Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2006

$233,199.42 AVERAGE PAY
$23.32M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2006, 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 David M. Marquis National Credit Union Administration Auditing $253,958 VA
4 William D. Phillips National Institute of Standards and Technology Physics $251,999 MD
5 Francis S. Collins National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
6 Anthony S. Fauci National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
7 John I. Gallin National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
8 Thomas R. Insel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
9 Stephen I. Katz National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
10 Elizabeth G. Nabel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
11 Roderic I. Pettigrew National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
12 Steven A. Rosenberg National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
13 David A. Schwartz National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 NC
14 Paul A. Sieving National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $250,000 MD
15 Lawrence A. Tabak National Institutes of Health Dental Officer $250,000 MD
16 Lonnie J. King Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Veterinary Medical Science $250,000 GA
17 Eddie Reed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $250,000 GA
18 Stephen M. Cross Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $249,679 DC
19 Christie A. Sciacca Federal Housing Finance Board Miscellaneous Administration And Program $249,677 DC
20 Craig Middleton Presidio Trust Program Management $248,230 CA
21 Hugh Jr. Auchincloss National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
22 Robert S. Balaban National Institutes of Health Physiology $247,500 MD
23 Joseph F. Jr. Fraumeni National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
24 Eric D. Green National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
25 Alan E. Guttmacher National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
26 David J. Lipman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
27 Gary J. Nabel National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
28 John E. Niederhuber National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $247,500 MD
29 Richard J. Hodes National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $245,000 MD
30 Nora D. Volkow National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $245,000 MD
31 Olakoff S. M Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $245,000 DC
32 Scott Albinson Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $244,199 DC
33 Marvin C. Gershengorn National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $240,000 MD
34 Howard Frumkin Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $240,000 GA
35 Kathryn C. Zoon National Institutes of Health Chemistry $237,500 MD
36 Michael M. Gottesman National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $235,000 MD
37 Raynard S. Kington National Institutes of Health General Health Science $235,000 MD
38 Ovenzi J. F Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $235,000 DC
39 Yan J. E Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $233,704 GA
40 Robert C. Albanese Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $231,509 NY
41 Timothy T. Ward Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $230,961 DC
42 Ussell R. W Office of Thrift Supervision General Attorney $230,450 DC
43 Michael E. Finn Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $230,412 CA
44 Duane F. Alexander National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
45 Ad Bax National Institutes of Health Physics $230,000 MD
46 Barry J. Hoffer National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
47 Allan D. Kirk National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
48 Harvey G. Klein National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
49 Edward H. Oldfield National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
50 Susan Blakely Shurin National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 MD
51 Samuel H. Wilson National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $230,000 NC
52 John E. Bowman Office of Thrift Supervision General Attorney $229,866 DC
53 Edwin L. Chow Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $229,733 CA
54 John W. Loonsk Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $228,532 DC
55 John M. Jr. Douglas Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $227,656 GA
56 Anna D. Barker National Institutes of Health General Health Science $225,000 MD
57 David K. Henderson National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $225,000 MD
58 Story C. Landis National Institutes of Health Gen Natural Resources Mgt And Bio Sci $225,000 MD
59 Ting Kai Li National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $225,000 MD
60 John McGowan National Institutes of Health General Health Science $225,000 MD
61 Ronald D. Neumann National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $225,000 MD
62 Richard C. Hunt Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medical Officer $224,532 GA
63 Asteel F. R Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $224,435 TX
64 Janet Woodcock Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $223,151 MD
65 Cyrus Gerard Lohfink Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Department of Agriculture) Program Management $223,020 LA
66 Michael F. Hertz Offices, Boards and Divisions General Attorney $223,020 DC
67 Charlene Frizzera Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Program Management $223,020 MD
68 Abraham E. Haspel Office of the Secretary of the Interior Miscellaneous Administration And Program $223,020 DC
69 Douglas R. Cooke Headquarters, Nasa General Engineering $223,020 DC
70 Laurence J. Love Social Security Administration Miscellaneous Administration And Program $223,020 DC
71 Sheila M. Cullen Veterans Health Administration Health System Administration $223,020 CA
72 Edward P. Dupcak National Credit Union Administration Auditing $223,004 VA
73 Mark W. Frei Department of Energy Program Management $222,993 DC
74 Daniel L. Kastner National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $222,600 MD
75 Yvonne T. Maddox National Institutes of Health General Health Science $222,500 MD
76 John J. Oshea National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $222,000 MD
77 Janice L. Roudebush Office of Thrift Supervision Miscellaneous Administration And Program $221,141 CA
78 Robert E. Brackett Food and Drug Administration Microbiology $221,125 MD
79 Aite P. J Bureau of the Census Program Management $220,854 MD
80 Margot H. Anderson Department of Energy Program Management $220,409 DC
81 Illand J. Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,263 TX
82 Ame Withheld By Agency Drug Enforcement Administration Criminal Investigation $220,050
83 Arthur J. Murton Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Miscellaneous Administration And Program $220,000 DC
84 Barbara M. Alving National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $220,000 MD
85 Jeremy M. Berg National Institutes of Health General Health Science $220,000 MD
86 George Kunos National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $220,000 MD
87 Donald A. B Lindberg National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $220,000 MD
88 Judith A. Salerno National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $220,000 MD
89 Thomas R. Bloom Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 VA
90 Rown J. A Office of Comptroller of Currency Miscellaneous Administration And Program $220,000 VA
91 Letcher J. E Office of Comptroller of Currency Miscellaneous Administration And Program $220,000 MD
92 Olden S. P Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 TX
93 Timothy W. Long Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 VA
94 Ishan M. A Office of Comptroller of Currency Miscellaneous Administration And Program $220,000 MD
95 Douglas W. Roeder Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 VA
96 Ushton E. W Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 VA
97 John G. Walsh Office of Comptroller of Currency Financial Institution Examining $220,000 MD
98 Julie L. Williams Office of Comptroller of Currency General Attorney $220,000 MD
99 Murray M. Lumpkin Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $219,993 MD
100 Daniel G. Schultz Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $219,962 MD

Data Sources

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