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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. Physician North Sonoma County Healthcare District Wound Care $454,517 $8,115
2. Chief Executive Officer Sonoma Valley Healthcare District Administration $429,094 $59,056
3. Physician North Sonoma County Healthcare District Specialty $413,055 $12,390
4. President, Range 0 State University, Sonoma $401,205 $113,462
5. Director Of Power Services Sonoma Clean Power Authority Administration $339,237 $30,530
6. Police Chief Santa Rosa Police Department $335,537 $43,385
7. Ceo North Sonoma County Healthcare District Administration $327,511 $26,540
8. President/Superintendent Sonoma County Junior College District President's Office $323,069 $75,633
9. Fire Engineer Santa Rosa Fire Department $309,125 $51,934
10. Physician North Sonoma County Healthcare District Hpg $307,855 $42,499
11. Ceo Sonoma Clean Power Authority Administration $303,650 $35,777
12. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $283,195 $54,733
13. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $282,662 $40,755
14. Administrator IV, Range 1
Other Positions Held: Administrator IV, Range 1
State University, Sonoma $278,934 $95,240
15. City Manager Healdsburg City Manager's Office Administration $274,990 $52,294
16. County Administrator Sonoma County County Administrator's Office $265,828 $83,974
17. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $265,046 $53,905
18. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $263,274 $58,592
19. Fire Chief With Stipend Santa Rosa Fire Department $261,262 $68,995
20. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $261,003 $47,811
21. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $259,840 $57,293
22. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $259,820 $53,568
23. Water Agency General Manager Sonoma County Water Agency $259,588 $78,070
24. City Manager Santa Rosa City Manager $259,328 $46,788
25. Fire Captain Petaluma Fire $258,491 $50,540
26. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $256,803 $78,343
27. Vice President, Human Resources Sonoma County Junior College District Human Resources $252,891 $62,657
28. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $250,895 $39,802
29. Fire Engineer Santa Rosa Fire Department $250,585 $56,508
30. Physician North Sonoma County Healthcare District Specialty $249,956 $7,516
31. Physician North Sonoma County Healthcare District Hpg $247,405 $7,500
32. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $247,014 $59,456
33. District Attorney Sonoma County District Attorneys Office $246,509 $59,153
34. Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs/Asst Superintendent Sonoma County Junior College District Petaluma Campus $245,843 $58,261
35. City Manager Rohnert Park City Manager $245,712 $43,367
36. Fire Engineer Santa Rosa Fire Department $245,111 $53,198
37. Auditor Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector Sonoma County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector $244,266 $67,745
38. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $243,666 $57,529
39. County Counsel Sonoma County County Counsel $243,472 $85,963
40. Superintendent Sonoma County Office of Education Mgmtcert $241,171 $48,382
41. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $240,607 $93,965
42. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $236,892 $59,841
43. Sheriff-Coroner Sonoma County Sheriff $236,769 $92,728
44. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $235,838 $55,014
45. Vice President Of Finance And Administrative Services (Interim) Sonoma County Junior College District Finance/Admin Services $235,825 $66,360
46. Deputy Fire Chief W/Stipend Santa Rosa Fire Department $234,116 $60,937
47. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $234,104 $88,364
48. Chief Nursing Officer Sonoma Valley Healthcare District Nursing Administration $233,557 $23,758
49. Battalion Chief W / Stipend Santa Rosa Fire Department $233,507 $65,415
50. Utility Director Healdsburg Electric Administration $232,153 $48,954
51. Firefighter Santa Rosa Fire Department $231,884 $48,831
52. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $231,310 $60,201
53. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $231,152 $59,443
54. Retirement Administrator Sonoma County Retirement $230,771 $73,270
55. Deputy City Manager Santa Rosa City Manager $230,145 $17,282
56. Public Defender Sonoma County Public Defender's Office $229,058 $58,360
57. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $228,537 $60,416
58. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $228,410 $51,602
59. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $227,488 $55,657
60. Electrician, Range 1 State University, Sonoma $226,038 $66,840
61. Assistant City Manager Santa Rosa Planning & Economic Develop $225,248 $30,438
62. City Attorney Santa Rosa City Attorney $224,972 $37,081
63. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 5
State University, Sonoma $224,355 $46,559
64. Director Of Health Services Sonoma County Department Of Health Services $223,917 $34,853
65. Sheriffs Sergeant Sonoma County Sheriff $223,656 $59,442
66. Battalion Chief Valley of the Moon Fire Protection District Fire $223,581 $76,817
67. General Counsel Sonoma County Office of Education Clmgmt $223,084 $43,426
68. Chief Executive Officer Petaluma Health Care District Administration $222,658 $62,387
69. Water Agency Chief Engineer-Dir Of Grndwater Mgmt. Sonoma County Water Agency $222,261 $47,643
70. Assistant County Administrator Sonoma County County Administrator's Office $222,158 $47,927
71. Captain Valley of the Moon Fire Protection District Fire $221,656 $67,467
72. Battalion Chief 40Hr W / Stipend Santa Rosa Fire Department $220,907 $35,912
73. Deputy Sheriff II Sonoma County Sheriff $219,806 $54,685
74. Police Sergeant Santa Rosa Police Department $219,143 $56,448
75. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $219,072 $59,857
76. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $218,481 $53,544
77. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $217,998 $8,041
78. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $217,354 $12,415
79. Superintendent Sonoma Valley Unified Cert Management $217,064 $44,102
80. Assistant City Manager Petaluma City Manager $216,406 $20,534
81. Fire Chief Healdsburg Fire $216,274 $65,321
82. Police Chief Petaluma Police $215,981 $52,265
83. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,970 $15,410
84. Senior Dean Of Students Sonoma County Junior College District Student Life, Equity & Engage $215,970 $50,048
85. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,928 $15,534
86. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,659 $20,101
87. Communications Dispatcher II Sonoma County Sheriff $215,599 $33,895
88. Deputy Police Chief Petaluma Police $215,474 $34,523
89. Battalion Chief Valley of the Moon Fire Protection District Fire $214,603 $70,613
90. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,483 $20,101
91. Vice President, Student Services/Assistant Superintendent Sonoma County Junior College District Student Services $214,482 $63,036
92. Police Lieutenant Santa Rosa Police Department $214,147 $60,895
93. Fire Battalion Chief Petaluma Fire $214,094 $48,562
94. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $213,825 $15,534
95. Director Of Human Services Sonoma County Human Services Department $213,534 $63,000
96. Fire Captain Santa Rosa Fire Department $213,237 $54,367
97. Scta Rcpa Executive Director Sonoma County Transportation Authority Sonoma County Transportation Authority $213,128 $56,929
98. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $212,594 $15,534
99. Judge, Superior Court Sonoma County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $212,564 $15,534
100. Police Lieutenant Santa Rosa Police Department $212,247 $60,097