Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2008

$333,847.42 AVERAGE PAY
$33.38M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2008, 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 Thomas V. Cacciarelli Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $387,199 PA
2 Thomas A. Burdon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $387,072 CA
3 James I. Fann Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $367,072 CA
4 James R. Lister Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $360,000 FL
5 Bruce L. Ehni Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,945 TX
6 Thomas R. Damiano Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,419 VA
7 Muhammad R. R Khan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,267 VA
8 Dennis A. Turner Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,251 NC
9 Joseph G. Salloum Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $355,741 TN
10 Dane Wukich Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $353,818 PA
11 Paul G. Amstutz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $352,288 UT
12 Stephen L. Skirboll Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $351,945 CA
13 Mark B. Ratcliffe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $351,439 CA
14 Ernesto Jimenez Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $350,000 FL
15 Blaine A. Markee Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $350,000 FL
16 Narayana K. Swamy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $350,000 MS
17 Frank M. Torti Food and Drug Administration Medical Officer $350,000 MD
18 Brad B. Hall Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $350,000 TX
19 Craig R. George Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $349,945 OH
20 Adir Ludin Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $347,072 OH
21 Moheb S. Moneim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $346,288 NM
22 Wade W. Stinson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $342,288 FL
23 David H. Jr Harpole Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $340,871 NC
24 Walter G. Wolfe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $338,352 NC
25 Pasala S. Ravichandran Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $338,127 OR
26 Judy Yee Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $335,707 CA
27 Robert S. Perret Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $335,000 LA
28 Anthony S. Fauci National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $335,000 MD
29 Randolph L. Copeland Indian Health Service Medical Officer $334,000 NM
30 Michael M. Madani Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,707 CA
31 Paul S. Chang Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,127 TX
32 Peter R. McCombs Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,020 PA
33 Mark Hom Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,347 VA
34 Michael H. Heggeness Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,023 TX
35 Preet S. Kang Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,964 OH
36 Majdi M. Radaideh Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,491 TX
37 Scott L. Myers Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,491 FL
38 George F. III Gates Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,491 AK
39 Rathnakara M. Sherigar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,199 VA
40 Charles R. Hartz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,127 ND
41 James A. Wolter Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,000 MO
42 Hank H. Chen Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,818 CA
43 Peter V. Quagliano Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,444 VA
44 John D. Harley Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,352 WA
45 Hester J. Hursh-Castro Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 TX
46 Michael J. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 TX
47 Joseph Huh Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 TX
48 Grant E. Gauger Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 CA
49 Gregory D. Trachiotis Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 DC
50 Albert M. Ammann Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 FL
51 Byron R. Lais Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,127 CA
52 William L. Holman Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,972 AL
53 Timothy S. Burke Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,820 VA
54 Edward D. Staples Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,744 FL
55 Dennis E. McDonnell Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,592 AR
56 Corinne Deurdulian Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,364 NC
57 Daniel Hwan Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 TX
58 H John Gerhard Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 FL
59 Lane Stefan Laken Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 MS
60 Lloyd Franklin Mercer Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 MS
61 Gary L. Wilson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 CO
62 James S. Hawkins Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,288 AZ
63 Ricardo J. Moreno Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,278 CA
64 William P. Gunnar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,116 IL
65 Nannette Alvarado Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $326,727 OH
66 David M. Green Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $326,415 TX
67 Szabolcs Szentpetery Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $326,347 VA
68 Theodore J. Vigeland Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,818 OR
69 Hubert T. Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,719 CA
70 Vahe G. Tatikian Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,707 ME
71 Sangwook T. Yoon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,643 GA
72 Raymond S. Corpe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 GA
73 David T. Floyd Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 GA
74 Timothy R. Young Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 GA
75 Ikenna C. Okereke Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 IN
76 Klemens H. Barth Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 DC
77 Jeffrey L. Chenoweth Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 MO
78 Scott H. Bronleewe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 FL
79 Richard F. Jr Fellrath Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 FL
80 Ranjan Gupta Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 CA
81 William C. Mc Master Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 CA
82 Martin C. Tynan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 CA
83 Robert A. Belgam Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 NY
84 Uzma Samadani Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 NY
85 James E. Chapman Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 NC
86 Ron Shapiro Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 PA
87 Franklin M. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 TX
88 Ghazwan Kroma Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 TX
89 David A. Roberts Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $325,000 TX
90 David A. Bluemke National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $325,000 MD
91 Zenaide M. Quezado National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $325,000 MD
92 Donald D. Thomas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $324,237 IL
93 Stuart B. Pett Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $324,072 NM
94 James M. Edwards Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $323,655 OR
95 Nader Md Hebela Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $323,288 PA
96 Rajiv Sawhney Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $322,744 CA
97 Tally E. Lassiter Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $322,364 NC
98 John A. Goss Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $322,288 TX
99 Stuart X. Stephenson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $321,333 AL
100 Anton N. Sidawy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $321,175 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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