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Highest-Paid Employees of the National Science Foundation

$161,061.83 AVERAGE PAY
$16.11M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the National Science Foundation in 2007, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work in Virginia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Karl A. Erb General Physical Science $178,920 VA
2 Wanda E. Ward General Education And Training $172,950 VA
3 Thomas A. Weber Program Management $170,719 VA
4 Anthony A. Arnolie Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
5 Christine C. Boesz Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
6 Jeffrey A. Nesbit Miscellaneous Administration And Program $168,000 VA
7 Kathie L. Olsen Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,000 VA
8 Nathaniel G. Pitts Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $168,000 VA
9 Thomas N. Cooley Budget Analysis $168,000 VA
10 Arden L. Jr. Bement General Engineering $168,000 VA
11 Lawrence Rudolph General Attorney $168,000 VA
12 Morris L. Aizenman General Physical Science $167,944 VA
13 Craig R. Robinson General Physical Science $167,291 VA
14 Judith S. Sunley Social Science $165,000 VA
15 Thomas C. Cross Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,000 VA
16 Joanne E. Rom Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,000 VA
17 George O. Strawn Miscellaneous Administration And Program $165,000 VA
18 Joann P. Roskoski Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $165,000 VA
19 Michael A. Montopoli Medical Officer $165,000 VA
20 Michael M. Reischman General Engineering $165,000 VA
21 Amy A. Northcutt General Attorney $165,000 VA
22 Mark W. Coles General Business And Industry $165,000 VA
23 Margaret A. Cavanaugh General Physical Science $165,000 VA
24 Deborah L. Crawford Computer Science $165,000 VA
25 Mark L. Weiss Psychology $164,600 VA
26 C. Suzanne Iacono Computer Science $163,563 VA
27 Joseph F. Burt Human Resources Management $163,000 VA
28 Machi F. Dilworth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $163,000
29 Peggy L. Fischer Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $163,000 VA
30 Maryanna P. Henkart Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $163,000 VA
31 Shirley A. Ruffin Accounting $163,000 VA
32 Deborah H. Cureton Auditing $163,000 VA
33 Martha A. Rubenstein Budget Analysis $163,000 VA
34 Kesh S. Narayanan General Engineering $163,000 VA
35 Mary F. Santonastasso General Business And Industry $163,000 VA
36 Scott G. Borg General Physical Science $163,000 VA
37 Joseph L. Dehmer General Physical Science $163,000 VA
38 Jarvis L. Moyers General Physical Science $163,000 VA
39 Gordon W. Van Citters General Physical Science $163,000 VA
40 Lynda T. Carlson Statistics $163,000 VA
41 Linda L. Slakey General Education And Training $163,000 VA
42 Andrea T. Norris Information Technology Management $163,000 VA
43 Michael P. Crosby Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,238 VA
44 Ann B. Carlson General Physical Science $162,100 VA
45 George A. Hazelrigg General Engineering $162,000 VA
46 Lynn Preston General Engineering $162,000 VA
47 John C. Cherniavsky Computer Science $161,400 VA
48 Marilyn A. Dickman Human Resources Management $161,000 VA
49 Marta Cehelsky Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,000 VA
50 Frederic J. Wendling Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,000 VA
51 Margaret E.m. Tolbert Program Management $161,000 VA
52 Judith A. Verbeke Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $161,000 VA
53 Richard A. Behnke General Physical Science $161,000 VA
54 Eileen D. Friel General Physical Science $161,000 VA
55 W. Lance Haworth General Physical Science $161,000 VA
56 John W. Lightbody General Physical Science $161,000 VA
57 James H. Whitcomb General Physical Science $161,000 VA
58 Mary J. Frase Statistics $161,000 VA
59 Susan C. Kemnitzer Miscellaneous Administration And Program $160,487 VA
60 Clifford A. Jacobs General Physical Science $160,487 VA
61 Jose L. Munoz Computer Science $160,466 VA
62 Erick Chiang Program Management $160,444 VA
63 Marshall M. Lih General Engineering $160,444 VA
64 Donald Senich General Engineering $160,444 VA
65 Robert M. Wellek General Engineering $160,444 VA
66 Simon N. Stephenson General Physical Science $159,600 VA
67 Arthur G. Goldstein General Physical Science $159,598 VA
68 Sonya E. Mallinoff Management And Program Analysis $158,600 VA
69 Penelope L. Firth Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $158,228 VA
70 Win Aung General Engineering $158,080 VA
71 Alan J. Tessier Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $157,213 VA
72 Michael L. Van Woert General Physical Science $157,096 VA
73 Thomas J. Baerwald Geography $156,600 VA
74 William E. Zamer Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $156,213 VA
75 C. Denise Caldwell General Physical Science $155,900 VA
76 Joanne S. Tornow Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,600 VA
77 Bernice T. Anderson General Education And Training $155,600 VA
78 James H. Lightbourne General Education And Training $155,600 VA
79 Victor A. Santiago General Education And Training $155,600 VA
80 David A. Ucko General Education And Training $155,600 VA
81 Judith Ellen Skog Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $155,365 VA
82 Joseph E. Hennessey General Physical Science $155,200 VA
83 Michael J. Foster Computer Science $155,149 VA
84 Usha Varshney General Engineering $154,700 VA
85 Janice M. Hicks General Physical Science $154,700 VA
86 Frank P. Scioli Social Science $154,600 VA
87 Jeffrey S. Rich Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,600 VA
88 Vanessa Richardson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,600 VA
89 Jeffrey M. Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $154,600 VA
90 Charles D. Liarakos Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $154,600 VA
91 Michael C. Sieverts Financial Administration And Program $154,600 VA
92 Bruce M. Kramer General Engineering $154,600 VA
93 Mihail C. Roco General Engineering $154,600 VA
94 Dragana Brzakovic Electrical Engineering $154,600 VA
95 Montgomery K. Fisher General Attorney $154,600 VA
96 Rodey Batiza General Physical Science $154,600 VA
97 Louis B. Brown General Physical Science $154,600 VA
98 Lorretta J. Hopkins General Physical Science $154,600 VA
99 Polly Ann Penhale General Physical Science $154,600 VA
100 Anne-Marie Schmoltner General Physical Science $154,600 VA

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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