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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. Executive Officer/Clerk Of The Court,SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $359,068 $71,440
2. Court of Appeal Managing Attorney to the Administrative Presiding Justice, Range A Courts of Appeal, California Third Appellate District $332,856 $81,024
3. Federal Court Consultant Judicial Council of California $309,993 $98,333
4. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $308,148 $17,918
5. Chief Information Officer,SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $302,065 $88,422
6. Chief Deputy Of Operations Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $290,385 $71,013
7. Administrative Director Judicial Council of California $287,055 $107,612
8. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $286,288 $23,397
9. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $283,828 $33,188
10. Justice, Court of Appeal Courts of Appeal, California Judges' Retire System Member $283,506 $81,722
11. Justice, Court of Appeal Courts of Appeal, California Judges' Retire System Member $273,522 $79,855
12. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $273,046 $32,541
13. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $266,055 $19,920
14. Chief Deputy, Legal Services/Court Counsel SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $263,924 $50,560
15. Judge, Superior Court Kern County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $263,724 $1,804
16. Executive Officer Contra Costa County Superior Court Executive Offices $260,561 $46,682
17. Judge, Superior Court Sacramento County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $260,179 $26,473
18. Court Executive Officer San Bernardino County Superior Court $260,021 $86,835
19. Chief Deputy, Finance And Administrative Services Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $257,902 $62,215
20. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $257,158 $19,899
21. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $256,135 $37,718
22. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $252,394 $22,754
23. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
25. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
26. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,719
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $37,501
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,567
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,188
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $33,064
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $32,952
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $32,915
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $32,915
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $32,728
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $29,925
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $29,394
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $29,388
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $27,328
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $27,014
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $26,619
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $26,619
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $26,240
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $26,240
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $25,779
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $25,779
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $25,543
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $25,304
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $25,223
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $19,899
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $19,899
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $19,899
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $18,342
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $15,368
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $15,368
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $15,368
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $12,281
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,521 $10,870
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,507 $37,719
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,469 $33,188
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,469 $26,240
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,469 $25,779
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,464 $37,719
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,464 $37,719
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,451 $37,719
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,450 $37,719
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,450 $33,188
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,436 $37,498
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $37,719
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $37,719
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $37,719
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $37,489
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $33,188
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $33,188
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $33,188
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $33,188
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $25,219
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $25,174
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $25,051
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $19,899
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $19,807
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,421 $7,902
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,419 $33,188
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,381 $25,492
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,241 $37,719
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $251,134 $26,116
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $250,944 $25,717
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $250,931 $37,027
97. Chief Officer II Judicial Council of California $250,929 $59,826
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $250,905 $37,719
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $250,896 $26,201
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $250,891 $33,068