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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$254,855.08 AVERAGE PAY
$25.49M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2008, 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 Anthony S. Fauci Medical Officer $335,000 MD
2 David A. Bluemke Medical Officer $325,000 MD
3 Zenaide M. Quezado Medical Officer $325,000 MD
4 Elizabeth G. Nabel Medical Officer $310,000 MD
5 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $310,000 MD
6 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $305,000 MD
7 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $300,000 MD
8 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $300,000 MD
9 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $300,000 MD
10 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $300,000 MD
11 David S. Schrump Medical Officer $295,000 MD
12 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $290,000 MD
13 Griffin P. Rodgers Medical Officer $285,000 MD
14 James C. Yang Medical Officer $285,000 MD
15 Thomas R. Insel Medical Officer $285,000 MD
16 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $280,000 MD
17 Raynard S. Kington General Health Science $270,000 MD
18 Duane F. Alexander Medical Officer $270,000 MD
19 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $265,000 MD
20 Story C. Landis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $263,000 MD
21 James F. Jr. Battey Medical Officer $260,000 MD
22 Lee J. Helman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
23 David J. Lipman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
24 Gary J. Nabel Medical Officer $260,000 MD
25 John K. Park Medical Officer $260,000 MD
26 Ting Kai Li Medical Officer $260,000 MD
27 Jeremy M. Berg General Health Science $258,000 MD
28 Barbara M. Alving Medical Officer $255,000 MD
29 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $255,000 MD
30 Alan E. Guttmacher Medical Officer $255,000 MD
31 John McGowan General Health Science $253,000 MD
32 Robert S. Balaban Physiology $250,000 MD
33 Harvey J. Alter Medical Officer $250,000 MD
34 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss Medical Officer $250,000 MD
35 Frank M. Balis Medical Officer $250,000 MD
36 Kevin A. Camphausen Medical Officer $250,000 MD
37 Leighton Chan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
38 Giuseppe Giaccone Medical Officer $250,000 MD
39 Markus A. Heilig Medical Officer $250,000 MD
40 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $250,000 MD
41 Alan M. Krensky Medical Officer $250,000 MD
42 King F. Kwong Medical Officer $250,000 MD
43 Henry C. Lane Medical Officer $250,000 MD
44 Elliot B. Levy Medical Officer $250,000 MD
45 W M. Linehan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
46 Russell R. Lonser Medical Officer $250,000 MD
47 Ian M. Macdonald Medical Officer $250,000 MD
48 Pierre Noel Medical Officer $250,000 MD
49 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $250,000 MD
50 Peter A. Pinto Medical Officer $250,000 MD
51 Richard M. Sherry Medical Officer $250,000 MD
52 Carter Van Waes Medical Officer $250,000 MD
53 Ad Bax Physics $250,000 MD
54 Kathryn C. Zoon Chemistry $250,000 MD
55 Robert H. Wiltrout Microbiology $250,000 MD
56 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni Medical Officer $250,000 MD
57 Samuel H. Wilson Medical Officer $250,000 NC
58 John E. Niederhuber Medical Officer $247,500 MD
59 Alan H. Decherney Medical Officer $245,000 MD
60 Marvin C. Gershengorn Medical Officer $245,000 MD
61 David K. Henderson Medical Officer $245,000 MD
62 Walter J. Koroshetz Medical Officer $245,000 MD
63 Susan Blakely Shurin Medical Officer $245,000 MD
64 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $243,800 MD
65 Ira H. Pastan Medical Officer $243,800 MD
66 Thomas A. Waldmann Medical Officer $243,800 MD
67 Susan Gottesman Chemistry $243,800 MD
68 Carl Wu Chemistry $243,800 MD
69 Judith L. Rapoport Medical Officer $241,501 MD
70 Barry J. Hoffer Medical Officer $240,000 MD
71 John D. Heiss Medical Officer $240,000 MD
72 Steven K. Libutti Medical Officer $240,000 MD
73 James L. Tatum Medical Officer $240,000 MD
74 Lutz Birnbaumer Chemistry $239,201 NC
75 Thomas C. Quinn Medical Officer $238,030 MD
76 Richard O. III Cannon Medical Officer $238,029 MD
77 Richard Chang Medical Officer $238,029 MD
78 Elaine S. Jaffe Medical Officer $238,029 MD
79 Barnett S. Kramer Medical Officer $238,029 MD
80 Roberto J. Romero Medical Officer $237,000 MI
81 Amy Pate Patterson Medical Officer $235,132 MD
82 Kenneth S. Korach Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $235,119 NC
83 Daniel Levy Medical Officer $235,000 MA
84 Anna D. Barker General Health Science $235,000 MD
85 Josephine P. Briggs Medical Officer $235,000 MD
86 Toren Finkel Medical Officer $235,000 MD
87 Robert J. Lederman Medical Officer $235,000 MD
88 John C. Oberholtzer Medical Officer $235,000 MD
89 Neal S. Young Medical Officer $235,000 MD
90 Leslie G. Ungerleider Psychology $234,601 MD
91 Robert H. Wurtz Physiology $234,601 MD
92 William A. Eaton Medical Officer $234,601 MD
93 Bernard Moss Medical Officer $234,601 MD
94 William E. Paul Medical Officer $234,601 MD
95 Robert H. Purcell Medical Officer $234,601 MD
96 Reed B. Wickner Medical Officer $234,601 MD
97 David R. Davies Physics $234,601 MD
98 Gary Felsenfeld Chemistry $234,601 MD
99 Harvey G. Klein Medical Officer $233,000 MD
100 Alan P. Koretsky Chemistry $232,500 MD

Data Sources

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