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Kern County
Year:
Population
886,507

Report: Departments

Department Employees Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
Animal Control 76 $2,848,065 $1,778,279
Board of Trade 13 $234,143 $124,538
Construction Services 22 $1,521,885 $960,916
County Clerk 8 $207,615 $123,394
County Counsel 53 $4,997,296 $3,025,766
Emergency Medical Service 7 $412,807 $251,147
Garage 22 $1,012,339 $671,961
Grand Jury 1 $32,738 $35,212
Library 209 $3,581,797 $1,631,661
Mental Health Services 566 $28,208,017 $17,152,279
Parks & Recreation 118 $4,075,453 $2,521,385
Public Defender 117 $8,424,876 $5,026,673
Risk Management 28 $1,633,644 $1,113,927
Aging and Adult Services 229 $6,401,546 $3,658,165
Assessor 98 $5,956,163 $3,818,099
Auditor-Controller 49 $3,117,286 $2,032,360
Building Inspection 3 $36,859 $11,935
County Clerk Elections 21 $754,152 $500,378
District Attorney 225 $18,798,658 $12,282,044
Farm and Home Advisor 4 $165,361 $113,397
Fire 754 $76,773,356 $46,676,657
Kern Medical Center 1,805 $111,108,225 $48,646,547
Personnel 38 $1,881,472 $1,244,398
Probation 698 $37,827,823 $30,096,589
Recorder 29 $1,144,341 $787,165
Sheriff 1,314 $94,603,400 $69,797,967
Substance Abuse Program 39 $1,666,453 $1,083,773
Treasurer-Tax Collector 39 $2,101,724 $1,214,456
Development Services Agency 13 $721,258 $444,174
District Attorney Forensic Division 36 $2,599,719 $1,578,882
Board of Supervisors-District 4 5 $305,175 $186,553
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors 7 $382,440 $268,127
Kern Sanitation Authority 21 $977,505 $636,466
Board of Supervisors-District 3 6 $284,697 $146,108
Information Technology Services 52 $3,574,120 $2,172,204
Board of Supervisors-District 2 5 $306,752 $189,687
Correctional Medicine 98 $8,035,937 $3,801,694
Board of Supervisors-District 1 7 $291,927 $147,914
Board of Supervisors-District 5 5 $275,053 $148,185
Agriculture and Measurement Standards 90 $3,611,205 $1,920,717
Airports 25 $1,256,383 $750,252
California Childrens Services 60 $3,155,561 $2,020,042
Child Support Services 229 $9,729,406 $6,199,302
Community and Economic Development 12 $655,800 $481,113
County Administrative Officer 20 $1,662,082 $998,911
Employers' Training Resource 121 $5,227,315 $3,202,068
Engineering, Survey, and Permit Services 1 $34,729 $16,080
Environmental Health 64 $3,232,138 $2,092,861
General Services 119 $5,387,406 $3,797,844
Human Services 1,906 $79,366,406 $50,651,945
Planning & Community Development 44 $2,488,661 $1,440,339
Public Health 219 $11,965,192 $7,827,674
Roads 20 $561,576 $196,488
Solid Waste 5 $218,610 $89,985
Veterans Services 15 $558,707 $323,124
Public Works-Public Ways 417 $23,762,795 $15,005,080