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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. CEO Marin Clean Energy CEO $364,347 $52,088
2. City Manager Novato Ca.Cc-Central Administration/City Manager $360,710 $17,786
3. Superintendent President Marin Community College District MCCD-President $352,465 $72,140
4. General Manager Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $346,549 $72,723
5. General Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Administration $332,608 $72,511
6. Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Superintendent's Office $326,252 $65,619
7. Deputy Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $315,286 $163,531
8. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $310,273 $130,135
9. Battalion Chief Step 2 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $308,722 $103,778
10. Public Works Director Novato Public Works/Engineering $306,972 $31,747
11. County Administrator Marin County Administrator $306,472 $69,206
12. General Manager Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary (Marin) Administration $305,536 $81,162
13. Captain 2.20 Years Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $300,363 $81,588
14. City Manager Novato Central Administration/City Manager $289,646 $20,677
15. Retirement Administrator Marin County Retirement $274,186 $73,400
16. County Counsel Marin County County Counsel $270,672 $68,797
17. District Attorney Marin County District Attorney $269,457 $68,632
18. Battalion Chief Ross Valley Fire Department Fire Department $265,872 $61,295
19. Superintendent Reed Union Elementary District Wide $263,570 $62,106
20. General Manager-Chief Engineer Novato Sanitary District (Marin) Admin & Engineering $262,928 $76,659
21. Battalion Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Operations $262,322 $91,331
22. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $259,777 $120,499
23. District General Counsel Marin Municipal Water District Legal $259,339 $62,974
24. Sheriff-Coroner Marin County Sheriff $257,680 $99,237
25. General Counsel Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $256,853 $46,148
26. Public Defender Marin County Public Defender $255,666 $69,522
27. General Manager Marin Municipal Water District General Manager $254,903 $33,931
28. Cfo Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Administration $252,256 $55,468
29. Battalion Chief Ross Valley Fire Department Fire Department $252,084 $61,286
30. City Manager Mill Valley City Manager $247,505 $52,386
31. Fire Captain Mill Valley Fire $247,467 $29,565
32. Captain 2.15 Years Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $244,309 $86,919
33. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $244,112 $114,926
34. COO Marin Clean Energy COO $244,089 $42,850
35. Fire Chief Novato Fire Protection District Organizational Resources & Support $243,738 $182,840
36. Deputy Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Business Services $243,300 $54,970
37. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $242,611 $53,555
38. Wildfire Protection/Vegetation Mgmt Bc Marin County Fire $241,764 $88,222
39. Instructor
Other Positions Held: Substitute for MACH
Marin Community College District MCCD-Career Education $241,700 $62,828
40. Director Of Public Works Marin County Public Works $241,666 $66,590
41. Staff Psychiatrist Marin County Health & Human Services $241,666 $72,039
42. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $241,652 $93,946
43. City Manager San Rafael City Manager $240,273 $161,774
44. Asst. Superintendent/Vice President Marin Community College District MCCD-Board $240,080 $54,805
45. Fire Chief Marin County Fire $239,050 $106,754
46. City Manager Sausalito Administration $238,688 $47,219
47. Superintendent Larkspur-Corte Madera District Office $238,452 $51,087
48. County Public Health Officer Marin County Health & Human Services $237,557 $71,178
49. Director Of Finance Marin County Department Of Finance $236,842 $71,030
50. Town Manager Corte Madera Administration $235,668 $40,393
51. Fire Engineer Paramedic Marin County Fire $235,338 $72,750
52. Town Manager Tiburon Administration $233,981 $28,813
53. Asst. Supr/VP/Stu Lrn & Success Marin Community College District MCCD-Board $233,160 $48,196
54. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $232,498 $110,816
55. Safety Tiburon Fire Protection District Fire $231,075 $99,239
56. Deputy Sheriff Marin County Sheriff $230,694 $55,448
57. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $230,651 $129,876
58. City Manager Larkspur 31 - Administration $230,142 $63,211
59. Fire Captain Mill Valley Fire $229,710 $34,990
60. General Manager Marin County Transit District Transit $229,293 $56,146
61. District Manager Sanitary District No. 5 (Marin) Administration $228,877 $78,002
62. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $228,485 $125,658
63. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Ed Services $228,396 $49,561
64. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $228,206 $70,223
65. Admin. Services Div. Mgr - Treasurer Marin Municipal Water District Administration Services $227,198 $34,560
66. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Administrative Services $226,896 $55,702
67. Battalion Chief Mill Valley Fire $226,888 $59,412
68. Fire Battalion Chief Novato Fire Protection District Operations $226,258 $121,686
69. General Counsel Marin Clean Energy Legal And Regulatory Legislative Policy $226,007 $32,004
70. Administrative Services Manager Central Marin Sanitation Agency Administration $225,610 $53,741
71. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $225,217 $88,546
72. Environmental & Engineering Svcs Div Mgr Marin Municipal Water District E & ES Administration $224,986 $58,046
73. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $224,079 $74,712
74. Chief Engineer Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District Capital $223,933 $61,781
75. Town Manager Ross Administration $223,901 $42,169
76. Fire Captain San Rafael Fire $223,763 $126,868
77. Chief Information Officer Marin County Information Services $223,223 $34,126
78. Director Of Human Resources Marin County Human Resources $223,223 $56,501
79. Firefighter/Paramedic Mill Valley Fire $223,158 $50,844
80. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $222,253 $62,041
81. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $221,604 $91,368
82. Instructor Marin Community College District MCCD-Career Education $221,449 $62,136
83. Senior Fire Captain Marin County Fire $221,332 $60,100
84. Judge, Superior Court Marin County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $221,270 $15,534
85. Firefighter/Pm/Eng 6.15 (15 Years) Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $221,071 $86,247
86. Facilities & Watershed Division Manager Marin Municipal Water District Fish & Wildlife Administrationistration $220,851 $57,796
87. Director Of Parks & Open Space Marin County Parks And Open Space $220,623 $53,251
88. Fire Operations Battalion Chief Marin County Fire $220,477 $78,355
89. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $220,312 $74,512
90. Assistant County Counsel Marin County County Counsel $220,197 $55,941
91. Fire Chief Kentfield Fire Protection District Administration $220,151 $95,582
92. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education CCEE $219,396 $25,184
93. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Business Services $219,396 $51,309
94. Assistant Superintendent Marin County Office of Education MCOE: Selpa $219,396 $49,561
95. Fire Batt Chief - Operations San Rafael Fire $218,722 $149,371
96. Deputy Chief Step 2 Southern Marin Fire Protection District Safety $217,988 $90,487
97. Fire Captain Marin County Fire $217,833 $74,411
98. Fire Captain Novato Fire Protection District Operations $217,530 $99,978
99. Judge, Superior Court Marin County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $217,334 $15,534
100. Fire Engineer San Rafael Fire $216,825 $106,470