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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$275,679.73 AVERAGE PAY
$27.57M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2012, 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 Gary H. Gibbons Medical Officer $340,000 MD
4 Anthony S. Fauci Medical Officer $335,000 MD
5 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $330,000 MD
6 David A. Bluemke Medical Officer $325,000 MD
7 Russell R. Lonser Medical Officer $325,000 MD
8 Andrew J. Mannes Medical Officer $325,000 MD
9 Bradford J. Wood Medical Officer $325,000 MD
10 William A. Kammerer Medical Officer $310,000 MD
11 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $310,000 MD
12 Elizabeth C. Jones Medical Officer $306,250 MD
13 Piyush K. Agarwal Medical Officer $305,000 MD
14 W M. Linehan Medical Officer $305,000 MD
15 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $305,000 MD
16 Ronald M. Summers Medical Officer $301,000 MD
17 John M. Castellano Medical Officer $300,000 MD
18 John D. Heiss Medical Officer $300,000 MD
19 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $300,000 MD
20 Julia Labovsky Medical Officer $300,000 MD
21 John K. Park Medical Officer $300,000 MD
22 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $300,000 MD
23 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $300,000 MD
24 Kevin A. Camphausen Medical Officer $296,800 MD
25 Ning Miao Medical Officer $295,000 MD
26 David S. Schrump Medical Officer $295,000 MD
27 James M. Anderson General Health Science $290,000 MD
28 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $290,000 MD
29 Sandra M. Orfgen Medical Officer $290,000 MD
30 Cindy J. Portner Medical Officer $290,000 MD
31 Trygg J. Ramstad Medical Officer $290,000 MD
32 Thomas R. Insel Medical Officer $285,000 MD
33 Xiaowei Lu Medical Officer $285,000 MD
34 Griffin P. Rodgers Medical Officer $285,000 MD
35 James C. Yang Medical Officer $285,000 MD
36 Muhammad Yousef Medical Officer $285,000 MD
37 Martha J. Somerman Dental Officer $285,000 MD
38 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $280,000 MD
39 Andrew J. Dwyer Medical Officer $278,500 MD
40 Alexander Ling Medical Officer $278,500 MD
41 Maria M. Birzescu Medical Officer $277,000 MD
42 Mian Shen Medical Officer $277,000 MD
43 Ashok R. Asthagiri Medical Officer $275,000 MD
44 Christopher P. Austin Medical Officer $275,000 MD
45 Les R. Folio Medical Officer $275,000 MD
46 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $275,000 MD
47 Shireen Gujral Medical Officer $275,000 MD
48 Suvimol C. Hill Medical Officer $275,000 MD
49 Adam R. Metwalli Medical Officer $275,000 MD
50 Lin Tang Medical Officer $275,000 MD
51 Carter Van Waes Medical Officer $275,000 MD
52 Peter L. Choyke Medical Officer $270,000 MD
53 Alan E. Guttmacher Medical Officer $270,000 MD
54 Nadine Abi Jaoudeh Medical Officer $265,000 MD
55 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $265,000 MD
56 Story C. Landis Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $260,000 MD
57 Eva H. Baker Medical Officer $260,000 MD
58 James F. Jr. Battey Medical Officer $260,000 MD
59 Lee J. Helman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
60 David J. Lipman Medical Officer $260,000 MD
61 Gary J. Nabel Medical Officer $260,000 MD
62 Karen F. Berman Medical Officer $259,500 MD
63 Richard M. Sherry Medical Officer $255,507 MD
64 Dima A. Hammoud Medical Officer $255,000 MD
65 Susan Blakely Shurin Medical Officer $255,000 MD
66 Nadia M. Biassou Medical Officer $252,000 MD
67 James H. Shelhamer Medical Officer $250,500 MD
68 Ira H. Pastan Medical Officer $250,416 MD
69 Robert H. Wiltrout Microbiology $250,000 MD
70 Robert S. Balaban Physiology $250,000 MD
71 Mortimer Mishkin Physiology $250,000 MD
72 Robert M. Kaplan General Health Science $250,000 MD
73 John McGowan General Health Science $250,000 MD
74 Jeffrey S. Abrams Medical Officer $250,000 MD
75 Harvey J. Alter Medical Officer $250,000 MD
76 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss Medical Officer $250,000 MD
77 Antonello Bonci Medical Officer $250,000 MD
78 Raul Braylan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
79 John A. Butman Medical Officer $250,000 MD
80 Richard O. III Cannon Medical Officer $250,000 MD
81 Leighton Chan Medical Officer $250,000 MD
82 Frederick L. III Ferris Medical Officer $250,000 MD
83 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni Medical Officer $250,000 MD
84 Giuseppe Giaccone Medical Officer $250,000 MD
85 Markus A. Heilig Medical Officer $250,000 MD
86 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $250,000 MD
87 Harvey G. Klein Medical Officer $250,000 MD
88 King F. Kwong Medical Officer $250,000 MD
89 Henry C. Lane Medical Officer $250,000 MD
90 Elliot B. Levy Medical Officer $250,000 MD
91 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $250,000 MD
92 John R. Mascola Medical Officer $250,000 MD
93 Henry Masur Medical Officer $250,000 MD
94 Daniel J. Mollura Medical Officer $250,000 MD
95 Charles Natanson Medical Officer $250,000 MD
96 Avindra Nath Medical Officer $250,000 MD
97 Ronald D. Neumann Medical Officer $250,000 MD
98 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $250,000 MD
99 Nicholas J. Patronas Medical Officer $250,000 MD
100 Peter A. Pinto 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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