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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. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $286,581 $135,687
2. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $284,859 $83,626
3. Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Organizational Resources & Support $283,505 $143,802
4. Smart General Manager Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit $272,131 $76,380
5. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $254,820 $94,471
6. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $254,709 $90,207
7. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $245,621 $91,760
8. County Administrator Marin County Administrator $243,593 $74,801
9. Medical Director - H&Hs Marin County Health & Human Services $239,130 $69,835
10. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $237,891 $94,554
11. Superintendent President Marin Community College District MCCD-President $237,276 $40,255
12. Director Of Health & Human Services Marin County Health & Human Services $234,516 $62,790
13. General Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Administration $233,478 $94,358
14. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $233,326 $93,826
15. Fire Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Administration $231,783 $107,953
16. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $225,271 $120,269
17. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $224,078 $124,054
18. Manager Marin Clean Energy Administration $223,439 $30,316
19. District General Counsel Marin Municipal Water District Legal $220,352 $55,660
20. District Attorney Marin County District Attorney $219,861 $64,110
21. Firefighter San Rafael Fire, Shift A $217,250 $81,969
22. Behavioral Science Dept Chair
Other Positions Held: Temporary Faculty Instrl, UMP Chief Negotiator
Marin Community College District MCCD-Behavioral Sciences $216,846 $36,225
23. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $216,522 $130,093
24. Medical Director-Mental Health Marin County Health & Human Services $213,555 $58,226
25. Sheriff-Coroner Marin County Sheriff $210,627 $82,684
26. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $208,749 $93,546
27. Town Manager Corte Madera Administration $208,326 $54,917
28. City Manager Novato Central Administration $208,175 $48,398
29. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $207,172 $91,088
30. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $207,049 $100,517
31. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $207,009 $91,913
32. Town Manager Tiburon Administration $206,941 $33,685
33. Deputy Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $205,509 $124,913
34. City Manager Sausalito Administration $205,178 $43,458
35. Retirement Administrator Marin County Retirement $204,483 $62,104
36. City Manager Mill Valley City Manger $204,348 $65,270
37. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $204,183 $114,269
38. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $204,070 $91,619
39. General Manager Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District (Marin) Administration $202,938 $66,365
40. Public Defender Marin County Public Defender $202,719 $63,467
41. Fire Chief Tiburon Fire Protection District Fire $202,569 $77,982
42. City Manager Larkspur Administration $202,127 $36,857
43. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $201,039 $85,931
44. Dir. Of Emergency Services Corte Madera Fire $200,283 $102,563
45. Battalion Chief Corte Madera Fire $200,242 $89,792
46. Fire Captain/Paramedic Corte Madera Fire $199,834 $71,559
47. Captain Novato Police $198,854 $59,709
48. Director Of Public Works Marin County Public Works $198,714 $60,648
49. Battalion Chief Corte Madera Fire $196,421 $89,792
50. Deputy Sheriff Marin County Sheriff $195,945 $51,530
51. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $195,866 $73,025
52. Career Education Dept Chair
Other Positions Held: Instructor, Coord. Auto Collision Repair T, Temporary Faculty Instrl, Temporary Faculty Instrl, Sub for Auto, Sub Math
Marin Community College District MCCD-Career Education $195,862 $36,410
53. Fire Captain-Specialist Marin County Fire $195,436 $57,927
54. Facilities & Watershed Manager Marin Municipal Water District Facilities & Watershed Management $195,100 $57,391
55. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $194,981 $60,322
56. Battalion Chief Step II Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $194,913 $85,569
57. Chief Assistant County Administrator Marin County Administrator $194,843 $57,959
58. Captain Novato Police $194,023 $59,902
59. City Manager San Rafael Management Services-City Manager $193,086 $126,930
60. Manager-Engineer Novato Sanitary District (Marin) Administration $190,639 $71,424
61. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $188,726 $60,133
62. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $188,586 $81,876
63. Fire Battalion Chief - Operations San Rafael Fire, Shift A $187,521 $99,221
64. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $187,400 $93,958
65. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $186,122 $86,144
66. Assistant County Counsel Marin County County Counsel $185,025 $56,890
67. Battalion Chief Corte Madera Fire $185,010 $80,404
68. Firefighter San Rafael Fire, Shift A $184,913 $75,701
69. Police Sergeant San Rafael Police Patrol $184,780 $94,849
70. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $184,500 $85,427
71. Fire Battalion Chief - Operations San Rafael Fire, Shift A $184,130 $99,221
72. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $183,498 $84,970
73. Captain Kentfield Fire Protection District Operations $183,335 $90,129
74. Firefighter San Rafael Fire, Shift A $182,113 $75,445
75. Director Child Support Services Marin County Child Support Services $181,975 $55,275
76. Fire Captain/Paramedic Corte Madera Fire $181,828 $73,025
77. Fire Chief/Deputy City Manager Larkspur Fire $181,473 $37,205
78. Fire Battalion Chief - Operations San Rafael Fire, Shift A $180,254 $95,481
79. Environmental Services Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Environmental Services $179,984 $60,085
80. Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Marin County Assessor-Recorder $179,695 $53,797
81. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $178,816 $94,744
82. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $178,524 $55,741
83. General Manager Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary (Marin) Administration $178,443 $83,923
84. Battalion Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Operations $177,359 $95,849
85. Environmental & Engineering Services Division Manager Marin Municipal Water District Environmental & Engineering Services Administration $177,311 $63,018
86. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $177,184 $86,067
87. Battalion Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Operations $177,063 $94,312
88. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $177,055 $92,026
89. Director Of Parks & Open Space Marin County Open Space Financing Authority Parks And Open Space $177,012 $53,094
90. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $176,806 $56,778
91. Smart Chief Financial Officer Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit $176,531 $190
92. Director Of Human Resources Marin County Human Resources $176,345 $54,182
93. Director Of Finance Marin County Department Of Finance $176,307 $56,646
94. Sergeant Novato Police $175,608 $40,696
95. Finance Manager Marin Municipal Water District Finance Admin $175,336 $52,146
96. Battalion Chief Step II Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $175,138 $98,194
97. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire, Shift A $174,964 $91,419
98. Chief of Police Sausalito Police $174,755 $74,876
99. Firefighter San Rafael Fire, Shift A $174,656 $76,584
100. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire, Shift A $174,536 $85,161