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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 $518,410 $34,956
2. President, Range 0 State University, Sacramento $374,789 $95,682
3. Chief Grid Strategy And Operations Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $364,499 $36,085
4. Chief Executive Officer Sacramento Area Council of Governments Management $353,936 $35,362
5. General Manager / Chief Executive Officer Sacramento Regional Transit System General Manager/Chief Executive Officer $349,493 $95,587
6. City Manager Citrus Heights City Manager's Office $345,241 $50,107
7. General Manager Northern California Power Agency General Manager & Exec Services $341,921 $32,214
8. Line Construction Foreman/Woman Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $339,929 $27,616
9. Chief Executive Officer Public Risk Innovation Solutions and Management (PRISM) Administration $337,276 $75,273
10. Chief Financial Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $335,994 $37,962
11. Chancellor Los Rios Community College District District Office Chancellor's Office $326,776 $45,390
12. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $319,551 $83,884
13. Sheriff Captain Sacramento County Sheriff $318,355 $99,960
14. Chief Generation And Grid Assets Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $301,153 $37,590
15. Deputy Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $300,774 $59,012
16. Chief Workforce Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $296,496 $31,686
17. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Admin Services $293,643 $98,233
18. Chief Legal Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $289,596 $47,299
19. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $287,408 $90,977
20. City Manager Sacramento Executive Office $286,881 $62,328
21. Forensic Pathologist Lv II Sacramento County Coroner $285,773 $33,937
22. Chief Executive Officer Cooperative Personnel Services Regular Full Time $284,539 $40,232
23. Coo/General Counsel Sacramento Area Council of Governments Management $283,074 $37,949
24. County Superintendent/Sch Sacramento County Office of Education Administration (110) $282,245 $56,477
25. General Manager California Intergovernmental Risk Authority Administration $282,015 $63,914
26. Sheriff Lieutenant Sacramento County Sheriff $281,515 $76,503
27. Sheriff Chief Deputy Sacramento County Sheriff $281,190 $76,241
28. Line Construction Foreman/Woman With Class A License Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $279,351 $34,081
29. Superintendent Twin Rivers Unified Superintendent/Governing Board $279,034 $58,952
30. City Manager Elk Grove City Manager $278,708 $75,163
31. County Executive Sacramento County County Executive Office $276,471 $51,229
32. Executive Advisor Sacramento Municipal Utility District Energy Trading And Contracts $274,939 $29,770
33. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $272,458 $70,321
34. Information Technology Mgr Sacramento County Technology $272,100 $26,688
35. Supv Civil Attorney Sacramento County County Counsel $270,506 $32,639
36. Assistant Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Emergency Medical Svc $270,075 $91,958
37. Medical Director Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $269,060 $58,507
38. City Manager Citrus Heights City Manager's Office $266,098 $73,562
39. General Manager / Secretary Citrus Heights Water District District Management $265,597 $45,817
40. Lineman/Woman Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $264,638 $14,855
41. Superintendent Natomas Unified Superintendent $262,912 $52,487
42. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Power Management $259,841 $101,767
43. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Generation Services $259,377 $97,721
44. Forensic Pathologist Lv II Sacramento County Coroner $259,296 $24,223
45. Chief Forensic Pathologist Sacramento County Coroner $257,274 $33,799
46. Assistant General Manager II Northern California Power Agency Legislative & Regulatory $256,274 $99,840
47. Deputy Chancellor Los Rios Community College District District Office Education And Technology $255,442 $43,795
48. Firefighter (Par) Sacramento Fire Suppression $255,407 $41,209
49. Senior Director, Iowa Hill Development Project Sacramento Municipal Utility District Generation Management $254,357 $23,597
50. Assistant Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Training $254,049 $95,889
51. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $253,707 $73,149
52. Captain Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $252,604 $50,082
53. City Manager Rancho Cordova City Manager $252,301 $53,826
54. Chief Executive Officer Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority Chief Executive Officer $252,148 $58,340
55. Captain Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $250,630 $54,380
56. Ceo Management Analyst III Sacramento County Chief Financial Office $250,507 $34,825
57. Line Construction Foreman/Woman Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $249,372 $33,781
58. Superintendent Folsom-Cordova Unified District Office $249,366 $38,539
59. Chief Customer Officer Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Manager's Office $248,813 $43,508
60. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $248,272 $71,725
61. Firefighter (Par) Sacramento Fire Suppression $248,218 $51,616
62. Chief Executive Officer Special District Risk Management Authority (Sacramento) Administration $248,117 $75,872
63. Senior Director, Grid Assets Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $247,363 $33,487
64. Pharmacist Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $247,143 $56,124
65. Deputy Fire Chief Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $246,739 $65,054
66. Battalion Chief Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $245,445 $60,570
67. Deputy Superintendent Of Administrative Services Twin Rivers Unified Administrative Services Department $245,417 $52,713
68. Distribution System Operator II Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $244,497 $26,570
69. District Attorney Sacramento County District Attorney $243,405 $62,505
70. Troubleshooter Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $243,345 $33,966
71. Attorney Lv V Criminal Sacramento County Public Defender $243,116 $39,138
72. Forensic Pathologist Lv II Sacramento County Coroner $242,872 $24,219
73. Chief Counsel Sacramento Regional Transit System Legal $242,863 $96,027
74. City Manager Folsom City Manager $242,822 $92,657
75. Principal Civil Engineer Sacramento County Transportation $242,801 $43,497
76. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $242,421 $71,208
77. Fire Captain Sacramento Fire Suppression $242,033 $51,711
78. Battalion Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $240,884 $82,043
79. Fire Captain Sacramento Fire Suppression $239,649 $51,916
80. Chief Operations Officer Public Risk Innovation Solutions and Management (PRISM) Administration $239,577 $53,018
81. Battalion Chief Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $239,572 $48,363
82. Manager, Transmission And Distribution Line Construction And Maintenance Sacramento Municipal Utility District Distribution Services Supervisor $239,289 $28,958
83. Administrator III, Range 1 State University, Sacramento $239,237 $68,716
84. Fire Captain Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Operations $239,231 $73,616
85. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sacramento $238,592 $85,613
86. City Attorney Sacramento City Attorney $238,542 $58,714
87. Deputy Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $238,521 $108,117
88. Chief Assistant General Counsel Sacramento Municipal Utility District General Counsel $237,807 $33,359
89. Fire Battalion Chief Sacramento Fire Suppression $237,619 $61,191
90. Captain Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $237,119 $54,038
91. Deputy Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $236,914 $108,559
92. Physician III Sacramento County Correctional Health Services $236,831 $55,788
93. Fire Chief Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Office Of The Fire Chief $236,764 $102,779
94. Engineer Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $236,580 $51,838
95. Shift Senior Power Systems Operator 1/ Sacramento Municipal Utility District System Operation And Reliability $236,566 $16,207
96. Undersheriff Sacramento County Sheriff $236,499 $20,355
97. Line Sub Foreman/Woman Sacramento Municipal Utility District Work Performance Resource $236,337 $27,766
98. Battalion Chief Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department $235,691 $58,358
99. Executive Director Schools Insurance Authority Operations $235,369 $65,519
100. Chief Executive Officer Schools Excess Liability Fund Self $235,100 $35,053