Dr. Anthony Fauci earned last year 417 608 dollars, for which federal salary data is available. This made him not only the highest paid doctor in the federal government., but also the highest paid of 4 million federal employees.
Actually, Dr. Fauci paid even more, than the US president, whose salary is 400 one thousand dollars.
Over a decade 2010-2019 Fauci got 3,6 million dollars. At the same time with 2014 his salary increased from 335 thousand dollars to the present 417 608 dollars.
The salary of the vice president of NIAID was 235.100 $
Vice President Mike Pence, head of the working group, could overtake Dr. Fauci in his powers, however, the salary of the vice president in 2019 year in the amount 235 100 dollars was less, than the director of NIAID.
Payroll data was collected through an OpenTheBooks.com survey. The report includes only federal employees, whose salary is paid by taxpayers.
Director of the Institute of Infectious Diseases NIAID, will not receive a premium
Moreover, if Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health and Chief Medical Adviser to the incumbent president, will remain in office and will not be promoted, his salary with 2019 by 2024 year will be 2,5 million dollars.
At the start of the pandemic, Dr. Fauci became one of the key members of the White House task force on coronavirus, daily informing the country about COVID-19. In March 2020 year he convinced President Donald Trump to enter a 15-day quarantine, to reduce the incidence, and at the end of the month allegedly favored the extension.