Countywide Elected Officials' Compensation
Elected officials participate in CalPERS, the state’s pension system. Pensions are based on a formula that includes years of public service, salary at time of retirement, and age. Elected officials receive 3 percent of their salary and can retire at age 60. Public safety employees receive 3 percent of salary and can retire at age 50. These elected officials have countywide jurisdiction and work full time.