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Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2005

$218,584.64 AVERAGE PAY
$21.86M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2005, 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 $283,042 VA
2 Robert M. Fenner National Credit Union Administration General Attorney $258,683 VA
3 Anthony S. Fauci National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
4 King C. Li National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
5 Elizabeth G. Nabel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
6 David A. Schwartz National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 NC
7 Allen M. Spiegel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
8 Eddie Reed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $250,000 GA
9 David M. Marquis National Credit Union Administration Auditing $249,682 VA
10 Stephen M. Cross Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $243,589 DC
11 Craig Middleton Presidio Trust Program Management $241,000 CA
12 Paul A. Sieving National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $235,000 MD
13 Scott Albinson Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $231,468 DC
14 John W. Loonsk Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $228,532 GA
15 John M. Jr. Douglas Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $227,656 GA
16 John I. Gallin National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $225,200 MD
17 Lawrence A. Tabak National Institutes of Health Dental Officer $225,000 MD
18 Edward P. Dupcak National Credit Union Administration Financial Administration And Program $223,004 VA
19 J E. Ryan Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $221,520 GA
20 R W. Russell Office of Thrift Supervision General Attorney $220,000 DC
21 Robert C. Albanese Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $219,440 NY
22 Timothy T. Ward Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $219,440 DC
23 B L. Carpenter Agricultural Marketing Service Miscellaneous Administration And Program $218,835 DC
24 Jr W. J Hudnall Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Administrative Officer $218,835 DC
25 Ralph R. Jr Roe Langley Research Center General Engineering $218,835 VA
26 Edward J. Weiler Goddard Space Flight Center General Engineering $218,835 MD
27 William H. Gerstenmaier Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center General Engineering $218,835 TX
28 Michael E. Finn Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $218,400 CA
29 John E. Bowman Office of Thrift Supervision General Attorney $218,400 DC
30 F R. Casteel Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $217,360 TX
31 Mary H. Egger Department of Energy General Attorney $216,547 DC
32 Christie A. Sciacca Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $216,455 DC
33 Bruce G. Gellin Office Secretary Health and Human Services Medical Officer $215,460 DC
34 Ting Kai Li National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $215,000 MD
35 Edwin L. Chow Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $214,704 CA
36 Delora Ng Jee Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $214,100 VA
37 S A. Blumenthal Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight Miscellaneous Administration And Program $214,012 DC
38 James Thomas Campbell Department of Energy Financial Administration And Program $213,562 DC
39 William H. III Gimson Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Miscellaneous Administration And Program $213,562 GA
40 T A. Dumaresq Small Business Administration Financial Management $213,561 DC
41 Francisco A. Marrero Small Business Administration Program Management $213,561 FL
42 H L. Mitchell Small Business Administration Program Management $213,561 DC
43 Barbara A. Retzlaff Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) Budget Analysis $213,435 DC
44 James Taylor Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) Financial Management $213,435 DC
45 Carol A. Dedeo Office of the Solicitor (Department of Labor) General Attorney $213,267 DC
46 Allan H. Meltzer National Credit Union Administration General Attorney $212,982 VA
47 E. Timothy Oppelt Environmental Protection Agency General Physical Science $212,337 OH
48 Harvey J. Alter National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
49 Anna D. Barker National Institutes of Health General Health Science $212,000 MD
50 Austin J. Barrett National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
51 Ad Bax National Institutes of Health Physics $212,000 MD
52 Mark S. Clanton National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
53 C Norman Coleman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
54 Neal G. Copeland National Institutes of Health Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $212,000 MD
55 James H. Doroshow National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
56 Howard A. Fine National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
57 Marvin C. Gershengorn National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
58 Barney S. Graham National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
59 Eric D. Green National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
60 Ronald E. Gress National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
61 Curtis C. Harris National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
62 Lee J. Helman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
63 Stephen H. Hughes National Institutes of Health Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $212,000 MD
64 Allan D. Kirk National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
65 Harvey G. Klein National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
66 Richard A. Koup National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
67 Husseini K. Manji National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
68 Bernard Moss National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
69 Brian R. Murphy National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
70 Gary J. Nabel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
71 Ronald D. Neumann National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
72 Ira H. Pastan National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
73 William E. Paul National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
74 Daniel S. Pine National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
75 Robert H. Purcell National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
76 Judith L. Rapoport National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
77 Roberto J. Romero National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MI
78 David R. Rubinow National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
79 James H. Shelhamer National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
80 Daniel C. Sullivan National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
81 Mark L. Willenbring National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
82 Carl Wu National Institutes of Health Chemistry $212,000 MD
83 Neal S. Young National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
84 Stuart H. Yuspa National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $212,000 MD
85 Susan B. Hazen Environmental Protection Agency Program Management $211,901 DC
86 Thomas A. Fleisher National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $211,885 MD
87 Ernest T. Hawk National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $211,719 MD
88 Robert E. Kopp Offices, Boards and Divisions General Attorney $211,410 DC
89 Edward C. Hugler Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management Miscellaneous Administration And Program $211,302 DC
90 Kenneth P. Peyer Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $211,109 CA
91 Douglas R. Lowy National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $210,991 MD
92 Richard C. Hunt Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $210,532 GA
93 Murray M. Lumpkin Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $210,520 MD
94 Janet Woodcock Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $210,520 MD
95 Robert H. Wiltrout National Institutes of Health Microbiology $210,496 MD
96 Daniel G. Schultz Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $210,490 MD
97 Michael R. McMullan Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Program Management $210,480 MD
98 Carter Van Waes National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $210,338 MD
99 Withheld By Opm Name Immediate Office of the Administrator Program Management $210,320
100 Paul D. Barnes Social Security Administration Social Insurance Administration $210,319 GA

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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