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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$273,000.57 AVERAGE PAY
$27.3M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2011, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Medical Officer. All 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 Electron Kebebew Medical Officer $350,000 MD
2 Harold E. Varmus Medical Officer $350,000 MD
3 Anthony S. Fauci Medical Officer $335,000 MD
4 Bradford J. Wood Medical Officer $325,500 MD
5 David A. Bluemke Medical Officer $325,000 MD
6 Russell R. Lonser Medical Officer $325,000 MD
7 William A. Kammerer Medical Officer $310,000 MD
8 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $310,000 MD
9 Elizabeth C. Jones Medical Officer $308,250 MD
10 W M. Linehan Medical Officer $305,000 MD
11 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $305,000 MD
12 Julia Labovsky Medical Officer $302,000 MD
13 Ronald M. Summers Medical Officer $301,000 MD
14 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $300,000 MD
15 John D. Heiss Medical Officer $300,000 MD
16 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $300,000 MD
17 John K. Park Medical Officer $300,000 MD
18 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $300,000 MD
19 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $300,000 MD
20 Kevin A. Camphausen Medical Officer $296,800 MD
21 Ning Miao Medical Officer $295,000 MD
22 David S. Schrump Medical Officer $295,000 MD
23 Andrew J. Mannes Medical Officer $293,000 MD
24 James M. Anderson General Health Science $290,000 MD
25 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $290,000 MD
26 Sandra M. Orfgen Medical Officer $290,000 MD
27 Cindy J. Portner Medical Officer $290,000 MD
28 Trygg J. Ramstad Medical Officer $290,000 MD
29 Thomas R. Insel Medical Officer $285,000 MD
30 Xiaowei Lu Medical Officer $285,000 MD
31 Griffin P. Rodgers Medical Officer $285,000 MD
32 James C. Yang Medical Officer $285,000 MD
33 Muhammad Yousef Medical Officer $285,000 MD
34 Martha J. Somerman Dental Officer $285,000 MD
35 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $280,000 MD
36 Andrew J. Dwyer Medical Officer $278,500 MD
37 Alexander Ling Medical Officer $278,500 MD
38 Maria M. Birzescu Medical Officer $277,000 MD
39 Les R. Folio Medical Officer $277,000 MD
40 Mian Shen Medical Officer $277,000 MD
41 Ashok R. Asthagiri Medical Officer $275,000 MD
42 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $275,000 MD
43 Shireen Gujral Medical Officer $275,000 MD
44 Suvimol C. Hill Medical Officer $275,000 MD
45 Adam R. Metwalli Medical Officer $275,000 MD
46 Lin Tang Medical Officer $275,000 MD
47 Carter Van Waes Medical Officer $275,000 MD
48 Peter L. Choyke Medical Officer $270,000 MD
49 Alan E. Guttmacher Medical Officer $270,000 MD
50 Nadine Abi Jaoudeh Medical Officer $265,000 MD
51 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $265,000 MD
52 Story C. Landis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $260,000 MD
53 Eva H. Baker Medical Officer $260,000 MD
54 James F. Jr. Battey Medical Officer $260,000 MD
55 Lee J. Helman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
56 David J. Lipman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
57 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $260,000 MD
58 Gary J. Nabel Medical Officer $260,000 MD
59 Richard M. Sherry Medical Officer $255,507 MD
60 Dima A. Hammoud Medical Officer $255,000 MD
61 Susan Blakely Shurin Medical Officer $255,000 MD
62 Nadia M. Biassou Medical Officer $252,000 MD
63 John A. Butman Medical Officer $252,000 MD
64 Daniel J. Mollura Medical Officer $252,000 MD
65 Nicholas J. Patronas Medical Officer $252,000 MD
66 Aradhana M. Venkatesan Medical Officer $252,000 MD
67 Robert H. Wiltrout Microbiology $250,000 MD
68 Robert S. Balaban Physiology $250,000 MD
69 Robert M. Kaplan General Health Science $250,000 MD
70 John McGowan General Health Science $250,000 MD
71 Rajesh Ranganathan General Health Science $250,000 MD
72 Jeffrey S. Abrams Medical Officer $250,000 MD
73 Harvey J. Alter Medical Officer $250,000 MD
74 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss Medical Officer $250,000 MD
75 Christopher P. Austin Medical Officer $250,000 MD
76 Antonello Bonci Medical Officer $250,000 MD
77 Raul Braylan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
78 Richard O. III Cannon Medical Officer $250,000 MD
79 Leighton Chan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
80 Frederick L. III Ferris Medical Officer $250,000 MD
81 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni Medical Officer $250,000 MD
82 Giuseppe Giaccone Medical Officer $250,000 MD
83 Markus A. Heilig Medical Officer $250,000 MD
84 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $250,000 MD
85 King F. Kwong Medical Officer $250,000 MD
86 Henry C. Lane Medical Officer $250,000 MD
87 Elliot B. Levy Medical Officer $250,000 MD
88 John R. Mascola Medical Officer $250,000 MD
89 Henry Masur Medical Officer $250,000 MD
90 Charles Natanson Medical Officer $250,000 MD
91 Avindra Nath Medical Officer $250,000 MD
92 Ronald D. Neumann Medical Officer $250,000 MD
93 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $250,000 MD
94 Ira H. Pastan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
95 Peter A. Pinto Medical Officer $250,000 MD
96 Judith L. Rapoport Medical Officer $250,000 MD
97 Daniel S. Reich Medical Officer $250,000 MD
98 David B. Sacks Medical Officer $250,000 MD
99 Mark C. Udey Medical Officer $250,000 MD
100 Thomas A. Waldmann Medical Officer $250,000 MD

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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