Highest-Paid Employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

$170,502.54 AVERAGE PAY
$17.05M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in 2012, 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 James W. Balsiger Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 AK
2 Roy E. Crabtree Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 FL
3 Paul N. Doremus Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 MD
4 Mary M. Glackin Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 DC
5 Rebecca J. Lent Miscellaneous Administration And Program $179,700 MD
6 Charles S. Baker Program Management $179,700 MD
7 Joseph F. Klimavicz Program Management $179,700 MD
8 Maureen E. Wylie Program Management $179,700 DC
9 Douglas P. Demaster Fish Biology $179,700 AK
10 Samuel G. Pooley Fish Biology $179,700 HI
11 Margaret A. Davidson General Physical Science $179,700 SC
12 Suzanne Hilding General Physical Science $179,700 MD
13 David M. Kennedy General Physical Science $179,700 MD
14 Mary E. Kicza General Physical Science $179,700 MD
15 Louisa Nmn Koch General Physical Science $179,700 DC
16 Alexander E. Macdonald General Physical Science $179,700 CO
17 Vickie L. Nadolski General Physical Science $179,700 UT
18 David G. Westerholm General Physical Science $179,700 MD
19 Gary M. Carter Hydrology $179,700 MD
20 Thomas R. Karl Meteorology $179,700 NC
21 Louis W. Uccellini Meteorology $179,700 MD
22 Gregory A. Mandt General Physical Science $178,421 MD
23 Kathleen A. Kelly General Physical Science $178,138 MD
24 James M. Turner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $177,366 DC
25 Ruth Renee Stone Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,000 DC
26 David W. Titley Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,000 DC
27 Patricia A. Montanio Miscellaneous Administration And Program $174,991 MD
28 Mary E. Ward General Attorney $174,108 DC
29 Daniel J. Basta General Physical Science $173,704 MD
30 Zachary G. Goldstein Program Management $172,788 MD
31 Abigail D. Harper Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,674 DC
32 Paul A. Sandifer Oceanography $172,674 SC
33 Mark Stefan Paese General Physical Science $172,657 MD
34 Samuel P. Williamson Meteorology $172,646 MD
35 Edward R. Johnson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,633 MD
36 Venkatachala Ramaswamy Meteorology $172,258 NJ
37 Gary C. Reisner Miscellaneous Administration And Program $172,240 MD
38 Harry A. Cikanek General Physical Science $171,912 MD
39 Name Withheld by the OPM General Physical Science $171,912
40 Leon Matthew Cammen General Physical Science $171,801 MD
41 Isaac M. Held Meteorology $171,464 NJ
42 Akkihebbal Ravishankara Physics $171,434 CO
43 Matthew Heyman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $171,415 DC
44 Dusan S. Zrnic General Physical Science $171,045 OK
45 Petrus P. Tans Physics $171,045 CO
46 Michael J. McPhaden Oceanography $171,045 WA
47 Samuel D. III Rauch Miscellaneous Administration And Program $170,697 MD
48 Michael H. Abreu Miscellaneous Administration And Program $170,289 MD
49 Pedro Juan Restrepo Hydrology $170,231 MD
50 Stephen J. Lord Meteorology $170,203 MD
51 Xavier William Proenza General Physical Science $170,191 TX
52 Alan D. Risenhoover Fish And Wildlife Administration $170,115 MD
53 Francisco E. Werner Fish Biology $170,000 CA
54 Robert S. Detrick General Physical Science $170,000 MD
55 Steven E. Koch Meteorology $169,687 OK
56 James Edward Hoke Meteorology $169,635 MD
57 Richard A. Feely Oceanography $169,416 WA
58 Robert M. Atlas Oceanography $169,348 FL
59 Craig N. McLean General Physical Science $169,188 MD
60 Alfred Merrill Powell General Physical Science $168,894 MD
61 Andrew C. Baldus Budget Analysis $168,538 DC
62 Deirdre R. Jones General Engineering $167,787 MD
63 Steven J. Goodman General Physical Science $167,787 MD
64 Richard D. Rosen General Physical Science $167,787 MD
65 Sandra Rae Moore Human Resources Management $167,773 MD
66 Rodney R. Mc Innis Miscellaneous Administration And Program $167,594 CA
67 David B. Caldwell Meteorology $167,416 MD
68 William D. Neff Physics $166,073 CO
69 Marie C. Colton General Physical Science $165,858 MI
70 Ben K. Kyger Information Technology Management $165,837 MD
71 Edward C. Cyr Fish And Wildlife Administration $165,456 MD
72 Jane Lubchenco Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,300 DC
73 Dian J. Seidel Meteorology $165,000 MD
74 Name Withheld by the OPM Program Management $164,830
75 Catrina Denise Purvis Program Management $164,830 MD
76 John E. Stein Fish And Wildlife Administration $164,830 WA
77 Frederick C. III Sutter Fish And Wildlife Administration $164,830 MD
78 William A. Karp Fish Biology $164,830 MA
79 Richard L. Merrick Fish Biology $164,830 MD
80 Name Withheld by the OPM General Attorney $164,830 DC
81 Ronald J. Stouffer Meteorology $164,830 NJ
82 John K. Bullard Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,727 MA
83 Christopher Cartwright Miscellaneous Administration And Program $164,695 MD
84 Laura Kay Furgione General Physical Science $164,320 MD
85 Vanessa L. Griffin General Physical Science $164,115 MD
86 Bonnie J. Ponwith Fish Biology $163,468 FL
87 Christine Mary Carpino Human Resources Management $163,275 MD
88 Mitchell D. Goldberg Hydrology $163,275 MD
89 Kimberly A. Darling Accounting $163,000 MD
90 David T. Moroney Program Management $162,900 MD
91 Gary C. Matlock General Physical Science $162,900 MD
92 Christopher S. Strager Meteorology $162,794 MD
93 James H. Butler Physics $161,719 CO
94 Emily Hanson Menashes Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,500 MD
95 Brian T. Pawlak Program Management $160,500 MD
96 Margaret Faith Spring Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,000 DC
97 Albert B. Jr Spencer General Physical Science $160,000 MD
98 Richard D. Knabb Meteorology $160,000 FL
99 Steven S. Fine Meteorology $159,755 MD
100 John Sokich Meteorology $159,500 MD

Data Sources

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