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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$288,722.41 AVERAGE PAY
$28.87M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2015, 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 Anthony S. Fauci Medical Officer $368,062 MD
2 Gary H. Gibbons Medical Officer $359,290 MD
3 David A. Bluemke Medical Officer $351,000 MD
4 Electron Kebebew Medical Officer $350,000 MD
5 Bradford J. Wood Medical Officer $350,000 MD
6 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $348,723 MD
7 David S. Schrump Medical Officer $335,000 MD
8 Andrew J. Mannes Medical Officer $325,000 MD
9 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $324,105 MD
10 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $321,833 MD
11 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $321,833 MD
12 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $321,833 MD
13 Kevin A. Camphausen Medical Officer $320,544 MD
14 Peter A. Pinto Medical Officer $315,000 MD
15 James M. Anderson General Health Science $311,105 MD
16 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $311,105 MD
17 Hannah A. Valantine General Health Science $307,500 MD
18 Elizabeth C. Jones Medical Officer $306,250 MD
19 Thomas R. Insel Medical Officer $305,742 MD
20 Griffin P. Rodgers Medical Officer $305,742 MD
21 Piyush K. Agarwal Medical Officer $305,000 MD
22 Chuong D. Hoang Medical Officer $305,000 MD
23 W M. Linehan Medical Officer $305,000 MD
24 Robert T. Ripley Medical Officer $305,000 MD
25 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $305,000 MD
26 Philip E. Bourne General Health Science $302,375 MD
27 Ronald M. Summers Medical Officer $301,000 MD
28 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $300,378 MD
29 John M. Castellano Medical Officer $300,000 MD
30 John D. Heiss Medical Officer $300,000 MD
31 Walter J. Koroshetz Medical Officer $300,000 MD
32 Julia Labovsky Medical Officer $300,000 MD
33 Robert J. Lederman Medical Officer $300,000 MD
34 Eliseo J. Perez-Stable Medical Officer $300,000 MD
35 Neal S. Young Medical Officer $300,000 MD
36 Jeffrey A. Martin Medical Officer $295,855 MD
37 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $295,014 MD
38 Ning Miao Medical Officer $295,000 MD
39 George F. Koob General Health Science $292,125 MD
40 Christopher P. Austin Medical Officer $290,602 MD
41 Mark R. Gilbert Medical Officer $290,000 MD
42 Sandra M. Orfgen Medical Officer $290,000 MD
43 Muhammad Yousef Medical Officer $290,000 MD
44 Kareem A. Zaghloul Medical Officer $290,000 MD
45 Kathy L. Hudson General Health Science $289,650 MD
46 Alan E. Guttmacher Medical Officer $289,650 MD
47 Janice S. Lee Medical Officer $288,960 MD
48 Ashkan Malayeri Medical Officer $285,855 MD
49 Xiaowei Lu Medical Officer $285,000 MD
50 James C. Yang Medical Officer $285,000 MD
51 Martha J. Somerman Dental Officer $285,000 MD
52 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $284,287 MD
53 Carter Van Waes Medical Officer $281,916 MD
54 Lee J. Helman Medical Officer $279,057 MD
55 David J. Lipman Medical Officer $279,057 MD
56 Andrew J. Dwyer Medical Officer $278,500 MD
57 Alexander Ling Medical Officer $278,500 MD
58 Maria M. Birzescu Medical Officer $277,000 MD
59 Mian Shen Medical Officer $277,000 MD
60 Mohammad A. Shah Medical Officer $275,855 MD
61 Leighton Chan Medical Officer $275,000 MD
62 Prashant Chittiboina Medical Officer $275,000 MD
63 Les R. Folio Medical Officer $275,000 MD
64 Shireen Gujral Medical Officer $275,000 MD
65 Adam R. Metwalli Medical Officer $275,000 MD
66 Lin Tang Medical Officer $275,000 MD
67 James F. Jr. Battey Medical Officer $271,830 MD
68 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $270,824 MD
69 Peter L. Choyke Medical Officer $270,000 MD
70 Elliot B. Levy Medical Officer $270,000 MD
71 Daniel S. Reich Medical Officer $270,000 MD
72 Robert S. Balaban Physiology $268,324 MD
73 John McGowan General Health Science $268,324 MD
74 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss Medical Officer $268,324 MD
75 Henry C. Lane Medical Officer $268,324 MD
76 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $268,324 MD
77 Kathryn C. Zoon Chemistry $268,324 MD
78 Richard M. Sherry Medical Officer $268,191 MD
79 John A. Butman Medical Officer $267,605 MD
80 Nicholas J. Patronas Medical Officer $267,605 MD
81 Antonello Bonci Medical Officer $266,513 MD
82 William L. Dahut Medical Officer $265,484 MD
83 John R. Mascola Medical Officer $265,000 MD
84 Swee Lay Thein Medical Officer $265,000 MD
85 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $264,966 MD
86 Avindra Nath Medical Officer $264,938 MD
87 Susan G. Amara General Health Science $262,908 MD
88 Constantine A. Stratakis Medical Officer $262,450 MD
89 David K. Henderson Medical Officer $262,000 MD
90 George A. Mensah Medical Officer $261,278 MD
91 Frederick L. III Ferris Medical Officer $260,355 MD
92 Eva H. Baker Medical Officer $260,000 MD
93 Stephen J. Chanock Medical Officer $258,750 MD
94 Louis M. Staudt Medical Officer $258,750 MD
95 James E. Balow Medical Officer $258,150 MD
96 Josephine P. Briggs Medical Officer $257,819 MD
97 Gregory G. Germino Medical Officer $257,591 MD
98 Luigi Ferrucci Medical Officer $256,346 MD
99 William A. Gahl Medical Officer $255,641 MD
100 Dima A. Hammoud Medical Officer $255,000 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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