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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. Fire Chief Millbrae Fire $416,931 $26,511
2. General Manager Chief Executive Officer San Mateo County Transit District Executive Administration $383,781 $72,574
3. Chancellor San Mateo County Community College District SMCCD-District Office $340,668 $58,713
4. Officer Colma Police $294,011 $14,337
5. Director Of Conference Center South San Francisco Conference Center $292,570 $23,655
6. City Manager Daly City City Manager's Office $279,154 $62,525
7. Chief Exec Offcr,Md Ctr-U San Mateo County Administration $277,839 $104,765
8. Police Chief Belmont Police $277,327 $64,338
9. County Counsel-U San Mateo County County Counsel $272,782 $114,928
10. Adult Psychiatrist
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Adult Svcs-Region Iii-Central $272,179 $68,254
11. Chief Of The Health Sys San Mateo County Health Services Administration $270,932 $103,710
12. F700 Fire Fighter/Engineer Redwood City Fire $269,651 $61,675
13. Psych Spec Inpt-U San Mateo County Medical Psychiatric Unit $269,348 $0
14. Public Works Director Millbrae Public Works $268,817 $43,797
15. Medical Program Manager
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Medical Psychiatric Unit $266,112 $96,927
16. Fire Chief Menlo Park Fire Protection District District Administration $263,182 $71,628
17. Manager Silicon Valley Clean Water Support Services $261,295 $69,136
18. District Attorney-Elective San Mateo County Da-General Criminal $259,021 $104,644
19. Interim College President San Mateo County Community College District SMCCD-Executive Vice Chancellor, Admin Sv $253,100 $104,667
20. City Manager Belmont City Manager $251,202 $74,447
21. Sheriff's Sergeant San Mateo County Bioterrorism Unit $250,670 $133,254
22. Executive Director City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County Ccag Executive $249,743 $57,161
23. Finance Director Hillsborough Finance $249,086 $57,832
24. A100 City Manager Redwood City City Manager $248,257 $65,976
25. Fire Captain Millbrae Fire $247,355 $51,268
26. F700 Fire Fighter/Engineer Redwood City Fire $245,758 $57,029
27. Fire Captain San Bruno Fire $245,048 $67,059
28. A170 City Attorney Redwood City City Attorney $244,198 $76,167
29. Fire Chief Central County Fire Department Fire $241,678 $55,728
30. F630 Fire Captain Redwood City Fire $241,280 $66,436
31. Supervising Adult Psych
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Mh Region Iv Adult Services $240,263 $79,113
32. Fire Capt. Paramedic Woodside Fire Protection District Fire $238,588 $67,502
33. Chief Med Officer San Mateo County Administration $237,932 $97,655
34. Chief Oper Officer, Smmc San Mateo County Administration $237,842 $98,073
35. Medical Program Manager San Mateo County Mental Health Administration $237,631 $95,850
36. Operations & Maintenance Manager Silicon Valley Clean Water Operations $237,351 $45,274
37. P700 Police Officer Redwood City Police $237,095 $64,272
38. Adult Psychiatrist
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Mh Region Iv Adult Services $236,568 $64,768
39. Supervising Physician San Mateo County Ph Emergency Preparedness $235,530 $80,982
40. Assistant District Attorney-U San Mateo County Da-General Criminal $234,510 $103,723
41. P600 Police Sergeant Level1 Redwood City Police $234,112 $82,344
42. Assistant County Manager-U San Mateo County County Management $233,867 $82,414
43. Division Chief Operations Menlo Park Fire Protection District Fire Suppression $231,626 $62,385
44. Sheriff's Sergeant San Mateo County Special Investigations $230,684 $138,062
45. City Manager Millbrae City Administration $230,530 $55,062
46. Technical Services Manager Silicon Valley Clean Water Technical Services $229,686 $44,538
47. County Health Officer San Mateo County Health Officer $229,585 $87,486
48. B135 Finance Director Redwood City Finance $229,296 $72,483
49. Chief Exec Officer Samcera San Mateo County Ret-Human Resources & Payroll $228,772 $96,403
50. Deputy Chief Executive Officer San Mateo County Transit District Operations Administration $227,902 $42,811
51. President San Mateo County Community College District SMCCD-President's Office $227,568 $45,457
52. B150 Fire Chief Redwood City Fire $227,180 $109,597
53. P600 Police Sergeant Level1 Redwood City Police $227,107 $76,823
54. P700 Police Officer Redwood City Police $227,032 $65,983
55. Fire Captain San Bruno Fire $225,346 $61,567
56. City Manager San Mateo City Manager $224,966 $41,686
57. City Manager South San Francisco City Manager $224,863 $17,574
58. C315 Police Lieutenant Level 1 Redwood City Police $224,529 $79,689
59. F630 Fire Captain Redwood City Fire $224,319 $72,139
60. P700 Police Officer Redwood City Police $223,127 $69,581
61. Adult Psychiatrist
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Medical Psychiatric Unit $223,026 $76,374
62. Interim Executive Vice Chan San Mateo County Community College District SMCCD-Executive Vice Chancellor, Admin Sv $222,928 $49,251
63. Deputy Chief Of Health Sy San Mateo County Health Services Administration $222,487 $94,429
64. Adult Psychiatrist
Other Positions Held: Psych Spec Inpt-U
San Mateo County Medical Psychiatric Unit $221,495 $83,666
65. Deputy Sheriff San Mateo County Maguire Main Jail $221,052 $108,017
66. Deputy County Manager San Mateo County Intergovernmental Affairs $220,835 $83,665
67. Fire Captain San Mateo Fire $220,085 $69,321
68. City Manager Foster City City Manager's Office $219,964 $68,112
69. Deputy County Manager San Mateo County County Management $219,448 $90,877
70. City Manager San Bruno City Manager $219,238 $55,803
71. Chief Executive Officer Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency Bay Area Water Supply $218,806 $0
72. Dir. Public Works-U San Mateo County Dpw-Management Svcs Admin Support $218,411 $92,513
73. C240 Police Captain Level 1 Redwood City Police $218,234 $105,674
74. P600 Police Sergeant Level1 Redwood City Police $218,209 $77,221
75. F630 Fire Captain Redwood City Fire $217,900 $54,559
76. County Manager-U San Mateo County County Management $217,670 $1,756
77. City Manager Brisbane City Manager $216,905 $80,487
78. P600 Police Sergeant Level1 Redwood City Police $216,716 $79,164
79. President San Mateo County Community College District SMCCD-President's Office $216,706 $35,699
80. Deputy Sheriff San Mateo County Maguire Main Jail $216,612 $93,635
81. Paramedic-Firefighter Woodside Fire Protection District Fire $216,548 $64,488
82. Supervising Child Psych San Mateo County Mh Region Iii Child/Ad Service $216,355 $69,320
83. Captain-Paramedic *Y-Rate #7 Menlo Park Fire Protection District Fire Suppression $216,217 $49,263
84. Sheriff-Elective San Mateo County Shf-Administration $216,148 $198,507
85. C301 Battalion Chief - 40 Human Resource Redwood City Fire $216,115 $90,398
86. C240 Police Captain Level 1 Redwood City Police $215,924 $92,584
87. Fire Div Chief Millbrae Fire $215,132 $47,275
88. Sheriff's Sergeant San Mateo County Shf-General Investigation $215,001 $131,410
89. P600 Police Sergeant Level1 Redwood City Police $214,637 $69,469
90. Controller-Elective San Mateo County Administration Division $213,847 $87,709
91. P700 Police Officer Redwood City Police $213,705 $51,523
92. Fire Capt. Paramedic Woodside Fire Protection District Fire $213,495 $67,002
93. Fire Capt. Paramedic Woodside Fire Protection District Fire $213,438 $66,528
94. Deputy Sheriff San Mateo County Maguire Main Jail $213,325 $111,715
95. Chief Executive Officer Peninsula Health Care District Administration $213,197 $62,320
96. Child Psychiatrist San Mateo County Mh Region 1-Child/Ad Services $213,067 $77,556
97. C240 Police Captain Level 1 Redwood City Police $213,046 $86,007
98. Deputy Sheriff San Mateo County Sheriff's Coastside Substation $213,005 $100,937
99. EMS Battalion Chief Woodside Fire Protection District Fire $212,635 $79,181
100. Deputy County Manager San Mateo County County Management $212,450 $92,797