Government Compensation
in California

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Superior Courts 
58 superior courts reported
20,316 employees
350 average number of
employees per superior court
$69,090 average wages
for all employees
$25,405 avg. retirement & health cost
for all employees
$1,403,627,879 total wages
for all superior courts
$516,118,065 total retirement & health cost
for all superior courts
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 Judicial employees.
Chart for Data at a Glance 10468317 10454126 10458121 10454759 10454221 10458770 10452833 10460498 10457148 10458165
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Chart for Historical Data $69,090 $68,302 $69,090 $68,302
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