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Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2016

$388,241.31 AVERAGE PAY
$38.82M TOTAL PAY

The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2016, 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 David H. Harpole Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $403,849 NC
2 Thomas A. Burdon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $401,417 CA
3 Hubert T. Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $401,264 CA
4 Nicholas John Szerlip Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $400,000 MI
5 Thomas V. Cacciarelli Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $400,000 PA
6 William L. Holman Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $400,000 AL
7 Joseph K. Smith Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $399,431 AL
8 Ali F. Sonel Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,653 PA
9 Barton L. Guthrie Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,581 AL
10 Winfield S. Fisher Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,581 AL
11 Mark N. Hadley Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,581 AL
12 Mithilesh K. Das Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,359 IN
13 Neil P. Lewis Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $398,359 VA
14 John H. Oldershaw Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $397,957 PA
15 Kamal Itani Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $396,849 MA
16 James I. Fann Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $395,642 CA
17 Kathryn L. Holloway Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $395,582 VA
18 Seth A. Spector Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $395,000 FL
19 Stephen L. Skirboll Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $394,994 CA
20 Rakesh Agarwal Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $394,798 VA
21 Jonathan David Ha Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $394,700 VA
22 Feroz Maqbool Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $394,592 OK
23 Robert H. Sherrier Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $394,388 NC
24 Gregory D. Trachiotis Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $393,653 DC
25 Helen Fosmire Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $392,921 IN
26 Harry J. Robinson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $392,918 MN
27 Dennis A. Turner Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $392,586 NC
28 Muhammad R. R Khan Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $391,817 VA
29 Asif Khalid Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $391,530 PA
30 Richard A. Sanders Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $391,277 AL
31 William E. Garrett Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,798 NC
32 Joseph G. Salloum Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,767 TN
33 William M. Kuzon Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,728 MI
34 Rathnakara M. Sherigar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,563 VA
35 William H. Leyva Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,497 PA
36 Biswajit Kar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,497 TX
37 Justin S. Cetas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,431 OR
38 Grit A. Adler Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,398 FL
39 Ryan J. Burri Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,398 FL
40 Franklin M. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $389,328 TX
41 Bruce L. Ehni Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $388,815 TX
42 John J. Moossy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $387,584 PA
43 Obaid S. Shaikh Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,497 PA
44 Robert S. Adelaar Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,466 VA
45 Thomas Jefferson Helton Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,200 TN
46 Bert Edwin Tagert Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,100 TN
47 Said F. Yassin Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,099 NM
48 Huma Arshad Syed Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,099 FL
49 Hans C. Davidson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,066 UT
50 Edward Hong Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,033 FL
51 Phillip J. Patterson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,033 VA
52 Narendra S. Sastry Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,033 FL
53 Michael J. Roach Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,000 GA
54 Diana Stripp Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,000 FL
55 David C. Adamson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $386,000 GA
56 Mark Hom Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,680 VA
57 William C. Broaddus Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,582 VA
58 Edward D. Staples Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,542 FL
59 Howard A. Chansky Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,484 WA
60 Ronnie A. Rosenthal Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,412 CT
61 Yasser Sakawi Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,221 AL
62 Andrew E. Epstein Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 PA
63 Ali E. Denktas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 TX
64 Charles E. Barnes Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 TN
65 Ruiz Ricardo Martinez Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 FL
66 John Charles Lucke Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 OR
67 Ernesto Jimenez Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $385,000 TX
68 Alexander P. Dibona Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,896 SC
69 Paul F. Lachiewicz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,798 NC
70 William R. Carson Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,798 WV
71 Tony P. Smith Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 NC
72 Paul V. Suhocki Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 NC
73 Charles Y. Kim Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 NC
74 Suzanne A. Tharin Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 CA
75 David R. Sopko Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 NC
76 Waleska M. Pabon-Ramos Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $384,700 NC
77 Anthony S. Fauci National Institutes of Health Medical Officer $384,625 MD
78 Patrick Malloy Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $383,690 NY
79 Peter V. Quagliano Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $382,217 VA
80 Pradeep K. Varma Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $382,084 CT
81 Albert T. Jennette Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,825 NC
82 Donald A. Ross Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,433 OR
83 Ahmed R. Shakir Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,335 TX
84 Peter K. Smith Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,335 NC
85 Naishadh Brahmbhatt Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,335 IL
86 Laszlo B. Tamas Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,330 TX
87 Gundars J. Katlaps Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $381,165 VA
88 Jian-Ming Li Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,751 MN
89 Szabolcs Szentpetery Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,680 VA
90 Fadi F. Francis Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,596 PA
91 Harvey P. Insler Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,553 PA
92 Robert S. Perret Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,553 LA
93 Paul G. Amstutz Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,553 UT
94 Raymond Patrick Jacob Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,553 FL
95 Clare M. Haystead Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,421 NC
96 Julie A. Happe Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,355 MN
97 Suresh R. Mulukutla Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,355 PA
98 Allan C. Gocio Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,355 AR
99 Matthew J. Schuchert Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,355 PA
100 Cornelius H. Lam Veterans Health Administration Medical Officer $380,355 MN

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.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

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