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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 10,207 $590,156,049 $363,114,887
Arvin City 56 $2,741,586 $608,526
Bakersfield City 1,890 $111,501,744 $50,727,613
California City City 170 $7,058,965 $2,127,952
Delano City 413 $17,367,055 $6,369,183
Maricopa City 14 $95,081 $20,626
McFarland City 66 $2,500,043 $898,580
Ridgecrest City 175 $6,969,885 $1,676,406
Shafter City 253 $10,680,904 $2,612,108
Taft City 184 $7,133,598 $1,670,272
Tehachapi City 81 $4,321,464 $1,533,076
Wasco City 73 $2,946,972 $877,138
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 15 $685,780 $782,692
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 37 $1,743,948 $684,398
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 12 $220,634 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 13 $451,376 $125,166
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 11 $195,601 $36,889
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 11 $348,659 $209,217
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $80,376 $41,280
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 10 $85,599 $20,396
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 18 $381,968 $144,337
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 13 $240,377 $44,208
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $367,764 $263,619
Arvin Community Services District Special District 17 $416,135 $121,368
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 72 $2,596,254 $559,007
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $223,166 $86,422
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 8 $47,014 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 25 $1,132,373 $398,407
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 19 $697,781 $272,558
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 6 $63,752 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 5 $5,483 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 29 $1,494,107 $495,147
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 36 $827,945 $204,557
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 291 $10,988,172 $1,457,509
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 234 $6,077,092 $868,675
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 249 $9,157,085 $1,005,766
West Side Health Care District Special District 53 $1,360,600 $113,494
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 18 $546,176 $165,592
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 27 $1,097,542 $740,484
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $7,022 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 24 $788,142 $450,026
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 23 $228,890 $62,642
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 23 $167,259 $74,828
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 70 $393,361 $75,821
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 702 $4,869,503 $1,022,162
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 71 $228,952 $0
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 65 $509,387 $63,168
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 23 $246,569 $89,092
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 136 $1,165,878 $446,718
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 8 $107,522 $10,820
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 21 $997,862 $221,463
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 8 $16,693 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 11 $127,043 $30,613
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 17 $929,882 $384,200
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 13 $210,377 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 15 $622,290 $146,395
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 14 $546,688 $226,255
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 12 $444,826 $193,701
Cawelo Water District Special District 24 $1,067,851 $449,584
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 44 $1,618,312 $290,843
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 12 $604,968 $152,414
Lost Hills Water District Special District 17 $853,656 $272,199
Olcese Water District Special District 7 $109,361 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 9 $33,448 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $4,200 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 12 $400,071 $152,720
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 35 $2,124,292 $864,000
Lebec County Water District Special District 10 $134,742 $400
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,450 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 9 $99,400 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 7 $33,528 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 28 $1,478,832 $499,769
West Kern Water District Special District 51 $3,402,761 $1,256,162
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 7 $215,868 $32,842
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 56 $4,160,331 $1,261,418
Kern County Water Agency Special District 80 $7,003,132 $3,999,144
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 66 $3,378,256 $1,049,316
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 13 $575,332 $150,090
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 29 $1,545,534 $276,371
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 41 $1,721,012 $494,768
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 24 $924,353 $188,900
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 47 $3,765,379 $810,115
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 53 $2,586,701 $1,510,471
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 13 $507,764 $88,972
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 22 $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 14 $633,644 $254,098
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 359 $13,562,319 $3,090,187
Kern Council of Governments Special District 44 $1,653,961 $395,474
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,273 $83,712,597 $18,786,383
West Kern Community College District Community College District 875 $21,405,486 $4,834,099
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,332 $62,493,866 $24,225,347
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 25 $0 $0
North Kern/Cawelo Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Eastside Power Authority Special District 5 $2,401 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 2,506 $88,181,407 $28,939,909
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education 4,460 $202,861,416 $59,821,397
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education
Blake Elementary K-12 Education
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 3,129 $91,464,733 $29,851,906
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education 31 $400,749 $115,135
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education 1,371 $45,734,334 $14,409,485
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education
Di Giorgio Elementary K-12 Education 32 $1,238,375 $456,791
Edison Elementary K-12 Education
Elk Hills Elementary K-12 Education
Fairfax Elementary K-12 Education
Fruitvale Elementary K-12 Education 551 $16,635,066 $4,453,460
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,456 $51,196,838 $14,938,680
Kern High K-12 Education 4,455 $219,890,947 $64,275,908
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education 220 $5,444,605 $1,487,986
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education
Richland Union Elementary K-12 Education 726 $20,727,919 $6,272,941
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 59 $1,779,202 $775,221
McKittrick Elementary K-12 Education 15 $919,568 $398,662
Midway Elementary K-12 Education 26 $1,028,251 $489,227
Mojave Unified K-12 Education
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education
Norris Elementary K-12 Education
Pond Union Elementary K-12 Education 57 $1,098,228 $408,298
Rosedale Union Elementary K-12 Education
Semitropic Elementary K-12 Education
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education
South Fork Union K-12 Education 83 $1,595,229 $409,549
Standard Elementary K-12 Education 571 $15,751,378 $4,789,265
Taft City K-12 Education 440 $12,089,063 $4,222,015
Taft Union High K-12 Education 180 $13,719,979 $4,216,984
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education 822 $22,471,449 $6,056,938
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 548 $19,903,258 $6,041,752
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 561 $20,365,139 $6,341,757
El Tejon Unified K-12 Education 167 $4,121,484 $1,237,022
Wonderful College Prep Academy K-12 Education 121 $3,866,767 $876,661
California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa K-12 Education
Insight School of California K-12 Education
Grow Academy Arvin K-12 Education
Kern County Fair - DAA 15 Fairs & Expos
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos 15 $40,019 $0
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 325 $23,304,106 $12,349,745
Peak to Peak Mountain Charter K-12 Education 21 $332,358 $115,439
Kern Fan Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
McFarland Tri-Agency Partners Special District 6 $0 $0