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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. Judge, Superior Court Modoc County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,948 $16,194
2. DON Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $199,124 $0
3. Judge, Superior Court Modoc County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $196,799 $5,966
4. RN Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $128,723 $0
5. Executive Director Modoc County Local Transportation Commission Office Employee $125,000 $11,332
6. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District Laboratory $122,029 $0
7. County Administrative Officer
Other Positions Held: Interim Public Works Director
Modoc County Administration $120,000 $26,159
8. Court Executive Officer Modoc County Superior Court Administration $119,431 $45,570
9. Director of Social Services Modoc County Social Services $118,269 $13,002
10. LVN/DSD Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $112,460 $0
11. Director of Health Services Modoc County Mental Health $112,264 $28,277
12. Road Commissioner Modoc County Roads $111,313 $23,891
13. Public Health Branch Director Modoc County Public Health $106,244 $11,687
14. Director of Environmental Health Modoc County Public Health $102,424 $27,208
15. Sheriff/Coroner Modoc County Sheriff $99,522 $34,301
16. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District Physical Therapy $97,807 $0
17. Police Chief Alturas Police $94,633 $44,336
18. Behavioral Health Branch Director Modoc County Mental Health $93,552 $20,142
19. General Manager
Other Positions Held: Fire Chief
California Pines Community Services District Administrative $92,290 $13,661
20. Undersheriff Modoc County Sheriff $91,500 $19,905
21. Sheriff's Sergeant Modoc County Sheriff $90,027 $15,933
22. Assistant Probation Officer Modoc County Probation $88,562 $22,026
23. Chief Probation Officer Modoc County Probation $87,960 $24,639
24. Manager
Other Positions Held: Manager
Modoc County Superior Court Fiscal $87,045 $37,587
25. LVN Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $83,663 $0
26. Mediator
Other Positions Held: Investigator
Modoc County Superior Court Mediation $83,300 $36,595
27. Auditor
Other Positions Held: Clerk, Registrar of Voters
Modoc County Auditor $81,483 $37,423
28. Program Manger III Modoc County Social Services $81,364 $16,692
29. Tax Collector
Other Positions Held: Treasurer
Modoc County Tax Collector $81,356 $14,143
30. Agricultural Commissioner Modoc County Agricultural $81,200 $21,721
31. Assistant General Manager
Other Positions Held: Assistant Fire Chief
California Pines Community Services District Administrative $80,823 $8,231
32. Road Maintenance Supervisor Modoc County Roads $80,697 $21,933
33. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $80,213 $31,181
34. Sr. Environmental Health Specialist Modoc County Public Health $79,805 $26,291
35. Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor Modoc County Mental Health $79,328 $9,420
36. Assessor
Other Positions Held: Recorder
Modoc County Assessor $77,349 $21,159
37. Public Health Nurse Modoc County Public Health $77,048 $7,779
38. Public Health Nurse Modoc County Public Health $76,804 $20,473
39. Director of Natural Resources Modoc County Planning $76,032 $21,541
40. Sergeant Alturas Police $75,794 $20,480
41. Director of Social Services Modoc County Social Services $74,966 $21,269
42. Sheriff's Sergeant Modoc County Sheriff $74,949 $14,827
43. Social Worker Supervisor Modoc County Social Services $74,791 $23,357
44. Staff Services Manager Modoc County Social Services $74,304 $8,957
45. Behavioral Health Clinician/Supervisor Modoc County Mental Health $74,211 $23,937
46. Deputy Director of OES Modoc County OES $74,108 $7,191
47. Correctional Sergeant Modoc County Jail $73,880 $20,662
48. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $71,804 $7,653
49. Human Resource Director/Risk Management Modoc County Administration $71,760 $21,147
50. Fire Captain California Pines Community Services District Fire $70,929 $1,709
51. Public Works Director Alturas Public Works $70,833 $26,688
52. Assistant District Attorney Modoc County District Attorney $70,759 $6,865
53. Sergeant Alturas Police $70,465 $41,091
54. Behavioral Health Clinician I Modoc County Mental Health $70,404 $12,717
55. Chief Fiscal Officer Modoc County Local Transportation Commission Office Employee $69,311 $22,595
56. Behavioral Health Nurse II Modoc County Mental Health $69,292 $12,651
57. Supervising Public Health Nurse Modoc County Public Health $69,191 $23,636
58. Assistant Auditor/Clerk Modoc County Auditor $69,144 $7,152
59. Court Reporter Modoc County Superior Court Court Reporter $69,125 $32,838
60. Road Maintenance Supervisor Modoc County Roads $68,893 $17,744
61. Fire Captain California Pines Community Services District Fire $68,850 $6,712
62. Correctional Sergeant Modoc County Jail $68,841 $30,293
63. Chief Building Official Modoc County Building & Safety $68,616 $8,433
64. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District Accounting/Laboraty $68,474 $0
65. Fiscal Officer Modoc County Agricultural $68,108 $7,451
66. CLS Surprise Valley Hospital District Laboratory $68,103 $0
67. Patrolman Alturas Police $68,077 $40,920
68. Road Maintenance Worker II Modoc County Roads $68,045 $14,346
69. Assistant County Administrative Officer
Other Positions Held: Clerk to the Board
Modoc County Administration $67,920 $10,784
70. Fiscal Officer Modoc County Public Health $66,766 $8,139
71. Social Worker Supervisor Modoc County Social Services $66,721 $20,145
72. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $66,446 $22,426
73. CNA Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $65,698 $0
74. Behavioral Health Nurse II Modoc County Mental Health $65,614 $18,651
75. City Treasurer Alturas General Government $65,462 $12,890
76. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $65,318 $7,113
77. Road Maintenance Worker II Modoc County Roads $64,964 $20,204
78. Assistant Director of Public Works Alturas Public Works $64,659 $30,203
79. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $64,359 $6,739
80. Supervising Nurse Case Manager II Modoc County Social Services $64,258 $18,830
81. Road Maintenance Supervisor Modoc County Roads $64,000 $24,332
82. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District Business Office $63,963 $0
83. Deputy Sheriff II Modoc County Sheriff $63,857 $28,039
84. CNA Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $63,854 $0
85. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District Medical records $63,694 $0
86. Manager Surprise Valley Hospital District HR/Admin Asst/Board Sec. $63,672 $0
87. LVN Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $63,025 $0
88. Fiscal Officer Modoc County Mental Health $62,986 $14,024
89. Support Services Administrator Modoc County District Attorney $62,966 $7,577
90. Fiscal Officer Modoc County Roads $62,436 $6,255
91. Lead Clerk Modoc County Superior Court Clerical $62,303 $31,030
92. RN Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $62,123 $0
93. Behavioral Health Clinician II Modoc County Mental Health $61,454 $17,864
94. CNA Surprise Valley Hospital District Nursing $61,270 $0
95. Senior Appraiser Modoc County Assessor $61,058 $14,312
96. Deputy Sheriff I Modoc County Jail $60,851 $11,713
97. Program Manger III Modoc County Social Services $60,752 $18,457
98. Librarian Modoc County Library $60,546 $20,115
99. Behavioral Health Clinician I Modoc County Mental Health $60,243 $12,717
100. City Clerk Alturas General Government $60,137 $13,348