San Marcos City manager has San Diego area’s top compensation
BY JEFF MCDONALD, UNION-TRIBUNE
MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010 AT 9:20 P.M.
Survey of municipal managers’ compensation The average salary of the 18 city managers in the county is $204,000; the average total compensation package is $271,000. The top-paid municipal manager in the region is not the one that runs the county government serving 3.2 million people or even San Diego city government serving 1.4 million. When looking at the overall compensation package, that distinction goes to Paul Malone, city manager of San Marcos, the North County suburb nestled between Escondido and Vista. Population: 84,000. Malone manages a $195.1 million budget and 238 employees, and his compensation costs more than $408,000 a year, one of the findings in a review by The San Diego Union-Tribune of public-sector salaries READ FULL UT ARTICLE