Government Compensation
in California

Santa Clara County   Employers in this County
1,868,558 resident population
18,777 county employees
100 residents per county employee
$750 amount spent on employee
total wages per resident
$262 amount spent on employee
total ret. & health cost per res.
$74,596 average wages
for this county's employees
$26,082 avg. retirement & health cost
for this county's employees
$1,400,680,360 total wages
paid by this county
$489,733,907 total retirement & health cost
paid by this county
The total retirement and health cost sometimes includes payments made by this employer toward the net pension liability of its retirement plan.

Starting with 2013 information, superior court employees are reported under Superior Courts instead of county governments.
Chart for Data at a Glance 10289430 10277594 10277539 10276560 10276068 10277941 10290071 10279185 10278266 10275559
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Chart for Historical Data $74,596 $72,995 $74,707 $68,355 $70,012 $74,596 $72,995 $74,707 $68,355 $70,012
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