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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. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $190,365 $1,804
2. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $185,463 $7,265
3. County Administrative Officer Kings County Administration $184,257 $40,152
4. Superintendent* Hanford Elementary Superintendent $184,174 $29,831
5. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $183,781 $14,020
6. Superintendent* Hanford Joint Union High District Superintendent $183,693 $30,576
7. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $183,609 $13,901
8. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $183,558 $18,200
9. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $183,558 $18,200
10. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $181,801 $14,020
11. City Manager Hanford City Manager-City Clerk $181,348 $68,738
12. County Counsel Kings County County Counsel $173,976 $33,403
13. City Manager Corcoran City Manager $158,165 $46,273
14. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Joint Union High District/Business Office $157,445 $28,698
15. Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - Administration $156,042 $48,812
16. Superintendent Corcoran Joint Unified Corcoran $156,033 $28,262
17. District Attorney Kings County District Attorney $155,636 $35,697
18. Director Of Public Works Hanford Engineering $153,996 $47,187
19. Detentions Sergeant Kings County Sheriff - Jail $152,893 $24,688
20. Police Chief Hanford Police-Support Services $151,584 $40,641
21. Superintendent* Lemoore Union High Dist. Office $147,267 $25,099
22. Finance Director Hanford Accounting $143,838 $56,028
23. Deputy Dir Of Public Works Hanford Engineering $143,267 $59,697
24. Director, Human Resources Hanford Joint Union High Human Resources $142,977 $25,100
25. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $142,915 $40,271
26. General Manager Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District Administration $142,028 $30,635
27. Court Executive Officer Kings County Superior Court Administration $141,335 $26,795
28. Director, Special Services Hanford Joint Union High Programs & Curriculum $140,399 $24,181
29. Fire Chief Hanford Fire-Admin/Suppression $140,265 $49,753
30. City Manager Avenal Management $138,600 $47,317
31. Director of Finance Kings County Department Of Finance $138,248 $27,329
32. Police Chief Corcoran Police $138,159 $46,709
33. Director, Comm Develop Hanford Planning $137,716 $47,895
34. Director Of Educational Services Corcoran Joint Unified District Office $137,244 $27,223
35. Inst/Curriculum Svcs* Hanford Joint Union High Programs & Curriculum $137,211 $17,695
36. Assistant County Admin Officer Kings County Administration $136,035 $36,681
37. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $133,128 $24,753
38. Director, Special Services Hanford Elementary Guidance & Health $133,128 $24,753
39. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Joint Union High Hanford High School $132,893 $24,077
40. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Joint Union High Hanford West High School $132,893 $24,077
41. Police Captain Hanford Police-Operations $130,762 $44,863
42. Assistant Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - Ab-109 $130,479 $37,294
43. Assessor/Clerk/Recorder Kings County Assessor $129,046 $26,043
44. Commissioner Kings County Superior Court Courtroom Services $128,511 $25,108
45. Assistant Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - Field Operations $128,202 $39,794
46. Chief Business Official Hanford Elementary General Schools $128,173 $26,711
47. Chief Information Officer Kings County IT - Internal Services Admin $128,127 $27,379
48. Director Of Information Technology Kings County Superior Court Information Technology $128,000 $21,168
49. Fire Captain Kings County Fire $126,635 $27,347
50. Associate Administrator, Assistant Hanford Joint Union High Hanford High School $126,278 $16,502
51. Chief Of Police Avenal Management $125,662 $72,412
52. Director of Public Health Svcs Kings County Health - Administration $125,656 $28,493
53. Director of Public Works Kings County Public Works - Administration $125,656 $29,033
54. Director of Comm. Development Kings County Community Development Agency $125,276 $35,774
55. Principal Lemoore Union High Lemoore High $124,927 $23,073
56. Director Of Technology Hanford Elementary Hesd Net $124,399 $26,291
57. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $124,387 $32,657
58. Director, Categorical Programs Hanford Elementary Program Evaluation $124,102 $23,860
59. County Fire Chief Kings County Fire $124,085 $43,863
60. Associate Administrator, Assistant Hanford Joint Union High Adult School $123,443 $22,547
61. Director of Human Services Kings County Human Services $123,434 $17,005
62. Director Of Facilities & Ops Hanford Elementary Fiscal Svc/Facility $123,416 $25,036
63. Human Resources Director Kings County Human Resources $123,352 $33,707
64. Job Training Office Director Kings County Jto Program Admin $123,319 $35,129
65. Human Resource Manager Hanford Personnel $123,194 $53,750
66. Battalion Chief Hanford Fire-Admin/Suppression $123,170 $41,842
67. Director, Inst/Curriculum Services Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $122,934 $23,752
68. Executive Director
Other Positions Held: Secretary
Kings County Self-Insured Schools District Administration $122,708 $23,606
69. Chief Probation Officer Kings County Probation $122,101 $38,184
70. Head Teacher Hanford Elementary Human Resources $121,839 $23,670
71. Supv Attorney-Child Support Kings County Dept Of Child Support Services $121,447 $26,850
72. Supv Attorney Child Advocacy Kings County Admin - Minors Advocacy $121,353 $26,549
73. Fire Captain Hanford Fire-Admin/Suppression $120,870 $24,679
74. Executive Director California Vanpool Authority (CalVans) Administration $120,742 $27,078
75. Asst Supt Of Hr Central Union Elementary District $120,092 $24,201
76. Director, Inst/Curriculum Services Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $120,037 $22,884
77. Assistant Superintendent Lemoore Union High Dist. Office $119,872 $22,671
78. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $119,343 $37,074
79. Police Sergeant Hanford Police-Operations $119,144 $25,905
80. Director Of Categorical Corcoran Joint Unified District Office $119,117 $25,544
81. Director Of Technology Corcoran Joint Unified Corcoran $119,069 $21,922
82. Principal Lemoore Union High Gfg Alt Ed $118,796 $22,196
83. District Manager Kings Mosquito Abatement District Management $118,665 $27,617
84. Fire Captain Hanford Fire-Admin/Suppression $118,641 $25,804
85. Child Welfare & Attend Coordinator Hanford Elementary Child Welfare & Attendance $118,243 $25,613
86. Police Lieutenant Hanford Police-Support Services $118,048 $33,046
87. Police Sergeant Hanford Police-Operations $117,872 $22,922
88. Mathematics* Hanford Joint Union High Sierra Pacific High School $117,693 $24,546
89. Secretary
Other Positions Held: General Manager, Treasurer
Kings County Water District Board Member $117,600 $35,407
90. Assistant Administrator/Consl* Hanford Joint Union High Sierra Pacific High School $117,526 $22,584
91. Attorney IV-Child Support Kings County Dept Of Child Support Services $117,448 $20,245
92. Deputy District Attorney IV Kings County District Attorney $116,739 $27,573
93. Police Officer Hanford Police-Pop Program $116,596 $34,447
94. Alternative Education* Hanford Joint Union High Earl F Johnson $116,581 $21,750
95. Director Business Services Hanford Joint Union High District/Business Office $116,527 $24,682
96. Fire Captain Kings County Fire $116,375 $23,198
97. Principle Info Tech Analyst Kings County Information Technology $116,326 $19,049
98. Principal Lemoore Union High Middle College High School $116,014 $22,196
99. Deputy District Attorney IV Kings County District Attorney $115,897 $21,231
100. Deputy District Attorney IV Kings County District Attorney $115,883 $26,953