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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
Arvin City 68 $2,571,343 $470,186
Bakersfield City 1,837 $103,879,094 $43,294,785
California City City 155 $5,907,849 $2,226,966
Delano City 334 $11,106,049 $5,000,332
Maricopa City 12 $87,665 $5,909
McFarland City 68 $2,139,525 $706,675
Ridgecrest City 160 $6,533,910 $1,975,233
Shafter City 208 $5,937,263 $2,235,799
Taft City 88 $3,375,779 $841,717
Tehachapi City 76 $4,039,121 $1,565,994
Kern County County 10,271 $583,710,150 $343,140,445
Wasco City 71 $2,912,735 $1,210,155
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 285 $9,245,833 $1,638,953
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 230 $5,729,358 $552,932
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 257 $10,540,114 $287,896
West Side Health Care District Special District 15 $264,694 $0
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 18 $448,009 $145,326
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 26 $1,015,081 $711,474
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $7,900 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 23 $623,383 $282,455
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 32 $312,117 $110,646
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 27 $256,531 $153,905
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 74 $357,649 $51,573
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 677 $4,570,775 $775,123
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 62 $156,018 $0
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 81 $355,615 $32,715
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 30 $253,755 $51,579
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 130 $1,002,428 $365,102
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 8 $70,088 $10,956
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 16 $865,045 $221,883
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $6,100 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 7 $59,185 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 9 $107,069 $22,350
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 5 $0 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 6 $8,200 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 19 $956,834 $559,556
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 10 $160,256 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 16 $675,782 $85,062
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 15 $513,417 $202,807
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 13 $532,719 $237,555
Cawelo Water District Special District 24 $882,223 $386,653
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 44 $1,536,512 $221,717
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 11 $561,988 $181,975
Lost Hills Water District Special District 16 $798,143 $231,382
Olcese Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 11 $40,183 $2,970
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $3,825 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 13 $418,692 $146,099
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 36 $2,015,705 $752,067
Lebec County Water District Special District 10 $163,231 $0
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,750 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 10 $87,361 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 7 $19,259 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 24 $1,423,893 $508,435
West Kern Water District Special District 48 $3,267,267 $1,032,653
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 12 $520,869 $318,425
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 48 $3,527,086 $1,126,461
Kern County Water Agency Special District 82 $6,237,818 $3,473,065
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 64 $3,145,435 $975,342
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 12 $573,962 $120,910
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 33 $1,416,525 $289,411
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 46 $1,519,905 $553,375
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 17 $648,977 $167,040
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 53 $2,973,558 $880,242
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 48 $2,269,630 $1,372,497
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 $499,329 $86,488
San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency Special District 14 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC II - Liability and Property Special District 23 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC III - Health and Welfare Benefits Special District 26 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC I - Workers Compensation Special District 19 $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 17 $721,589 $243,145
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 385 $12,779,074 $3,233,872
Kern Council of Governments Special District 45 $1,460,114 $288,093
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 4 $0 $0
Kern Public Services Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,069 $73,376,461 $16,968,614
West Kern Community College District Community College District 414 $15,214,653 $4,893,558
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,130 $53,867,189 $19,556,661
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 34 $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 $16,554 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 16 $658,678 $409,963
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 43 $1,870,851 $970,485
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 13 $180,798 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 12 $391,864 $46,050
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 11 $152,405 $22,973
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 12 $400,271 $156,204
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 6 $72,093 $40,666
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 10 $98,411 $37,043
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 1,639 $76,572,209 $26,157,500
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 18 $196,351 $142,259
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 11 $206,225 $0
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $355,675 $223,146
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education 3,379 $147,764,305 $52,220,332
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education 323 $7,779,222 $2,126,094
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education 17 $579,765 $218,866
Blake Elementary K-12 Education 7 $76,927 $15,531
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 2,918 $83,334,766 $24,717,740
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education 86 $1,850,428 $232,204
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education 870 $39,332,481 $9,499,950
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education 983 $25,005,066 $7,284,413
Di Giorgio Elementary K-12 Education
Edison Elementary K-12 Education 311 $5,729,405 $1,503,363
Elk Hills Elementary K-12 Education 41 $992,601 $354,039
Fairfax Elementary K-12 Education
Fruitvale Elementary K-12 Education 520 $15,183,446 $3,709,564
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,234 $41,899,569 $12,133,725
Kern High K-12 Education 5,634 $224,996,639 $82,581,151
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education 199 $4,464,747 $1,172,307
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education 591 $15,550,520 $4,475,239
Richland Union Elementary K-12 Education
Linns Valley-Poso Flat Union K-12 Education 18 $190,783 $57,512
Lost Hills Union Elementary K-12 Education
Maple Elementary K-12 Education
Maricopa Unified K-12 Education 65 $1,918,436 $836,012
McKittrick Elementary K-12 Education 15 $88,045 $420,615
Midway Elementary K-12 Education
Mojave Unified K-12 Education
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education
Norris Elementary K-12 Education 619 $15,119,702 $4,603,772
Pond Union Elementary K-12 Education
Rosedale Union Elementary K-12 Education
Semitropic Elementary K-12 Education 73 $3,486,740 $504,357
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education 536 $15,638,668 $2,905,940
South Fork Union K-12 Education 99 $1,575,670 $406,756
Standard Elementary K-12 Education
Taft City K-12 Education 436 $10,071,914 $3,681,742
Taft Union High K-12 Education 160 $10,850,484 $3,627,650
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education 678 $20,691,479 $5,604,499
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 485 $15,947,660 $4,633,335
Wasco Union High K-12 Education
Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary K-12 Education 252 $4,439,833 $1,145,297
Sierra Sands Unified K-12 Education
McFarland Unified K-12 Education 406 $18,641,003 $6,105,884
El Tejon Unified K-12 Education
Wonderful College Prep Academy K-12 Education
CALPAC - Kern K-12 Education
California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa K-12 Education
Insight School of California K-12 Education
Grimmway Academy K-12 Education
Kern County Fair - DAA 15 Fairs & Expos 598 $1,922,005 $559,097
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos 8 $94,800 $0
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 532 $28,500,805 $15,724,722
Arvin Community Services District Special District 18 $433,238 $103,440
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 81 $2,857,136 $634,093
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $232,731 $56,988
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 9 $33,787 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 24 $1,142,174 $381,389
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 17 $649,910 $330,823
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 6 $64,251 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 10 $45,622 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 37 $1,393,676 $514,478
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 30 $827,523 $281,154