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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. Forensic Pathologist Stanislaus County Sheriff $409,310 $47,053
2. Forensic Pathologist Stanislaus County Sheriff $374,443 $104,215
3. President, Range 0 State University, Stanislaus $369,469 $103,530
4. Asst Executive Officer Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office $322,227 $50,874
5. Physician - Primary Care, Range 6 State University, Stanislaus $309,513 $118,368
6. Chief Executive Officer Oak Valley Hospital District Hospital Admin $306,922 $49,893
7. Chief Exec Officer Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office $294,380 $112,547
8. General Manager Oakdale Irrigation District Administration $291,133 $53,947
9. Chancellor
Other Positions Held: Doctorate, Chancellor
Yosemite Community College District YCCD - Da Chancellor $288,564 $68,765
10. Behavioral Health Medical Dir Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $285,427 $111,218
11. Agm-Transmission And Distribution Modesto Irrigation District Electric Trans And Dist $282,373 $109,559
12. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $275,579 $23,796
13. Asst Exec Officer/Chief Op Off Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office $275,494 $32,930
14. Executive Director Stanislaus County Retirement $272,041 $78,108
15. Line Supervisor Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $271,085 $66,878
16. Public Health Officer Stanislaus County Health Services Agency $270,783 $81,265
17. General Manager Turlock Irrigation District General Managers Administration $269,826 $108,560
18. Dir Of Community Services Agency Stanislaus County Community Services Agency $269,258 $95,373
19. Psychiatrist Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $262,623 $86,561
20. Chief Operating Officer Turlock Irrigation District General Managers Administration $260,376 $104,821
21. Assistant General Manager - Water Resources Turlock Irrigation District General Managers Administration $260,185 $102,072
22. Managing Dir Of Health Services Ag Stanislaus County Health Services Agency $259,852 $98,971
23. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $259,099 $22,737
24. Psychiatrist Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $258,685 $32,596
25. Psychiatrist Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $258,015 $33,400
26. Psychiatrist Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $257,307 $73,958
27. Vice Chancellor, Fiscal Services - Yccd
Other Positions Held: Doctorate, Vice Chancellor, Fiscal - YCCD
Yosemite Community College District YCCD - YCCD Fiscal Op Support Services $254,391 $41,644
28. Executive Director Stanislaus Council of Governments Administration $253,457 $94,233
29. Agm-Electric Resources Modesto Irrigation District Electric Resources $250,874 $104,598
30. Superintendent Stanislaus County Office of Education District Office $248,997 $75,617
31. City Manager Modesto City Manager's Office $248,852 $53,908
32. Chief Financial Officer / Assistant General Manager - Financial Services Turlock Irrigation District General Managers Administration $247,181 $102,311
33. Deputy Supt Bus Services Stanislaus County Office of Education District Office $243,480 $54,977
34. Agm-Finance And Treasurer Modesto Irrigation District Finance $242,939 $99,070
35. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $240,436 $19,299
36. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $239,657 $22,692
37. Agm-Water Operations Modesto Irrigation District Water Operations $238,029 $86,404
38. Fire Chief Modesto Modesto Fire Department $237,512 $65,424
39. President - Columbia College
Other Positions Held: Doctorate, President - Columbia College
Yosemite Community College District CC - CC President's Office $234,145 $68,377
40. Instructional Faculty - Academic Year, Range 5
Other Positions Held: Instructional Faculty, Special Programs -For Credit, Range 5, Instructional Faculty, Summer Session - Extension, Range 1, Special Consultant, Range 0
State University, Stanislaus $232,027 $75,421
41. Chief Of Police Modesto Modesto Police Department $231,659 $54,536
42. County Counsel Stanislaus County County Counsel $230,541 $91,749
43. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Stanislaus $227,687 $87,921
44. Electrical Lineworker - Rgc Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $226,481 $64,448
45. Line Supervisor Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $225,587 $67,524
46. Assistant General Manager - Electrical Engineering and Operations Turlock Irrigation District General Managers Administration $224,069 $94,898
47. Police Lieutenant Modesto Modesto Police Department $223,698 $50,724
48. Police Officer - Extra Help Modesto Modesto Police Department $223,698 $50,724
49. President, Modesto Jr College
Other Positions Held: Doctorate, President - MJC
Yosemite Community College District MJC - MJC President's Office $223,550 $47,534
50. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Stanislaus $222,619 $77,198
51. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $222,523 $19,477
52. District Attorney Stanislaus County District Attorney $221,965 $87,886
53. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $221,871 $24,552
54. General Manager Del Puerto Water District Administration $221,550 $48,309
55. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $221,053 $18,075
56. City Manager Patterson Administration $220,498 $40,856
57. Line Supervisor Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $219,730 $67,307
58. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $219,581 $22,421
59. Public Defender Stanislaus County Public Defender $218,968 $60,886
60. Asst District Attorney Stanislaus County District Attorney $218,791 $68,311
61. City Manager Hughson Administration $218,507 $44,173
62. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Stanislaus $217,931 $84,553
63. Fire Battalion Chief- 112 Hour Modesto Modesto Fire Department $217,678 $49,824
64. Electrical Troubleshooter Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $217,271 $65,059
65. Police Sergeant Modesto Modesto Police Department $217,240 $45,221
66. Electrical Lineworker - Rgc Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $217,225 $63,564
67. Fire Division Chief Modesto Modesto Fire Department $216,942 $49,697
68. Chemistry - Instructor - MJC
Other Positions Held: Chemistry, Doctorate-Overload/Fall MJC, Chemistry, Doctorate-Summer/Late Start MJC, Chemistry, Doctorate-Overload/Spring MJC
Yosemite Community College District MJC - MJC Chemistry $216,815 $47,024
69. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,942 $2,598
70. Sheriff Stanislaus County Sheriff $215,518 $120,176
71. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $215,401 $1,806
72. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,609 $1,062
73. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,482 $17,587
74. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $214,292 $20,271
75. Administrator IV, Range 1 State University, Stanislaus $214,288 $75,264
76. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $214,189 $20,824
77. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $213,248 $19,314
78. Line Supervisor Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $213,131 $66,884
79. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $212,294 $16,194
80. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $212,056 $1,441
81. Fire Captain Paramedic Patterson Fire $211,939 $34,764
82. Police Sergeant Modesto Modesto Police Department $211,788 $31,213
83. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,604 $8,365
84. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,503 $8,365
85. Electrical Lineworker - Rgc Turlock Irrigation District Line Department $211,464 $62,892
86. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,338 $16,070
87. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $211,081 $16,706
88. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,853 $16,194
89. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,853 $16,194
90. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,853 $16,194
91. City Manager Oakdale Administration $210,785 $53,017
92. Judge, Superior Court Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $210,732 $16,194
93. Fire Engineer Modesto Modesto Fire Department $209,756 $19,356
94. Contract Employee-County Employ Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Svs $209,248 $0
95. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $207,481 $21,941
96. Asst Executive Officer Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office $207,374 $88,240
97. Assistant Chief Of Police Modesto Modesto Police Department $207,222 $49,170
98. Fire Captain Modesto Modesto Fire Department $206,943 $21,853
99. Director Of Utilities Modesto Utilities $206,172 $32,934
100. Dir Of Plan & Comm Development Stanislaus County Planning & Community Dev $205,820 $83,149