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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. Sheriff-Coroner Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $376,941 $79,730
2. General Manager Madera Irrigation District Administration $241,539 $47,902
3. Superintendent Chowchilla Elementary Administration $237,914 $49,525
4. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $234,428 $16,269
5. Superintendent Madera Unified Cabinet $228,415 $55,306
6. Superintendent Of Schools Madera County Superintendent of Schools Superintendent Of Schools $222,919 $47,850
7. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $216,601 $1,806
8. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,479 $20,917
9. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $212,058 $16,070
10. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,503 $8,365
11. County Administrative Officer Madera County Administration $211,419 $90,785
12. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,853 $16,194
13. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,650 $16,194
14. Judge, Superior Court Madera County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,650 $16,194
15. Assistant General Manager Madera Irrigation District Administration $202,455 $19,118
16. Chief Of Development Services Madera County Public Works - Planning $200,026 $76,640
17. Public Health Officer Madera County Health $194,585 $36,747
18. City Administrator
Other Positions Held: Finance Director
Chowchilla Administration Department $190,450 $11,803
19. 0301 City Manager Madera City Administrator $189,288 $27,810
20. CEO
Other Positions Held: HR
Chowchilla Memorial Healthcare District Administration $186,314 $20,848
21. District Attorney Madera County District Attorney $184,060 $69,886
22. Deputy Superintendent Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $183,978 $48,883
23. 6350 Police Chief Madera City Administrator $183,460 $62,897
24. Chief Human Resources Officer Madera Unified Classified Mgmt $181,971 $45,447
25. Superintendent Yosemite Unified Certificated Mgmt $181,071 $34,246
26. Director of Behavioral Health Services Madera County Behavioral Health Services $180,824 $73,857
27. Asst Supt Ed Services Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $179,674 $47,396
28. Superintendent Golden Valley Unified Certificated Mgmt $174,729 $42,044
29. Court Executive Officer Madera County Superior Court Courts $174,572 $51,639
30. Chief Information Officer Madera County Information Technology $172,499 $77,164
31. Superintendent Chowchilla Union High Cert Mgmt $172,475 $38,158
32. Executive Director Madera County Local Transportation Commission Administration $170,552 $48,755
33. Deputy CAO Legal/Risk Insurance Services Madera County Administration $170,072 $65,402
34. Undersheriff Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $163,836 $78,055
35. Executive Dir. Acctablty/Comm Madera Unified Classified Mgmt $162,245 $48,510
36. Superintendent Chawanakee Unified Superintendent $162,084 $37,272
37. Director Of Social Services Madera County Social Services $161,202 $71,543
38. Assistant Super Of Ed Chowchilla Elementary Administration $160,377 $37,865
39. Sheriff's Commander Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $159,950 $73,421
40. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $159,781 $58,012
41. 6300 Police Commander Madera Police Chief $159,236 $65,872
42. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $158,210 $59,176
43. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $156,377 $44,353
44. Director Of Water & Natural Resources Madera County Water & Natural Resources $155,933 $62,577
45. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $155,549 $39,877
46. Deputy CAO-Finance Madera County Administration $155,061 $45,997
47. Exe Dir Studnt/Fam Suppt Servs Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $154,973 $46,623
48. Area Assistant Superintendent Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $154,096 $39,633
49. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $154,017 $58,280
50. Assessor Madera County Assessor $153,883 $44,964
51. Asst Supt Of Admin Chowchilla Elementary Admin Classified $153,774 $41,251
52. Executive Director Ezequiel Tafoya Alvarado Academy Administration (Certificated) $153,196 $47,918
53. Assistant District Attorney Madera County District Attorney $153,121 $58,705
54. Tax Collector-Treasurer Madera County Treasurer/Tax Collector $152,626 $59,274
55. Auditor-Controller Madera County Aud/Controller $152,611 $48,977
56. Staff Services Manager I Madera County Behavioral Health Services $152,548 $24,301
57. Assoc Supt Educational Serv Madera County Superintendent of Schools Certificated Admin $152,294 $38,466
58. Deputy Public Works Director Madera County Public Works - Engineering $150,558 $62,355
59. Chief Financial Officer Madera Unified Classified Mgmt $149,037 $47,723
60. Sheriff's Sergeant
Other Positions Held: Reserve Deputy Extra Help
Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $149,031 $27,320
61. 0750 Director Of Human Resources Madera City Administrator $148,828 $38,200
62. Sheriff's Commander Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $148,648 $57,955
63. Deputy Public Works Director Madera County Public Works - Roads $147,365 $56,367
64. Sheriff's Corporal Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $147,221 $36,510
65. Supervising Deputy District Attorney Madera County District Attorney $147,144 $56,912
66. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $147,111 $56,381
67. County Probation Officer Madera County Probation $146,940 $87,035
68. County Clerk-Recorder Madera County County Clerk/Recorder $146,545 $62,187
69. Director Facilities Plng/Const Madera Unified Classified Mgmt $146,540 $47,081
70. Director Of Child Support Services Madera County Child Support Services $146,510 $71,935
71. Public Health Director Madera County Health $146,273 $72,181
72. Director - Classified H/R Madera Unified Classified Mgmt $146,169 $39,993
73. Executive Director Sps Madera County Superintendent of Schools Certificated Admin $145,963 $37,000
74. 6250 Police Lieutenant Madera Police Commander $145,875 $62,337
75. General Manager Chowchilla Water District Accounting $145,338 $42,882
76. Executive Director, CAES Madera County Superintendent of Schools Certificated Admin $142,281 $34,558
77. Sheriff's Sergeant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $142,187 $58,308
78. 2500 City Engineer Madera Director Of Community Developm $141,750 $37,489
79. Principal - Mshs Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $141,591 $41,058
80. Principal - Mhs Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $141,403 $37,610
81. Sheriff's Corporal Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $140,949 $40,938
82. Corrections Director Madera County Corrections $140,560 $85,128
83. Asst Supt, Human Resources Madera County Superintendent of Schools Certificated Admin $140,334 $36,063
84. Deputy Public Health Director-Clinical & Nursing Services Madera County Health $140,131 $47,509
85. Dir Curr/Inst/Assess - Elem Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $139,509 $40,545
86. Principal - Mths Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $139,374 $41,459
87. Dir Special Services Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $139,177 $40,811
88. Assistant Behavioral Health Services Director Madera County Behavioral Health Services $138,881 $53,792
89. Superintendent Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary Certificated Mgmt $138,626 $35,929
90. Dir District Athletics Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $137,104 $36,966
91. Ag Commissioner/Sealer Madera County Ag Commissioner $136,864 $44,268
92. Sheriff's Lieutenant Madera County Sheriff/Coroner $136,068 $51,005
93. Executive Director-Community Action Partnership Madera County Community Action Agency $136,058 $61,574
94. Assistant Auditor-Controller Madera County Aud/Controller $135,687 $38,916
95. Supervising Deputy District Attorney Madera County District Attorney $135,314 $51,262
96. Deputy Chief Information Officer - Network & Security Services Madera County Information Technology $135,055 $40,184
97. Director of Public Works Madera County Public Works - Roads $134,396 $34,642
98. 6250 Police Lieutenant Madera Police Commander $134,274 $60,450
99. Principal Elementary Chowchilla Elementary Administration $133,267 $33,686
100. Dir Curr/Inst/Assess - Second Madera Unified Certificated Mgmt $133,262 $39,605