Employee Compensation

There has been much discussion recently regarding the compensation of City Council Members and City employees. The City of Placentia embraces a philosophy of openness and transparency, and in an effort to provide the compensation of elected officials and staff we have placed the following information on the City's website.

City Officials

The following table outlines the compensation information for City Officials for Calendar Year 2017:

PositionBase Salary (Annual)Other PayBenefits*PensionTotal Compensation
Council Member$1,950$0$0$0
$1,950
Council Member$1,800$0
$10,385$0
$12,185
Council Member$1,800$0
$12,957$0
$14,757
Council Member$1,800$0
$4,916$0
$6,716
Council Member$1,950$0
$0$0
$1,950
City Treasurer$600$0
$0$0
$0
City Clerk$1,800$0
$4,916$0
$6,716

* Officials and employees who opt out of participating in an employee health plan receive a per month medical waiver compensation allowance that is reflected in this column.

Executive Management Staff

The following table outlines the compensation information for Executive Staff for Calendar Year 2017:

PositionBase Salary (Annual)Other PayBenefits*PensionTotal Compensation
City Administrator (PDF)$197,589$9,053$62,207$15,218$284,067
Chief of Police (PDF)$176,743$6,772$1,812$130,844$328,171
Director of Administrative Services (PDF)$135,600$1,044$11,416$6,648$154,708
Director of Finance (PDF)$156,984TBDTBDTBDTBD
Director of Community Services (PDF)$153,188$7,487$28,850
$11,808
$201,133
Director of Development Services (PDF)$146,070$8,426$10,524$9,980$175,000
Director of Public Works (PDF)$135,946$8,112$30,205$10,489$184,752


 *
Officials and employees who opt out of participating in an employee health plan receive a per month medical waiver compensation allowance that is reflected in this column.

City Attorney

The City Attorney is paid $8,750 a month for Retainer Services, including attendance at regular City Council and Planning Commission meetings, as well as office hours at City Hall. Additional time expended not covered under Retainer Services costs $195 per hour.
City Attorney Contract (PDF)

Employee Salaries and Benefits

To view each employee's salary and benefit information by classification as budgeted for fiscal year 2017/18, please click the link below:
Employee Salary and Benefit Information by Classification (PDF)

Employee Group Salary Schedules

Employee GroupSalary Schedule
Placentia City Employees AssociationSalary Schedule (PDF)
Placentia Police Officers AssociationSalary Schedule (PDF)
Placentia Police Management AssociationSalary Schedule (PDF)
Executive ManagementSalary Schedule (PDF)
Mid ManagementSalary Schedule (PDF)
Part Time EmployeeSalary Schedule (PDF)

Executive Management, Mid Management and Part Time Employees are unrepresented. For more information on employee groups and organizations, including agreements, you may view Employment Organizations.

Position Allocation Plan
For additional details concerning organizational structure and the approved allocated positions for the current fiscal year, please access the following documents: Position Allocation Plan for Fiscal Year 2017/2018 (PDF)