Overtime spending in Merced County government

07/03/2010 5:21 AM

07/03/2010 5:22 AM

Fiscal year 2007-08

Number of employees that received some overtime: 1,698

Number of employees that earned overtime only as paid time off: 304

Most overtime earned: $63,041.85 by a correctional officer

Most overtime earned by a nonsafety employee: $29,673.03 by an engineering associate

Number of people earning more than $10,000 in overtime: 106

Departments with employees earning more than $10,000 in overtime: Sheriff (86), Mental Health (10), Human Services Agency (4), Public Works (3), Administrative Services (1), District Attorney (1), Fire (1).

Most overtime hours worked: 1,897 by a correctional officer

Most compensation hours earned: 317.75 by a community health specialist

Total overtime payments: $4,141,760.20

Total compensation time earned: 57,469.74

Fiscal year 2008-09

Number of employees that received some overtime: 1,596

Number of employees that earned overtime only as paid time off: 322

Most overtime earned: $68,665.13 by a correctional officer

Most overtime earned by a nonsafety employee: $21,455.06 by a social worker

Number of people earning more than $10,000 in overtime: 107

Departments with employees earning more than $10,000 in overtime: Sheriff (92), Mental Health (5), Human Services Agency (4), Public Works (2), District Attorney (1), Fire (1), Solid Waste (1), Spring Fair (1).

Most overtime hours worked: 2,130.5 by the correctional officer with the highest county-wide overtime pay

Most compensation hours earned: 419.34 by a psychiatric staff nurse

Total overtime payments: $3,913,338.13

Total compensation time earned: 54,305.07

Fiscal year 2009-10 (through May, fiscal year ended June 30)

Number of employees that received some overtime: 1,512

Number of employees that earned overtime only as paid time off: 289

Most overtime earned: $52,342.13 by a correctional officer

Most overtime earned by a nonsafety employee: $30,973.76 by a social worker

Number of people earning more than $10,000 in overtime: 87

Departments with employees earning more than $10,000 in overtime: Sheriff (67), Human Services Agency (5), Administrative Services -- Information Systems (4), Public Works (3), Juvenile Hall (2), Mental Health (2), District Attorney (1), Planning (1), Solid Waste (1), Spring Fair (1).

Most overtime hours worked: 1415.5 by the correctional officer with the highest county-wide overtime pay

Most compensation hours earned: 280.09 by a psychiatric staff nurse

Total overtime payments: $3,155,800.30

Total compensation time earned: 46,649.1


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