Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Highest-Paid Employees of the U.S. Census Bureau

$169,883.54 AVERAGE PAY
$16.99M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the U.S. Census Bureau in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work in Maryland.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 William R. Bell Mathematical Statistics $187,000 MD
2 Douglas Clift Program Management $187,000 MD
3 Paul R. Friday Computer Science $187,000 MD
4 Laura Furgione Program Management $187,000 MD
5 Ron S. Jarmin Economist $187,000 MD
6 Enrique Lamas Program Management $187,000 MD
7 Michael L. Palensky Contracting $187,000 MD
8 Eloise K. Parker Program Management $187,000 MD
9 Frank A. Vitrano Statistics $187,000 MD
10 Samuel C. Jones Mathematical Statistics $186,031 MD
11 John L. Eltinge Economist $185,100 MD
12 Nitin S. Naik Miscellaneous Administration And Program $185,100 MD
13 Kevin B. Smith Information Technology Management $185,040 MD
14 Joanne Buenzli Crane Program Management $185,022 MD
15 David J. Peters Information Technology Management $184,892 MD
16 Amber L. Lempke Human Resources Management $183,681 MD
17 Peter V. Miller Statistics $183,669 IL
18 Barry F. Sessamen Statistics $183,624 MD
19 Nancy A. Bates Statistics $182,423 MD
20 Patrick J. Cantwell Mathematical Statistics $181,867 MD
21 David Raymond Ziaya Miscellaneous Administration And Program $180,967 MD
22 Howard R. Hogan Statistics $180,951 MD
23 James B. Treat Statistics $180,640 MD
24 Joseph Schafer Mathematical Statistics $180,250 MD
25 Ruth Ann Killion Program Management $179,263 MD
26 Lisa M. Blumerman Statistics $178,806 MD
27 Victoria A. Velkoff Statistics $177,973 MD
28 Deborah M. Stempowski Program Management $177,327 MD
29 Nick Orsini Statistics $177,294 MD
30 Quyen Luong Nguyen Computer Science $176,750 MD
31 Carol V. Caldwell Mathematical Statistics $175,802 MD
32 Luis J. Cano Program Management $174,852 MD
33 Timothy P. Olson Program Management $174,431 MD
34 Paul C. Beatty Statistics $174,095 MD
35 Michael T. Thieme Program Management $173,934 MD
36 Tommy Wright Mathematical Statistics $173,181 MD
37 Timothy F. Trainor Cartography $173,066 MD
38 Kimberly P. Moore Statistics $172,512 MD
39 Ronald C. Prevost Statistics $169,800 CA
40 David E. Hackbarth Program Management $168,140 IN
41 Karen Battle Statistics $167,930 MD
42 Burton H. Reist Program Management $166,391 MD
43 Stephen L. Buckner Program Management $166,363 MD
44 Kevin E. Deardorff Statistics $166,204 MD
45 Susan A. Reeves Management And Program Analysis $165,400 MD
46 David G. Waddington Statistics $165,230 MD
47 Dale C. Kelly Statistics $165,212 MD
48 Sally M. Obenski Statistics $164,960 MD
49 Maryann M. Chapin Program Management $164,317 MD
50 Phani Kalluri Program Management $163,136 MD
51 Barbara M. Lopresti Program Management $163,000 MD
52 Cathy A. Ayoob Information Technology Management $162,900 MD
53 William C. Collinson Accounting $162,900 MD
54 Robert W. Colosi Mathematical Statistics $162,900 MD
55 Anthinino Terry Galloway Information Technology Management $162,850 MD
56 Jeff T. Behler Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,700 NY
57 Charles Allen Funk Administrative Officer $162,650 MD
58 Gail A. Leithauser Program Management $162,400 MD
59 Camille Tatum Jones Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,359 MD
60 Fernando E. Armstrong Miscellaneous Administration And Program $162,300 PA
61 Donald S. Ankers Information Technology Management $162,225 MD
62 Lucia S. Foster Economist $162,204 MD
63 John C. Leidich Information Technology Management $162,040 MD
64 Mara Lauren Abrams Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
65 Leslie A. Andrecs Contracting $161,900 MD
66 Robin Jane Bachman Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 MD
67 Donald E. Badrak Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
68 Emek Meira Basker Economist $161,900 MD
69 Edward Bates Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
70 Angela Renee Bell Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
71 Anne B. Billups Management And Program Analysis $161,900 MD
72 Adam Joseph Bonnifield Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
73 Gerard Boudriault Program Management $161,900 MD
74 Kenneth Rheymond Boyd Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
75 William Bradd Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
76 Marian E. Brady Program Management $161,900 MD
77 Curtis L. Broadway Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
78 Tiwanda Burse Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
79 Jane A. Callen Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 MD
80 Sydnee Carol Chattin Program Management $161,900 MD
81 James T. Christy Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 CA
82 Raul E. Cisneros Program Management $161,900 MD
83 Ama A. Danso Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
84 Gauri Sankar Datta Mathematical Statistics $161,900 MD
85 Kenneth B. Dawson Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
86 Jennifer Cheeseman Day Statistics $161,900 MD
87 Richard A. Denby Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
88 Sneha Thakor Desai Program Management $161,900 MD
89 James L. Dinwiddie Program Management $161,900 MD
90 James Farber Mathematical Statistics $161,900 MD
91 James D. Fitzsimmons Statistics $161,900 MD
92 Suzanne Fratino Statistics $161,900 MD
93 Kyla Kathryn Fullenwider Information Technology Management $161,900 MD
94 Simson L. Garfinkel Computer Science $161,900 MD
95 Jerome M. Garrett Management And Program Analysis $161,900 MD
96 Leslie S. Godwin Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 MD
97 George Grandy Miscellaneous Administration And Program $161,900 GA
98 Richard A. Griffin Mathematical Statistics $161,900 MD
99 Robin M. Guinn Accounting $161,900 MD
100 Joseph E. Hairston Equal Employment Opportunity $161,900 MD

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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