City of Los Angeles Salary Database

Explore the salaries of City of Los Angeles employees with this interactive tool. Salary information released August 6, 2010 by Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel. Some abbreviations and department names have been simplified from the original data for ease of browsing. Download the original PDF.

Note: Payroll for the Department of Water & Power is administered separately and was not included in the data released by the city. A separate request has been filed for DWP salary information.


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25 Highest Salaries

  • $326,855.52#1: Gen Mgr Airports
  • $307,290.96#2: Chief Of Police
  • $300,964.32#3: Gen Mgr Harbor Dept
  • $262,482.48#4: Chief Port Pilot II
  • $262,482.48#5: Chief Port Pilot II
  • $260,000.11#6: Chief Engineer Fire Dept
  • $256,803.12#7: City Admin Officer
  • $256,803.12#8: Chief Legislative Analyst
  • $256,072.32#9: Police Deputy Chief II
  • $249,620.40#10: Assistant Gm Airports
  • $241,310.16#11: Fire Deputy Chief
  • $241,310.16#12: Fire Deputy Chief
  • $241,122.24#13: Gen Mgr Info Tech Agncy
  • $235,401.12#14: Deputy G M Airpt / 1
  • $235,401.12#15: Deputy G M Airpt / 1
  • $235,401.12#16: Deputy G M Airpt / 1
  • $235,401.12#17: Deputy G M Airpt / 1
  • $235,401.12#18: First Deputy Gm Harbor
  • $232,999.92#19: Fire Deputy Chief
  • $232,425.72#20: Mayor
  • $229,700.88#21: Police Deputy Chief II
  • $229,074.48#22: Gen Mgr Rec & Parks
  • $228,970.08#23: City Engineer
  • $227,675.52#24: Port Pilot II
  • $227,675.52#25: Port Pilot II