Highest-Paid Employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

$168,582.23 AVERAGE PAY
$16.86M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in 2009, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

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

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 John E. Jr Oliver Miscellaneous Administration And Program $237,270 MD
2 Gregory A. Mandt General Physical Science $229,398 MD
3 Chester J. Koblinsky General Physical Science $223,466 MD
4 Susan Solomon Chemistry $216,050 CO
5 Abigail D. Harper General Physical Science $180,674 MD
6 Richard A. Feely Oceanography $178,400 WA
7 Mary M. Glackin Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,000 DC
8 David M. Kennedy Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,000 MD
9 Patricia A. Kurkul Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,000 MA
10 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,000
11 Douglas P. Demaster Fish Biology $177,000 AK
12 Mary E. Kicza General Physical Science $177,000 MD
13 Richard W. Spinrad General Physical Science $177,000 MD
14 Thomas R. Karl Meteorology $177,000 NC
15 James F. Kimpel Meteorology $177,000 OK
16 Eddie N. Bernard Oceanography $177,000 WA
17 Charles S. Baker Program Management $176,978 MD
18 Margaret A. Davidson General Physical Science $176,978 SC
19 Alexander E. Macdonald General Physical Science $176,781 CO
20 Louis W. Uccellini Meteorology $176,400 MD
21 Louisa Nmn Koch General Physical Science $175,292 DC
22 Name Withheld by the OPM Miscellaneous Administration And Program $174,844 DC
23 Roy E. Crabtree Miscellaneous Administration And Program $174,662 FL
24 Rebecca J. Lent Miscellaneous Administration And Program $174,543 MD
25 Gary M. Carter Hydrology $174,116 MD
26 David G. Westerholm General Physical Science $173,840 MD
27 Vickie L. Nadolski General Physical Science $173,709 MD
28 John L. Hayes Meteorology $172,434 MD
29 James M. Turner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,200 DC
30 William F. Broglie Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,561 MD
31 James W. Balsiger Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,200 AK
32 Usha S. Varanasi Fish Biology $171,072 WA
33 Joseph F. Klimavicz Program Management $170,964 MD
34 Kathleen A. Kelly General Physical Science $169,655 MD
35 Pedro Juan Restrepo Hydrology $167,900 MD
36 Daniel J. Basta General Physical Science $167,023 MD
37 Paul N. Doremus Miscellaneous Administration And Program $166,382 MD
38 Jane H. Chalmers General Attorney $165,984 DC
39 Maureen E. Wylie Financial Administration And Program $165,817 DC
40 Mary E. Ward General Attorney $165,817 DC
41 Edward C. Cyr Fish And Wildlife Administration $165,456 MD
42 Venkatachala Ramaswamy Meteorology $165,340 NJ
43 Akkihebbal Ravishankara Physics $164,840 CO
44 Gary C. Reisner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,823 MD
45 Gary K. Davis General Physical Science $164,403 MD
46 Brian E. Julius Program Management $163,700 MD
47 Dusan S. Zrnic General Physical Science $163,598 OK
48 Petrus P. Tans Physics $163,400 CO
49 Daniel S. Starosta Information Technology Management $162,950 MD
50 Bonnie J. Ponwith Fish Biology $162,940 FL
51 Jane Lubchenco Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,900 DC
52 David T. Moroney Program Management $162,900 MD
53 Steven J. Goodman General Physical Science $162,900 MD
54 Deirdre R. Jones General Physical Science $162,900 MD
55 Francis P. Kelly General Physical Science $162,900 AK
56 Gary C. Matlock General Physical Science $162,900 MD
57 Richard D. Rosen General Physical Science $162,900 MD
58 William Stanley Wilson General Physical Science $162,900 MD
59 Helen M. Wood General Physical Science $162,900 MD
60 Isaac M. Held Meteorology $162,900 NJ
61 Michael J. McPhaden Oceanography $162,900 WA
62 Paul A. Sandifer Oceanography $162,900 SC
63 Mark Stefan Paese General Physical Science $162,884 MD
64 John H. Dunnigan General Physical Science $162,874 MD
65 Stephen J. Lord Meteorology $162,874 MD
66 Samuel P. Williamson Meteorology $162,874 MD
67 Xavier William Proenza General Physical Science $162,862 TX
68 Edward R. Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,861 MD
69 Leon Matthew Cammen General Physical Science $162,845 MD
70 Robert M. Atlas Oceanography $162,835 FL
71 William D. Neff Physics $162,817 CO
72 Alan D. Risenhoover Fish And Wildlife Administration $162,789 MD
73 Mark E. Brown Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,771 MD
74 Eduardo J. Ribas Human Resources Management $162,496 MD
75 James Edward Hoke Meteorology $162,330 MD
76 Joseph T. Schaefer Meteorology $162,040 OK
77 Jason P. Tuell Meteorology $161,828 MD
78 Alfred Merrill Powell General Physical Science $161,621 MD
79 Harry R. Glahn Meteorology $161,190 MD
80 Rodney R. Mc Innis Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,148 CA
81 Samuel D. III Rauch Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,035 MD
82 Michael H. Abreu Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,650 MD
83 Michael James Crison General Engineering $160,554 MD
84 Patricia A. Montanio Fish And Wildlife Administration $160,249 MD
85 Craig N. McLean General Physical Science $159,611 MD
86 Nancy A. Defrancesco Information Technology Management $159,200 MD
87 James H. Lecky Fish And Wildlife Administration $158,947 MD
88 Timothy W. McClung Meteorology $158,866 MD
89 Christopher Cartwright Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,361 MD
90 Norman W. Bartoo Fish Biology $158,200 CA
91 Wilfred E. Mazur Aerospace Engineering $158,200 MD
92 W E. Baker General Physical Science $158,200 MD
93 Vanessa L. Griffin General Physical Science $158,200 MD
94 Timothy Justin Walsh General Physical Science $158,200 MD
95 Fred M. Ralph Meteorology $158,200 CO
96 Steven G. Cooper Meteorology $158,061 TX
97 Laura Kay Furgione Miscellaneous Administration And Program $158,000 MD
98 Jen-Chow Duh General Physical Science $158,000 MD
99 Robert W. Ricker Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,950 MD
100 David B. Caldwell Meteorology $157,940 MD

Data Sources

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