Compensation Levels High for Officials in Public Health
Twenty-three Los Angeles County employees whose jobs relate to health care had salaries of between $352,000 and $441,000 in 2009, according to public employee salary data from the California State Controller's Office. County officials say the salaries include overtime and bonus pay. According to industry analysts, such salaries are common in counties that run their own hospitals and directly employ physicians.
- "Public Health Is Home to Big Earners" (Payers & Providers, 5/5).