Truckee-Tahoe’s top jobs: Survey shows salary ranges for public agencies
There’s a multitude of local government agencies serving the Tahoe-Truckee area, all dealing with one common issue – how to manage our tax dollars.
Now that most of these publicly funded organizations have their budgets set for the next fiscal year, the Sierra Sun is presenting a salary survey highlighting how each agency spends its money.
We asked every organization to list their total operating budget, administrator salaries and benefits, board member compensation and benefits and non-monetary benefits such as vehicle usage, etc. to see how our tax dollars help keep these agencies running.
Truckee Tahoe Airport District
Operating budget: $1,102,984
General Manager, Peter Soderquist: $59,200
Compensation: dental, medical, vehicle, vision insurance
— Board member compensation: $100 per attended meeting plus mileage reimbursement. No benefits are paid on behalf of board members.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Operating budget: $3,775,000
Executive Director, Jim Baetge, $80,000
Compensation: Health benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits
— Board member compensation:
Travel expenses for some
Truckee Sanitary District
Operating budget: $2,759,400
Administrative Manager, O.R. Butterfield: $105,144
Compensation: dental, medical, vehicle, vision.
Board of Directors: $100 per day for every day of service performed.
Operating budget: $5,778,516
General Manager, Craig Woods: $87,492
Compensation: 30 days vacation, 12 days sick leave annually, medical benefits, PERS retirement, vehicle.
Board member compensation: $100 per meeting.
Board of Supervisors
County Administrator, David Brennan: $92,796
Supervisor: $2,518 monthly
Chairperson: $2,629 monthly
Compensation (for both county administrator and board members):
— A monthly contribution toward a cafeteria health benefit plan in the amount of $350.
— A payment by the county of 7 percent of each member supervisor’s contribution to the Public Employee’s Retirement System in excess of $133.
— Reimbursement for mileage (to and from their
residence), meals, lodging and incidentals. Not to exceed $300 per officer per fiscal year.
— Reimbursement for mileage to review county roads. $25 per month.
— Local Agency Formation Committee: members receive $40 per meeting, plus mileage.
— Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District: members receive $75 per meeting, plus mileage.
— Sierra Sacramento Valley EMS: members receive $50 per meeting, plus mileage.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User