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Employee information from cities, counties, special districts, superior courts, the University of California, California State University, community college districts, K-12 education providers, First 5 commissions, and fairs and expos will appear in this report once their payroll figures are published for the selected calendar year.

Report: Highest Paid Employees

  Position Employer Department Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
1. President, Range 0 State University, Humboldt $361,874 $76,911
2. Medical Director Humboldt County Mental Health $286,324 $67,654
3. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $253,113 $56,308
4. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $221,855 $55,108
5. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $215,755 $42,783
6. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $209,352 $58,639
7. President / Superintendent Redwoods Community College District President's Office $206,492 $30,500
8. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $193,494 $60,651
9. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $193,412 $53,263
10. Director-Health/Human Services Humboldt County Administration $188,763 $49,960
11. Administrator Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Administration $182,769 $26,850
12. Physician/Psychiatrist (X-Hlp) Humboldt County Mental Health $182,496 $38,483
13. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $181,949 $53,188
14. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $179,823 $3,104
15. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $179,214 $57,531
16. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $178,113 $14,765
17. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $178,105 $16,017
18. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $177,639 $6,436
19. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $177,302 $6,945
20. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $176,144 $36,224
21. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $176,005 $6,945
22. County Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $174,672 $44,927
23. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $174,398 $17,198
24. Cnty Administrative Officer Humboldt County County Administrative Officer $172,079 $47,925
25. Physician/Psychiatrist Humboldt County Mental Health $170,752 $46,471
26. Fire Chief Humboldt Fire Protection District No. 1 Administration $168,420 $68,285
27. Supervising Child Support Atty Humboldt County Dept Of Child Support Services $167,831 $13,958
28. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $166,430 $42,739
29. Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $166,017 $49,116
30. Air Pollution Control Officer North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Administration $165,837 $55,743
31. Chief Probation Officer Humboldt County Probation $165,130 $44,243
32. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $161,976 $53,788
33. City Manager Eureka City Manager $161,718 $0
34. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $161,094 $53,788
35. Administrator IV, Range 2 State University, Humboldt $160,235 $53,950
36. City Attorney Eureka City Attorney $160,151 $35,407
37. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $159,917 $48,806
38. City Manager Arcata City Manager $158,164 $60,220
39. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $157,838 $40,326
40. Sheriff Humboldt County Sheriff $155,889 $53,352
41. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $154,115 $47,571
42. District Attorney Humboldt County District Attorney $153,242 $45,514
43. Commissioner Humboldt County Superior Court Governing Body $151,971 $43,343
44. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $151,644 $46,579
45. Asst Cnty Administrative Ofcr Humboldt County County Administrative Officer $150,112 $34,422
46. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $148,573 $38,862
47. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $145,646 $38,345
48. Police Chief Eureka Police Department $145,421 $1,019
49. Administrator II, Range 1
Other Positions Held: Administrator III, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $142,545 $44,954
50. Public Defender Humboldt County Public Defender $140,793 $38,495
51. Administrator III, Range 1
Other Positions Held: Special Consultant, Range 0
State University, Humboldt $139,839 $44,015
52. City Manager Eureka City Manager $138,996 $39,152
53. Assistant City Manager - Operations Eureka Economic Development $138,830 $42,757
54. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $138,691 $48,855
55. Has-Public Health Branch Dir Humboldt County Public Health Administration $136,351 $33,514
56. Police Lieutenant Eureka Police Department $135,568 $64,601
57. Police Lieutenant Eureka Police Department $134,807 $50,650
58. Director Of Human Resources Humboldt County Personnel $134,588 $34,101
59. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $134,425 $35,551
60. Asst Cnty Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $134,205 $35,279
61. Vice President Instruction & Student Development Redwoods Community College District Academic & Transfer $133,757 $24,422
62. Director Of Child Support Svcs Humboldt County Dept Of Child Support Services $133,501 $38,955
63. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Special Consultant, Range 0
State University, Humboldt $133,446 $37,861
64. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $132,630 $46,578
65. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $131,442 $35,535
66. Sheriff'S Lieutenant Humboldt County Sheriff $130,433 $37,737
67. Chief Of Police Arcata Police $130,351 $66,382
68. Physician, Range 8 State University, Humboldt $129,770 $47,655
69. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $129,718 $47,134
70. Supervising Probation Officer Humboldt County Probation $128,952 $15,226
71. Court Executive Officer Humboldt County Superior Court Administration $128,750 $34,158
72. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $126,784 $52,174
73. Correctional Captain Humboldt County Sheriff - Jail $126,438 $35,664
74. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 3
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $126,078 $41,396
75. Social Worker IV D 40 Hrs Humboldt County Social Services $125,705 $22,475
76. Assistant Director-Has-Program Humboldt County Administration $125,694 $39,136
77. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $124,842 $46,095
78. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $124,658 $46,094
79. Director Of Public Works Humboldt County Roads-Administration/Business $124,613 $37,942
80. Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty - 12 Month, Range 5
State University, Humboldt $124,075 $45,556
81. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $123,804 $33,048
82. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $123,761 $46,711
83. Director of Public Works Eureka Public Works - Administration $123,631 $27,710
84. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $122,902 $45,678
85. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $122,368 $40,649
86. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $122,291 $41,099
87. Fire Chief/Assistant Chief Arcata Fire Protection District Fire $121,917 $80,842
88. Fire Chief/Assistant Chief Arcata Fire Protection District Fire $121,511 $80,296
89. Deputy Branch Director Humboldt County Administration $121,427 $33,750
90. General Manager Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Administration $121,100 $33,796
91. Senior Deputy County Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $120,317 $31,779
92. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Administrator III, Range 1, Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1, Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 5
State University, Humboldt $119,980 $42,481
93. Has-Mental Health Branch Dir Humboldt County Mental Health $119,956 $30,797
94. Assistant Fire Chief Eureka Fire Department $119,512 $48,292
95. Vice President, Administrative Services
Other Positions Held: Admin Car Allowance - Bs
Redwoods Community College District Business Services $119,154 $26,934
96. Personnel Director Eureka Personnel $118,868 $25,855
97. Professor, Computer Information Systems
Other Positions Held: Associate Faculty - Computer Information Systems
Redwoods Community College District Information Sciences $118,677 $22,909
98. Associate Engineer (M-C) Humboldt County Public Works - Land Use $117,539 $13,832
99. Finance Director Arcata Finance $117,389 $39,561
100. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $117,342 $31,995