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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. Federal Court Consultant, Range A Judicial Council of California $276,339 $63,976
2. Court Executive Officer Yolo County Superior Court Executive Office $275,221 $24,513
3. DEO, Finance & Administration, Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $260,017 $88,792
4. Court Executive Officer San Bernardino County Superior Court Court Executive Office-Executive $246,637 $93,068
5. Sup Court Chief Exec Officer Santa Clara County Superior Court Executive Administration $243,603 $80,530
6. Judge, Superior Court San Francisco Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $243,346 $19,740
7. Executive Officer And Jury Commission San Diego County Superior Court Superior Court $240,664 $107,019
8. 899C Chief Executive Officer San Francisco Superior Court Trial Courts $237,184 $45,046
9. Justice, Court Of Appeal Courts of Appeal, California Judges' Retire System Member $232,935 $12,303
10. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $232,285 $46,123
11. Assistant Executive Officer Alameda County Superior Court Administration $232,256 $1,089
12. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $231,945 $17,396
13. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $229,476 $29,514
14. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $228,341 $23,712
15. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $227,767 $25,910
16. Superior Court Chief Exec Offi Orange County Superior Court Executive $226,714 $113,399
17. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $225,677 $25,509
18. Associate Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $224,918 $2,682
19. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $223,963 $37,080
20. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $223,001 $33,066
21. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
22. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
23. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
25. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
26. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $33,066
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $32,869
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $32,851
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $32,429
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $31,963
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $31,622
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $31,622
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $30,986
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $30,086
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,514
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,514
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,514
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $29,092
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $28,877
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $28,877
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $27,526
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $27,029
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $26,194
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $25,890
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $25,695
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,615
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,615
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,615
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,615
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,615
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,448
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,106
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $22,106
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $21,921
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $21,583
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $17,395
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $17,375
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $17,375
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $16,718
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $9,970
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $8,424
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,623 $6,925
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,593 $23,128
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,592 $33,066
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,578 $33,066
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,569 $23,128
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,563 $33,066
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,549 $33,066
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,548 $33,066
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,548 $33,066
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,548 $33,066
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,548 $29,514
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,548 $29,092
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,523 $32,728
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $33,066
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $32,875
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $23,405
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $22,563
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $21,937
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $13,401
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,518 $7,662
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,483 $22,106
97. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,481 $22,635
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,460 $29,514
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,238 $33,066
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $222,238 $33,020