Highest-Paid Employees of the Veterans Health Administration

$202,089.22 AVERAGE PAY
$20.21M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Veterans Health Administration in 2018, 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 Stephen K. Mussett Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
3 Roberta L. Reedy Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 WA
4 Judy Lynn Ward-Deits Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 AK
5 Pevin E. Williams Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 NC
6 Lisa K. Wolterman Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
7 Jeanne Rene Yoder Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
8 Evan A. Schoen Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
9 Melissa Schwarzenberger Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
10 Annette C. Zecca Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
11 Carol A. Strickler Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
12 Dana Lynn Grogan Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
13 George A. Higgins Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
14 Janet A. Kinzie Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
15 Diane G. Lapierre Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
16 Amy Liang Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
17 Linda M. Little Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
18 Michelle Lyn Martens Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
19 Judy E. McKelvey Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
20 Rebecca S. Meyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 IA
21 Nancy S. Almon Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
22 Nancy G. Askine-Aragon Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
23 Doreen C. Baleria Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
24 John J. Cavanaugh Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 NE
25 Jon A. Deloge Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
26 Jill E. Dunesme-Franzke Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
27 Richard L. Fidler Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
28 Linda S. Finander Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
29 Linda R. Frederico Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
30 Linda M. Fuhrman Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,800 CA
31 Brian D. Bombardier Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,530 NC
32 Lena M. Pietrzyk Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,050 MI
33 Caitlin S. Cottrell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,009 CA
34 Ann Maureen Mitchell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $207,009 CA
35 Carolee A. West Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,796 NC
36 Larry D. West Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,769 NE
37 Jeffrey F. Daubach Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,769 NE
38 Mackenzie L. Kelley Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,700 IA
39 Rimaann O. Nelson Health System Administration $205,700 AZ
40 Steven W. Young Health System Specialist $205,700 DC
41 Karen B. Wright Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $205,027 VA
42 Peter J. Kallio Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,482 WI
43 Deborah A. Meyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,482 WI
44 Vigie Valerie J. Mesa Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $204,054 CA
45 Patrick McElhone Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,904 IL
46 Kent P. Taylor Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,690 IA
47 Michelle Shaffer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,490 IA
48 Paul K. Deninger Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $203,490 IA
49 Craig E. Shanewise Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,849 NC
50 Lisa M. Gioia Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,849 NC
51 Debashree Mallik Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,255 LA
52 Barbara C. Cantrell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,255 LA
53 Byron J. Lindsay Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $202,232 CA
54 Michael L. Heck Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $199,261 PA
55 Paul E. Esachina Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $199,261 PA
56 Pamela C. Resendez Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,749 SC
57 Christopher G. Mroz Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
58 Mary J. Hardy Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
59 Tina Y. Heim Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
60 Timothy P. McDonald Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
61 Brent E. Mitchell Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
62 Elliott S. Aaron Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
63 Mark E. Drendel Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
64 Elizabeth C. Dyer Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,685 NM
65 Thomas C. Broach Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,322 CA
66 Scott C. Hunter Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $198,168 NC
67 Janet P. Murphy Health System Administration $198,057 MN
68 Joseph A. Williams Health System Administration $198,057 MD
69 Malley Angela C. O Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $197,693 LA
70 Sheila M. Cullen Health System Administration $197,132 CA
71 Leslie B. Wiggins Health System Administration $197,111 GA
72 Cynthia E. Holgate Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $197,034 AZ
73 Robert P. McDivitt Health System Administration $197,000 MI
74 Phillip R. Lim Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
75 Wayne Patrick Lisak Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
76 Frederick W. Schneider Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
77 Holly Elizabeth Franson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
78 Christine Susan Anderson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
79 Mark A. Arturi Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,818 MI
80 Jeffrey Ronald Darna Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,725 CA
81 Julie K. Davis Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
82 Christine M. Anderson Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
83 James M. Mescher Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
84 Jeffrey L. Schrader Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,487 NE
85 Michael J. Murphy Health System Administration $196,206 WA
86 Marie L. Weldon Health System Administration $196,197 CA
87 Ralph T. Gigliotti Health System Administration $196,193 CO
88 Karen J. Kiefert Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $196,176 OR
89 Marsha England Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $195,333 IN
90 Rhonda L. Verb Nurse Anesthetist (title 38) $195,312 OH
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 Gerald Culliton Health System Administration $194,355 CT
98 John A. Brandecker Health System Administration $194,355 VA
99 Susan M. Fuehrer Health System Administration $194,355 OH
100 Vincent W. Ng Health System Administration $194,355 MA

Data Sources

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