- Former United States President, Donald Trump was not the highest paid federal government employee in the year 2019
- Dr Anthony Fauci, who heads the American infectious disease committee is reported to have had the highest salary as a government employee in 2019
Information obtained revealed that Dr Fauci was paid $18,000 more than immediate past president, Trump in 2019.
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“Dr. Anthony Fauci is the federal government’s top-paid employee and made $18,000 more than Trump in 2019.” Yahoo News informed.
While giving more details into Dr Fauci’s salary in 2019, Yahoo News highlighted that:
“Fauci earned $417,608 in 2019, according to OpenTheBooks — up $18,000 from the year before.
“A National Institutes of Health spokeswoman told Insider in December his salary was then $434,312.
“This means he earns more than the president, who has a salary of $400,000.
“Dr. Anthony Fauci has the highest salary of all federal government employees in the US, even more than the American president.
“The nation’s top infectious-disease expert, who leads the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, earned $417,608 in 2019, the most recent year for which data is available, per a Freedom of Information Act request by OpenTheBooks.”