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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 Executive Officer,SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $337,187 $96,717
2. Federal Court Consultant Judicial Council of California $293,637 $90,992
3. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $292,519 $73,695
4. Chief Information Officer,SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $290,114 $92,474
5. Chief Deputy Of Operations Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $274,885 $94,628
6. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $256,993 $19,424
7. Chief Deputy, Legal Services/Court Counsel SC Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $256,371 $69,862
8. Administrative Director Judicial Council of California $255,009 $96,835
9. Chief Officer II Judicial Council of California $254,992 $82,864
10. Judge, Superior Court Orange County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $254,578 $46,478
11. Judge, Superior Court Kern County Superior Court Judge's Retire System Member $254,372 $1,898
12. Superior Court Chief Executive Officer Orange County Superior Court Executive $251,448 $96,547
13. Executive Officer Contra Costa County Superior Court Executive Offices $251,400 $80,113
14. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $248,603 $72,097
15. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $247,848 $19,404
16. Court Executive Officer San Bernardino County Superior Court Court Executive Office-Executive $247,547 $115,994
17. Chief Deputy, Finance And Administrative Services Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $244,275 $80,481
18. Executive Officer San Diego County Superior Court Superior Court $242,528 $116,263
19. Associate Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $242,013 $2,996
20. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
21. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
22. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
23. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
25. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
26. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,554
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $36,363
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $34,799
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $33,102
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,510
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $32,125
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $31,895
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $31,860
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $31,860
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $28,939
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $28,530
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $28,527
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $25,718
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $25,333
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $25,333
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $24,865
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $24,382
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $24,382
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $24,163
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $23,965
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $19,404
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $19,404
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $19,404
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $17,189
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $16,409
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $14,975
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $14,975
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $10,751
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,012 $7,715
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $242,008 $36,518
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,997 $25,718
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,982 $25,333
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,960 $32,071
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,960 $24,865
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,955 $36,554
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,955 $36,554
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,941 $32,125
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,940 $36,554
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,940 $32,125
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,926 $36,336
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,914 $24,382
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $36,554
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $36,554
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $36,494
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $36,327
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $36,323
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $34,339
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $33,332
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $32,125
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $32,125
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $32,120
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $24,294
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $24,285
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $19,404
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,912 $7,656
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,812 $31,999
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,802 $32,125
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,799 $36,280
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,777 $32,125
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,767 $36,554
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,767 $19,404
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,749 $35,701
97. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,667 $19,404
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,627 $36,322
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,564 $29,732
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $241,522 $36,554