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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. Administrative Director of the Courts Judicial Council of California $324,454 $75,537
2. Judge, Superior Court Sacramento County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $309,323 $37,999
3. Court Executive Officer,Sc Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $301,675 $96,521
4. Sup Court Comm Kern County Superior Court Judges and Courtroom Support $284,918 $0
5. Chief Deputy, Finance And Administration Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $277,702 $99,617
6. Federal Court Consultant, Range A Judicial Council of California $275,260 $68,077
7. Executive Officer Contra Costa County Superior Court 7-2010 Administration - Executive Office $270,346 $87,046
8. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $263,291 $30,748
9. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $257,657 $23,127
10. Judge, Superior Court Sacramento County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $255,508 $22,876
11. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $246,383 $62,462
12. Sup Court Chief Exec Officer Santa Clara County Superior Court Executive Administration $244,189 $91,236
13. Division Director Judicial Council of California $240,465 $62,515
14. Court Commissioner, Sup Ct Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $239,960 $78,387
15. Chief Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $239,827 $17,710
16. Superior Court Chief Executive Officer Orange County Superior Court Executive $238,454 $128,278
17. Judge, Superior Court Kern County Superior Court Judges' Retirement System Member $237,717 $1,804
18. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $234,138 $29,777
19. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $233,895 $33,398
20. Court Executive Officer Marin County Superior Court Executive Office $232,164 $69,698
21. Executive Officer And Jury Commission San Diego County Superior Court Superior Court $232,162 $109,436
22. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,666 $17,593
23. Chief Deputy Executive Officer San Bernardino County Superior Court Operations Division $231,311 $75,537
24. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,256 $23,378
25. Chief Deputy Of Operations Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $231,116 $87,891
26. Associate Justice Supreme Court of California Judges' Retire System Member $230,982 $2,559
27. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $228,725 $35,211
28. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
29. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
30. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
31. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
32. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
33. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
34. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
35. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
36. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,731
37. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,641
38. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,575
39. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $33,515
40. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $32,465
41. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $32,465
42. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $30,083
43. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $30,083
44. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,791
45. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,777
46. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,737
47. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,716
48. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,716
49. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,716
50. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,716
51. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $29,500
52. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $26,745
53. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $26,203
54. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $23,939
55. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $23,633
56. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $23,127
57. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $23,127
58. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $23,127
59. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $22,967
60. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $22,673
61. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $22,673
62. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $22,496
63. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $22,491
64. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $21,986
65. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $17,716
66. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $17,716
67. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $17,690
68. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $17,690
69. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $17,690
70. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $16,599
71. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $14,344
72. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $10,055
73. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $8,617
74. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,783 $7,086
75. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,753 $23,572
76. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,748 $26,259
77. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,738 $33,731
78. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,733 $29,777
79. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,729 $23,201
80. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,723 $33,731
81. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,723 $33,731
82. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,708 $33,731
83. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,708 $33,731
84. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,708 $29,777
85. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,693 $23,127
86. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,683 $33,731
87. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $33,731
88. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $33,731
89. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $33,731
90. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $33,731
91. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $33,543
92. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $29,716
93. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $23,806
94. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $23,086
95. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $22,673
96. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $22,403
97. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $13,675
98. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,678 $7,160
99. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,643 $33,731
100. Judge - Superior Court Los Angeles County Superior Court Superior Court & County Clerk $226,503 $24,225