City Employee Compensation

City Manager

The City Manager's current base salary is $220,968 annually. Please view the City Manager's Employment Contract (PDF) for more information. The City of Rancho Santa Margarita does not have associations organized under collective bargaining agreements. Only the City Manager has an employment contract. All other staff are unrepresented and work under polices adopted by the City Council.

City Employees

View the Most Recent Salary Resolution (PDF) for all City staff. Staff also receives $1,521 monthly benefit allowance for the purchase of medical, dental, vision and other benefits.

For a list of all the salary resolutions adopted by the City Council since incorporation in 2000:
View All Archived Resolutions

Adjustments to Employee Compensation

Adjustments to employee compensation are approved by City Council in accordance with City Council Policy 3.2 (PDF).