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Salary Watch: County of Santa Barbara

What the Top Three Employees For the County of Santa Barbara Make


The amounts listed below are gross wages: base salary plus cash allowance, car allowance, and any other income.

• County CEO Michael Brown, $247,501.28 in gross wages.

After the CEO, the next 12 highest-paid positions are all physicians and psychiatrists in the County’s Public Health Department or in ADMHS.

• Lawrence Levy, a psychiatrist in Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services, makes $244,271.50 in gross wages.

• Dr. Takashi Wada, Public Health director, makes $239,229.42 in gross wages.

Each member of the Board of Supervisors makes $84,200.48 in gross wages, with a small allowance for the chair of the board.

See countyofsb.org for information.

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