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Feb 13, 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci: The Highest Paid Employee In The Entire U.S. Federal Government

Adam Andrzejewski


WASHINGTON, May 12, 2020 — Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and and Infectious Diseases. (XINHUA NEWS AGENCY/GETTY IMAGES)

Dr. Anthony Fauci made $417,608 in 2019, the latest year for which federal salaries are available. That made him not only the highest paid doctor in the federal government, but the highest paid out of all four million federal employees.

In fact, Dr. Fauci even made more than the $400,000 salary of the President of the United States. All salary data was collected by OpenTheBooks.com via Freedom of Information Act requests.

Only federal employees whose salaries were funded by taxpayers were included in the study. Therefore, Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Jeffrey Lyash— whose salary is paid by revenues of the corporation (owned by the federal government) — was not included.

$2.5 million. That’s how much Dr. Fauci, Director of the National Institute for Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and current Chief Medical Advisor to the President, will make in salary from 2019 through 2024, if he stays in his post through the end of the current Administration, and doesn’t (or didn’t already) get a raise.

In a ten-year period between 2010 and 2019, Fauci made $3.6 million in salary. Since 2014, Fauci’s pay increased from $335,000 to the current $417,608.

In an August 13, 2020 Instagram interview with actor Matthew McConaughey, Dr. Fauci was asked (at point 16:49) if he had millions of dollars invested in the vaccines. Dr. Fauci laughed and answered, “Matthew, no, I got zero! I am a government worker. I have a government salary.” He didn’t mention his $417,608 salary was the largest in the entire federal government.

Dr. Fauci became the early face of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, appearing daily, often in a live broadcast, to update the nation on the emerging COVID-19 disease. In March 2020, he convinced President Donald Trump on the 15-day lockdown policy to try and flatten the curve, and reportedly advocated on March 29, 2020, for extending the policy beyond its initial 15 days.

Vice President Mike Pence, who chaired the Taskforce might have outranked Dr. Fauci in authority, but the VP’s $235,100 salary in 2019, was less than the well-paid NIH director with whom he shared the stage.

Their Taskforce colleague Dr. Deborah Birx earned $305,972 in 2019, also less than Dr. Fauci’s salary.

In comparison to Dr. Fauci: Speaker Nancy Pelosi will earn $223,500 this year. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will make $270,700, and Members in the House of Representatives and Senators will make $174,000. Four-star military generals outrank, but still fall below Dr. Fauci at $268,000 a year.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientist Dr. Stephen Lindstrom in charge of overseeing the CDC COVID-19 testing system, a system whose early roll-out failure set the U.S. testing system back several crucial weeks, made $108,747 in basic pay, an additional $23,533 in adjusted pay, and received an “award” of $750 in 2019.

The 80-year-old Dr. Fauci holds a medical degree from Cornell University and began his 53-year career at NIH in 1968. He assumed his NIAID Director position in 1984 and has advised every president since President Ronald Reagan, though he serves directly under the NIH Director Francis Collins. Known as the nation’s top infectious disease expert, he qualifies for a full federal pension and social security under pre 1984 federal pension reform rules.

The Executive Branch includes 2.1 million federal agency employees, 1.4 million members of the military, and 500,000 postal employees. Federal employee salaries are generally capped at level IV of the Executive Schedule, which was $172,500 in 2019.

However, there are exceptions, as Dr. Fauci’s salary demonstrates. The exception exists to make federal salaries for doctors and scientists more competitive with the private-sector.

In our data at OpenTheBooks.com, there are three doctors, all working for HHS, who out-earn the U.S. President with 2019 incomes ranging from $406,000 to $417,000.

Critics and lifetime achievements

On October 19, 2020, President Trump called Dr. Fauci “a disaster,” though his criticism appeared to be unrelated to the doctor’s salary.

In 2008, President George W. Bush honored Dr. Anthony Fauci with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor.

Dr. Fauci is the 32nd-most highly cited living researcher according to an analysis of Google Scholar citations. Polling has shown he’s the most trusted public figure in the U.S. for information on the pandemic and reliable information on Covid-19 vaccines.

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Feb 19, 2021
Salary comparison aside, Fauci has MORE power than the president. Reposting this on this thread because of its relevancy. Keep in mind he isn't under the same microscope as the president. He just does his thing with little to no pushback. In fact, prior to him being in the limelight due to COVID-19, I'd venture to say no-one had ever heard of him. He just operated under the radar since he began in the late 80's.

RFK, Jr said in a recent interview The Truth About Fauci (link below) that Fauci had a contract with the Pentagon to buy 500 million doses for a total of $9 BILLION dollars. Now it's being leaked that in July the Pentagon will begin mandating the military take the deadly jab.


This is the government controlled by Big Pharma and Comrade Fauci is their bagman.

The record of Fauci's funded research shows he controls:

1) The pathogen

2) The means of detection (testing)

3) The means of therapy

4) The price it's (the therapy/therapeutics) sold at

Fauci has transformed his agency, NIAID, into the primary incubator for the pharmaceutical industry for new products. But none of these are for the chronic diseases in our children that we are seeing skyrocket under his tenure. Children's disease rates have risen fro 12 to 54% since Fauci took over the NIAID in 1984. Autism rates, under Fauci has gone from 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 34. Asthma and allergies have increased. We use MORE drugs than any country in the world AND we pay the highest prices. The drug industry, according to RFK, Jr, is now controlling our government.

Exactly what is he researching? ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is one of the most horrific diseases I've seen. I have personal experience with this disease, given my husband passed from it a few years ago. There was only one drug available to him, and it was useless. This was the only drug for this disease since the disease was discovered. His monthly visit to the physician was merely to chart his demise. There were other drugs in the works that showed promise created by private company in California that could't get approval here. I called them. They gave up on the U.S. and instead licensed it to 7 other countries.

The pharmaceutical's cash cow is vaccines. RFK, Jr. said he only received 3 vaccines when he was growing up. Now there are a recommended/required

New product development under Fauci works like this:

1) Creates the product

2) Sells/transfers it to Big Pharma for very, very beneficial prices

3) He walks it through the FDA approval process, which means Medicare/Medicaid HAVE to pay for the drug.

4) He helps negotiate those deals with the drug companies

5) The money comes back to him & his staff through royalties

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