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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. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $354,310 $61,263
2. Chief Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Administration $288,901 $69,100
3. Mental Health Medical Director El Dorado County Hhsa - Mental Health $288,862 $75,195
4. Psychiatrist II El Dorado County Hhsa - Mental Health $286,228 $48,967
5. General Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Administration $252,256 $49,707
6. Fire Chief El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $245,045 $44,956
7. Under Sheriff El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $243,082 $75,926
8. Chief Administrative Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $238,282 $44,909
9. General Manager El Dorado Irrigation District Office of the General Manager $227,394 $78,598
10. Deputy Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $226,819 $73,547
11. Fire Chief El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $224,727 $68,232
12. Battalion Chief (Admin) El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $223,233 $67,502
13. Sheriff/Coroner/Public Administration El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $217,322 $74,109
14. Battalion Chief Lake Valley Fire Protection District Administration $209,170 $24,300
15. Deputy Chief Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Administration $208,344 $43,484
16. Public Defender El Dorado County Public Defender $208,073 $31,131
17. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $207,757 $79,289
18. Engineering Department Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Engineering $206,712 $41,957
19. Principal Assistant County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $206,404 $39,261
20. City Manager South Lake Tahoe General Government $205,229 $73,667
21. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $204,829 $65,198
22. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $204,707 $63,461
23. District Attorney El Dorado County District Attorney $203,085 $62,740
24. Battalion Chief (Line) El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $202,462 $66,346
25. Sheriff's Captain El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $202,072 $87,287
26. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $199,476 $14,995
27. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $199,123 $1,804
28. Auditor-Controller El Dorado County Auditor Controller $197,856 $37,494
29. County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $197,580 $52,273
30. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $194,633 $2,996
31. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $192,262 $19,424
32. Deputy Director Maintenance And Operations El Dorado County CDA - Transportation $191,728 $40,991
33. Engineer/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $191,627 $50,882
34. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $191,400 $56,930
35. Sheriff's Support Services Manager El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $188,851 $51,464
36. Treasurer/Tax Collector El Dorado County Treasurer Tax Collector $188,601 $43,908
37. Battalion Chief (Line) El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $188,260 $63,209
38. Senior Deputy County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $187,528 $36,787
39. Judge, Superior Court El Dorado County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $186,694 $19,424
40. Assistant Chief Administration Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $186,389 $48,956
41. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $185,168 $58,306
42. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $185,051 $62,097
43. Director Health & Human Services Agency El Dorado County Hhsa - Administration $184,999 $41,480
44. Engineer/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $183,939 $52,724
45. Director Of Planning And Building El Dorado County CDA - Transportation $183,141 $59,168
46. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $182,578 $57,621
47. Chief Assistant County Counsel El Dorado County County Counsel $182,171 $50,024
48. Assistant General Manager South Tahoe Public Utility District Engineering $181,325 $51,910
49. Court Executive Officer El Dorado County Superior Court Administration $180,891 $23,169
50. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $180,153 $54,743
51. Chief Financial Officer South Tahoe Public Utility District Finance $179,524 $43,601
52. Captain/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $179,076 $16,165
53. Director Of Finance El Dorado Irrigation District Finance $179,046 $72,653
54. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $179,039 $62,662
55. Grant Coordinator South Tahoe Public Utility District Finance $178,785 $34,820
56. Director Of Engineering El Dorado Irrigation District Engineering $177,845 $72,747
57. Chief Assistant Auditor/Controller El Dorado County Auditor Controller $177,735 $53,887
58. Public Health Officer El Dorado County Hhsa - Public Health $175,811 $36,649
59. Battalion Chief Lake Valley Fire Protection District Administration $175,418 $29,881
60. Engineer/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $174,383 $58,375
61. Deputy Sheriff II El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $173,786 $43,255
62. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $172,584 $69,151
63. City Attorney South Lake Tahoe General Government $172,158 $35,578
64. Superintendent/President Lake Tahoe Community College District President's Office $171,781 $42,954
65. Deputy Chief Administrative Officer El Dorado County Chief Administration $171,588 $48,012
66. Sheriff's Sergeant El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $171,494 $47,831
67. Fire Battalion Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $170,942 $26,151
68. Captain Emt Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Fire $170,569 $45,986
69. Captain Lake Valley Fire Protection District Operations $170,488 $25,072
70. Division Chief El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $170,426 $40,349
71. Fire Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $170,295 $31,978
72. Captain Paramedic Diamond Springs/El Dorado Fire Protection District Fire $170,227 $55,762
73. General Counsel El Dorado Irrigation District Office of the General Manager $170,078 $71,413
74. Police Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $170,044 $54,659
75. Executive Director Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Executive Dept $169,746 $21,607
76. Court Commissioner El Dorado County Superior Court Commissioner $169,190 $43,358
77. Investigator (District Attorney) El Dorado County District Attorney $169,190 $41,337
78. Firefighter/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $168,291 $7,174
79. Assistant Public Defender El Dorado County Public Defender $168,192 $47,582
80. County Recorder/Clerk El Dorado County Recorder Clerk $168,045 $43,552
81. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $167,454 $54,673
82. Director Of Finance South Lake Tahoe General Government $167,255 $58,270
83. Assessor El Dorado County Assessor $166,735 $48,569
84. Division Chief El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $166,731 $41,775
85. Chief Probation Officer El Dorado County Probation $165,218 $64,100
86. Sheriff's Lieutenant El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $164,817 $65,381
87. Battalion Chief Lake Valley Fire Protection District Administration $164,798 $18,547
88. Engineer/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $164,767 $44,725
89. Captain/ Paramedic El Dorado Hills County Water District Fire $162,301 $63,137
90. Director Of Environmental Management El Dorado County CDA - Environmental Management $162,278 $53,159
91. Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer Weights And Measure El Dorado County Agriculture $162,183 $41,664
92. Fire Battalion Chief South Lake Tahoe Public Safety $162,105 $25,605
93. General Counsel Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Legal Dept $161,930 $20,773
94. Deputy Sheriff II El Dorado County Sheriffs Department $161,819 $55,391
95. Firefighter/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $161,613 $6,780
96. Deputy Director Engineering El Dorado County CDA - Transportation $161,279 $49,977
97. Director Of Information Technology El Dorado County Information Technologies $160,985 $25,385
98. Director Of Operations El Dorado Irrigation District Operations $160,227 $69,941
99. Captain/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $160,153 $36,753
100. Captain/Paramedic El Dorado County Fire Protection District El Dorado County Fire District $159,871 $37,589