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Federal Employee Profile — Paul D. Lett

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Paul D. Lett

Title: Physicist

Agency: National Institute of Standards and Technology

In 2017, Paul D. Lett was a Physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in College Park, Maryland. As our dataset only goes as far back as 2004, it is likely that has worked in the federal government prior to 2004.

Paul D. Lett is a ST-00 under the scientific and professional payscale and is among the highest-paid ten percent of employees in the National Institute of Standards and Technology.


Year Occupation Paygrade Base Salary Bonus Location
2017 Physics ST-00 $187,000 $0 College Park, Maryland
2016 Physics ST-00 $184,077 $0 College Park, Maryland
2015 Physics ST-00 $180,468 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2014 Physics ST-00 $176,411 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2013 Physics ST-00 $168,010 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2012 Physics ST-00 $168,010 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2011 Physics ST-00 $168,010 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2010 Physics ST-00 $168,010 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2009 Physics ST-00 $158,500 $8,000 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2008 Physics ZP-05 $149,000 $7,000 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2007 Physics ZP-05 $143,471 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2006 Physics ZP-05 $139,774 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2005 Physics ZP-05 $135,136 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
2004 Physics ZP-05 $130,305 $0 Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Paul D. Lett's 2017 pay is 37% higher than the average Physicist across all agencies.
Paul D. Lett's 2017 pay is 29% higher than the average pay of a ST employee at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Paul D. Lett's pay trend during his or her government career in the National Institute of Standards and Technology:

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