Council Member Compensation

Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Council Member Salary and Benefit Projection


(calculation is based on highest possible benefit)
   
Monthly
Annual
Base pay
 
$600.00
$7,200.00

Compensation sub-total

   

$7,200.00

CalPERS (retirement) - optional membership 19.57%
$117.42
$1,409.04
Medical Insurance* (2017 rates) family
$1,906.82
$22,881.84
Dental Insurance (2017 rates) family
$143.73
$1,724.76
Vision Insurance (2017 rates) family
$14.23
$170.76
Life Insurance $25,000 policy
$4.25
$51.00

Benefits sub-total

   

$26,237.40

Gross Compensation + Benefits

   

$33,437.40

*Actual compensation is dependent upon participation in the medical insurance program, and if s/he does participate, the level of medical benefits the elected official is entitled to (single or family). If the Council Member waives medical insurance, they will instead receive a $41.66/month ($499.92/year) flexible spending account benefit.

Former Council Members


Note: Upon 5 years of membership in CalPERS and subsequent retirement from the San Mateo City Council, former Council Members are eligible for an optional benefit of $385.00/month towards medical insurance.

Annual compensation of all of the City of San Mateo's elected officials, officers, and employees is available on the California State Controller's website.