Fauci is the highest paid federal government official with a salary of $ 417,000 per year
Dr.Anthony Fauci is the highest-paid federal employee in the country, with an annual salary of $ 417,608 in 2019, the latest year that federal salary data is available.
The country’s top infectious disease expert, 80, is not just the highest-paid doctor in the federal government, but the highest-paid employee of four million federal employees.
In the pandemic, Fauci has become the face of the White House coronavirus task force and, according to salary data, earned more than his peers in 2019.
Vice President Mike Pence, who surpasses Fauci in authority, earned $ 235,100 in 2019, while Dr. Deborah Birx earned $ 305,972 in 2019.
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Dr.Anthony Fauci is the highest-paid federal employee in the country with $ 417,608 in 2019, the latest year for federal salary data to be available
Fauci’s salary even exceeded the president’s $ 400,000 salary. Donald Trump did not accept the presidential salary and instead wrote checks equivalent to a quarter of his salary each quarter to various government agencies.
Salary data was collected by OpenTheBooks.com via Freedom of Information Act demands, which included federal employees whose salaries are funded by taxpayers.
On the list, the highest paid federal government employees are physicians and dentists.
In other branches of government, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will earn $ 223,500 this year, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts $ 270,700 and representatives and senators from the United States. Room, $ 174,000. Four-star military generals will earn $ 268,000 a year, all less than Fauci, according to Forbes.
Fauci’s salary even exceeded the president’s $ 400,000 salary. Donald Trump did not accept the presidential salary and instead distributed it to various government agencies instead of keeping it to himself
In the pandemic, Fauci has become the face of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and, according to salary data, earned more than his peers in 2019. Vice President Mike Pence (left), who surpasses Fauci in authority, earned $ 235,100 in 2019, while Dr Deborah Birx (right) earned $ 305,972 in 2019
During the 10-year period from 2010 to 2019, Fauci earned a salary of $ 3.6 million. In 2014, Fauci’s salary increased from $ 335,000 to $ 417,608 today.
If Fauci remains director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institute for Health (NIH) and current chief medical adviser to the president, he will earn $ 2.5 million from 2019 to 2024 – that is, – say if he does not get a raise.
In an August 13 maintenance with actor Matthew McConaughey Fauci was asked if he had millions of dollars invested in COVID vaccines.
Fauci said with a laugh, ‘Matthew, no, I have zero! I am a government employee. I have a government salary.
The makers of these vaccines, however, had salaries that far exceeded those of Fauci.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said $ 17.9 million in total compensation for 2019, according to the company’s latest government file on salaries and bonuses.
Moderna CEO StÃ©phane Bancel said total compensation of $ 8.9 million for 2019, according to a company file.
Meanwhile, CDC scientist Dr. Stephen Lindstrom, who was responsible for overseeing the CDC’s COVID-19 testing system, earned just $ 108,747 in base salary, an additional $ 23,533 in adjusted salary, and a “reward” of $ 750 in 2019.
In other branches of government, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will earn $ 223,500 this year, almost half of what Fauci earns
The executive branch comprises 2.1 million employees of federal agencies, 1.4 million members of the military and 500,000 postal workers.
Salaries for federal employees are typically called up to a certain level, under the Executive Calendar IV, which was $ 172,500 in 2019, which will increase 2.6% in 2020.
However, there are exceptions to the rule – as with Fauci. This is probably due to the fact that the federal government has to compete with private sector medicine on the salaries of doctors and scientists.
Fauci graduated in medicine from Cornell University. He began his 53-year career with NIG in 1968 and has advised all presidents since President Ronald Reagan. In 2008, President George W. Bush awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor.
Polls show he is the most reliable public figure in the United States for obtaining information on the COVID-19 pandemic.