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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 10,168 $550,783,892 $365,056,893
Arvin City 64 $3,423,473 $791,958
Bakersfield City 1,846 $101,007,610 $52,880,442
California City City 185 $7,189,368 $2,454,235
Delano City 390 $17,596,307 $5,913,171
Maricopa City 13 $114,164 $21,965
McFarland City 68 $2,638,125 $983,528
Ridgecrest City 172 $6,985,284 $1,331,389
Shafter City 264 $11,731,150 $3,584,888
Taft City 196 $7,644,688 $1,656,222
Tehachapi City 84 $4,324,193 $1,117,215
Wasco City 74 $3,290,794 $693,765
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 16 $691,872 $827,786
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 42 $1,680,148 $573,765
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 13 $242,234 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 14 $539,215 $182,566
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $200,055 $40,649
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 11 $418,876 $218,289
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $108,636 $66,633
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 8 $98,787 $19,337
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 13 $315,285 $17,659
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 12 $231,042 $68,568
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $376,081 $267,463
Arvin Community Services District Special District 18 $480,215 $116,392
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 66 $2,678,643 $427,875
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $234,173 $116,546
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 8 $48,936 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 24 $1,176,278 $381,892
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 17 $597,439 $229,966
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 8 $60,000 $10,656
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 5 $18,788 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 39 $1,528,853 $453,066
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 33 $884,398 $252,053
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 313 $11,703,851 $1,338,486
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 234 $6,627,119 $516,561
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 249 $8,313,982 $320,611
West Side Health Care District Special District 56 $1,556,738 $223,106
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 21 $626,697 $147,696
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 27 $1,197,419 $740,484
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $7,419 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 21 $640,427 $377,392
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 23 $246,058 $70,187
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 21 $189,724 $56,000
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 78 $523,204 $141,914
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 708 $5,075,601 $716,107
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 68 $234,645 $0
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 56 $469,646 $58,055
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 26 $253,140 $96,993
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 130 $1,314,774 $513,605
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 10 $145,040 $13,032
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 21 $922,046 $509,818
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 6 $15,452 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 11 $106,870 $18,000
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 4 $0 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 16 $763,943 $322,018
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 15 $249,948 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 15 $652,853 $102,285
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 15 $563,685 $242,699
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 10 $282,839 $149,702
Cawelo Water District Special District 23 $1,087,342 $487,162
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 46 $1,723,698 $406,529
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 12 $642,482 $158,344
Lost Hills Water District Special District 20 $1,085,639 $334,613
Olcese Water District Special District 7 $148,744 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 8 $120,401 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $5,550 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 11 $403,605 $157,537
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 36 $2,109,962 $880,688
Lebec County Water District Special District 8 $185,483 $16,033
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,900 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 12 $109,018 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 7 $24,722 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 29 $1,650,855 $526,659
West Kern Water District Special District 52 $3,498,186 $1,311,789
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 6 $45,350 $0
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 57 $4,245,564 $1,210,147
Kern County Water Agency Special District 72 $6,558,844 $4,087,438
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 65 $3,428,831 $1,117,912
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 11 $543,517 $156,939
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 28 $1,576,939 $316,167
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 39 $1,858,656 $600,666
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 23 $1,001,062 $206,707
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 48 $3,856,221 $908,913
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 55 $2,742,679 $1,651,730
Golden Empire Schools Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Inyo-Kern Schools Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Water Bank Authority Special District 14 $553,352 $95,426
San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency Special District 8 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC II - Liability and Property Special District 27 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC III - Health and Welfare Benefits Special District 27 $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 17 $691,540 $265,957
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 374 $14,372,261 $2,277,058
Kern Council of Governments Special District 41 $1,649,002 $414,578
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,470 $90,942,738 $22,803,159
West Kern Community College District Community College District 889 $19,077,486 $5,638,178
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,451 $67,319,567 $27,353,182
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 3 $0 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 2,588 $92,597,047 $31,303,295
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education 3,946 $188,633,172 $67,454,686
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education
Blake Elementary K-12 Education
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 3,241 $100,345,984 $31,343,973
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education
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
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education
Kern High K-12 Education 5,302 $256,466,678 $82,547,583
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education
Richland Union Elementary K-12 Education
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
McKittrick Elementary K-12 Education
Midway Elementary K-12 Education
Mojave Unified K-12 Education 559 $19,042,642 $5,333,328
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education 393 $10,473,343 $2,746,249
Norris Elementary K-12 Education
Pond Union Elementary K-12 Education 57 $1,140,918 $533,651
Rosedale Union Elementary K-12 Education
Semitropic Elementary K-12 Education
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education
South Fork Union K-12 Education 84 $1,778,196 $470,969
Standard Elementary K-12 Education 595 $17,826,053 $5,931,587
Taft City K-12 Education 461 $12,639,343 $4,511,831
Taft Union High K-12 Education 433 $14,147,560 $4,692,925
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education 846 $23,194,679 $6,666,715
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 586 $21,597,231 $6,846,069
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 179 $4,674,273 $1,341,726
Wonderful College Prep Academy K-12 Education 149 $4,892,471 $1,179,640
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 581 $2,300,650 $569,092
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 962 $49,045,927 $33,338,118
Peak to Peak Mountain Charter K-12 Education 19 $299,576 $59,297
Kern Fan Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
McFarland Tri-Agency Partners Special District 6 $0 $0
Kern Groundwater Authority Special District 17 $0 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
South East Kern Health Collaborative Special District 5 $0 $0
South Valley Water Resources Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Tejon Ranch Public Facilities Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Inspire Charter School - Kern K-12 Education