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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Institutes of Health

$295,637.85 AVERAGE PAY
$29.56M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Institutes of Health in 2017, 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 $384,625 MD
2 Norman E. Sharpless Medical Officer $375,000 MD
3 Gary H. Gibbons Medical Officer $373,662 MD
4 Zenaide M. Quezado Medical Officer $351,026 MD
5 Electron Kebebew Medical Officer $350,000 MD
6 Bradford J. Wood Medical Officer $350,000 MD
7 John I. Gallin Medical Officer $348,723 MD
8 Lawrence A. Tabak Dental Officer $337,925 MD
9 David S. Schrump Medical Officer $335,000 MD
10 Roderic I. Pettigrew Medical Officer $334,706 MD
11 Paul A. Sieving Medical Officer $332,208 MD
12 Stephen I. Katz Medical Officer $331,488 MD
13 Steven A. Rosenberg Medical Officer $329,400 MD
14 Diana W. Bianchi Medical Officer $325,000 MD
15 Andrew J. Mannes Medical Officer $325,000 MD
16 John D. Heiss Medical Officer $324,000 MD
17 Kevin A. Camphausen Medical Officer $320,544 MD
18 Richard J. Hodes Medical Officer $320,438 MD
19 Deborah E. Citrin Medical Officer $317,000 MD
20 Elliot B. Levy Medical Officer $315,000 MD
21 Peter A. Pinto Medical Officer $315,000 MD
22 Griffin P. Rodgers Medical Officer $313,386 MD
23 Joshua A. Gordon Medical Officer $310,000 MD
24 Nora D. Volkow Medical Officer $309,389 MD
25 Walter J. Koroshetz Medical Officer $307,500 MD
26 Elizabeth C. Jones Medical Officer $306,250 MD
27 Piyush K. Agarwal Medical Officer $305,000 MD
28 Chuong D. Hoang Medical Officer $305,000 MD
29 W M. Linehan Medical Officer $305,000 MD
30 Robert T. Ripley Medical Officer $305,000 MD
31 Eric D. Green Medical Officer $303,864 MD
32 Ronald M. Summers Medical Officer $301,000 MD
33 Neal S. Young Medical Officer $300,000 MD
34 James Kevin Gilman Medical Officer $300,000 MD
35 Julia Labovsky Medical Officer $300,000 MD
36 Robert J. Lederman Medical Officer $300,000 MD
37 Eliseo J. Perez-Stable Medical Officer $300,000 MD
38 Daniel S. Reich Medical Officer $300,000 MD
39 Christopher P. Austin Medical Officer $299,320 MD
40 Ashkan Malayeri Medical Officer $296,406 MD
41 Christine R. Gerbstadt Medical Officer $295,000 MD
42 Ning Miao Medical Officer $295,000 MD
43 Mark R. Gilbert Medical Officer $292,000 MD
44 Janice S. Lee Medical Officer $291,614 MD
45 William L. Dahut Medical Officer $290,000 MD
46 Sandra M. Orfgen Medical Officer $290,000 MD
47 Muhammad Yousef Medical Officer $290,000 MD
48 Kareem A. Zaghloul Medical Officer $290,000 MD
49 Waes Carter Van Medical Officer $287,554 MD
50 Michael M. Gottesman Medical Officer $287,130 MD
51 James C. Yang Medical Officer $287,000 MD
52 Martha J. Somerman Dental Officer $285,000 MD
53 Xiaowei Lu Medical Officer $285,000 MD
54 Mary Amelia-Andreas Luckett Medical Officer $283,960 MD
55 Louis M. Staudt Medical Officer $280,000 MD
56 Alexander Ling Medical Officer $278,500 MD
57 Hugh Auchincloss Medical Officer $277,715 MD
58 Henry C. Lane Medical Officer $277,715 MD
59 John J. Oshea Medical Officer $277,715 MD
60 Maria M. Birzescu Medical Officer $277,000 MD
61 Mian Shen Medical Officer $277,000 MD
62 Douglas R. Lowy Medical Officer $276,374 MD
63 Mark W. Ball Medical Officer $276,359 MD
64 Romero Vladimir A. Valera Medical Officer $276,359 MD
65 Antonello Bonci Medical Officer $275,814 MD
66 Warren J. Leonard Medical Officer $275,550 MD
67 George A. Mensah Medical Officer $275,496 MD
68 Susan G. Amara General Health Science $275,000 MD
69 James E. Balow Medical Officer $275,000 MD
70 Leighton Chan Medical Officer $275,000 MD
71 Stephen J. Chanock Medical Officer $275,000 MD
72 Prashant Chittiboina Medical Officer $275,000 MD
73 Ali C. Civelek Medical Officer $275,000 MD
74 Luigi Ferrucci Medical Officer $275,000 MD
75 Les R. Folio Medical Officer $275,000 MD
76 William A. Gahl Medical Officer $275,000 MD
77 Gregory G. Germino Medical Officer $275,000 MD
78 Shireen Gujral Medical Officer $275,000 MD
79 Dima A. Hammoud Medical Officer $275,000 MD
80 Jonathan M. Hernandez Medical Officer $275,000 MD
81 Steven M. Holland Medical Officer $275,000 MD
82 Daniel L. Kastner Medical Officer $275,000 MD
83 Venkatesh Krishnasamy Medical Officer $275,000 MD
84 Jamie Marko Medical Officer $275,000 MD
85 John R. Mascola Medical Officer $275,000 MD
86 Adam R. Metwalli Medical Officer $275,000 MD
87 Avindra Nath Medical Officer $275,000 MD
88 James M. Ostell General Natural Resources Management And Biological Sciences $275,000 MD
89 Dara P. Richardson-Heron Medical Officer $275,000 MD
90 Constantine A. Stratakis Medical Officer $275,000 MD
91 Lin Tang Medical Officer $275,000 MD
92 Richard M. Siegel Medical Officer $274,305 MD
93 Leslie G. Ungerleider Psychology $273,942 MD
94 Robert H. Carter Medical Officer $272,799 MD
95 Andrew J. Griffith Medical Officer $272,799 MD
96 James F. Battey Medical Officer $271,830 MD
97 Kenneth H. Fischbeck Medical Officer $271,800 MD
98 Reed B. Wickner Medical Officer $270,900 MD
99 Wilson M. Compton Medical Officer $270,850 MD
100 Richard M. Sherry Medical Officer $270,845 MD

Data Sources

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