Today, Transparent California released 2014 compensation data for Marin County’s 20 largest special districts.
The top 5 earners were:
- Southern Marin Fire Chief James Irving: $374,456
- Novato Fire Chief Mark Heine: $370,145
- Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit general manager Farhad Mansourian: $352,262
- Novato Fire Deputy Chief Adam Brolan: $340,874
- Central Marin Sanitation general manager Jason Dow: $333,590
For all 20 special districts, the average full-time employee received $153,204 in total compensation. 85 percent of all full-time employees received at least $100,000 in total compensation. The table below reports these values, and additional information, for each district.
Average compensation for Marin County’s 20 largest special districts
The far right column displays the district’s unfunded liability for their respective retirement plans, per resident served. This data comes from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research’s Pension Tracker website.
To download the original Excel file, click here.
To view a specific district’s 2014 compensation report, simply click their name in the list below:
Belvedere-Tiburon Library Agency
Central Marin Police Authority
Central Marin Sanitation Agency
Kentfield Fire Protection District
Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District (Marin)
Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District
Marin Clean Energy
Marin Municipal Water
Marinwood Community Services District
North Marin Water District
Novato Fire Protection District
Novato Sanitary District (Marin)
Ross Valley Fire Service
Sanitary District No. 1 (Marin)
Sanitary District No. 5 (Marin)
Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary (Marin)
Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District
Southern Marin Fire Protection District
Tamalpais Community Services District
Tiburon Fire Protection District
Compensation is defined as total wages plus the employer cost of retirement and health benefits. Full-time employees are defined as those receiving a salary equal or greater to the “annual salary minimum” reported for their position.
To view the entire dataset in a searchable and downloadable format, visit TransparentCalifornia.com.
For more information or to schedule an interview with Transparent California, please contact Robert Fellner at 559-462-0122 or Robert@TransparentCalifornia.com.
Transparent California is California’s largest and most comprehensive database of public sector compensation and is a project the Nevada Policy Research Institute, a nonpartisan, free-market think tank. Learn more at TransparentCalifornia.com.