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). To view financial and statistical information for public employee retirement systems, please visit the State Controller's Government Financial Reports website.

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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