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This report includes positions at county superior courts, the state Supreme Court and the State Courts of Appeal.

Judiciary employees from state departments and superior courts will appear in this report once their payroll figures are published for the selected calendar year.

Report: Highest Paid Employees

  Position Employer Department / Subdivision Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
1. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $379,604 $51,116
2. Executive Director Habeas Corpus Resource Center $314,028 $53,517
3. Court Executive Officer, SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $304,383 $103,080
4. Chief Deputy, Finance And Administration Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $294,550 $109,292
5. Federal Court Consultant, Range A Judicial Council of California $279,069 $73,870
6. Justice, Court of Appeal Courts of Appeal, California Judges' Retire System Member $270,921 $21,503
7. Chief Information Officer, SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $266,165 $86,165
8. Judge, Superior Court San Francisco Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $265,574 $34,038
9. Court Executive Officer Tulare County Superior Court Executive Office $263,558 $48,434
10. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,896 $27,191
11. Executive Officer San Diego County Superior Court Superior Court $247,167 $119,338
12. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $244,856 $18,200
13. Executive Officer Contra Costa County Superior Court Executive Offices $243,011 $94,178
14. Court Executive Officer Riverside County Superior Court Executive $242,433 $21,042
15. Chief Deputy Of Operations Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,016 $95,765
16. Judge, Superior Court Kern County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $241,390 $1,804
17. Superior Court Chief Exec Offi Orange County Superior Court Executive $240,807 $137,053
18. Administrative Director of the Courts Judicial Council of California $240,167 $78,051
19. Sup Court Chief Exec Officer Santa Clara County Superior Court Executive Administration $239,866 $81,478
20. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $237,941 $27,067
21. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $233,850 $26,445
22. Associate Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $233,634 $2,560
23. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $233,042 $23,026
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $232,525 $27,213
25. Chief Deputy Executive Officer San Bernardino County Superior Court CEO-Executive $232,430 $69,513
26. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $232,078 $20,762
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,974 $27,193
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,805 $36,965
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,652 $20,986
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,519 $23,667
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,399 $30,385
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,250 $23,586
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,179 $30,385
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,908 $34,565
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,565
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,504
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,504
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,476
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,423
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $34,317
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $33,301
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $32,823
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,749
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,749
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,385
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $30,137
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $29,694
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $27,324
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $26,914
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $26,851
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $24,073
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $23,630
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $23,630
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $23,446
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $23,173
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $23,173
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $22,971
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $22,963
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $22,562
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $18,215
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $18,215
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $18,180
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $18,180
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $18,180
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $16,946
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $14,000
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $10,257
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,839 $7,245
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,809 $24,073
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,798 $34,379
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,789 $24,437
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,784 $23,630
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,779 $34,565
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,779 $34,565
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,764 $34,565
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,764 $34,565
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,764 $30,385
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,764 $30,262
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $34,565
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $34,565
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $34,565
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $34,565
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $34,348
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $30,385
97. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $23,173
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $22,919
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $14,000
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $230,734 $7,189