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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 10,091 $585,543,689 $347,952,375
Arvin City 57 $2,635,316 $626,322
Bakersfield City 1,872 $111,258,408 $48,372,105
California City City 152 $6,069,744 $2,255,495
Delano City 406 $14,906,503 $6,844,710
Maricopa City 14 $90,097 $17,490
McFarland City 64 $2,371,823 $945,980
Ridgecrest City 171 $6,758,606 $2,013,024
Shafter City 247 $9,848,044 $2,904,732
Taft City 185 $6,127,315 $1,674,016
Tehachapi City 72 $4,177,867 $1,608,815
Wasco City 74 $2,808,444 $1,143,520
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 16 $656,273 $710,321
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 39 $1,647,715 $786,840
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 16 $212,200 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 13 $488,408 $132,387
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 11 $179,262 $25,338
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 12 $388,367 $120,401
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $79,225 $40,666
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 9 $79,138 $34,039
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 10 $197,583 $0
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $368,826 $246,906
Arvin Community Services District Special District 18 $430,863 $103,698
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 79 $2,658,078 $604,002
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $222,087 $108,375
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 9 $33,791 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 24 $1,170,681 $403,576
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 18 $661,832 $331,565
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 6 $63,752 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 11 $26,877 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 37 $1,582,957 $551,028
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 32 $837,650 $300,942
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 298 $10,226,167 $860,481
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 221 $5,988,167 $375,814
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 256 $8,716,334 $336,239
West Side Health Care District Special District 35 $764,521 $72,523
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 21 $517,702 $147,977
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 27 $1,097,542 $740,484
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $7,900 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 24 $686,350 $585,107
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 23 $288,860 $101,194
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 82 $437,892 $115,232
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 654 $4,558,123 $1,020,018
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 71 $193,539 $9,900
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 56 $430,942 $57,877
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 25 $230,537 $87,094
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 127 $1,067,273 $397,821
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 8 $95,628 $10,710
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 20 $910,150 $234,948
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 8 $37,390 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 13 $128,377 $0
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 4 $0 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 7 $9,420 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 18 $957,812 $514,973
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 13 $229,302 $127,408
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 17 $656,531 $116,114
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 15 $528,709 $227,972
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 15 $575,896 $234,747
Cawelo Water District Special District 23 $1,038,924 $452,423
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 53 $1,757,388 $268,104
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 11 $583,288 $155,565
Lost Hills Water District Special District 16 $799,337 $260,426
Olcese Water District Special District 6 $33,315 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 7 $33,787 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $5,850 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 11 $386,762 $150,943
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 35 $2,145,502 $857,803
Lebec County Water District Special District 8 $164,249 $3,300
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,350 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 11 $86,790 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 8 $29,818 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 28 $1,425,866 $521,250
West Kern Water District Special District 50 $3,320,855 $1,226,612
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 14 $505,413 $103,436
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 52 $4,134,629 $1,225,598
Kern County Water Agency Special District 79 $6,870,538 $3,935,272
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 66 $3,343,193 $1,037,935
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 12 $619,368 $156,082
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 27 $1,390,515 $290,631
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 40 $1,564,308 $519,866
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 16 $758,906 $187,823
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 49 $3,284,054 $807,743
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 51 $2,525,661 $1,512,050
Golden Empire Schools Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Inyo-Kern Schools Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Kern Water Bank Authority Special District 14 $475,071 $93,601
San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency Special District 14 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC II - Liability and Property Special District 25 $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 21 $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 16 $712,184 $266,106
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 367 $12,381,857 $3,022,059
Kern Council of Governments Special District 48 $1,566,375 $468,357
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,072 $75,937,077 $17,623,124
West Kern Community College District Community College District 857 $16,912,001 $4,729,590
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,318 $58,460,090 $21,505,044
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 34 $0 $0
North Kern/Cawelo Financing Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Eastside Power Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 1,638 $79,570,011 $27,339,727
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education 4,453 $193,118,186 $53,385,140
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education 353 $8,829,239 $2,472,711
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education 19 $596,611 $220,425
Blake Elementary K-12 Education 6 $77,166 $23,096
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 3,065 $92,131,338 $27,101,131
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education 955 $41,243,997 $13,805,752
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education 969 $27,206,034 $7,988,000
Di Giorgio Elementary K-12 Education
Edison Elementary K-12 Education
Elk Hills Elementary K-12 Education
Fairfax Elementary K-12 Education
Fruitvale Elementary K-12 Education 555 $15,799,880 $4,137,024
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,366 $51,278,228 $13,932,593
Kern High K-12 Education 4,053 $198,845,555 $82,342,214
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education
Richland Union Elementary K-12 Education 719 $19,353,164 $5,708,439
Linns Valley-Poso Flat Union K-12 Education
Lost Hills Union Elementary K-12 Education
Maple Elementary K-12 Education
Maricopa Unified K-12 Education 57 $1,675,749 $702,536
McKittrick Elementary K-12 Education 15 $88,045 $420,366
Midway Elementary K-12 Education
Mojave Unified K-12 Education
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education
Norris Elementary K-12 Education 636 $15,747,541 $4,986,644
Pond Union Elementary K-12 Education 64 $1,147,500 $403,134
Rosedale Union Elementary K-12 Education
Semitropic Elementary K-12 Education 74 $1,512,583 $799,259
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education
South Fork Union K-12 Education 92 $1,591,256 $413,480
Standard Elementary K-12 Education 545 $15,444,112 $4,410,843
Taft City K-12 Education 448 $11,219,676 $3,976,263
Taft Union High K-12 Education 171 $11,842,076 $3,977,014
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 501 $17,970,869 $5,241,485
Wasco Union High K-12 Education
Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary K-12 Education
Sierra Sands Unified K-12 Education
McFarland Unified K-12 Education
El Tejon Unified K-12 Education 163 $4,191,851 $1,174,264
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 107 $2,536,373 $372,078
Kern County Fair - DAA 15 Fairs & Expos 607 $2,020,151 $525,884
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos 23 $53,688 $2,120
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 516 $27,874,951 $16,155,964
Peak to Peak Mountain Charter K-12 Education
Kern Fan Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Semitropic Financing Authority Special District 7 $0 $0
James Water Bank Authority Special District 3 $0 $0