Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2004

$204,847.76 AVERAGE PAY
$20.48M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2004, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses). Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.

Also available are the top 100 highest earning employees in each agency:


Rank Name Agency Occupation Total Pay Location
1 James L. Skiles National Credit Union Administration Miscellaneous Administration And Program $270,882 VA
2 Robert M. Fenner National Credit Union Administration General Attorney $248,185 VA
3 David M. Marquis National Credit Union Administration Auditing $238,798 VA
4 Stephen M. Cross Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $236,133 DC
5 Paul A. Sieving National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $235,000 MD
6 Craig Middleton Presidio Trust Program Management $230,000 CA
7 John I. Gallin National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $225,200 MD
8 Lawrence A. Tabak National Institutes of Health Dental Officer $225,000 MD
9 James C. Barrett National Institutes of Health Chemistry $224,500 MD
10 Edward P. Dupcak National Credit Union Administration Financial Administration And Program $214,165 VA
11 Christie A. Sciacca Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $211,176 DC
12 John W. Loonsk Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $210,338 GA
13 Tsanyang J. Liang National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $207,200 MD
14 Richard C. Hunt Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $204,400 GA
15 Allan H. Meltzer National Credit Union Administration General Attorney $204,207 VA
16 Fred D. Finke Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $204,069 NY
17 Daniel P. Stipano Office of Comptroller of Currency General Attorney $203,428 VA
18 Withheld By Opm Name Internal Revenue Service Program Management $203,000 DC
19 John D. Heiss National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $203,000 MD
20 N E. Hall Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 CA
21 J F. Bovenzi Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
22 Mitchell L. Glassman Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
23 Arthur J. Murton Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
24 Frederick Scott Selby Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
25 Sandra L. Thompson Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
26 M J. Zamorski Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $203,000 DC
27 Erica F. Bovenzi Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation General Attorney $203,000 DC
28 D H. Jones Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation General Attorney $203,000 DC
29 W F. Kroener Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation General Attorney $203,000 DC
30 J D. Smith Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation General Attorney $203,000 DC
31 M C. Connelly Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation General Business And Industry $203,000 VA
32 Charles R. Rawls Farm Credit Administration General Attorney $203,000 VA
33 Thomas G. McKenzie Farm Credit Administration General Business And Industry $203,000 VA
34 Bert A. Otto Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $202,863 IL
35 Arleas Upton Kea Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $202,686 DC
36 Ellen Broadman Office of Comptroller of Currency General Attorney $202,036 VA
37 John M. Jr. Douglas Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $201,912 GA
38 Julie L. Williams Office of Comptroller of Currency General Attorney $201,600 MD
39 S P. Golden Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $201,600 TX
40 Timothy W. Long Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $201,600 VA
41 Edwin L. Chow Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 CA
42 Michael E. Finn Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 CA
43 Scott Albinson Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 DC
44 Richard M. Riccobono Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 DC
45 Timothy T. Ward Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 DC
46 John E. Bowman Office of Thrift Supervision General Attorney $201,600 DC
47 J E. Ryan Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 GA
48 Robert C. Albanese Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 NY
49 F R. Casteel Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,600 TX
50 J A. Brown Office of Comptroller of Currency Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,549 VA
51 Douglas W. Roeder Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $201,521 VA
52 M A. Nishan Office of Comptroller of Currency Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,469 MD
53 R Natter Office of Comptroller of Currency General Attorney $201,426 MD
54 Steve W. Black Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,365 DC
55 E W. Rushton Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $201,279 VA
56 T R. Burniston Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $201,147 DC
57 Helane L. Morrison Securities and Exchange Commission General Attorney $201,118 CA
58 Robert A. Sollazzo Securities and Exchange Commission Accounting $201,118 NY
59 Bruce W. Bakke National Credit Union Administration Credit Union Examiner $201,013 TX
60 Daniel J. Buckley National Credit Union Administration Credit Union Examiner $201,013 TX
61 J L. Hofmann Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $200,965 DC
62 Delora Ng Jee Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $200,279 VA
63 Mark L. Odell Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $200,136 DC
64 Stephen H. Hughes National Institutes of Health General Biological Science $200,000 MD
65 Gary J. Becker National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
66 C Norman Coleman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
67 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
68 Harold P. Freeman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
69 Mark H. Greene National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
70 Thomas R. Insel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
71 Daniel C. Sullivan National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
72 Paul E. Wallner National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
73 Mark L. Willenbring National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
74 Dinah S. Singer National Institutes of Health Chemistry $200,000 MD
75 Roberto J. Romero National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MI
76 Perry J. Blackshear National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 NC
77 Lutz Birnbaumer National Institutes of Health Chemistry $200,000 NC
78 Clifton III Bogardus National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 AZ
79 Barry J. Hoffer National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
80 Robert Desimone National Institutes of Health Psychology $200,000 MD
81 Story C. Landis National Institutes of Health General Biological Science $200,000 MD
82 Edward W. Maibach National Institutes of Health General Biological Science $200,000 MD
83 Sheldon S. Miller National Institutes of Health General Biological Science $200,000 MD
84 Rocky S. Tuan National Institutes of Health General Biological Science $200,000 MD
85 Robert S. Balaban National Institutes of Health Physiology $200,000 MD
86 Karen H. Antman National Institutes of Health General Health Science $200,000 MD
87 Anna D. Barker National Institutes of Health General Health Science $200,000 MD
88 Jeremy M. Berg National Institutes of Health General Health Science $200,000 MD
89 Raynard S. Kington National Institutes of Health General Health Science $200,000 MD
90 John R. Lamontagne National Institutes of Health General Health Science $200,000 MD
91 Duane F. Alexander National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
92 Harvey J. Alter National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
93 Nilo Avila National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
94 Austin J. Barrett National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
95 Michael R. Bishop National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
96 Josephine P. Briggs National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
97 Peter L. Choyke National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
98 Mark S. Clanton National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
99 Francis S. Collins National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD
100 James H. Doroshow National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $200,000 MD

Data Sources

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