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Malia M. Cohen
California State Controller
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Report: Highest Paid Employees

  Position Special District Department Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
1. General Manager San Diego County Water Authority Gm Administration $322,694 $109,304
2. General Manager San Diego County Water Authority Gm Administration $298,158 $109,857
3. General Manager Helix Water District General Manager $287,418 $47,585
4. General Manager Valley Center Municipal Water District General Administration $286,258 $51,830
5. General Manager Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager $280,614 $60,967
6. General Manager Otay Water District General Manager $276,370 $93,570
7. Ceo/General Manager Padre Dam Municipal Water District Administration $272,016 $107,288
8. Assistant General Manager San Diego County Water Authority Gm Administration $270,352 $90,442
9. General Counsel San Diego County Water Authority General Counsel $269,506 $91,384
10. General Manager Vallecitos Water District General Manager $267,496 $62,989
11. General Manager Ramona Municipal Water District General Manager Office $265,775 $45,690
12. Director Of Engineering San Diego County Water Authority Admin And Records Group $261,152 $83,343
13. General Manager Rainbow Municipal Water District Administration $255,845 $46,673
14. Engineering Services Manager Santa Fe Irrigation District Engineering $255,814 $43,206
15. Director Of Mwd Program San Diego County Water Authority Mwd Program $250,492 $68,579
16. Director Of Finance/Treasurer San Diego County Water Authority Financial Management $242,572 $79,311
17. District Engineer Valley Center Municipal Water District Engineering $238,015 $51,252
18. Director Of Administrative Services San Diego County Water Authority Admin Services And Board Support $237,124 $74,013
19. Director Of Water Resources San Diego County Water Authority Water Supply & Facilities Planning $236,031 $75,141
20. Chief, Engineering Otay Water District Engineering Chief $233,151 $78,844
21. Administration Fallbrook Public Utility District Administration $233,119 $45,612
22. Chief Financial Officer Otay Water District Finance Chief $232,063 $85,178
23. General Manager Vista Irrigation District General Manager $231,486 $79,422
24. Deputy Director Of Engineering San Diego County Water Authority Construction $228,371 $78,645
25. General Manager Sweetwater Authority Administration $228,200 $59,950
26. General Manager Yuima Municipal Water District Management $227,770 $45,896
27. Director Of Operations & Maintenance San Diego County Water Authority O&M Administration $227,362 $82,523
28. Chief, Water Operations Otay Water District Operations Chief $223,455 $85,178
29. Director Of Water Resources Vista Irrigation District Water Resource $221,398 $72,778
30. Director Of Finance/Cfo Padre Dam Municipal Water District Finance $218,233 $85,193
31. Finance Manager Olivenhain Municipal Water District Finance $218,150 $49,458
32. Director Of Operations/Facilities Valley Center Municipal Water District Field Administration $216,860 $49,719
33. Chief, Administrative Services Otay Water District Administrative Chief $216,442 $84,485
34. Rotating Equipment Supervisor San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $214,803 $48,670
35. Director Of Finance Valley Center Municipal Water District Finance $214,030 $35,032
36. Director Of Operations & Water Quality Padre Dam Municipal Water District Operations Plant & Field Op $212,800 $76,489
37. Assistant General Manager Sweetwater Authority Administration $212,269 $49,428
38. Director Of Water Quality/System Operations Helix Water District Water Quality/System Operations $211,798 $41,045
39. Director Of Engineering Helix Water District Engineering $210,850 $44,772
40. Director Of The Colorado River Program San Diego County Water Authority Colorado River Program $209,943 $68,396
41. Director Of Public Outreach & Conservation San Diego County Water Authority Regional Communications $207,865 $74,554
42. District Engineer Vallecitos Water District Engineering $205,836 $57,323
43. Assistant General Manager Olivenhain Municipal Water District General Manager $204,662 $54,144
44. System Operations Supervisor San Diego County Water Authority System Operations $204,268 $54,608
45. Director Of Operations & Water Quality Padre Dam Municipal Water District Operations Plant & Field Op $203,236 $85,796
46. Director Of Administrative Services Helix Water District Administrative Services $203,015 $44,772
47. Director Of Operations & Field Services Vista Irrigation District Construction $202,134 $68,506
48. General Manager Rincon Del Diablo Municipal Water District Administrative $201,749 $12,979
49. Administrative Services Manager Vallecitos Water District Administrative Services $200,959 $56,615
50. Director Of Engineering & Planning Padre Dam Municipal Water District Engineering $200,899 $85,283
51. Administration Fallbrook Public Utility District Administration $198,680 $24,739
52. Senior Rotating Equipment Technician San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $196,673 $51,085
53. Director Of Engineering Sweetwater Authority Engineering $195,702 $48,003
54. Construction & Maintenance Superintendent Rainbow Municipal Water District Distribution $195,208 $33,321
55. Government Relations Manager San Diego County Water Authority Governmental Relations $194,857 $67,288
56. Director Of Finance Sweetwater Authority Administration $194,717 $47,315
57. System Maintenance Supervisor San Diego County Water Authority Mechanical Maintenance $194,409 $50,356
58. Senior System Operator San Diego County Water Authority System Operations $192,856 $36,773
59. Ops & Maintenance. Manager Vallecitos Water District Operations And Maintenance $190,495 $43,826
60. Controller San Diego County Water Authority General Accounting $189,921 $58,728
61. Director Of Admin Services Sweetwater Authority Administration $189,747 $55,900
62. Senior Rotating Equipment Technician San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $188,824 $51,137
63. Administrative Services Manager San Diego County Water Authority Purchasing $186,981 $62,026
64. Principal Engineer San Diego County Water Authority Environmental Planning $186,939 $63,316
65. Director Of Information Technology Valley Center Municipal Water District Information Technology $186,264 $52,216
66. Assistant Chief Of Engineering Otay Water District Public Services $185,499 $78,124
67. Senior System Operator San Diego County Water Authority System Operations $184,611 $51,201
68. Director Of Engineering Vista Irrigation District Engineering $184,463 $49,996
69. Engineering Manager San Diego County Water Authority Construction $184,065 $64,490
70. Engineering Manager Otay Water District Planning $181,962 $69,972
71. General Manager Santa Fe Irrigation District Administration $181,356 $14,734
72. Enterprise Applications Manager Helix Water District Administrative Services $181,121 $40,893
73. Assistant Chief Of Finance Otay Water District Finance $181,110 $76,562
74. Assistant Chief Of Water Operations Otay Water District Utility Maintenance/Construction $180,165 $75,630
75. Human Resources Manager Vista Irrigation District Human Resources $179,491 $52,226
76. Water Resources Manager San Diego County Water Authority Water Supply & Facilities Planning $179,261 $74,816
77. Senior Rotating Equipment Technician San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $177,407 $45,104
78. Information Security Officer San Diego County Water Authority Admin Services And Board Support $176,821 $62,817
79. Director Of Distribution Sweetwater Authority Distribution $174,580 $42,762
80. Rotating Equipment Technician II San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $174,391 $47,778
81. Director Of Operations Helix Water District Operations $173,813 $42,253
82. Director Of Administration Vista Irrigation District General Manager $173,768 $59,765
83. Principal Engineer San Diego County Water Authority Construction $173,375 $64,336
84. Engineering Technician Supervisor Sweetwater Authority Engineering $172,787 $49,516
85. Human Resources Manager Otay Water District Human Resources $172,710 $65,098
86. System Operations Manager Otay Water District Water System Operations $172,577 $64,112
87. General Manager Lakeside Water District General Manager $171,485 $43,430
88. Principal Engineer San Diego County Water Authority Construction $171,008 $64,293
89. Engineering Manager Helix Water District Engineering $170,572 $37,743
90. Operations & Maintenance Manager San Diego County Water Authority Mechanical Maintenance $170,257 $66,552
91. Engineering Manager Helix Water District Engineering $170,102 $45,341
92. Water Resources Specialist San Diego County Water Authority O&M Administration $170,064 $50,241
93. Director Of Human Resources Padre Dam Municipal Water District Human Resources $169,357 $74,022
94. Engineering Manager Sweetwater Authority Engineering $168,586 $56,571
95. Senior Rotating Equipment Technician San Diego County Water Authority Rotating Equipment Maintenance $168,398 $42,170
96. Enterprise Architecture Manager Helix Water District Administrative Services $168,077 $40,893
97. Human Resources Manager Olivenhain Municipal Water District Human Resources And Safety $165,977 $42,217
98. Administrative Services Manager Santa Fe Irrigation District Administration $165,780 $32,856
99. District Engineer Rainbow Municipal Water District Engineering $165,377 $38,308
100. Project Manager/Deputy Engineering Department Director Valley Center Municipal Water District Engineering $165,299 $31,192