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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. Superintendent Hanford Joint Union High District Superintendent $216,399 $44,339
2. City Manager Hanford City Manager-City Clerk $212,593 $66,635
3. City Manager Lemoore City Manager $195,782 $24,884
4. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $195,157 $14,995
5. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $194,493 $16,278
6. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $194,208 $7,735
7. County Administrative Officer Kings County Administration $192,817 $46,546
8. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $192,322 $7,677
9. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $191,940 $19,424
10. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $191,940 $19,424
11. Judge, Superior Court Kings County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $191,078 $14,869
12. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Joint Union High District/Business Office $185,029 $39,846
13. Superintendent Hanford Elementary Superintendent $183,696 $37,020
14. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $177,634 $47,562
15. County Counsel Kings County County Counsel $176,898 $36,890
16. Superintendent Corcoran Joint Unified District $173,164 $36,219
17. Court Executive Officer Kings County Superior Court Administration $170,000 $27,200
18. District Attorney Kings County District Attorney $168,746 $43,720
19. Superintendent Armona Union Elementary District $166,647 $38,689
20. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $166,044 $48,496
21. Police Chief Hanford Police-Support Service $165,223 $43,854
22. Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - Administration $165,094 $61,445
23. Superintendent Kings County Office of Education Elected Official $163,281 $33,343
24. Superintendent Central Union Elementary District $159,550 $37,447
25. General Manager Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District Administration $158,263 $31,142
26. City Manager Corcoran City Manager $154,094 $34,759
27. Chief Business Official Hanford Elementary Fisc Svc/Facil $153,406 $34,871
28. Director, Human Resources Hanford Joint Union High Human Resources $153,250 $34,449
29. Director, Special Services Hanford Joint Union High Programs & Curriculum $152,385 $33,780
30. Director, Public Works Hanford Pw-Administration & Engr $151,850 $55,936
31. Director Of Ed. Services Corcoran Joint Unified District $151,301 $34,731
32. Inst/Curriculum Svcs* Hanford Joint Union High Programs & Curriculum $151,240 $34,251
33. Fire Chief Hanford Fire-Admin/Suppression $150,514 $44,444
34. Assistant Superintendent Kings County Office of Education Human Resources $150,281 $31,290
35. Director, Util & Engineer Hanford Pw-Administration & Engr $149,882 $59,708
36. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Joint Union High Hanford High School $149,634 $34,035
37. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Joint Union High Sierra Pacific High School $149,634 $34,035
38. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $149,310 $41,605
39. Court Commissioner Kings County Superior Court Courtroom Services $148,978 $25,240
40. Director, Community Dev Hanford Planning $148,586 $51,878
41. Operator (Water & Wastewater) Avenal Utilities $148,349 $27,734
42. Assistant Superintendent Kings County Office of Education Business Services $144,928 $32,071
43. City Manager Avenal Management $144,842 $27,944
44. Assistant Superintendent Kings County Office of Education Educational Services $144,050 $30,142
45. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Elementary Guidance & Health $143,388 $31,471
46. Director Of Finance Kings County Department of Finance $141,816 $35,679
47. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Elementary Human Resources $140,358 $31,075
48. Assistant Superintendent Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $140,026 $31,354
49. Chief Of Police Avenal Management $139,682 $54,458
50. Police Chief Corcoran Police $139,157 $30,499
51. Assessor/Clerk/Recorder Kings County Assessor $139,039 $27,192
52. Chief Technology Officer Kings County Office of Education Information Systems $138,814 $28,453
53. Assistant Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - AB-109 $138,731 $46,646
54. Director Technology Corcoran Joint Unified District $138,575 $29,365
55. Assistant Sheriff Kings County Sheriff - Field Operations $138,107 $49,146
56. Director, Inst/Curriculum Serv Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $137,447 $30,297
57. Director Business Services Hanford Joint Union High District/Business Office $136,702 $33,939
58. Director, Finance Hanford Finance-Accounting $135,770 $53,838
59. Associate Administrator, Asst Hanford Joint Union High Adult School $135,319 $31,458
60. Director, Categorical Programs Hanford Elementary Program Evaluation $134,867 $30,297
61. Managing Deputy Da Kings County District Attorney $134,447 $40,171
62. Chief Technology Officer Hanford Elementary Hesd Net $134,234 $31,912
63. Police Chief Lemoore Police $134,227 $49,912
64. Fire Captain Kings County Fire $133,667 $33,923
65. Director Of Facilities & Ops Hanford Elementary Fisc Svc/Facil $132,995 $30,767
66. Human Resources Director Kings County Human Resources $132,189 $40,171
67. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Joint Union High Earl F Johnson $132,151 $30,851
68. Associate Administrator, Asst Hanford Joint Union High Hanford High School $131,671 $31,493
69. Director Of Public Works Kings County Public Works - Administration $131,535 $34,126
70. Associate Administrator, Asst Hanford Joint Union High Hanford West High School $131,340 $31,402
71. Assistant Superintendent Central Union Elementary District $131,078 $33,601
72. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Elementary Child Welfare & Attendance $130,812 $30,283
73. Chief Probation Officer Kings County Probation $130,570 $48,322
74. Superintendent/Principal Kit Carson Union Elementary Kit Carson Regular Staff $130,155 $18,903
75. Econ&Workforce Development Dir Kings County JTO Program Admin $129,937 $39,926
76. Director, Parks & Rec Hanford Parks & Rec-Admin $129,739 $52,932
77. Director, Inst/Curriculum Serv Hanford Elementary Teacher Resource Center $128,990 $30,043
78. Director Of Comm. Development Kings County Community Development Agency $128,989 $39,217
79. Supv Attorney-Child Support Kings County Dept of Child Support Services $128,835 $40,013
80. County Fire Chief Kings County Fire $128,748 $53,326
81. Director Of Categorical Programs Corcoran Joint Unified District $128,743 $31,847
82. Assistant County Counsel Kings County County Counsel $128,578 $25,034
83. General Manager Kings County Water District Administration $128,410 $42,089
84. Human Res Manager Hanford Personnel $126,962 $52,655
85. Director Of Human Services Kings County Human Services $126,575 $40,732
86. Instructional/Curriculum Serv Hanford Elementary Curriculum, Instr & P.D. $126,560 $29,243
87. Superintendent/Principal Lakeside Union Elementary (Kings) Lakeside School $126,418 $31,129
88. Executive Director Kings County Area Public Transit Agency Transit $126,145 $25,100
89. Police Captain Hanford Police-Operations $126,009 $39,924
90. Assistant Superintendent Central Union Elementary District $125,347 $34,535
91. Executive Director California Vanpool Authority (CalVans) Administration $124,829 $26,937
92. Director, Youth Development Hanford Elementary Comm Day Sch $124,759 $28,847
93. Coordinator Of Curriculum Central Union Elementary District $124,732 $32,508
94. Assistant Superintendent Kings County Office of Education Human Resources $124,720 $27,253
95. Deputy County Counsel IV Kings County County Counsel $124,466 $39,143
96. Principal,Incl Head Teacher Hanford Elementary Wilson Jr.High $124,453 $28,847
97. Mathematics* Hanford Joint Union High Hanford High School $124,017 $32,859
98. Principal Corcoran Joint Unified High School $123,722 $31,130
99. Deputy District Attorney IV Kings County District Attorney $123,707 $24,586
100. Battalion Chief Kings County Fire $123,677 $41,441