Salaries & Benefits

City Manager Salaries & Benefits

Salary Schedules

Benefit Summary Sheets

Memorandums of Understanding (MOU)

Management/Confidential Group

Mayor & Councilmember Compensation

Position TitleMonthlyAnnual
Mayor$1,922.43$23,069.16
Councilmember$1,373.16$16,477.92

Additional Mayor & Councilmember Benefits

Local Government Compensation Report

The California State Controller’s Office requires every city and special district to report compensation. The Controller’s format reports the minimum and maximum range of compensation for every city position, the actual compensation for each position during the latest full calendar year, as well as benefit cost information. View the most recent compensation report (PDF). See all compensation reports filed with the State Controller at Government Compensation in California.

Pension Reform in Poway

The city embarked on pension reform beginning in 2009 and has implemented changes the details of which can be found at the Pension Reform page.