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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. County Administrative Officer Madera County Admin - Administration $315,525 $80,936
2. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $238,230 $15,609
3. General Manager Madera Irrigation District Administration $222,022 $50,476
4. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $221,708 $1,805
5. County Superinendent of Schools Madera County Superintendent of Schools Superintendents Cabinet $220,915 $48,124
6. Superintendent Madera Unified 06 Superintendent Office $220,000 $52,032
7. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $217,711 $8,041
8. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $216,006 $15,534
9. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,799 $15,534
10. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,462 $20,101
11. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $206,877 $15,534
12. Ceo
Other Positions Held: Hr
Chowchilla Memorial Healthcare District Administration $205,120 $19,428
13. County Probation Officer Madera County Probation - Probation $201,960 $63,021
14. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $200,407 $44,113
15. Executive Dir. Acctablty/Comm Madera Unified 19 Performance Manag & Int Com $191,430 $54,003
16. Deputy Superintendent Madera Unified 18 Business Operations $188,184 $46,695
17. Assistant General Manager Madera Irrigation District Administration $187,829 $21,976
18. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $187,793 $10,402
19. 6350 Police Chief Madera City Administrator $187,350 $60,277
20. Chief Human Resources Officer Madera Unified 09 Human Resources $183,245 $44,942
21. Director of Public Works Madera County Roads - Rma Roads $181,766 $76,076
22. 0301 City Manager Madera City Administrator $181,737 $25,689
23. General Resource Manager Chowchilla Water District Accounting $180,325 $39,581
24. Assist Superintendent-Ed Serv Madera Unified 16 Educational Services $179,713 $45,291
25. District Attorney Madera County Disat - District Attorney $176,734 $79,716
26. Undersheriff Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $176,479 $55,700
27. City Administrator Chowchilla Administration Department $176,219 $3,518
28. Executive Director Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Admin (Cert) $175,000 $73,429
29. Sheriff-Coroner Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $171,515 $80,918
30. Chief of Development Services Madera County Planning - Rma Planning $166,413 $61,936
31. Executive Director Madera County Local Transportation Commission Administration $166,083 $51,748
32. Chief Business/Admin Svcs Ofcr Madera County Superintendent of Schools Superintendents Cabinet $163,453 $39,032
33. Chief Information Officer Madera County Itech - Information Technology $161,364 $69,393
34. Deputy Cao Legal/Risk Ins Service Madera County Admin - Administration $158,944 $55,547
35. Dir of Behavioral Health Services Madera County Bhsvc - Behavioral Health Services $158,272 $66,470
36. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified 21 Chief Academic Officers $158,149 $41,693
37. Sheriff's Commander Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $157,199 $59,281
38. Interim City Administrator
Other Positions Held: Finance Director
Chowchilla Administration Department $154,246 $9,371
39. Asst. Superintendent, Ed. Svcs Madera County Superintendent of Schools Superintendents Cabinet $153,493 $37,290
40. Executive Dir. Student/Family Madera Unified 05 Student/Family Support Serv $152,840 $51,557
41. Court Executive Officer Madera County Superior Court SC Admin $152,341 $26,610
42. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified 21 Chief Academic Officers $151,332 $39,852
43. Acting City Administrator
Other Positions Held: Chief Of Police
Chowchilla Administration Department $151,010 $29,156
44. Library Director Madera County Library - Library $149,175 $39,177
45. 0750 Director Of Human Resources Madera City Administrator $148,828 $38,414
46. Director of Social Services Madera County Scsvc - Social Services $148,761 $61,662
47. Director Facilities Plng/Const Madera Unified 11 Facilities Office $148,172 $51,514
48. Tax Collector-Treasurer Madera County Taxtr - Treasurer/Tax Collector $147,985 $63,737
49. 6300 Police Commander Madera Police Chief $147,846 $63,799
50. Principal - Mhs Madera Unified 40 Madera High $147,217 $38,213
51. Curriculum Director Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Admin (Cert) $146,916 $51,902
52. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified 27 District Office $146,643 $39,080
53. Supervisor Deputy District Attorney Madera County Disat - District Attorney $145,424 $50,234
54. Executive Dir, Stdnt Prog Svcs Madera County Superintendent of Schools Student Programs & Services $145,192 $35,937
55. Acting General Manager Chowchilla Water District Maintenance $144,077 $42,586
56. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $143,709 $9,061
57. Director of Water & Natural Resources Madera County Wnrcs - Water & Natural Resources $143,469 $66,193
58. Deputy Cao-Finance Madera County Admin - Administration $143,452 $38,214
59. Assessor Madera County Asser - Assessor $142,450 $43,710
60. County Clerk-Recorder Madera County County Clerk - County Clerk/Recorder $142,332 $55,588
61. Auditor-Controller Madera County Auditor - Aud/Controller $141,882 $43,698
62. 2500 City Engineer Madera Director Of Community Development $141,821 $37,646
63. Chief Financial Officer Madera Unified 08 Business Services $141,678 $50,261
64. Director Curric/Instr/Assmnt Madera Unified 23 Curriculum & Instruction $140,867 $38,799
65. Director Of Language & Literac Madera Unified 16 Educational Services $140,867 $38,799
66. Director Of Special Services Madera Unified 17 Special Services $139,907 $38,639
67. Director Of District Athletics Madera Unified 04 District Athletics $138,907 $36,804
68. Chief Human Resources Officer Madera County Superintendent of Schools Human Resources $138,491 $34,821
69. Sheriff's Commander Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $137,769 $60,598
70. Corrections Director Madera County Corrc - Corrections $136,538 $74,709
71. 5400 Director Of Parks And Com Services
Other Positions Held: 4200 Public Works Ops Director
Madera City Administrator $136,153 $36,867
72. Superintendent Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary District Office $135,613 $34,764
73. Executive Director Madera County Economic Development Commission Administration $135,602 $29,408
74. Principal - Mths Madera Unified 43 Matilda Torres $135,444 $37,909
75. Principal - Middle School Madera Unified 16 Educational Services $135,313 $37,872
76. Director Of Visual/Perform Art Madera Unified 20 Visual & Performing Arts $135,272 $37,869
77. Deputy Public Works Director Madera County Roads - Rma Roads $135,156 $50,039
78. Public Health Director Madera County Health - Health $135,127 $62,594
79. Exec Dir Career Tech /Alt Ed Madera County Superintendent of Schools Career/Alternative Ed Services $134,114 $34,113
80. Deputy Public Works Director Madera County Engineer - Rma Engineering $134,064 $54,988
81. Principal - Middle School Madera Unified 39 Martin Luther King $134,050 $36,017
82. Director of Child Support Services Madera County Cssvc - Child Support Services $133,484 $62,088
83. Principal Madera Unified 52 Sierra Vista $133,356 $37,562
84. Senior Deputy District Attorney Madera County Disat - District Attorney $133,139 $41,051
85. Director Of Student Services Madera Unified 05 Student/Family Support Serv $132,918 $48,633
86. Correctional Sergeant Madera County Corrc - Corrections $132,777 $43,605
87. Sheriff's Lieutenant Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $132,554 $44,803
88. Principal K-8 Madera Unified 38 La Vina $132,395 $35,734
89. Principal - Mshs Madera Unified 49 Madera South $132,336 $37,409
90. Principal Madera Unified 63 Chavez $131,356 $37,220
91. 6250 Police Lieutenant Madera Police Commander $131,214 $59,291
92. Assistant Auditor-Controller Madera County Auditor - Aud/Controller $131,084 $40,767
93. Dep Pub Health Dir Clin & Nrs Sv Madera County Health - Health $130,999 $41,665
94. Principal - Alternative Madera Unified 54 Mt. Vista $130,841 $37,178
95. Maintenance Manger Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Maintenance (Class) $130,667 $31,022
96. Administrator, Selpa Madera County Superintendent of Schools Student Programs & Services $130,614 $33,469
97. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $130,175 $51,322
98. Director Maint & Operations Madera Unified 45 Maint & Operations $129,943 $47,739
99. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff - Sheriff/Coroner $129,835 $48,603
100. Principal Madera Unified 42 Madison $129,749 $36,963