Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2009

$339,919.40 AVERAGE PAY
$33.99M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2009, 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 $393,411 PA
2 Thomas A. Burdon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,975 CA
3 James J. Demarco Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $374,400 WV
4 James I. Fann Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $369,975 CA
5 James R. Lister Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $365,939 FL
6 Michael P. Hagan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $363,680 VA
7 Dennis A. Turner Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $360,064 NC
8 Bruce L. Ehni Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $359,757 TX
9 Dane Wukich Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $359,757 PA
10 Muhammad R. R Khan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $359,211 VA
11 Joseph G. Salloum Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $358,394 TN
12 Paul G. Amstutz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $358,227 UT
13 Howard A. Chansky Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $357,085 WA
14 Brad B. Hall Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,940 TX
15 Mark D. Webster Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,292 IN
16 William P. Gunnar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $356,212 DC
17 Blaine A. Markee Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $355,939 FL
18 Mark B. Ratcliffe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $354,797 CA
19 Stephen L. Skirboll Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $354,757 CA
20 Narayana K. Swamy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $353,176 MS
21 Ernesto Jimenez Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $352,721 FL
22 Moheb S. Moneim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $352,227 NM
23 Electron Kebebew National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $350,000 MD
24 William L. Holman Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $350,000 AL
25 Adir Ludin Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $349,975 OH
26 Craig R. George Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $349,757 OH
27 Wade W. Stinson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $348,227 FL
28 Donald D. Thomas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $345,000 IL
29 David H. Jr Harpole Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $344,229 NC
30 Walter G. Wolfe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $342,347 NC
31 Pasala S. Ravichandran Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $341,485 OR
32 Michael M. Madani Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $340,519 CA
33 Andrew E. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $340,000 PA
34 Judy Yee Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $339,065 CA
35 Ashwini M. Zenooz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $337,812 NY
36 Robert S. Perret Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $337,721 LA
37 Randolph L. Copeland Indian Health Service Medical Officer $337,594 NM
38 Paul S. Chang Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $335,121 TX
39 Anthony S. Fauci National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $335,000 MD
40 Peter R. McCombs Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $334,832 PA
41 Peter V. Quagliano Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $334,579 VA
42 Michael H. Heggeness Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $334,563 TX
43 Mark Hom Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $334,396 VA
44 Raymond S. Corpe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $334,076 GA
45 Preet S. Kang Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,994 OH
46 Dennis E. McDonnell Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,895 AR
47 Oran S. Aaronson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,394 TN
48 Corinne Deurdulian Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,394 NC
49 Scott L. Myers Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,394 FL
50 Majdi M. Radaideh Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,394 TX
51 H John Gerhard Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,227 FL
52 Daniel Hwan Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,227 TX
53 Lloyd Franklin Mercer Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,227 MS
54 Rathnakara M. Sherigar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $333,193 VA
55 Thomas G. Sharp Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,812 IN
56 Subbarayudu Koppera Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,800 WV
57 James A. Wolter Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,721 MO
58 John D. Harley Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,347 WA
59 Thomas G. Lynch Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $332,302 NE
60 James E. Jr Lenz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,940 VT
61 Ricardo J. Moreno Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,874 CA
62 Jeffrey L. Chenoweth Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,849 MO
63 Timothy R. Young Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,849 GA
64 Theodore J. Vigeland Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,757 OR
65 Albert M. Ammann Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,485 FL
66 William C. Mc Master Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,485 CA
67 David A. Roberts Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,303 TX
68 Gregory D. Trachiotis Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,303 DC
69 Klemens H. Barth Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,212 DC
70 Grant E. Gauger Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,212 CA
71 Timothy S. Burke Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,178 VA
72 Franklin M. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,121 TX
73 Joseph Huh Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,121 TX
74 Hester J. Hursh-Castro Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,030 TX
75 V N. Krishnamurthy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,030 MI
76 Edward D. Staples Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $331,011 FL
77 Robert A. Belgam Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,939 NY
78 Ghazwan Kroma Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,939 TX
79 Byron R. Lais Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,939 CA
80 Uzma Samadani Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,939 NY
81 James M. Edwards Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,822 OR
82 David T. Floyd Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,312 GA
83 Stuart B. Pett Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,193 NM
84 Lane Stefan Laken Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,009 MS
85 Gary L. Wilson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,009 CO
86 Surya R. Kumar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $330,000 WV
87 Szabolcs Szentpetery Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $329,396 VA
88 Rajiv Sawhney Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $329,229 CA
89 Hubert T. Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,895 CA
90 Sangwook T. Yoon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,728 GA
91 Tally E. Lassiter Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,394 NC
92 William J. Skelly Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,383 NM
93 Martin C. Tynan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,267 CA
94 David M. Green Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,227 TX
95 Michael D. Crittenden Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $328,218 MO
96 Richard F. Jr Fellrath Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,812 FL
97 Richard M. Terek Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,812 RI
98 Thomas J. Birdas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,721 IN
99 Richard C. Branan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,721 NM
100 Scott H. Bronleewe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $327,721 FL

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 elusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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