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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 University, Sonoma $344,736 $69,780
2. Chief Executive Officer Sonoma Valley Healthcare District Administration $320,625 $38,131
3. County Administrator Sonoma County County Administrator's Office $262,084 $2,790
4. President/Superintendent Sonoma County Junior College District SRJC - President's Office $243,371 $40,060
5. County Counsel Sonoma County County Counsel $239,279 $27,976
6. Forensic Psychiatrist Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $231,595 $10,435
7. Director Of Transportation & Public Works Sonoma County Transportation And Public Works $231,056 $26,171
8. City Manager Santa Rosa City Manager $229,850 $46,266
9. Sheriff-Coroner Sonoma County Sheriff $228,839 $22,912
10. Retirement Administrator Sonoma County Retirement $228,024 $27,928
11. Town Manager Windsor Town Manager $227,362 $47,024
12. Water Agency General Manager Sonoma County Water Agency $226,725 $27,766
13. District Attorney Sonoma County District Attorneys Office $225,580 $27,588
14. Mental Health Medical Director Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $225,334 $24,992
15. Director Of Health Services Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $222,872 $19,304
16. Chief Medical Officer Sonoma Valley Healthcare District Administration $221,751 $1,022
17. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $220,156 $13,460
18. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $218,471 $13,608
19. Health Officer Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $218,180 $23,252
20. Chief Probation Officer Sonoma County Probation Department $213,370 $24,550
21. City Manager Petaluma City Manager $210,388 $61,600
22. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $206,010 $46,636
23. County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Sonoma County Clerk Recorder Assessor $204,664 $24,202
24. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $204,610 $76,528
25. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $204,060 $13,760
26. Staff Psychiatrist Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $203,888 $7,500
27. Director Prmd Sonoma County Permit Resource Management Department $200,356 $24,382
28. Auditor Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector Sonoma County Auditor-Controller $200,134 $23,898
29. Public Defender Sonoma County Public Defender's Office $199,272 $22,964
30. Director Human Resources Sonoma County Human Resources Department $199,258 $25,114
31. General Services Director Sonoma County General Services Department $199,035 $24,670
32. Fire Chief Santa Rosa Fire Department $198,031 $78,741
33. Battalion Chief Santa Rosa Fire Department $197,792 $63,523
34. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $197,550 $14,974
35. Battalion Chief 40Hr W / Stip Santa Rosa Fire Department $197,092 $67,908
36. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $196,906 $13,474
37. Assistant Sheriff Sonoma County Sheriff $196,573 $29,968
38. Police Chief Santa Rosa Police Department $196,340 $73,432
39. Water Agency Assistant General Manager Sonoma County Water Agency $195,170 $16,876
40. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $194,768 $51,796
41. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $194,751 $71,722
42. Director Of Human Services Sonoma County Human Services Department $194,560 $22,590
43. Police Captain Santa Rosa Police Department $194,149 $74,856
44. Battalion Chief Santa Rosa Fire Department $194,018 $59,250
45. Director Of Utilities Santa Rosa Utilities $192,815 $35,967
46. Executive Director Sonoma County Cdc Sonoma County Community Development Commission $192,559 $23,754
47. Staff Psychiatrist Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $192,054 $7,035
48. Water Agency Assistant General Manager Sonoma County Water Agency $192,001 $22,856
49. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $191,729 $13,578
50. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $190,048 $13,426
51. City Attorney Santa Rosa City Attorney $189,891 $47,462
52. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $189,099 $14,802
53. Nursing Supervisor Palm Drive Health Care District Nursing Administration $188,279 $8,625
54. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $187,798 $13,356
55. Water Agency Chief Engineer Sonoma County Water Agency $187,789 $22,260
56. Director Of Child Support Services Sonoma County Department Of Child Support Services $187,579 $23,398
57. Battalion Chief W / Stipend Santa Rosa Fire Department $186,620 $60,710
58. Assistant County Counsel Sonoma County County Counsel $186,618 $22,294
59. City Manager Healdsburg Administration $186,606 $70,751
60. General Manager Valley of the Moon Water District Administrative $185,889 $51,881
61. Director Of Pharmacy Palm Drive Health Care District Pharmacy $185,648 $2,823
62. Chief Executive Office Petaluma Health Care District Administration $185,600 $25,127
63. Fire Engineer Santa Rosa Fire Department $184,152 $74,514
64. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $183,839 $14,666
65. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $183,522 $13,926
66. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $183,161 $14,606
67. Osd General Manager Sonoma County So Co Ag Preserve And Open Space District $182,944 $22,914
68. Director of Public Safety Rohnert Park Public Safety $182,884 $56,872
69. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $182,621 $13,300
70. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $182,101 $7,474
71. Dir. Rec & Parks Santa Rosa Recreation And Parks $181,555 $34,482
72. Director Fire/Emergency Program Manager Sonoma County Fire And Emergency Services Department $181,312 $24,122
73. Police Captain Santa Rosa Police Department $181,101 $75,774
74. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $181,098 $36,231
75. Sheriffs Captain Sonoma County Sheriff $180,916 $28,178
76. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $180,050 $42,001
77. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $179,842 $77,222
78. Firefighter Santa Rosa Fire Department $179,576 $70,330
79. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $179,424 $5,872
80. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $178,914 $82,154
81. Deputy Director Transportation & Operations Sonoma County Transportation And Public Works $178,448 $21,808
82. Director of Administrative Services Cotati Administrative Services $177,831 $32,221
83. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $177,815 $14,600
84. Deputy Director Engineering & Maintenance Sonoma County Transportation And Public Works $177,567 $21,808
85. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $177,232 $53,142
86. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $176,835 $14,798
87. Information System Director Sonoma County Information Systems Department $176,499 $24,054
88. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $176,289 $82,004
89. Health Services Division Director Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $176,089 $21,150
90. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $175,556 $74,780
91. City Manager Rohnert Park City Manager $174,989 $43,969
92. Deputy District Attorney IV Sonoma County District Attorneys Office $174,897 $21,120
93. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $174,586 $14,474
94. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $174,067 $13,976
95. Chief Deputy County Counsel Sonoma County County Counsel $173,993 $20,942
96. Staff Psychiatrist Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $173,655 $6,562
97. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $173,355 $13,300
98. Chief Deputy Public Defender Sonoma County Public Defender's Office $173,206 $20,942
99. Fire Engineer Santa Rosa Fire Department $172,717 $57,008
100. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $172,597 $13,232