Top Ten Paying Federal Agencies Based on Pay Per Employee

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Base salary for Members of Congress in 2011: $174,00

Agency                                                              Average Pay Per Employee

1) Northern Border Regional Commission:           $165,300
Number of staff: 1

2) Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation:    $164,143
Number of staff: 10

3) Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board:           $147,812
Number of staff: 24

4) Securities & Exchange Commission:                  $147,475
Number of staff: 3,917

5) Federal Housing Finance Agency:                       $146,021
Number of staff: 453

6) National Council on Disability:                           $138,709
Number of staff: 21

7) Commodity Futures Trading Commission:         $137,253
Number of staff: 699

8) Arctic Research Commission:                              $134,249
Number of staff: 8

9) Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board:           $132,954
Number of staff: 104

10) Medicaid & CHIP Payment & Access Commission: $128,857
Number of staff: 7

Average pay for federal civilian employee*: $ 74,311
The Top Paid Federal Employees, Danielle Kurtzleben, November 30, 2010 .
• U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Averages as of September, 2010
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