Top 100 Highest-Paid Government Employees of 2017
The table below shows the top-earning Federal employees in 2017, 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:
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.