Government Compensation
in California

Superior Courts 
57 superior courts reported
20,636 employees
362 average number of
employees per superior court
$69,691 average wages
for all employees
$24,346 avg. retirement & health cost
for all employees
$1,438,150,395 total wages
for all superior courts
$502,398,913 total retirement & health cost
for all superior courts
The total retirement and health cost sometimes includes payments toward the net pension liabilities of the retirement plan(s).

Under state law, judges are paid a specific salary by the state. However, in some cases county superior courts provide a supplemental salary.

All Superior Court employees are considered Judiciary employees.
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Chart for Historical Data $69,691 $69,090 $68,302 $69,691 $69,090 $68,302
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