Elected Officials Compensation Board

The Elected Officials Compensation Board recommends to the Budget Committee and to the Board of County Commissioners a compensation schedule for County elected officials.   The Elected Officials Compensation Board is established pursuant to the authority granted by the Lane County Home Rule Charter (Lane Manual 3.705).

Next Elected Officials Compensation Board Meeting
The Elected Officials Compensation Board will present to the Lane County Budget Committee on:
Thursday, September 28th, 2023
BCC Conference Room
125 E 8th Ave, Eugene, OR
A live stream of the meeting can be accessed by clicking here.
Materials for the meeting can be viewed on the budget committee materials page.

Board Opportunity:

Lane County is looking for interested individuals to serve on our Elected Officials Compensation Board (EOCB).   This is a volunteer opportunity to use your HR skills to advise and make recommendations on the salaries/compensation for the County’s elected roles. 

In this role, you will be able to work in collaboration with other HR professionals from the Lane county area and will have the opportunity to learn about County operations and the roles of our County elected positions.   

Please find a position description here  EOCB Position Description.pdf
For more information please contact Eliza Kashinsky, Sr. Classification & Compensation Analyst, at 541-682-2402 or 
[email protected]    


Cheri Minick
VP of Human Resources
University of Oregon Foundation

 Joshua Burstein
HR Manager
Lane Council of Governments

Penny Daugherty
Director of AA&EO  (former)
University of Oregon  (retired)

Janice Reynolds, Chair
Director of Human Resources
United Way of Lane County

Contact Us:
Eliza Kashinsky

Elected Officials Salary Information

The Current Salary Amounts  for Elected Officials are as follows:

As of 1/8/2022
Assessor - $133,648
Commissioner - $87,869
District Attorney - $61,516 (County Contribution)
Justice of the Peace - $57,859 (@.5FTE)
Sheriff - $170,865

The Lane County Board of Commissioners passed Board Orders 18-10-16-12 on October 16, 2018 and 22-03-01-07, 08, 09 and 10 on March 1, 2022.  The Orders can be viewed by clicking one of the following links:

Assessor BO 22-03-01-07
District Attorney BO 22-03-01-08
Justice of the Peace BO 22-03-01-09
Sheriff  BO 22-03-01-10
Commissioners Order 18-10-16-12

The agenda item can be viewed by visiting the October 16, 2018 board agenda or the March 1, 2022 board agenda.

Agenda and Materials