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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 $422,932 $129,409
2. CEO Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Admin $296,507 $25,864
3. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $261,053 $59,770
4. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $257,196 $89,598
5. Health Officer - Medical Dir Humboldt County Public Health Administration $239,188 $23,691
6. Elected District Attorney Humboldt County District Attorney $227,671 $25,362
7. County Administrative Officer Humboldt County County Administrative Officer $224,645 $30,384
8. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $219,785 $87,075
9. Elected Sheriff Humboldt County Sheriff Operations $217,022 $50,552
10. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $216,792 $57,488
11. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,672 $873
12. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $213,586 $16,706
13. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $213,189 $16,070
14. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $212,897 $90,728
15. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,756 $16,799
16. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,503 $8,365
17. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,853 $16,194
18. Judge, Superior Court Humboldt County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,650 $16,194
19. Director-Health/Human Services Humboldt County Administration $209,727 $26,838
20. City Manager Eureka City Manager $207,558 $10,464
21. Physician - MD Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Clinic $205,821 $15,630
22. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $203,419 $87,818
23. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5 State University, Humboldt $198,915 $53,413
24. Public Defender Humboldt County Public Defender $193,795 $24,513
25. Commissioner Humboldt County Superior Court Commissioner $190,228 $28,135
26. Court Executive Officer Humboldt County Superior Court Executive $189,528 $21,094
27. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $188,057 $48,777
28. Sheriff's Sergeant Humboldt County Sheriff Operations $186,120 $25,552
29. Psychiatric Nurse Humboldt County Mental Health $183,024 $9,094
30. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $180,692 $56,051
31. Sheriff's Sergeant Humboldt County Sheriff Operations $179,841 $23,936
32. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $179,543 $80,631
33. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $177,974 $79,025
34. Hhs-Public Health Branch Dir Humboldt County Public Health Administration $176,729 $24,414
35. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $176,101 $73,374
36. COO Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Admin $175,910 $21,888
37. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $175,658 $41,109
38. Analyst/Programmer -12, Range 2 State University, Humboldt $174,237 $51,601
39. CLS Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Lab $173,955 $6,344
40. Director Of Public Works Humboldt County Roads-Administration/Business $173,522 $26,529
41. Deputy Sheriff II Humboldt County Sheriff Operations $172,841 $26,669
42. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $172,810 $46,106
43. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $172,769 $78,542
44. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $170,483 $76,570
45. Physician - Primary Care, Range 8
Other Positions Held: Physician - Primary Care, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $169,225 $73,759
46. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $169,188 $51,693
47. County Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $168,394 $15,731
48. Fire Chief Humboldt Bay Fire Fire $167,937 $35,007
49. Elected Treasurer-Tax Collector Humboldt County Treasurer-Tax Collector $167,294 $20,340
50. Program Manager Humboldt County Administration $166,163 $16,104
51. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 4
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - State Support, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $165,039 $65,051
52. Chief Probation Officer Humboldt County Probation $164,562 $40,308
53. County Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $163,956 $25,748
54. Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 4
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 4, Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $162,455 $65,532
55. Analyst/Programmer -12, Range 2 State University, Humboldt $161,555 $38,322
56. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $160,682 $58,410
57. Sheriff's Sergeant Humboldt County Sheriff Measure Z $160,268 $30,363
58. Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
State University, Humboldt $159,687 $73,953
59. City Manager Arcata City Manager $158,987 $48,746
60. Police Chief Eureka Police Department $158,970 $60,538
61. Admin Analyst II (40 Hr.) Humboldt County Public Health Field Nursing $158,730 $14,759
62. Superintendent Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Maintenance & Operations $158,167 $56,322
63. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $157,726 $45,288
64. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $157,100 $43,632
65. Agricultural Comm-Sealer/W&M Humboldt County Agricultural Commissioner $156,682 $22,474
66. Pharmacist Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Pharmacy $156,474 $2,306
67. Director Of Planning & Develop Humboldt County Current Planning Department $156,317 $18,711
68. City Manager Fortuna City Manager $155,823 $10,048
69. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $155,501 $45,974
70. Asst Personnel Director Humboldt County Risk Management $154,804 $18,854
71. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5 State University, Humboldt $154,560 $64,175
72. Elected Assessor Humboldt County Assessor $154,321 $20,143
73. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $153,589 $39,141
74. CFO Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Admin $153,424 $20,764
75. Deputy Fire Chief Humboldt Bay Fire Fire $152,961 $40,536
76. CNO Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District Nursing Admin $151,840 $5,971
77. City Manager Eureka City Manager $151,724 $37,886
78. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $151,280 $56,071
79. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $150,644 $55,905
80. Elected Auditor-Controller Humboldt County Auditor-Controller $150,546 $19,153
81. Hhs-Dep Director-Empl Services Humboldt County Administration $150,461 $21,059
82. Administrator II, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $150,132 $35,978
83. Fire Chief Arcata Fire Protection District Fire $150,063 $51,122
84. Supervising Pub Health Nurse Humboldt County Public Health Field Nursing $149,621 $21,656
85. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 3
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1
State University, Humboldt $149,531 $61,467
86. Senior Correctional Deputy Humboldt County Correctional Facility $149,478 $22,863
87. Asst County Counsel Humboldt County County Counsel $149,294 $23,775
88. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $149,101 $49,042
89. Sheriff's Captain Humboldt County Sheriff Measure Z $149,086 $35,086
90. Hhs-Child Welfare Div Director Humboldt County Child Welfare Services $148,440 $18,954
91. Network Analyst -12, Range 2 State University, Humboldt $148,210 $37,115
92. Captain Humboldt Bay Fire Fire $148,171 $33,747
93. Hhs-Mental Health Branch Dir Humboldt County Mental Health $148,072 $18,397
94. Elected Recorder Humboldt County Recorder $147,089 $19,561
95. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $146,517 $70,608
96. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Humboldt $146,049 $64,434
97. Sheriff's Sergeant Humboldt County Sheriff Operations $145,845 $28,390
98. Supervising Pub Health Nurse Humboldt County Public Health Field Nursing $145,642 $17,946
99. Deputy Health Officer Humboldt County Mcah/Ccs Personnel Program $144,307 $0
100. Air Pollution Control Officer North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District Administration $144,243 $52,789