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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. President/Superintendent Marin Community College District President $327,997 $63,798
2. General Manager Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $325,543 $69,265
3. CEO Marin Clean Energy Administration $314,456 $39,902
4. Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Superintendent'S Office $314,241 $58,868
5. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $304,315 $119,392
6. County Administrator Marin County Administrator $290,644 $84,656
7. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $286,012 $128,762
8. General Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Administration $284,920 $70,008
9. General Manager Marin Municipal Water District General Manager $284,148 $61,122
10. Battalion Chief Mill Valley Fire $280,866 $48,269
11. Deputy Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $280,683 $159,991
12. Captain Step 2 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $277,094 $65,187
13. Fire Engineer Paramedic Marin County Fire $276,791 $71,597
14. Battalion Chief Step 2 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $276,785 $81,633
15. Battalion Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Operations $275,242 $80,510
16. General Manager Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary (Marin) Administration $273,952 $76,906
17. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $272,444 $71,637
18. Fire Engineer Marin County Fire $269,271 $49,910
19. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $268,624 $129,275
20. Retirement Administrator Marin County Retirement $267,942 $74,439
21. District General Counsel Marin Municipal Water District Legal $262,610 $60,168
22. Fire Battalion Chief - Ems Officer Marin County Fire $262,189 $88,212
23. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $260,615 $89,413
24. Fire Engineer Marin County Fire $260,333 $57,292
25. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $257,772 $96,262
26. District Attorney Marin County District Attorney $256,503 $70,442
27. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $256,112 $62,304
28. County Counsel Marin County County Counsel $254,742 $67,739
29. Fire Captain Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $254,463 $50,992
30. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $253,832 $105,253
31. City Mgr Sausalito Administration $251,263 $45,806
32. Fire Battalion Chief Larkspur Fire $250,610 $34,783
33. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $250,565 $63,920
34. Deputy Fire Chief Larkspur Fire $250,020 $48,387
35. Public Defender Marin County Public Defender $249,894 $70,442
36. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $249,752 $82,378
37. Superintendent Reed Union Elementary District Wide $249,722 $56,585
38. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $248,691 $116,756
39. City Manager Mill Valley City Manager $247,979 $53,145
40. General Counsel Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $246,765 $45,286
41. Sheriff-Coroner Marin County Sheriff $246,322 $101,003
42. Battalion Chief Step 2 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $246,212 $84,708
43. CFO Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $245,904 $46,804
44. Fire Engineer Marin County Fire $242,218 $46,598
45. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $241,963 $63,210
46. Wildfire Protection/Vegetation Mgmt Bc Marin County Fire $241,704 $56,437
47. Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Organizational Resources & Support $240,969 $180,743
48. Firefighter/Paramedic/Engineer Step 6 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $240,638 $67,394
49. Fire Batt Chief - Admin San Rafael Fire $239,845 $150,369
50. Director Of Health & Human Services Marin County Health & Human Services $239,402 $41,495
51. Superintendent Novato Unified Superintendent'S Office $239,396 $52,891
52. Battalion Chief Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $238,631 $56,632
53. Fire Captain Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $238,477 $54,313
54. General Manager-Chief Engineer Novato Sanitary District (Marin) Admin & Engineering $238,260 $72,460
55. Instructor
Other Positions Held: Instructor Non-Instructional
Marin Community College District Career Education $238,111 $58,220
56. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $237,282 $75,846
57. Deputy Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Business Services $236,738 $47,336
58. Director Of Public Works Marin County Public Works $236,241 $67,419
59. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $236,034 $123,743
60. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $236,002 $72,556
61. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $236,002 $53,071
62. City Manager San Rafael City Manager $235,435 $160,911
63. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $234,401 $71,340
64. Battalion Chief Mill Valley Fire $233,924 $55,525
65. Battalion Chief Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $233,407 $58,394
66. County Public Health Officer Marin County Health & Human Services $232,002 $71,670
67. Firefighter Paramedic V Novato Fire Protection District Emergency Medical Services $231,976 $92,425
68. Director Of Finance Marin County Department Of Finance $231,545 $71,570
69. Fire Captain Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $231,354 $51,195
70. Wildfire Protection/Vegetation Mgmt Bc Marin County Fire $230,895 $80,302
71. Treatment Plant Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Administration $230,482 $50,655
72. Instructor Marin Community College District Life and Earth Sciences $229,809 $33,221
73. Town Manager Corte Madera Administration $229,652 $39,032
74. Battalion Chief Corte Madera Fire $227,520 $48,625
75. City Manager Larkspur Administration $226,177 $61,413
76. Deputy Fire Chief Marin County Fire $225,954 $91,556
77. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $225,922 $90,207
78. Safety Tiburon Fire Protection District Admin $225,494 $93,971
79. Deputy Sheriff Marin County Sheriff $224,420 $54,965
80. Fire Chief Marin County Fire $223,545 $102,642
81. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $222,871 $72,320
82. Fire Captain/Paramedic Corte Madera Fire $222,683 $45,657
83. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $222,065 $61,690
84. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $221,761 $126,130
85. Chief Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $220,720 $68,962
86. Fire Captain Larkspur Fire $220,663 $44,753
87. Town Manager Tiburon Administration $220,469 $25,801
88. Fire Captain Ross Valley Fire Department Operations $220,257 $38,102
89. Admin. Services Div. Mgr - Treasurer Marin Municipal Water District Admin Services $220,112 $31,970
90. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $219,626 $110,468
91. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Administrative Services $219,180 $48,964
92. Firefighter Paramedic V Novato Fire Protection District Emergency Medical Services $219,162 $78,159
93. District Manager Sanitary District No. 5 (Marin) Administration $218,754 $58,134
94. Town Manager Ross Administration $218,560 $40,985
95. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $218,417 $126,169
96. Captain Step 1 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $217,912 $69,328
97. Fire Engineer Marin County Fire $217,711 $57,673
98. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Ed Services $217,680 $44,959
99. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $217,457 $104,065
100. General Manager Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District (Marin) Admin $217,453 $4,947