Annual salaries for Multnomah County's elected officials

Annual salaries that the County will pay to elected officials starting July 1, 2022:

  • County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson: $207,486.30
  • County Commissioner District 1 Sharon Meieran: $124,916.38
  • County Commissioner District 2 Susheela Jayapal: $124,916.38
  • Interim County Commissioner District 3 Diane Rosenbaum: $124,916.38
    • County called for an election for May 2023 to Jessica Vega Pederson, who was elected Multnomah County Chair on Nov. 8, 2022. Candidates for the May primary have until March 7, 2023, to file to run for the office. Vega Pederson’s designee, Diane Rosenbaum, will serve as the interim commissioner beginning Jan. 1, 2023.

  • County Commissioner District 4 Lori Stegmann: $124,916.38
  • County Sheriff Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell: $207,486.30
  • District Attorney Mike Schmidt: $93,687.30 (County-paid supplemental salary)
    • County pays supplemental salary only; as of July 2, 2021 the State contributes $149,832 annually to the DA's salary.
  • County Auditor Jennifer McGuirk: $130,781.03
    • Multnomah County Home Rule Charter states that the County Auditor’s salary will be 4/5 of a circuit court judge’s salary; Salary Commission does not set Auditor's pay.

The above information includes cost of living allowances (COLA); information is as of June 28, 2022. 


Annual salaries that the County paid to elected officials from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 (as of July 1, 2021):

  • County Chair Deborah Kafoury: $189,754.15
  • County Commissioner District 1 Sharon Meieran: $118,967.88
  • County Commissioner District 2 Susheela Jayapal: $118,967.88
  • County Commissioner District 3 Jessica Vega Pederson: $118,967.88
  • County Commissioner District 4 Lori Stegmann: $118,967.88
  • County Sheriff Michael Reese: $186,754.15
  • District Attorney Mike Schmidt: $63,460.57
    • County pays supplemental salary only; as of January 2020, the State contributes $12,412 annually to the DA's salary
  • County Auditor Jennifer McGuirk: $123,754.85 (4/5 of salary for a circuit court judge; Salary Commission does not set Auditor's pay.)