Join the Official FederalPay.org Community on Facebook. Ask questions and discuss events impacting federal employees. Join Now

Highest-Paid Employees of the Veterans Health Administration

$202,214.10 AVERAGE PAY
$20.22M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Veterans Health Administration in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as Nurse Anesthetist (title 38).

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Martina A. Parauda Health System Administration $225,398 NY
2 Nancy S. Almon Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
3 Nancy G. Askine-Aragon Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
4 Doreen C. Baleria Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
5 John J. Cavanaugh Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 NE
6 Jon A. Deloge Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
7 Jill E. Dunesme-Franzke Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
8 Richard L. Fidler Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
9 Linda S. Finander Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
10 Linda R. Frederico Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
11 Linda M. Fuhrman Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
12 Dana Lynn Grogan Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
13 Alexander P. Heck Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
14 George A. Higgins Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
15 Janet A. Kinzie Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
16 Diane G. Lapierre Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
17 Amy Liang Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
18 Linda M. Little Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
19 Michelle Lyn Martens Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
20 Judy E. McKelvey Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
21 Rebecca S. Meyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
22 Stephen K. Mussett Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
23 Roberta L. Reedy Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 WA
24 Evan A. Schoen Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
25 Melissa Schwarzenberger Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
26 Carol A. Strickler Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
27 Judy Lynn Ward-Deits Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 AK
28 Pevin E. Williams Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 NC
29 Lisa K. Wolterman Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
30 Jeanne Rene Yoder Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
31 Annette C. Zecca Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
32 Brian D. Bombardier Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,530 NC
33 Lena M. Pietrzyk Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,050 MI
34 Caitlin S. Cottrell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,009 CA
35 Ann Maureen Mitchell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,009 CA
36 Carolee A. West Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,796 NC
37 Jeffrey F. Daubach Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,769 NE
38 Larry D. West Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,769 NE
39 Mackenzie L. Kelley Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,700 IA
40 Rimaann O. Nelson Health System Administration $205,700 AZ
41 Steven W. Young Health System Specialist $205,700 DC
42 Karen B. Wright Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,027 VA
43 Peter J. Kallio Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,482 WI
44 Deborah A. Meyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,482 WI
45 Vigie Valerie J. Mesa Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,054 CA
46 Patrick McElhone Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,904 IL
47 Kent P. Taylor Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,690 IA
48 Paul K. Deninger Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,490 IA
49 Michelle Shaffer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,490 IA
50 Lisa M. Gioia Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,849 NC
51 Craig E. Shanewise Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,849 NC
52 Barbara C. Cantrell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,255 LA
53 Debashree Mallik Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,255 LA
54 Byron J. Lindsay Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,232 CA
55 Paul E. Esachina Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $199,261 PA
56 Michael L. Heck Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $199,261 PA
57 Pamela C. Resendez Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,749 SC
58 Elliott S. Aaron Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
59 Mark E. Drendel Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
60 Elizabeth C. Dyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
61 Mary J. Hardy Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
62 Tina Y. Heim Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
63 Timothy P. McDonald Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
64 Brent E. Mitchell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
65 Christopher G. Mroz Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
66 Thomas C. Broach Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,322 CA
67 Scott C. Hunter Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,168 NC
68 Janet P. Murphy Health System Administration $198,057 MN
69 Joseph A. Williams Health System Administration $198,057 MD
70 Malley Angela C. O Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $197,693 LA
71 Sheila M. Cullen Health System Administration $197,132 CA
72 Leslie B. Wiggins Health System Administration $197,111 GA
73 Cynthia E. Holgate Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $197,034 AZ
74 Robert P. McDivitt Health System Administration $197,000 MI
75 Christine Susan Anderson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
76 Mark A. Arturi Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
77 Holly Elizabeth Franson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
78 Phillip R. Lim Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
79 Wayne Patrick Lisak Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
80 Frederick W. Schneider Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
81 Jeffrey Ronald Darna Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,725 CA
82 Christine M. Anderson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
83 Julie K. Davis Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
84 James M. Mescher Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
85 Jeffrey L. Schrader Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
86 Michael J. Murphy Health System Administration $196,206 WA
87 Marie L. Weldon Health System Administration $196,197 CA
88 Ralph T. Gigliotti Health System Administration $196,193 CO
89 Karen J. Kiefert Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,176 OR
90 Marsha England Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $195,333 IN
91 Alan Roberts Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,869 MI
92 Jeffrey L. Johnson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,735 CA
93 Thomas Arthur McHugh Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,518 MO
94 Judy E. Nick Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,518 MO
95 Sheeba O. Paranilam Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,431 MD
96 Jean Crosby Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $194,419 TX
97 John A. Brandecker Health System Administration $194,355 VA
98 Gerald Culliton Health System Administration $194,355 CT
99 Susan M. Fuehrer Health System Administration $194,355 OH
100 Vincent W. Ng Health System Administration $194,355 MA

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.

** This Document Provided By www.FederalPay.org - The Civil Employee's Resource **
Source: www.federalpay.org/employees/veterans-health-administration/top-100/2017