Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to earn a pension larger than President Joe Biden’s salary upon his retirement, further rendering him the highest-paid federal employee in American history, according to a Thursday report from Open The Books.
The government transparency nonprofit calculated that Fauci, who directs the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and works as Chief Medical Advisor to the president, will receive a $414,667 annual pension payout upon his retirement after Biden’s first term concludes. Because Fauci received a 5% salary increase from 2020 to 2021 and a 5.4% increase from 2021 to 2022, a conservative estimate of two more 5% increases leave him with a final salary of over $530,000.
Fauci, who has worked in the federal government for 59 years, currently
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