Salary & Compensation Information

Salary Resolution

A resolution of the Council of the City of Ventura providing for a systematic classification of positions and a standardization of salaries of certain paid officers and employees of the City for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Current Salary Table

City Executive Employee Salaries

  • City Attorney: Annual Salary $219,980
  • City Manager: Annual Salary $255,000
  • Assistant City Manager: Annual Salary $160,000
  • Community Development Director: Annual Salary $188,738
  • Finance and Technology Director: Annual Salary $175,000
  • Fire Chief: Annual Salary $221,250
  • Human Resources Director: Annual Salary $182,603
  • Parks, Recreation and Community Partnerships Director: Annual Salary $180,107
  • Police Chief: Annual Salary $244,233
  • Public Works Director: Annual Salary $196,649
  • Ventura Water General Manager: Annual Salary $193,356
  • Deputy City Manager: Annual Salary $172,341

Public Pay Resources

A number or professional organizations and public agencies have worked to improve transparency of public officials' and employees' compensation. Here are links to some of those organizations: