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This report includes positions at county superior courts, the state Supreme Court and the State Courts of Appeal.

Judiciary employees from state departments and superior courts will appear in this report once their payroll figures are published for the selected calendar year.

Report: Highest Paid Employees

  Position Employer Department / Subdivision Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
1. Court Commissioner, Sup Ct Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $940,696 $41,371
2. Executive Officer/Clerk Of Court, SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $400,858 $77,042
3. Chief Information Officer, SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $339,545 $92,744
4. Chief Deputy Of Operations Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $333,933 $80,723
5. Chief Deputy, Legal Services/Court Counsel SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $314,801 $58,001
6. Division Director Santa Clara County Superior Court Executive Management $314,026 $31,666
7. Judge, Superior Court Orange County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $312,127 $35,324
8. Federal Court Consultant Judicial Council of California $311,265 $103,805
9. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $303,826 $26,718
10. Chief Deputy, Finance And Administrative Services Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $303,055 $63,952
11. Administrative Director Judicial Council of California $302,219 $115,975
12. Commissioner Yolo County Superior Court Judge $299,275 $39,890
13. Chief Deputy, Human Resources & Development SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $295,147 $60,846
14. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $284,902 $16,770
15. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $282,369 $20,917
16. Enterprise Business Solutions Architect Sacramento County Superior Court Project Management Office $278,104 $72,330
17. Chief Deputy Of Information Technology Riverside County Superior Court Countrywide Information Technology $276,079 $52,107
18. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $274,314 $36,029
19. Court Executive Officer Ventura County Superior Court Ventura Superior Court $273,396 $121,535
20. Court Executive Officer Riverside County Superior Court Executive $268,819 $26,931
21. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $267,846 $73,027
22. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,881 $40,445
23. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $40,794
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $40,753
25. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $40,436
26. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $39,922
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $39,721
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $39,622
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $36,072
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $36,072
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $36,041
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $35,838
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $35,799
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $35,308
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $35,087
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $35,071
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $34,998
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $34,998
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $34,826
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $34,760
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $30,939
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $30,930
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $30,270
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $28,470
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $28,363
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $28,115
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,946
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,653
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,511
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,416
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,375
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $27,029
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $20,992
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $20,891
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $20,891
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $20,345
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $18,929
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $17,136
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $16,773
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $16,261
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $16,168
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $16,168
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $16,168
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $11,181
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,816 $8,339
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,801 $36,072
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,781 $27,282
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $40,728
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $36,023
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $28,662
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $27,970
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $27,630
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,764 $27,442
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,758 $40,795
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,758 $36,561
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,753 $28,243
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,746 $35,722
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,746 $24,468
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,744 $36,625
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,730 $39,796
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,723 $32,751
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,718 $35,817
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $40,795
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $40,752
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $40,480
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $40,136
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $39,964
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $39,827
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $39,721
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $39,721
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $39,526
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $37,577
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $35,607
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $28,368
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $27,169
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $26,809
97. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $26,686
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,716 $8,281
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,673 $26,768
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court $265,669 $37,020