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Highest Paid Public Employees1
Rank
'17
NameTitle
Salary
1William "Bill" Johnson
TVA President, CEO
$995,000
2Beverly J. Davenport
UT chancellor
$625,000
3Joseph DiPietro
UT President
$560,444
4Michael Skaggs
TVA EVP, operations
$495,285
5Sherry Anne Quirk
TVA EVP, general counsel
$477,405
6Stephen Mangum
UT Dean, Business Admin.
$469,873
7David Millhorn
UT SVP, research & econ. development
$404,504
8Robert Deacy Sr.
TVA SVP, gen. construction, projects
$380,282
9Wayne Davis
UT Dean, Engineering
$379,635
10Christopher Cimino
UT sr. vice chancellor, Finance & Admin.
$377,300
11Joseph Carcello
UT Exec. director, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
$373,776
12Taylor Eighmy
UT Vice chancellor, Research & Engagement
$365,500
13Mark Dean
UT Distinguished prof., Electrical Eng. & Computer Sciences
$354,055
14Mintha Roach
KUB President, CEO
$352,600
15Darinka Mileusnic
Knox Co. chief medical examiner
$350,164
16Jan F. Simek
UT Interim dept. head, Anthropology
$343,956
17Terry Neal
UT Prof., Accounting & Information Mgmt.
$343,334
18Jimmy Cheek
UT Chancellor emeritus, distinguished prof., Educational Leadership & Political Science
$341,450
19Tim L. Cross
UT Chancellor, Institute of Agriculture
$340,300
20Uma Rao
UT Endowed professor, director, Social Work
$332,677
21Jeremy Smith
UT Gov.'s Chair, Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
$332,031
22Linda Ann Myers
UT Professor, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
$330,000
23Takeshi Egami
UT Distinguished professor, Materials Science & Engineering
$324,851
24Tracie Woidtke
UT Professor, Finance
$323,400
25Tonjanita Johnson
UT EVP, COO
$319,928
26Bruce Behn
UT Professor, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
$318,654
27David L. Miller
UT CFO
$315,000
28Steven Zinkle
UT Governor's Chair, Nuclear Engineering
$314,214
29William Weber
UT Governor's Chair, Materials Science & Engineering
$313,873
30Elbio Dagotto
UT Distinguished professor, Physics
$309,830
31Theodore Stank
UT Professor, Mktg. & Supply Chain Mgmt.
$300,217
32Thomas Zawodzinski
UT Gov.'s Chair, Chem. & Biomolecular Eng.
$298,526
33Christopher Lochmuller
Knox Co. deputy chief medical examiner
$297,109
34James Neutens
UT Dean, Graduate School of Medicine
$292,834
35Arthur Ragauskas
UT Governor's Chair, Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering
$292,472
36Jack Dongarra
UT Dist. research prof., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
$290,918
37Matthew Scoggins III
UT VP, General counsel
$290,900
38Tammy Wilson
TVA VP, treasurer, chief risk officer
$279,462
39Diane Wear
TVA VP, controller
$278,375
40Janet Brewer
TVA SVP, communications & marketing
$269,655
41Joseph Hoagland
TVA VP, enterprise relations
$266,240
42David Owens
TVA VP, coal & gas svcs.
$260,726
43Christopher Hinton
TVA VP, compensation & benefits
$248,000
44Mark A. Walker
KUB SVP, CFO
$239,295
45H. Edward Black
KUB SVP
$237,589
46Amy Hawes
Knox Co. assistant medical examiner
$233,443
47Wayne Gildroy
TVA, associate general counsel, enterprise & finance
$232,963
48Justin Maierhofer
TVA VP, gov't relations
$227,355
49William Oliver
Knox Co. assistant medical examiner
$226,643
50Clifford Beach Jr.
TVA associate general counsel, contracts & commercial law
$221,547
50Kimberly Bolton
TVA, special counsel
$221,547
NRGregory Blake
UT Chair, Family Practice Ctr.
NA
NRBradley Fenwick
UT vice chancellor
NA
NRTodd Raleigh
UT head baseball coach
NA
NRGary Sayler
UT Director, Ctr. For Env. Biotech.
NA
NRJ.J. Clark
UT Director, head coach, track & field
NA
NRRobert Gillespie Jr.
UT Football coach, running backs
NA
NRMatthew Myers
UT Assoc. dean, prof., Ctr. for Exec. Education
NA
NRMitchell Goldman
UT Chair, Dept. of Surgery
NA
NRDouglas Blaze
UT Dean, College of Law
NA
NRSteven Smith
UT Dean, University Libraries
NA
NRBeth Alford-Sullivan
UT Dir., Track & field, cross country
NA
NRSteve Stripling
UT Assoc. head football coach
NA
NRMichael Morris
UT Assoc. dean, Business Administration
NA
NRTheresa Lee
UT Dean & prof., Arts & Sciences
NA
NRJimmy Mays
UT Distinguished scientist, Chemistry
NA
NRJoseph Stewart
UT Special assistant to Exec. VP
NA
NRFrank Loeffler
UT Gov.'s Chair, Microbiology
NA
NRJames Wansley
UT Dept. head, Finance
NA
NREddie Moore
UT Assoc. dean, Grad. School of Medicine
NA
NRVincent Carilli Jr.
UT Vice chancellor, Student Life
NA
NRDavid Joy
UT Dist. prof., Biochem., Cell. & Mol. bio.
NA
NRJames Thompson
UT Dean, Vet. Medicine
NA
NRSarah Gardial
UT Vice provost
NA
NRM. David Stockton
UT Prof., Grad. School of Medicine
NA
NRJohn Jancek
UT Football, defensive coordinator
NA
NRWilliam Neilson
UT Dept. head, Economics
NA
NRJon Parham
UT Assoc. prof., Family Practice Res., Grad. School of Medicine
NA
NRWilliam Fox
UT Dir., Ctr. For Business & Econ. Research
NA
NRGeorge Kabalka
UT Professor, Chemistry
NA
NRRobert Hatcher Jr.
UT Distinguished prof., Science Alliance
NA
NRGeorges Guiochon
UT Distinguished prof., Chemistry
NA
NRAnthony S. Jones
UT assoc. head coach, men's basketball
NA
NRMandyam Srinivasan
UT Prof., Stats., Operations & Mgmt. Science
NA
NRHolly Warlick
UT Head coach, women's basketball
NA
NRSteven L. Forbes
UT asst. coach, men's basketball
NA
NRJack D. Patterson
UT Exec. resrch. consult., Nat'l Defense Bus. Inst.
NA
NRJoseph Macek
UT Distinguished prof., Physics
NA
NRLee Riedinger
UT Dir., Bredesen Ctr. for Interdisciplinary Rsrch
NA
NRJohn Quinn
UT Professor, Physics
NA
NRButch Jones
UT Head coach, football
NA
NRBamin Khomami
UT Dept. head, Chem. & Biomol. Eng.
NA
NRRichard Barnes
UT Head coach, men's basketball
NA
NRDaniel Simberloff
UT Endowed prof., Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
NA
NRLinda Davidson
UT v. chancellor, Dev. & Alum. Affairs
NA
NRColleen Jonsson
UT Director, National Institute for Mathematical & Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS)
NA
NRLinda Hendricks Harig
UT VP, Chief HR officer
NA
NRKaren Weekly
UT Co-head softball coach
NA
NRHarold A. Black
UT professor, Finance
NA
NRFred Tompkins
UT dist. prof., Ag. Sci. & Nat. Resources
NA
1 Knox & Anderson counties
Source: City of Knoxville, City of Oak Ridge, Knox Co. Public Building Authority, Knox County, Knox County Schools, TVA, Visit Knoxville, UT, Pellissippi State, Walters State and other public institutions. UT salary data is for system-wide employees in Knox & Anderson counties employed as of June 30, 2017, usu. incl. base pay plus longevity pay, expense and housing allowances. UT athletic salaries may incl. hosting & other compensation. All UT athletics funding, incl. coaches' salaries, is from monies generated by athletics' resources and not from appropriated funding by state of Tenn. or other university revenues. TVA info. incl. officers who were employed at end of FY 2017 (Sept. 30, 2017). TVA titles reflect position held at end of fiscal year. TVA salaries represent actual salary during FY 2017, annual & long-term incentive awards, deferred compensation credits, grants from Exec. Long-Term Retention Incentive Plan, and awards under Performance Incentive Arrangements, and lump-sum recruitment incentives

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