Annual salaries for Multnomah County's elected officials

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

  • County Chair Deborah Kafoury: $207,486.30
  • County Commissioner District 1 Sharon Meieran: $124,916.38
  • County Commissioner District 2 Susheela Jayapal: $124,916.38
  • County Commissioner District 3 Jessica Vega Pederson: $124,916.38
  • County Commissioner District 4 Lori Stegmann: $124,916.38
  • County Sheriff Michael Reese: $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: $126,848.72 until 12/1/22, at which point the State has a 3.1% COLA and the County Auditor pay is anticipated to be $130,781.03 (will be verified closer to the date).
    • 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.)