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Counties Reported
55
$24,187,695,971
Last Updated: 8/20/2018

Report: Highest Paid Employees

Total Wages: Total wages reported by the employer from Box 5 of the W-2. Amounts listed may include regular pay, overtime, cash payments for vacation and sick leave, and bonus payments. Position listings on this site do not distinguish between full-time and part-time employees.
  Position County Department Total Wages
1. Faculty Physician-Contract Kern County Kern Medical Center $845,055
2. Faculty Physician-Contract Kern County Kern Medical Center $829,372
3. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $738,544
4. Physician Manager San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $709,874
5. Orthopedic Surgeon-Contract Kern County Kern Medical Center $682,956
6. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $666,531
7. Chief Physician III Surgery-Neurological Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $632,760
8. Chairman, Department Of Surgery Kern County Kern Medical Center $632,537
9. Senior Physician Surgery-Neurological Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $623,899
10. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $580,877
11. Psychiatrist Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $566,014
12. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex
Other Positions Held: Relief Physician 51 - Anesthesiology
Los Angeles County Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center $542,220
13. General Manager-Chief Flood Control Engineer Riverside County Flood Control $539,603
14. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $535,982
15. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $535,834
16. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $535,622
17. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $530,814
18. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $528,257
19. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $525,885
20. Physician Manager San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $523,036
21. Chief Physician I Obgyn-Gynecologic Oncology Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $522,973
22. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $522,438
23. Chief Physician II Anesthesiology Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $513,096
24. Chief Of Surgery Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $512,774
25. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $511,919
26. Phys Spec Surgery-Cardio Thoracic Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $511,524
27. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $508,752
28. Chief Deputy Sheriff B Riverside County Sheriff $505,520
29. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $505,378
30. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $505,303
31. Director Of Health Services Los Angeles County Health Services $503,646
32. County Administrator Alameda County County Administrator's Office $502,477
33. Phys Spec Surgery-Orthopedics Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $501,723
34. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $498,854
35. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $497,473
36. Chf Dep Dir, Hs, Clin&Med Aff (Uc) Los Angeles County Health Services $497,394
37. Chief Ob/Gyn Surgeon Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $493,390
38. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $492,966
39. Chief Physician I Anesthesiology Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $491,809
40. Chief Physician II Surgery-General Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $490,449
41. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $490,340
42. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $489,178
43. Phys Spec Surgery-Orthopedics Megaflex
Other Positions Held: Deputy Sheriff, Nc Hourly Only
Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $488,046
44. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $487,187
45. Psychiatrist Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $484,404
46. Senior Physician Anesthesiology Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $481,686
47. Phys Spec Int Med-Critical Care Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center $481,328
48. Phys Spec Surgery-Pediatric Non Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $479,963
49. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $479,516
50. Senior Physician Anesthesiology Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $477,301
51. Chief Physician I Surgery-General Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $477,043
52. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $477,011
53. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $476,107
54. Chief Physician I Anesthesiology Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $471,072
55. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $470,171
56. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $469,853
57. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $469,687
58. Phys Spec Radiology-General/Diagnostic Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $468,908
59. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $463,072
60. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $462,849
61. Phys Spec Surgery-Pediatric Non Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $462,460
62. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $461,386
63. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $459,932
64. Chief Physician II Pediatrics Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $459,633
65. Psychiatrist Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $458,747
66. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $458,337
67. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $457,237
68. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $455,423
69. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $454,522
70. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Non Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $454,301
71. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $452,458
72. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $451,808
73. Chief Physician I Surgery-Plastic Los Angeles County Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center $447,829
74. Nmc Chief Executive Officer Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $446,989
75. Phys Spec Obgyn-Maternal/Fetal Medicine Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $446,919
76. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $446,298
77. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $445,530
78. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $445,447
79. Physician - Vmc - Eh Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $445,131
80. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $444,949
81. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $444,811
82. Chief Division Of Urology/Vice Chair Dept Kern County Kern Medical Center $443,099
83. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $443,055
84. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $441,220
85. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $440,228
86. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $439,331
87. Senior Physician Anesthesiology Los Angeles County LAC+USC Healthcare Network $438,050
88. Medical Director I Los Angeles County Health Services $437,676
89. Chief Physician II Int Med-Critical Care Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $437,636
90. Phys Spec Radiology-Vasc/Int Diagnostic Megaflex Los Angeles County Valleycare Network $437,408
91. Phys Spec Radiology-Vasc/Int Diagnostic Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $436,869
92. Physician San Joaquin County Hosp Physician Compensation $436,543
93. Battalion Chief/56 Hours/ Los Angeles County Fire Department $436,542
94. Phys Spec Anesthesiology Megaflex Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $435,418
95. Medical Director, M.D., Mental Hlth Los Angeles County Mental Health $435,159
96. Physician - Vmc Santa Clara County Valley Medical Center $433,515
97. Chief Executive Officer (Uc) Los Angeles County Chief Executive Office $431,123
98. Clinical Nurse III - Step A Santa Clara County Custody Health Services $431,093
99. Chief Physician I Surgery-Neurological Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $428,959
100. Chief Physician I Radiology-General/Diagnostic Los Angeles County MetroCare Network $428,465