Salary Ranges

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City of Merced seal in colourThe City of Merced believes in transparency in government and the public’s right to know. The City’s website provides direct access to documents, agendas and other information. Below you can view salary information for Elected, Executive, and City positions. View the organizational chart of City Departments.

City of Merced Elected and Executive Salaries

Job Title Annual Salary
Mayor $840
comprised of $20/month for serving as City Council Member and
an additional $50/month for serving as Mayor
Council Member $240
comprised of $20/month for serving as City Council Member
City Manager $214,966.13
City Attorney $209,714.96
Finance Officer $166,918.34
Fire Chief $154,205.79
Police Chief $165,339.82
Other Department Directors $125,933.18 - $154,205.79

View Salary Ranges for all City positions

The City’s annual report with the State Controller’s Office, identifying the annual compensation of officers and employees can be found on

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