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Employee information from the county, cities, special districts, superior courts, K-12 education providers, community colleges, California State University, and the University of California will appear in this report once their payroll figures are published for the selected calendar year.

Report: Employers in County

Employer Employer Type Employees Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
Santa Barbara County County 4,889 $289,738,906 $150,182,908
Buellton City 33 $1,545,929 $404,523
Carpinteria City 108 $2,759,949 $715,248
Goleta City 71 $4,844,131 $931,442
Guadalupe City 63 $2,273,786 $625,264
Lompoc City 602 $21,684,475 $9,982,752
Santa Barbara City 2,011 $89,892,517 $32,253,255
Santa Maria City 662 $35,293,405 $12,458,480
Solvang City 60 $2,255,713 $894,097
Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control Special District 74 $3,046,226 $1,355,549
Santa Maria Public Airport District Special District 19 $789,716 $229,070
Carpinteria Cemetery District Special District 7 $139,439 $66,258
Goleta Cemetery District Special District 9 $263,074 $129,429
Guadalupe Cemetery District Special District 9 $31,451 $0
Lompoc Cemetery District Special District 12 $278,927 $98,916
Los Alamos Cemetery District Special District 3 $0 $0
Oak Hill Cemetery District Special District 6 $150,568 $111,269
Santa Maria Cemetery District Special District 15 $412,942 $264,447
Casmalia Community Services District Special District 5 $9,300 $0
Cuyama Community Services District Special District 10 $124,320 $17,641
Los Alamos Community Services District Special District 12 $362,779 $151,636
Mission Hills Community Services District Special District 13 $547,117 $60,355
Santa Rita Hills Community Services District Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Ynez Community Services District Special District 13 $495,020 $106,278
Vandenberg Village Community Services District Special District 14 $728,742 $258,547
Carpinteria - Summerland Fire Protection District Special District 40 $4,032,316 $533,328
Montecito Fire Protection District Special District 52 $7,069,985 $2,603,156
Lompoc Hospital District Special District 729 $28,691,418 $3,425,890
Embarcadero Municipal Improvement District Special District 6 $48,500 $0
Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County Special District 15 $396,051 $183,266
Cuyama Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 8 $42,873 $0
Isla Vista Recreation and Park District Special District 30 $784,941 $158,545
Carpinteria Sanitary District (Santa Barbara) Special District 22 $1,355,217 $438,338
Goleta Sanitary District (Santa Barbara) Special District 38 $2,519,450 $1,046,349
Goleta West Sanitary District (Santa Barbara) Special District 11 $701,621 $162,622
Montecito Sanitary District (Santa Barbara) Special District 21 $1,400,451 $394,836
Summerland Sanitary District (Santa Barbara) Special District 9 $382,127 $200,933
Cachuma Resource Conservation District Special District 20 $301,962 $34,846
Carpinteria Valley Water District Special District 29 $1,516,658 $637,895
Goleta Water District Special District 74 $5,758,083 $2,414,171
Montecito Water District Special District 31 $2,097,726 $405,645
Santa Maria Valley Water Conservation District Special District 9 $74,291 $19,364
Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District Special District 6 $28,000 $0
Santa Ynez River Water Conservation District Improvement District No. 1 Special District 20 $1,149,811 $459,672
Central Coast Water Authority Special District 40 $2,982,240 $1,021,788
Goleta Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Barbara County Schools Self-Insurance Program for Employees Special District 24 $122,524 $31,231
Santa Maria Public Financing Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Santa Barbara County Finance Corporation Inc. Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Maria-Bonita Capital Facilities Corporation Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Ynez Valley Union High School Building Corporation Special District 6 $0 $0
Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District Special District 229 $11,233,970 $3,149,964
Santa Barbara County Association of Governments Special District 40 $1,730,802 $718,869
Allan Hancock Joint Community College District Community College District 1,718 $35,271,267 $5,860,408
Santa Barbara Community College District Community College District 3,214 $67,361,017 $12,853,583
Santa Barbara County Office of Education K-12 Education
Ballard Elementary K-12 Education
Blochman Union Elementary K-12 Education 28 $713,891 $209,872
Santa Maria-Bonita K-12 Education
Buellton Union Elementary K-12 Education
Carpinteria Unified K-12 Education
Cold Spring Elementary K-12 Education 38 $1,985,910 $601,540
College Elementary K-12 Education
Goleta Union Elementary K-12 Education 888 $26,583,952 $4,276,861
Guadalupe Union Elementary K-12 Education
Hope Elementary (Santa Barbara) K-12 Education
Lompoc Unified K-12 Education
Los Olivos Elementary K-12 Education
Montecito Union Elementary K-12 Education 165 $6,326,014 $1,237,236
Orcutt Union Elementary K-12 Education
Santa Maria Joint Union High K-12 Education
Santa Ynez Valley Union High K-12 Education
Solvang Elementary K-12 Education 108 $2,783,935 $568,749
Vista del Mar Union K-12 Education
Cuyama Joint Unified K-12 Education
Santa Barbara Unified K-12 Education 1,637 $82,765,033 $15,633,778
Peabody Charter K-12 Education
Santa Ynez Valley Charter K-12 Education
Family Partnership Home Study Charter K-12 Education
Manzanita Public Charter K-12 Education
Adelante Charter K-12 Education
Los Olivos Charter School K-12 Education
Trivium Charter K-12 Education
University of California, Santa Barbara University of California 16,109 $409,782,565 $88,075,653
Santa Barbara Fair and Exposition - DAA 19 Fairs & Expos 18 $479,943 $142,997
Santa Maria Fair Park - DAA 37 Fairs & Expos 14 $277,330 $133,525
Santa Barbara County First 5 First 5 29 $1,010,064 $476,316
Santa Barbara County Superior Court Superior Court 327 $19,079,909 $6,288,604