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 23.2%
$139.20
$1,670.40
Medical Insurance* (2018 rates) family
$2,027.63
$24,331.56
Dental Insurance (2018 rates) family
$143.73
$1,724.76
Vision Insurance (2018 rates) family
$14.23
$170.76
Life Insurance $25,000 policy
$4.25
$51.00

Benefits sub-total

   

$27,948.48

Gross Compensation + Benefits

   

$35,148.48

*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.