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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. Mental Health Medical Director El Dorado County Hhsa - Mental Health $302,562 $76,529
2. County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $258,540 $46,435
3. General Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Administration $235,239 $56,519
4. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $234,920 $45,648
5. Fire Chief El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire Dist $228,540 $69,710
6. Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administration El Dorado County Sheriff Department $224,016 $91,725
7. Chief Administrative Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $218,830 $48,404
8. Auditor-Controller El Dorado County Auditor Controller $207,654 $45,577
9. Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $206,912 $62,263
10. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $206,423 $47,497
11. Under Sheriff El Dorado County Sheriff Department $205,579 $81,888
12. General Manager El Dorado Irrigation District Office Of The General Manager $199,525 $73,577
13. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriff Department $199,502 $62,174
14. District Attorney El Dorado County District Attorney $199,244 $60,666
15. Police Sergeant South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $196,228 $74,762
16. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $193,813 $40,034
17. Assistant General Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Engineering $193,039 $41,421
18. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriff Department $192,915 $88,504
19. General Counsel El Dorado Irrigation District Office Of The General Manager $191,988 $66,222
20. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriff Department $189,646 $74,174
21. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $187,234 $1,804
22. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $183,676 $47,602
23. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $182,431 $2,926
24. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $182,372 $7,106
25. Assistant Chief Administration Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $181,858 $27,587
26. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $181,651 $17,710
27. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $181,651 $17,710
28. Battalion Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $181,308 $48,335
29. Treasurer/Tax Collector El Dorado County Treasurer Tax Collector $180,761 $45,181
30. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $177,538 $17,588
31. Chief Budget Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $175,963 $48,586
32. City Manager South Lake Tahoe General Government $175,783 $65,800
33. Chief Assistant Director Health/Human Services El Dorado County Hhsa - Administration $175,508 $30,638
34. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $172,993 $40,987
35. Chief Assistant County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $172,782 $53,834
36. Superintendent/President Lake Tahoe Community College District President's Office $172,500 $32,863
37. Chief Assistant Auditor/Controller El Dorado County Auditor Controller $172,133 $36,357
38. Firefighter/Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $172,103 $27,622
39. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $171,322 $45,525
40. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $171,214 $83,103
41. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $170,944 $43,788
42. Battalion Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $170,814 $47,622
43. Engineering Department Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Engineering $168,952 $48,434
44. Investigator (District Attorney) El Dorado County District Attorney $168,799 $45,216
45. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $168,544 $47,692
46. Chief Financial Officer South Tahoe Public Utility District Finance $167,450 $52,020
47. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $166,921 $50,418
48. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $165,666 $42,632
49. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $165,517 $45,991
50. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $165,100 $49,919
51. Chief Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Administration $164,661 $85,366
52. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $163,580 $72,569
53. Principal Assistant County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $163,509 $37,830
54. Division Chief El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire Dist $163,144 $66,139
55. Environmental Management Division Director El Dorado County CDA - Environmental Management $163,121 $48,603
56. Director Health & Human Services El Dorado County Hhsa - Administration $162,813 $43,868
57. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $162,692 $45,988
58. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $162,354 $48,705
59. Fire Chief Lake Valley Fire Protection District Administration $161,873 $68,476
60. Chief Assistant Public Defender El Dorado County Public Defender $161,400 $52,756
61. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $161,196 $43,950
62. Battalion Chief Lake Valley Fire Protection District Administration $160,832 $63,155
63. Director Of Engineering El Dorado Irrigation District Engineering $160,230 $67,913
64. Police Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $159,629 $61,725
65. Division Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $159,428 $51,245
66. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $159,026 $23,245
67. City Attorney South Lake Tahoe General Government $158,748 $44,430
68. Development Services Division Director El Dorado County CDA - Transportation $158,283 $55,837
69. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $158,057 $44,616
70. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $157,667 $46,908
71. Chief Investigator (District Attorney) El Dorado County District Attorney $157,545 $69,479
72. Public Defender El Dorado County Public Defender $157,301 $57,146
73. Public Health Officer El Dorado County Hhsa - Public Health $157,091 $39,788
74. Engineer El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $156,848 $46,278
75. Principal Administration Analyst El Dorado County Chief Administration $156,744 $61,967
76. Supervising Investigator (District Attorney) El Dorado County District Attorney $156,475 $38,774
77. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $156,287 $49,406
78. Captain/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire Dist $155,957 $55,342
79. Director Of Operations El Dorado Irrigation District Operations $155,584 $67,205
80. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $155,233 $47,706
81. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $155,215 $59,002
82. Grant Coordinator South Tahoe Public Utility District Finance $151,636 $40,146
83. Senior Deputy County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $151,508 $34,919
84. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriff Department $151,405 $65,134
85. Assessor El Dorado County Assessor $150,252 $49,431
86. Captain El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $150,235 $42,248
87. Court Executive Officer El Dorado County Superior Court Administration $150,089 $21,728
88. Police Officer South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $150,059 $52,779
89. Executive Director 1 Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Executive Department $149,835 $20,229
90. Lab Director South Tahoe Public Utility District Laboratory $149,374 $42,203
91. Captain/Paramedic Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Fire $149,290 $63,238
92. Firefighter/Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $149,064 $36,956
93. Director Of Public Works South Lake Tahoe Public Works $148,661 $57,130
94. Director Of Finance El Dorado Irrigation District Finance $148,534 $63,814
95. Assistant Chief Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Training $148,486 $79,352
96. Assistant Public Defender El Dorado County Public Defender $147,858 $50,149
97. Captain/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire Dist $147,363 $42,447
98. Chief Probation Officer El Dorado County Probation $147,015 $68,202
99. Fire Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $146,982 $20,108
100. County Recorder/Clerk El Dorado County Recorder Clerk $146,530 $43,600