Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$224,129.66 AVERAGE PAY
$22.41M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2006, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Medical Officer. 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 Francis S. Collins Medical Officer $250,000 MD
2 Anthony S. Fauci Medical Officer $250,000 MD
3 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $250,000 MD
4 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $250,000 MD
5 Elizabeth G. Nabel Medical Officer $250,000 MD
6 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $250,000 MD
7 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $250,000 MD
8 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $250,000 MD
9 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $250,000 MD
10 Thomas R. Insel Medical Officer $250,000 MD
11 David A. Schwartz Medical Officer $250,000 NC
12 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni Medical Officer $247,500 MD
13 Robert S. Balaban Physiology $247,500 MD
14 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss Medical Officer $247,500 MD
15 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $247,500 MD
16 Alan E. Guttmacher Medical Officer $247,500 MD
17 David J. Lipman Medical Officer $247,500 MD
18 Gary J. Nabel Medical Officer $247,500 MD
19 John E. Niederhuber Medical Officer $247,500 MD
20 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $245,000 MD
21 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $245,000 MD
22 Marvin C. Gershengorn Medical Officer $240,000 MD
23 Kathryn C. Zoon Chemistry $237,500 MD
24 Raynard S. Kington General Health Science $235,000 MD
25 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $235,000 MD
26 Barry J. Hoffer Medical Officer $230,000 MD
27 Duane F. Alexander Medical Officer $230,000 MD
28 Allan D. Kirk Medical Officer $230,000 MD
29 Harvey G. Klein Medical Officer $230,000 MD
30 Edward H. Oldfield Medical Officer $230,000 MD
31 Susan Blakely Shurin Medical Officer $230,000 MD
32 Ad Bax Physics $230,000 MD
33 Samuel H. Wilson Medical Officer $230,000 NC
34 Ting Kai Li Medical Officer $225,000 MD
35 Story C. Landis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $225,000 MD
36 Anna D. Barker General Health Science $225,000 MD
37 John McGowan General Health Science $225,000 MD
38 David K. Henderson Medical Officer $225,000 MD
39 Ronald D. Neumann Medical Officer $225,000 MD
40 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $222,600 MD
41 Yvonne T. Maddox General Health Science $222,500 MD
42 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $222,000 MD
43 Jeremy M. Berg General Health Science $220,000 MD
44 Barbara M. Alving Medical Officer $220,000 MD
45 Donald A. B Lindberg Medical Officer $220,000 MD
46 Judith A. Salerno Medical Officer $220,000 MD
47 George Kunos Medical Officer $220,000 MD
48 Rocky S. Tuan Medical Officer $218,400 MD
49 Husseini K. Manji Medical Officer $218,360 MD
50 James E. Balow Medical Officer $217,300 MD
51 Ira W. Levin Chemistry $217,300 MD
52 Harvey J. Alter Medical Officer $216,452 MD
53 Daniel S. Pine Medical Officer $216,452 MD
54 Judith L. Rapoport Medical Officer $216,452 MD
55 Tsanyang J. Liang Medical Officer $216,000 MD
56 Mark S. Clanton Medical Officer $215,000 MD
57 Stephen E. Straus Medical Officer $215,000 MD
58 Lutz Birnbaumer Chemistry $215,000 NC
59 Robert B. Nussenblatt Medical Officer $214,500 MD
60 Jeffrey Schlom Microbiology $212,319 MD
61 Austin J. Barrett Medical Officer $212,000 MD
62 James H. Doroshow Medical Officer $212,000 MD
63 Frederick L. III Ferris Medical Officer $212,000 MD
64 Howard A. Fine Medical Officer $212,000 MD
65 Barney S. Graham Medical Officer $212,000 MD
66 Ronald E. Gress Medical Officer $212,000 MD
67 Curtis C. Harris Medical Officer $212,000 MD
68 Lee J. Helman Medical Officer $212,000 MD
69 Steven M. Holland Medical Officer $212,000 MD
70 Stephen P. James Medical Officer $212,000 MD
71 Richard A. Koup Medical Officer $212,000 MD
72 Warren J. Leonard Medical Officer $212,000 MD
73 Steven K. Libutti Medical Officer $212,000 MD
74 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $212,000 MD
75 Paul S. Meltzer Medical Officer $212,000 MD
76 Bernard Moss Medical Officer $212,000 MD
77 Brian R. Murphy Medical Officer $212,000 MD
78 Ira H. Pastan Medical Officer $212,000 MD
79 William E. Paul Medical Officer $212,000 MD
80 Robert H. Purcell Medical Officer $212,000 MD
81 James H. Shelhamer Medical Officer $212,000 MD
82 Alfred Singer Medical Officer $212,000 MD
83 Sandra M. Swain Medical Officer $212,000 MD
84 Mark C. Udey Medical Officer $212,000 MD
85 Thomas A. Waldmann Medical Officer $212,000 MD
86 Neal S. Young Medical Officer $212,000 MD
87 Stuart H. Yuspa Medical Officer $212,000 MD
88 Carl Wu Chemistry $212,000 MD
89 Stephen H. Hughes Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $212,000 MD
90 Robert H. Wiltrout Microbiology $212,000 MD
91 Giorgio Trinchieri Medical Officer $212,000 MD
92 Robert T. Croyle Psychology $212,000 MD
93 C Norman Coleman Medical Officer $212,000 MD
94 Daniel C. Sullivan Medical Officer $212,000 MD
95 Mark L. Willenbring Medical Officer $212,000 MD
96 Dinah S. Singer Chemistry $212,000 MD
97 Roberto J. Romero Medical Officer $212,000 MI
98 Ronald N. Germain Medical Officer $211,997 MD
99 Kenneth H. Fischbeck Medical Officer $211,949 MD
100 Thomas A. Fleisher Medical Officer $211,885 MD

Data Sources

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