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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. President, Range 0 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $452,575 $146,733
2. M.H. Medical Director San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health $385,130 $109,535
3. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $349,480 $128,990
4. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $328,642 $119,083
5. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $302,922 $102,415
6. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $282,057 $51,710
7. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $277,585 $101,750
8. Forensic Pathologist San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner $276,010 $39,202
9. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $265,076 $88,593
10. City Manager Pismo Beach City Manager $263,923 $59,833
11. County Social Services Di San Luis Obispo County Department Of Social Services $262,874 $83,049
12. Deputy Fire Chief San Luis Obispo Fire $260,221 $47,822
13. Fire Battalion Chief San Luis Obispo Fire $258,624 $46,078
14. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $256,825 $95,973
15. City Manager San Luis Obispo Administration $256,823 $29,156
16. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $256,732 $102,169
17. County Counsel San Luis Obispo County County Counsel $253,997 $101,505
18. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $253,694 $44,347
19. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $251,668 $96,206
20. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $251,207 $82,139
21. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $250,452 $90,572
22. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $250,204 $101,373
23. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $249,642 $94,357
24. Chief Prob Officer San Luis Obispo County Probation Department $249,323 $56,753
25. Fire Battalion Chief San Luis Obispo Fire $248,412 $48,102
26. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $247,902 $73,597
27. District Attorney San Luis Obispo County District Attorney $245,415 $105,516
28. County Administrative Off San Luis Obispo County Administrative Office $245,389 $96,770
29. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $244,927 $48,169
30. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $242,174 $98,371
31. City Attorney San Luis Obispo City Attorney $240,609 $43,565
32. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $239,528 $46,846
33. Pub Health Admin/Health Of San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department $236,353 $103,212
34. President San Luis Obispo County Community College District Cuesta-President's Office $235,896 $51,184
35. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $235,814 $96,468
36. Director Of Planning/Buil San Luis Obispo County Planning Department $235,480 $79,954
37. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $234,643 $5,666
38. Physician - Specialty Services, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $234,399 $96,112
39. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $233,017 $16,698
40. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $232,927 $24,671
41. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $232,495 $16,180
42. Sheriff's Chief Medical O San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner $231,277 $93,914
43. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $230,064 $23,942
44. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $229,342 $28,696
45. 5700 City Manager El Paso De Robles City Manager's Office $229,176 $34,677
46. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $229,087 $28,789
47. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $228,665 $28,789
48. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $228,033 $27,542
49. Staff Psychiatrist San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health $226,406 $41,140
50. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $225,882 $91,693
51. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Special Consultant, Range 0, Instructional Faculty, Extra Quarter Assignment, Qsyro, Range 4, Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 4, Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 2
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $225,481 $67,158
52. Administrator IV, Range 1
Other Positions Held: Special Consultant, Range 0
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $224,963 $91,838
53. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $223,964 $16,180
54. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $223,921 $49,265
55. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $223,780 $28,789
56. Asst County Administrative San Luis Obispo County Administrative Office $223,532 $95,196
57. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $223,223 $49,926
58. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $223,096 $26,821
59. Judge, Superior Court San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $222,981 $28,789
60. Sheriff-Coroner San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner $221,811 $135,754
61. Health Agency Director San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department $221,681 $39,515
62. Director Of Public Works/ San Luis Obispo County Public Works Isf $219,562 $79,927
63. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $219,522 $45,387
64. Undersheriff San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner $219,491 $41,638
65. Administrator III, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $219,106 $79,161
66. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $218,377 $48,640
67. 7300 Captain/Paramedic El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $217,550 $32,900
68. Fire Engineer San Luis Obispo Fire $217,314 $46,504
69. Department Administrator San Luis Obispo County Public Works Isf $215,830 $41,028
70. City Manager Grover Beach City Management $215,493 $28,325
71. Administrator III, Range 1
Other Positions Held: Administrator IV, Range 1
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $214,974 $82,706
72. Auditor-Controller-Treasurer San Luis Obispo County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax-Coll $213,651 $107,994
73. Assistant City Manager Community Services San Luis Obispo Administration $213,485 $34,677
74. 5600 Executive Manager - Safety El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $213,413 $47,570
75. Air Pollution Control Off San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District $212,500 $78,240
76. Asst County Counsel San Luis Obispo County County Counsel $212,344 $84,776
77. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 5, Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 5
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $212,246 $66,578
78. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $212,150 $73,421
79. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $211,650 $41,601
80. Physician - Specialty Services, Range 8
Other Positions Held: Physician - Specialty Services, Range 1
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $211,493 $82,146
81. Fire Engineer San Luis Obispo Fire $210,849 $44,899
82. Administrator III, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $210,676 $82,664
83. 7300 Captain/Paramedic El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $210,573 $31,079
84. Supervisor Public Health Nurse San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department $210,548 $56,250
85. Police Chief Pismo Beach Police $210,458 $73,668
86. Administrator III, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $208,667 $87,541
87. 5600 Executive Manager - Safety El Paso De Robles Police Services $207,384 $51,321
88. 5401 Safety Professional Manager III - Battalion Chief Non-Exempt El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $207,096 $38,583
89. Fire Captain San Luis Obispo Fire $206,781 $44,567
90. Administrator IV, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $206,230 $74,548
91. Vice President - Admin. Serv. San Luis Obispo County Community College District Cuesta-Vp - Administrative Services $205,699 $42,536
92. Administrator III, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $205,680 $103,990
93. Sheriff's Chief Deputy San Luis Obispo County Sheriff-Coroner $205,676 $79,329
94. 7200 Captain El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $205,320 $31,535
95. Administrator III, Range 1 State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $204,834 $77,838
96. Department Chair - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 4, Instructional Faculty, Extra Quarter Assignment, Qsyro, Range 5
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $204,148 $54,976
97. Police Captain San Luis Obispo Police $203,717 $63,568
98. City Manager Morro Bay Administration $202,752 $54,487
99. 5402 Safety Professional Manager III - Battalion Chief Exempt El Paso De Robles Emergency Services $202,356 $39,431
100. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 5
State Polytech University, San Luis Obispo $202,211 $55,078