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Employee information from cities, counties, special districts, superior courts, the University of California, California State University, community college districts, K-12 education providers, First 5 commissions, and fairs and expos 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
Kern County County 9,868 $553,551,913 $319,042,194
Arvin City 58 $2,823,264 $515,539
Bakersfield City 1,748 $96,955,758 $41,390,361
California City City 143 $5,037,700 $2,112,775
Delano City 389 $10,773,342 $4,439,722
Maricopa City 15 $109,736 $9,308
McFarland City 64 $1,802,865 $813,290
Ridgecrest City 178 $6,438,365 $2,167,152
Shafter City 185 $5,648,157 $1,172,466
Taft City 91 $3,519,922 $952,337
Tehachapi City 75 $3,493,447 $1,467,661
Wasco City 76 $3,037,569 $1,189,076
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 15 $681,345 $121,311
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 46 $1,765,349 $945,859
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 10 $207,910 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 12 $322,892 $39,190
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $156,358 $21,851
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 12 $367,346 $176,379
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 9 $94,566 $37,628
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 9 $100,390 $36,299
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 16 $325,468 $101,292
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 11 $175,260 $40,071
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $339,499 $200,947
Arvin Community Services District Special District 18 $415,543 $85,708
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 78 $3,127,111 $927,651
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $229,350 $55,500
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 8 $35,021 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 23 $1,058,945 $356,011
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 18 $653,321 $262,086
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 6 $64,251 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 9 $47,978 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 31 $1,295,099 $497,335
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 29 $785,394 $279,225
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 292 $8,812,079 $1,868,630
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 203 $5,483,452 $762,122
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 254 $9,376,423 $1,156,455
West Side Health Care District Special District 9 $69,208 $0
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 17 $366,995 $106,181
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 26 $1,023,964 $681,686
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 6 $6,603 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 24 $637,780 $100,185
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 30 $267,153 $146,563
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 56 $303,471 $51,572
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 648 $4,056,841 $693,711
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 57 $188,335 $0
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 101 $429,176 $92,257
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 22 $234,860 $50,860
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 110 $963,968 $335,659
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 8 $57,608 $8,660
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 21 $740,696 $399,861
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 7 $56,131 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 9 $105,937 $21,427
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 3 $0 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 18 $973,520 $530,980
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 13 $226,584 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 16 $497,821 $6,401
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 16 $562,163 $188,860
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 15 $499,635 $173,594
Cawelo Water District Special District 22 $804,785 $337,006
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 46 $1,443,622 $231,527
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 11 $528,594 $173,568
Lost Hills Water District Special District 16 $808,633 $216,845
Olcese Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 10 $31,520 $3,288
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $4,725 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 11 $375,217 $133,757
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 38 $2,064,531 $691,068
Lebec County Water District Special District 8 $24,598 $0
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $3,350 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 9 $82,916 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 5 $19,228 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 22 $1,245,851 $648,611
West Kern Water District Special District 45 $3,176,749 $884,214
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 12 $483,409 $256,265
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 46 $3,082,110 $931,145
Kern County Water Agency Special District 91 $6,620,625 $3,571,324
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 66 $3,211,373 $919,472
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 11 $541,654 $108,916
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 31 $1,500,101 $317,841
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 45 $1,614,608 $469,578
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 15 $489,717 $117,240
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 50 $3,033,048 $788,060
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 47 $2,315,592 $1,260,784
Golden Empire Schools Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Inyo-Kern Schools Financing Authority Special District 8 $0 $0
Kern Water Bank Authority Special District 13 $512,369 $99,383
San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency Special District 15 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC II - Liability and Property Special District 20 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC III - Health and Welfare Benefits Special District 22 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC I - Workers Compensation Special District 17 $0 $0
Southern California Water Bank Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern San Joaquin Valley Power Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
McAllister Ranch Irrigation District Special District 3 $0 $0
Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District Special District 18 $678,769 $243,532
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 374 $12,865,205 $2,764,353
Kern Council of Governments Special District 44 $1,348,676 $130,497
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Public Services Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,179 $74,820,161 $16,593,734
West Kern Community College District Community College District 347 $14,737,278 $2,980,425
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,091 $53,717,197 $18,142,343
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 32 $0 $0
North Kern/Cawelo Financing Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Westside District Water Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Eastside Power Authority Special District 4 $15,485 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0