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Highest-Paid Employees of the Office of Postsecondary Education

$135,356.50 AVERAGE PAY
$13.54M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Office of Postsecondary Education in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work in District Of Columbia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Lynn B. Mahaffie Program Management $184,805 DC
2 Daniel J. Miller Miscellaneous Administration And Program $175,005 DC
3 Linda E. Byrd-Johnson Program Management $172,948 DC
4 Gaby L. Watts Education Program $163,044 DC
5 Donald E. Watson Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,800 DC
6 Eileen S. Bland Education Program $162,650 DC
7 Katie E. Blanding Management And Program Analysis $161,900 DC
8 Kathleen A. Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
9 Carney M. McCullough Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 DC
10 Yvonne M. Navalaney Budget Analysis $161,900 DC
11 Lenore Y. Garcia Education Program $161,900 DC
12 Suzanne Ulmer Education Program $161,900 DC
13 Gail H. McLarnon Management And Program Analysis $159,623 DC
14 James E. Laws Education Program $159,123 DC
15 James L. Davis Education Program $158,873 DC
16 Cheryl E. Gibbs Education Program $158,123 DC
17 George A. Smith Management And Program Analysis $158,123 DC
18 Josephine A. Hamilton Education Program $154,530 DC
19 Janie E. Funkhouser Management And Program Analysis $154,480 DC
20 Sarah Ellyn Hay Education Research $150,837 DC
21 Adam Heath Kissel Program Management $150,000 DC
22 Kathy Fuller Morgan Management And Program Analysis $146,379 DC
23 Beatriz E. Ceja Education Program $145,745 DC
24 Maria E. Carrington Education Program $145,629 DC
25 Tonya M. Hardin Management And Program Analysis $145,629 DC
26 Don H. Crews General Business And Industry $145,629 DC
27 Barbara Bauman English Management And Program Analysis $145,629 DC
28 Sarah T. Beaton Education Program $145,629 DC
29 Anthony Gargano Management And Program Analysis $145,629 DC
30 Emory P. Morrison Education Research $145,629 DC
31 John A. Kolotos Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,629 DC
32 Sheryl G. Wilson Education Program $145,629 DC
33 Kenneth R. Waters Education Program $145,629 DC
34 Frances G. Solares Management And Program Analysis $144,945 DC
35 Sheryl M. Adler Administrative Officer $144,945 DC
36 Gary W. Thomas General Business And Industry $144,945 DC
37 Herman Bounds Education Program $144,945 DC
38 Agnes G. Jameson Management And Program Analysis $142,744 DC
39 Malik K. Muhammad Miscellaneous Administration And Program $141,898 DC
40 Reshone L. Moore Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
41 Karen R. Epps Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
42 Barbara A. Hoblitzell Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
43 Donald E. Conner Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
44 Sophia J. McArdle Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
45 Wendy L. Macias Management And Program Analysis $141,894 DC
46 Jennifer Hong Miscellaneous Administration And Program $140,552 DC
47 Annmarie Weisman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $140,552 DC
48 Karmon Ivetta Simms-Coates Education Program $139,060 DC
49 Pamela J. Maimer Management And Program Analysis $138,160 DC
50 Rachael A. Shultz Education Program $138,160 DC
51 Tanyelle D. Richardson General Business And Industry $138,160 DC
52 Shelia D. Barnes Information Technology Management $135,176 DC
53 Sharon L. Easterling Management And Program Analysis $134,426 DC
54 Amy E. Wilson Management And Program Analysis $134,426 DC
55 Gregory P. Martin Management And Program Analysis $134,426 DC
56 Charles J. Mula Management And Program Analysis $134,426 DC
57 Kenneth S. Foushee Education Program $134,426 DC
58 Lauren M. Kennedy Management And Program Analysis $130,692 DC
59 Sara P. Starke Management And Program Analysis $130,692 DC
60 Rachael Rebecca Wiley Education Program $130,692 DC
61 Carmen L. Gordon Management And Program Analysis $126,958 DC
62 Elizabeth Pratt Daggett Education Program $126,958 DC
63 Mark A. Somerville Loan Specialist $123,984 DC
64 Lavelle Redmond Wright Education Program $123,984 DC
65 Lakisha R. Reid Budget Analysis $123,973 DC
66 Shedita M. Alston General Business And Industry $123,234 DC
67 Gregory Scott Garrett Financial Administration And Program $123,234 DC
68 Stephen J. Sniegoski General Business And Industry $123,234 DC
69 Jean-Didier Gaina Management And Program Analysis $123,234 DC
70 Brian L. Smith Miscellaneous Administration And Program $123,234 DC
71 Scott L. Filter Management And Program Analysis $123,223 DC
72 Craig D. Pooler Management And Program Analysis $123,223 DC
73 Kelly Benita Harris Miscellaneous Administration And Program $120,074 DC
74 Jacquelyn C. Butler Management And Program Analysis $120,074 DC
75 Darryl G. Davis General Business And Industry $120,074 DC
76 Valerie Lynn Lefor Education Program $119,489 DC
77 Stacey Ann Slijepcevic Education Program $119,489 DC
78 Bernadette M. Hence Education Program $119,487 DC
79 Nalini Lamba-Nieves Management And Program Analysis $117,664 DC
80 David E. Howe General Business And Industry $116,914 DC
81 Wendy B. Lawrence Education Program $116,914 DC
82 Timothy J. Duvall Education Program $116,659 DC
83 Brittany Maren Beth Budget Analysis $116,505 DC
84 Nicole S. Harris Education Program $115,755 DC
85 Antoinette Clark General Business And Industry $114,505 DC
86 Michael Jason Brickman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $112,021 DC
87 Beverly L. Baker Management And Program Analysis $111,345 DC
88 Richard B. Jameson Management And Program Analysis $110,595 DC
89 Njeri M. Clark Management And Program Analysis $110,595 DC
90 Tonja S. Lark General Business And Industry $110,595 DC
91 Wing Yin Yeung Management And Program Analysis $107,435 DC
92 Bernadette D. Miles Management And Program Analysis $107,435 DC
93 Terri Lynn Myers Management And Program Analysis $107,435 DC
94 Kristina A. Letourneau Management And Program Analysis $107,435 DC
95 Freddie Lee Cross Statistics $107,435 DC
96 Claire Diane Cornell Education Program $106,415 DC
97 Nathaniel Benjamin Arnold Management And Program Analysis $106,375 DC
98 Benjamin Lee Witthoefft Management And Program Analysis $105,175 DC
99 Rebecca Lee Ell Management And Program Analysis $104,418 MO
100 Richard Gaona Management And Program Analysis $104,275 DC

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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