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DWP salaries database

The av­er­age total pay of Los Angeles De­part­ment of Wa­ter and Power em­ploy­ees in 2012, $101,237, is more than 50% high­er than oth­er city em­ploy­ees, The Times found. It's also about 25% high­er than em­ploy­ees at com­par­able pub­lic and private util­it­ies, ac­cord­ing to a city re­port from last year.

This data­base re­ports the amount paid to each of the de­part­ment’s roughly 10,000 em­ploy­ees in each cal­en­dar year from 2008 to 2012.

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# Name Year Classification Regular pay Overtime pay Lump sum pay Other pay Total pay
2,201 Bobby R Harris 2012 Communications Cable Worker $99,772 $24,177 $0 $3,903 $127,852
2,202 Javier Pelayo 2012 Electric Station Operator $103,321 $16,336 $0 $8,194 $127,851
2,203 Stephen H Wu 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $118,262 $5,167 $0 $4,416 $127,845
2,204 Jose J Lopez 2012 Welder $85,684 $33,253 $0 $8,902 $127,839
2,205 Nicholas M Toliver 2012 Electric Trouble Dispatcher $92,522 $30,966 $0 $4,348 $127,836
2,206 Shawn J Hoover 2012 Water Utility Worker $91,020 $28,396 $0 $8,398 $127,813
2,207 William Jones 2012 Utilities Service Investigator $108,863 $13,335 $0 $5,564 $127,761
2,208 Frank e Watson 2012 Senior Storekeeper $86,532 $37,362 $0 $3,859 $127,753
2,209 Eduardo Lopez 2012 Water Utility Supervisor $105,768 $17,321 $0 $4,663 $127,753
2,210 Mario Vallejo 2012 Carpenter $93,536 $27,710 $0 $6,501 $127,748
2,211 John S Vanacore 2012 Electrical Mechanic Supervisor $123,133 $0 $0 $4,605 $127,739
2,212 Derek G Brown 2012 Senior Electrical Mechanic $108,239 $14,750 $0 $4,739 $127,728
2,213 Dan P Vanderput 2012 Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic $91,091 $21,645 $0 $14,991 $127,728
2,214 Roland C Gulke Jr 2012 Electrical Repairer $102,546 $21,347 $0 $3,814 $127,707
2,215 Christina M Todd 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $49,312 $18,556 $0 $59,813 $127,680
2,216 Gabriel A Solis 2012 Electric Station Operator $104,521 $14,625 $0 $8,532 $127,678
2,217 John Jay Tesh 2012 Electric Station Operator $97,412 $20,111 $0 $10,136 $127,659
2,218 David L Everetts 2012 Steam Plant Operator $104,976 $13,401 $0 $9,272 $127,650
2,219 Jose R Chavez 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $50,992 $17,033 $0 $59,586 $127,612
2,220 Stephen A Madrid 2012 Air Conditioning Mechanic $95,215 $22,195 $0 $10,200 $127,610
2,221 Carlos A Reyes 2012 Electric Distribution Mechanic $110,289 $12,871 $0 $4,450 $127,610
2,222 Michael Pendleton 2012 Eltc Srvc Reptv $101,123 $23,224 $0 $3,238 $127,586
2,223 Wyatte L Evans 2012 Tree Surgeon Supervisor $88,907 $34,607 $0 $4,046 $127,560
2,224 Farooq Mohammad 2012 Mechanical Engrg Associate $98,870 $0 $442 $28,234 $127,547
2,225 Jack B Leonard 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $64,917 $16,337 $0 $46,289 $127,543
2,226 Tae Soo Kim 2012 Engineering Designer $92,216 $33,253 $0 $2,066 $127,535
2,227 Steven Happach 2012 Electric Distribution Mechanic $102,109 $23,720 $0 $1,696 $127,525
2,228 Paul S Scantlin 2012 Civil Engineering Associate $118,559 $627 $0 $8,334 $127,520
2,229 Arneldo S Traje 2012 Machinist $101,794 $21,893 $0 $3,832 $127,519
2,230 Tiodoso S Rivas 2012 Water Treatment Operator $90,372 $33,164 $0 $3,973 $127,509
2,231 Michael S Nine 2012 Water Utility Supervisor $105,314 $17,995 $0 $4,200 $127,509
2,232 Aaron J McKenna 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $49,885 $17,788 $0 $59,830 $127,502
2,233 Garet Takiguchi 2012 Mechanical Engrg Associate $105,687 $17,533 $0 $4,247 $127,466
2,234 Juanita Dominguez 2012 Utility Administrator $101,136 $80 $8,531 $17,706 $127,452
2,235 Bruce M Ino 2012 Electric Station Operator $97,405 $17,456 $0 $12,588 $127,449
2,236 Manuel Ornelas 2012 Electric Station Operator $102,039 $17,779 $0 $7,631 $127,448
2,237 George Menihardt 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $50,053 $17,973 $0 $59,415 $127,440
2,238 Raymond Reynoso 2012 Heavy Duty Truck Operator $97,925 $18,752 $0 $10,740 $127,416
2,239 Kenny Tang 2012 Senior Electrical Tester $98,621 $25,184 $0 $3,598 $127,403
2,240 Suresh S. Patel 2012 Electrical Tester $91,692 $29,028 $0 $6,677 $127,397
2,241 Jeffrey L Mills 2012 Waterworks Mechanic $96,634 $21,972 $0 $8,787 $127,394
2,242 Mark Evans 2012 Steam Plant Operator $104,576 $15,930 $0 $6,871 $127,377
2,243 Robert M Zirbeck 2012 Helicopter Pilot $118,288 $4,758 $0 $4,326 $127,371
2,244 Chor K Woo 2012 Utility Administrator $122,225 $283 $0 $4,846 $127,354
2,245 Siaosi Savaii 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $75,147 $3,132 $0 $49,074 $127,353
2,246 Mark A Harms 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $48,330 $19,168 $0 $59,839 $127,337
2,247 Travis J. Whelchel 2012 Steam Plant Operator $84,556 $32,248 $0 $10,525 $127,329
2,248 Clinton D Weinrich 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $72,480 $6,290 $0 $48,545 $127,315
2,249 Hector Avila 2012 Electric Distribution Mechanic $121,347 $1,139 $0 $4,829 $127,315
2,250 C L Buchheit 2012 Electrical Mechanic $97,018 $11,274 $0 $19,000 $127,292
2,251 Jose A Cardoza 2012 Carpenter Supervisor $90,004 $31,340 $0 $5,930 $127,273
2,252 Brandon Hadjes 2012 Electric Distribution Mechanic $122,578 $1,532 $0 $3,142 $127,252
2,253 John N Sax 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $117,557 $5,623 $0 $4,064 $127,245
2,254 Anselmo H Cabral 2012 Communications Cable Worker $99,780 $24,667 $0 $2,795 $127,242
2,255 Ralph Torrez Jr 2012 $97,248 $1,783 $0 $28,209 $127,240
2,256 Thomas Gackstetter 2012 Utility Services Manager $7,042 $0 $0 $120,195 $127,237
2,257 Josue J Rivas 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $50,267 $17,631 $0 $59,339 $127,237
2,258 Susan M Loya 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $112,017 $12,522 $0 $2,671 $127,210
2,259 Otis Harris 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $72,832 $6,314 $0 $48,063 $127,209
2,260 Samuel Villano 2012 Construction Electrical Helper $50,352 $17,375 $0 $59,481 $127,208
2,261 Steven T Shimazu 2012 Machinist $105,927 $18,567 $0 $2,702 $127,196
2,262 Robert H Strub 2012 Civil Engineering Associate $106,806 $15,985 $0 $4,401 $127,192
2,263 Ovidiu Ketza 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $63,864 $14,384 $0 $48,914 $127,162
2,264 H Khadjehnouri 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $112,025 $2,044 $0 $13,085 $127,154
2,265 Eugene O Cole 2012 Sr Hvy Dty Eqpt Mchc $97,944 $21,828 $0 $7,349 $127,121
2,266 Michael J Chaffin 2012 Water Treatment Operator $89,989 $28,791 $0 $8,319 $127,099
2,267 Maurice S. Raad 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $112,017 $10,474 $0 $4,590 $127,081
2,268 William Valdez 2012 Electrical Mechanic $90,360 $25,659 $0 $11,055 $127,074
2,269 Jaime Fidello Jr 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $105,461 $17,074 $0 $4,537 $127,072
2,270 John A Lockett 2012 Utility Services Specialist $120,168 $10 $0 $6,867 $127,046
2,271 Diosdado M. Misa 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $112,017 $10,438 $0 $4,590 $127,045
2,272 Mark A Lucero 2012 Water Utility Superintendent $120,888 $804 $0 $5,341 $127,033
2,273 R. Dergrigorian 2012 Water Microbiologist $113,628 $9,341 $0 $4,059 $127,027
2,274 Paul D Engelhardt 2012 Electrical Mechanic $90,360 $31,321 $0 $5,330 $127,010
2,275 Norman Thaung 2012 Instrument Mechanic $100,815 $24,211 $0 $1,979 $127,005
2,276 Clayton P Weber 2012 Water Utility Supervisor $105,595 $17,552 $0 $3,847 $126,994
2,277 Pocholo Reyes 2012 Steam Plant Assistant $75,853 $48,837 $0 $2,293 $126,983
2,278 Cindy Parsons 2012 Environmental Specialist $113,898 $7,073 $0 $6,010 $126,981
2,279 Lester W Avila 2012 Tree Surgeon Supervisor $100,779 $23,199 $0 $2,983 $126,962
2,280 Sergio Fajardo 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $112,021 $10,650 $0 $4,290 $126,961
2,281 Sam Mannan 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $118,338 $4,846 $0 $3,757 $126,941
2,282 Terrance K Davis 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $73,842 $5,114 $0 $47,967 $126,923
2,283 Andrew B Gonzales 2012 Electric Station Operator $95,013 $22,485 $0 $9,408 $126,905
2,284 Will Klingemann Jr 2012 Plumber $93,451 $22,168 $0 $11,268 $126,887
2,285 Costea Arau 2012 Senior Electrical Mechanic $113,833 $8,626 $0 $4,415 $126,874
2,286 Michael W Purkey 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $56,328 $18,700 $0 $51,826 $126,854
2,287 Triet T Bui 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $105,469 $17,183 $0 $4,150 $126,802
2,288 Randal P Dold 2012 Sr Communic Eltn $115,734 $7,031 $0 $4,035 $126,800
2,289 Tri V Vuong 2012 $93,587 $31,315 $0 $1,883 $126,786
2,290 Mark A Bracken 2012 Senior Electrical Mechanic $112,674 $9,843 $0 $4,261 $126,778
2,291 Kasey Chung 2012 Chemist $109,761 $12,122 $0 $4,889 $126,773
2,292 David K Schneider 2012 Electric Distribution Mechanic $92,850 $21,411 $0 $12,511 $126,772
2,293 Richard Liu 2012 Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic $91,098 $28,627 $0 $7,045 $126,770
2,294 John M Romero 2012 Utility Services Manager $46,262 $0 $0 $80,504 $126,766
2,295 Gary M Harries 2012 Electrical Mechanic $102,532 $17,614 $0 $6,609 $126,754
2,296 Frank J Seamas 2012 Constr Eltl Mchc $72,444 $1,641 $0 $52,652 $126,737
2,297 Daniel M Duran 2012 Senior Electrical Mechanic $113,484 $8,978 $0 $4,256 $126,718
2,298 Eloy Flores 2012 Warehouse & Toolroom Worker $65,456 $57,800 $0 $3,443 $126,698
2,299 Leo A. Rodriguez 2012 Ug Distrbn Constr Mchc $82,957 $39,596 $0 $4,129 $126,682
2,300 Eduardo Preciado 2012 Electrical Engrg Associate $105,247 $17,135 $0 $4,295 $126,676
Credits: Jack Dolan, Ben Poston, Ben Welsh