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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 Executive Officer And General Manager Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $453,747 $37,633
2. County Counsel Sacramento County County Counsel $449,373 $69,835
3. CEO Alpha Fund Joint Powers Agency 100 - Administration $422,463 $52,242
4. Chief Power Supply And Grid Operations Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $343,849 $39,289
5. Chief Financial Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $343,611 $39,467
6. General Manager Northern California Power Agency General Mgr. & Exec Services $334,959 $28,246
7. City Manager Citrus Heights City Mgr.'s Office $333,504 $64,573
8. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $332,024 $80,399
9. CFO Alpha Fund Joint Powers Agency 100 - Administration $330,587 $61,224
10. County Executive Sacramento County County Executive Office $319,438 $92,449
11. Chief Executive Officer Public Risk Innovation Solutions and Management (PRISM) Administration $317,230 $77,350
12. Chancellor Los Rios Community College District District Office Chancellor's Office $312,588 $38,463
13. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $311,642 $69,996
14. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5 State University, Sacramento $311,551 $53,323
15. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $306,797 $65,907
16. Sheriff Chief Deputy Sacramento County Sheriff $305,691 $61,702
17. Chief Workforce And Technology Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $305,001 $33,745
18. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $303,212 $76,394
19. Executive Director Alpha Fund Joint Powers Agency 100 - Administration $302,797 $12,000
20. Forensic Pathologist Lv II Sacramento County Coroner $301,251 $35,595
21. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $292,619 $65,737
22. Superintendent Sacramento City Unified Administrators $291,018 $36,194
23. County Superintendent/Sch Sacramento County Office of Education Administration (110) $285,140 $51,349
24. Chief Forensic Pathologist Sacramento County Coroner $283,975 $38,760
25. City Manager Elk Grove City Manager $281,700 $76,317
26. CEO Cooperative Personnel Services Se $278,866 $40,280
27. Chief Generation And Grid Assets Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $277,219 $26,606
28. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $277,180 $26,983
29. COO/General Counsel Sacramento Area Council of Governments Management $276,518 $53,941
30. Fire Captain Sacramento Fire Suppression $275,820 $47,149
31. Chief, Legislative And Regulatory Affairs Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $273,199 $30,055
32. City Manager Rancho Cordova City Manager $271,529 $30,501
33. Captain Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $270,908 $71,021
34. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Generation Services $270,002 $91,543
35. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Power Management $268,787 $97,450
36. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $267,995 $64,420
37. City Manager Sacramento Executive Office $266,990 $61,806
38. Deputy Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $266,675 $94,156
39. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $265,001 $27,226
40. Attorney And General Counsel Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $264,569 $35,847
41. Sheriff Captain Sacramento County Sheriff $261,962 $54,479
42. Battalion Chief - Tier 1 Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $261,835 $88,734
43. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $261,397 $65,401
44. Principal Criminal Attorney Sacramento County District Attorney $260,509 $29,189
45. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Legislative & Regulatory $259,801 $95,311
46. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $259,488 $55,711
47. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Admin Services $257,774 $94,135
48. General Manager California Intergovernmental Risk Authority Administration $255,185 $73,630
49. Physician III Sacramento County Health and Human Services $252,795 $66,921
50. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $252,544 $34,439
51. Medical Director Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $252,133 $58,961
52. Forensic Pathologist Lv II Sacramento County Coroner $252,120 $26,350
53. District Attorney Sacramento County District Attorney $250,574 $67,250
54. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $250,237 $34,492
55. Superintendent Folsom-Cordova Unified Folsom-Cordova Unified $250,108 $51,521
56. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $249,548 $75,487
57. Senior Line Inspector 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $249,475 $27,903
58. Chief Executive Officer Sacramento Area Council of Governments Management $247,789 $48,128
59. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $246,784 $29,438
60. General Manager / Chief Executive Officer Sacramento Regional Transit System General Manager/Chief Executive Officer $245,919 $116,991
61. Fire Division Chief Folsom Fire $245,695 $90,749
62. Line Construction Foreman/Woman With Class A License Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $245,552 $33,616
63. Sheriff Lieutenant Sacramento County Sheriff $244,836 $63,507
64. Chief Executive Officer Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority Chief Executive Office $244,579 $55,549
65. Pharmacist Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $244,474 $61,234
66. Fire Captain Sacramento Fire Suppression $243,388 $47,445
67. Fire Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $243,128 $106,983
68. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $242,924 $73,966
69. Firefighter (Par) Sacramento Fire Suppression $241,882 $38,668
70. Fire Division Chief Folsom Fire $241,866 $84,874
71. Chief Of Police Citrus Heights Police $241,512 $80,466
72. Assistant Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $241,123 $87,539
73. Chief Executive Officer Schools Excess Liability Fund Self $239,850 $52,286
74. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $239,672 $63,868
75. Operations Manager Citrus Heights Water District Operations $239,230 $33,909
76. Line Foreman/Woman Light Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $239,226 $33,110
77. Director, General Services Sacramento Municipal Utility District Facilities $237,720 $7,150
78. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $237,085 $29,390
79. Asst County Executive Officer Sacramento County Chief Operations Office $236,954 $50,581
80. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $236,684 $70,124
81. Superintendent Natomas Unified Superintendent $236,502 $45,703
82. Deputy Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $236,224 $94,358
83. Chief Executive Officer Special District Risk Management Authority (Sacramento) Administration $235,525 $73,432
84. Senior Director, Grid Assets Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $234,822 $33,577
85. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $234,552 $75,685
86. Deputy Chancellor Los Rios Community College District District Office Education And Technology $234,548 $37,009
87. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $234,460 $73,140
88. Shift Senior Power System Operator 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $234,065 $34,961
89. Director, Line Assets Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $234,052 $25,930
90. Senior Distribution System Operator Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $233,736 $34,091
91. City Attorney Sacramento City Attorney $232,694 $56,373
92. Chief Of Police Elk Grove Police Department $232,098 $62,561
93. Troubleshooter Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $232,026 $25,773
94. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $231,896 $63,981
95. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $231,793 $76,373
96. Distribution Systems Operator II 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $231,749 $17,086
97. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $231,305 $68,162
98. Physician III Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $230,689 $61,090
99. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $230,308 $69,679
100. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $229,849 $84,211