Highest-Paid Employees of the Indian Health Service

$290,928.76 AVERAGE PAY
$29.09M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Indian Health Service in 2018, 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 Loretta L. Christensen Medical Officer $338,456 AZ
8 Ronald W. Johnson Medical Officer $330,000 AZ
9 Michael L. Buenafe Medical Officer $329,720 AZ
10 Micah D. Nix Medical Officer $328,456 OK
11 Edward R. Medina Medical Officer $327,075 AZ
12 Daniel L. Pablo Medical Officer $325,000 OK
13 Louis J. Sharpe Medical Officer $325,000 AZ
14 Douglas B. Wyatt Medical Officer $325,000 OK
15 Linda L. Yeager Medical Officer $320,182 AZ
16 Stephen M. Friedman Medical Officer $320,000 NM
17 Terence H. Hamel Medical Officer $316,912 NM
18 Jeffrey J. Hawker Medical Officer $316,912 NM
19 Herbert F. Gonzalez Medical Officer $313,416 NM
20 Joel Jorgenson Medical Officer $312,307 AZ
21 Raymond J. Ryan Medical Officer $308,954 OK
22 Angelique Pflueger Medical Officer $306,496 NM
23 Eric W. Wortmann Medical Officer $306,000 AZ
24 Henry M. Stachura Medical Officer $302,696 NM
25 Maria P. Gobencion Medical Officer $301,974 NM
26 Barbara K. McLaurin Medical Officer $301,230 AZ
27 Lawrence W. Gaul Medical Officer $300,332 AZ
28 Kinchen W. Ballentine Medical Officer $300,259 NM
29 Brian D. Demby Medical Officer $300,259 NM
30 Manuel J. Delarosa Medical Officer $300,000 OK
31 Scott A. Hamstra Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
32 Nanetta B. Lowe Medical Officer $300,000 OK
33 Ross D. Luther Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
34 Kathy S. Lynch Medical Officer $300,000 AZ
35 Rhodes Neil A. Sun Medical Officer $300,000 MT
36 Adam D. Whitsitt Medical Officer $300,000 OK
37 Antonio T. Duran Medical Officer $298,413 AZ
38 Stephen M. Bowers Medical Officer $296,332 AZ
39 Lee J. Lawrence Medical Officer $295,000 SD
40 Thomas E. Menzel Medical Officer $294,412 SD
41 Peter R. Tempest Medical Officer $294,412 NM
42 Jack B. Fralinger Medical Officer $292,947 NM
43 Eugenio Rivera Medical Officer $292,479 NM
44 George Brasinikas Medical Officer $291,103 NM
45 Hector I. Burgos Medical Officer $290,747 SD
46 Harlan H. Kelley Medical Officer $290,290 NM
47 Daniel Alexander Dworkis Medical Officer $290,000 NM
48 Jeffrey M. Harvey Medical Officer $290,000 NM
49 Esperanza C. Sanchez Medical Officer $290,000 NM
50 Charles D. Schnorr Medical Officer $290,000 NM
51 Lynn E. Nauman Medical Officer $288,864 NM
52 Maybelle Whu Medical Officer $286,438 AZ
53 Erik Sorem Anderson Medical Officer $285,000 NM
54 Thomas B. Burnison Medical Officer $284,776 NM
55 Robert W. Kilgo Medical Officer $282,864 NM
56 Margaret E. Thoma Medical Officer $281,320 NM
57 Charles C. Lam Medical Officer $280,000 SD
58 Nathan Daniel Henrie Medical Officer $279,290 NM
59 Donald E. Brown Medical Officer $278,456 SD
60 Steven M. Hults Medical Officer $278,456 OK
61 Safia I. Rubaii Medical Officer $277,972 NM
62 Kirk M. Smith Medical Officer $276,999 AZ
63 Juan P. Rossini Medical Officer $276,551 OK
64 Dawn D. Brokaw Medical Officer $276,196 AZ
65 Hawk Lynelle N. Noisy Medical Officer $275,702 MT
66 Raymond B. Wallace Medical Officer $275,000 AZ
67 Philip B. Macneil Medical Officer $274,550 NM
68 Michael Kelley Medical Officer $274,516 NM
69 Dale L. McGee Medical Officer $274,516 AZ
70 John D.'emilia Medical Officer $274,482 NM
71 Kenneth J. Moran Dental Officer $274,230 AZ
72 Matthew G. Cusick Medical Officer $273,456 AZ
73 Jean E. Howe Medical Officer $271,332 NM
74 Cecelia A. Delavallee Medical Officer $271,326 AZ
75 Shannelle S. Rico Medical Officer $271,230 SD
76 Emokpolo E. Aideyan Medical Officer $270,000 NM
77 Matthew S. Ross Medical Officer $270,000 AZ
78 David M. Harmatz Dental Officer $269,474 AZ
79 James Osaki Dental Officer $267,259 AZ
80 Garrett H. Riggs Medical Officer $266,776 NM
81 Leroy A. Clark Medical Officer $265,196 SD
82 Margaret Lou Miller Medical Officer $264,482 NM
83 Vernon D. Azure Medical Officer $263,456 ND
84 James E. Rohan Medical Officer $263,416 SD
85 Lora R. Fife Medical Officer $262,000 MN
86 Patrick J. Fullerton Medical Officer $262,000 SD
87 Romie Andrea M. Tinsay Medical Officer $262,000 MN
88 Valden Johnson Medical Officer $261,631 NM
89 Gloria A. Grim Medical Officer $261,464 TN
90 Adrienne Moore Medical Officer $261,264 NM
91 Mariel Prawzinsky Medical Officer $261,162 AZ
92 John F. Lindberg Medical Officer $260,000 ND
93 Arthur J. Raymond Medical Officer $260,000 ND
94 Dean A. Yannias Medical Officer $260,000 NM
95 Jonathan M. Gilbert Medical Officer $259,022 MT
96 Matei Nmn Teodorescu Medical Officer $258,969 MN
97 Jessica A. Ankney Medical Officer $258,750 MN
98 Karen Bramer-Fortier Medical Officer $258,000 AZ
99 Rodney T. Vizcarra Medical Officer $257,954 SD
100 Paul J. Drinen Medical Officer $257,874 AZ

Data Sources

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