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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. Chief Of Surgery Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $455,937 $75,288
2. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $423,676 $38,641
3. Chief Ob/Gyn Surgeon Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $421,634 $75,258
4. Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Chief Operating Officer $416,229 $54,711
5. Nm Chief Executive Officer Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $408,368 $85,406
6. General Manager Marina Coast Water District Administration $386,543 $171,155
7. Hospital Chief Medical Officer Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $366,862 $77,204
8. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $362,468 $36,549
9. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $361,269 $37,604
10. Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District President/Chief Executive Officer $360,124 $40,231
11. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $360,011 $37,604
12. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $325,336 $36,576
13. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $320,850 $33,175
14. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $320,211 $28,541
15. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $318,280 $33,620
16. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $316,626 $35,673
17. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $316,292 $35,724
18. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $300,747 $33,989
19. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $299,061 $33,689
20. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $295,447 $33,434
21. Nmc Chief Financial Officer Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $293,744 $62,121
22. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $289,304 $31,131
23. Surgery Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Nurse Specialist-Neuro $288,736 $53,532
24. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $288,647 $32,680
25. Intensive Care Unit Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Assistant Head Nurse $288,107 $51,982
26. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $286,250 $31,637
27. Patient Care Resources Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse II $284,115 $53,067
28. City Manager Monterey City Manager $283,292 $45,479
29. President, Range 0 State University, Monterey Bay $281,150 $71,517
30. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $274,714 $31,169
31. Surgery Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse II $269,342 $43,847
32. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $265,517 $25,458
33. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $263,840 $29,998
34. Deputy Sheriff-Corrections Monterey County Sheriff-Coroner $263,636 $38,079
35. Fire Captain Monterey Fire $262,689 $56,340
36. Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Chief Nursing Officer $260,681 $54,711
37. Emergency Department Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse III $260,118 $50,651
38. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $258,940 $28,073
39. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $254,082 $27,462
40. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $253,286 $27,461
41. City Attorney Salinas City Attorney $253,277 $74,437
42. Endoscopy Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse II $252,507 $49,884
43. Administrative Officer Monterey County County Administrative Office $251,846 $54,074
44. County Counsel Monterey County County Counsel $250,971 $40,887
45. Cath Lab Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse III $250,724 $34,238
46. Surgery Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Nurse Specialist-G/U $250,145 $41,914
47. City Manager Salinas Administration $247,437 $48,912
48. Nursing Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Senior Administrative Director Patient Care Srvcs $246,176 $46,803
49. Staff Nurse III Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $245,960 $36,645
50. Chief II Monterey County Regional Fire Protection District Fire $245,220 $42,309
51. Clinic Services Medical Director Monterey County Health $244,645 $52,417
52. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $243,378 $27,726
53. Coe - Urban Regional Government Services Authority Regional Government Services $242,479 $41,413
54. Surgery Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse II $241,367 $48,763
55. Endoscopy Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Staff Nurse II $239,840 $48,609
56. Police Sergeant Pacific Grove Police Department $239,513 $38,968
57. Police Sergeant Salinas Police $239,254 $76,365
58. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $235,216 $24,768
59. Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Chief Financial Officer $232,837 $20,103
60. President/Superintendent Hartnell Community College District HC-Hartnell College $231,500 $38,872
61. Police Sergeant Salinas Police $230,894 $72,696
62. District Attorney Monterey County District Attorney $230,408 $49,221
63. Director Family Practice Residency Program Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $228,543 $51,934
64. Nm Assistant Administrator Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $227,815 $49,025
65. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $225,066 $24,401
66. Chief Pathologist Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $222,622 $39,247
67. Sheriff Monterey County Sheriff-Coroner $222,399 $85,341
68. Information Technology Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Sr. Admin. Director Information Technology $221,739 $50,728
69. Public Defender Monterey County Public Defender $221,589 $50,012
70. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $221,490 $24,013
71. Public Relations Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Sr Administrative Director Marketng, Gvrnment & PR $220,203 $34,450
72. Nursing Administration Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Nursing Director $219,520 $49,068
73. Police Commander Salinas Police $218,771 $83,824
74. Assistant City Manager Salinas Administration $218,627 $52,138
75. City Administrator/Director Of Community Development Sand City Administration $217,027 $69,544
76. Superintendent Pacific Grove Unified District Office $216,764 $16,082
77. Police Corporal Pacific Grove Police Department $216,487 $37,434
78. Division Chief Monterey Fire $216,290 $71,496
79. Audit Dept Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Director Revenue Integrity & Compliance $215,862 $33,638
80. Assistant Director Family Practice Residency Program Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $215,544 $49,130
81. Contract Physician Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $214,988 $24,635
82. Firefighter Monterey Fire $214,303 $51,657
83. Med-surg cardiovascular Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Assistant Head Nurse $213,527 $45,960
84. Fire Chief Salinas Fire $213,474 $40,478
85. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $213,423 $23,138
86. Police Commander Pacific Grove Police Department $212,065 $34,710
87. General Accounting Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Controller $211,107 $32,598
88. General Manager/CEO Monterey-Salinas Transit Administration $210,911 $48,865
89. Superintendent Monterey Peninsula Unified Certificated $210,812 $19,901
90. State Administrator South Monterey County Joint Union High District Office $210,718 $28,203
91. Deputy Sheriff-Corrections Monterey County Sheriff-Coroner $210,498 $41,928
92. General Manager Monterey One Water Administrative Services $210,057 $88,573
93. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $208,658 $23,962
94. Nmc Human Resources Administrator Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $208,589 $35,392
95. Chief Assistant County Counsel Monterey County County Counsel $208,572 $46,490
96. Contract Physician Monterey County Health $207,824 $23,616
97. Staff Nurse II Monterey County Natividad Medical Center $207,200 $37,186
98. Police Chief Monterey Police $205,992 $77,175
99. Chief Of Police Salinas Police $205,811 $65,946
100. Pharmacy Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare District Clinical Pharmacist $205,217 $37,265