Arlington’s 15 Highest-Paid County Employees

These were the county’s top earners in 2018.

11. Michelle Cowan, Deputy County Manager

Base Pay: $222,477

Overtime Pay: $0

Total Pay: $222,477

Cowan served as Arlington’s Director of Management and Finance prior to being promoted in July 2015. She is the highest paid of the county’s four deputy county managers. She oversees the departments of Human Services, Parks & Recreation, and Management & Finance, among others.

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