officer $275,000 OK
61 Kirk M. Smith Medical Officer $274,999 AZ
62 Philip B. Macneil Medical Officer $274,550 NM
63 Michael Kelley Medical Officer $274,516 NM
64 Dale L. McGee Medical Officer $274,516 AZ
65 John D.'emilia Medical Officer $274,482 NM
66 Kenneth J. Moran Dental Officer $274,230 AZ
67 Matthew G. Cusick Medical Officer $273,456 AZ
68 Jean E. Howe Medical Officer $271,332 NM
69 Cecelia A. Delavallee Medical Officer $271,326 AZ
70 Adrienne Moore Medical Officer $271,264 NM
71 Shannelle S. Rico Medical Officer $271,230 SD
72 Emokpolo E. Aideyan Medical Officer $270,000 NM
73 Matthew S. Ross Medical Officer $270,000 AZ
74 David M. Harmatz Dental Officer $269,474 AZ
75 Nathan Daniel Henrie Medical Officer $268,224 NM
76 James Osaki Dental Officer $267,259 AZ
77 Garrett H. Riggs Medical Officer $266,776 NM
78 Leroy A. Clark Medical Officer $265,196 SD
79 Margaret Lou Miller Medical Officer $264,482 NM
80 James E. Rohan Medical Officer $263,416 SD
81 Lora R. Fife Medical Officer $262,000 MN
82 Patrick J. Fullerton Medical Officer $262,000 SD
83 Romie Andrea M. Tinsay Medical Officer $262,000 MN
84 Valden Johnson Medical Officer $261,631 NM
85 Mariel Prawzinsky Medical Officer $261,162 AZ
86 Rhonda C. Smith Medical Officer $261,082 AK
87 Vernon D. Azure Medical Officer $260,000 ND
88 John F. Lindberg Medical Officer $260,000 ND
89 Arthur J. Raymond Medical Officer $260,000 ND
90 Dean A. Yannias Medical Officer $260,000 NM
91 Jonathan M. Gilbert Medical Officer $259,022 MT
92 Karen Bramer-Fortier Medical Officer $258,000 AZ
93 Rodney T. Vizcarra Medical Officer $257,954 SD
94 Paul J. Drinen Medical Officer $257,874 AZ
95 Gary J. Lang Medical Officer $257,654 OK
96 Timothy L. Lozon Dental Officer $256,128 FL
97 William C. Eckroat Medical Officer $255,766 AZ
98 Eagle Sara J. Jumping Medical Officer $254,516 ND
99 Maria Ynes Brueckner Medical Officer $254,412 NM
100 Gary B. Woodcock Dental Officer $254,005 NM

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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Source: www.federalpay.org/employees/indian-health-service/top-100/2017