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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 8,465 $478,504,953 $325,354,997
Arvin City 61 $3,710,483 $891,896
Bakersfield City 1,853 $111,469,582 $44,590,612
California City City 179 $6,826,264 $2,435,951
Delano City 380 $17,799,316 $6,175,725
Maricopa City 13 $131,670 $24,442
McFarland City 71 $2,795,411 $1,039,960
Ridgecrest City 160 $6,955,340 $1,609,884
Shafter City 245 $12,272,167 $4,360,823
Taft City 196 $8,180,932 $1,769,920
Tehachapi City 87 $4,609,801 $1,079,753
Wasco City 78 $3,644,289 $845,928
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 16 $698,881 $471,547
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 42 $1,522,579 $649,451
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 14 $238,589 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 14 $558,942 $182,110
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $198,334 $36,437
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 12 $395,084 $210,067
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $116,221 $92,908
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 8 $102,590 $14,227
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 15 $339,068 $25,488
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 14 $236,463 $85,272
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $384,915 $272,807
Arvin Community Services District Special District 16 $476,882 $121,320
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 64 $2,362,576 $309,212
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $235,602 $80,795
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 8 $52,491 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 24 $1,226,093 $388,958
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 17 $541,039 $206,961
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 7 $58,172 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 12 $18,564 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 36 $1,434,958 $433,390
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 33 $1,002,247 $328,186
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 308 $12,456,597 $1,279,341
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 234 $6,636,283 $849,863
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $0 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 10 $453,730 $49,542
West Side Health Care District Special District 46 $1,417,580 $214,334
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 23 $608,807 $192,136
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 26 $1,121,180 $601,311
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $9,363 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 24 $667,566 $292,138
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 25 $244,803 $78,370
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 22 $165,117 $72,038
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 89 $579,769 $116,350
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 672 $5,082,026 $1,257,250
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 86 $295,673 $4,470
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 67 $481,649 $63,698
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 28 $225,367 $88,837
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 134 $1,314,219 $493,299
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 10 $208,370 $15,011
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 22 $986,107 $567,951
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $5,000 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 6 $16,279 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 11 $104,609 $21,450
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 4 $0 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 5 $5,000 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 18 $913,958 $405,095
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 12 $270,033 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 19 $690,807 $132,989
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 16 $640,626 $265,464
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 9 $268,706 $116,620
Cawelo Water District Special District 22 $1,157,748 $524,546
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 47 $1,832,229 $432,540
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 15 $728,230 $199,818
Lost Hills Water District Special District 19 $1,115,740 $400,260
Olcese Water District Special District 8 $263,917 $0
Quail Valley Water District Special District 8 $124,577 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 7 $67,500 $4,342
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $4,575 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 11 $367,247 $167,232
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 37 $2,363,751 $962,647
Lebec County Water District Special District 8 $179,080 $21,501
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,750 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 10 $117,973 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 5 $32,000 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 30 $1,570,476 $549,825
West Kern Water District Special District
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 6 $11,064 $0
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 57 $4,357,143 $1,258,963
Kern County Water Agency Special District 71 $6,689,170 $4,155,488
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 63 $3,467,813 $1,100,864
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 10 $543,649 $153,758
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 30 $1,634,825 $151,605
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 41 $1,864,917 $642,661
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 23 $1,128,471 $227,930
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 48 $3,426,018 $906,052
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 52 $2,710,820 $1,534,914
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 $614,411 $95,618
San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution Study Agency Special District 8 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC II - Liability and Property Special District 26 $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 19 $816,726 $318,356
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 378 $15,142,734 $3,292,407
Kern Council of Governments Special District 37 $1,718,743 $408,214
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District
West Kern Community College District Community College District 879 $19,378,938 $5,727,214
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,646 $73,859,284 $31,308,272
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 25 $0 $0
North Kern/Cawelo Financing Authority Special District 5 $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 2,570 $95,626,570 $33,754,853
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education 18 $510,504 $210,947
Blake Elementary K-12 Education
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 3,380 $111,851,721 $33,780,168
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education 1,286 $51,066,512 $17,801,087
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education 1,033 $32,120,746 $10,345,030
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 561 $18,077,767 $5,637,979
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,801 $59,717,293 $18,899,534
Kern High K-12 Education 5,248 $262,125,922 $90,632,832
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education 239 $6,558,740 $2,281,783
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
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education
Norris Elementary K-12 Education
Pond Union Elementary K-12 Education
Rosedale Union Elementary K-12 Education
Semitropic Elementary K-12 Education
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education
South Fork Union K-12 Education 88 $1,720,578 $428,571
Standard Elementary K-12 Education
Taft City K-12 Education
Taft Union High K-12 Education
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education 869 $24,857,821 $7,489,627
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 623 $23,137,621 $7,751,818
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 571 $21,487,174 $7,394,779
El Tejon Unified K-12 Education
Wonderful College Prep Academy K-12 Education 172 $5,998,753 $914,985
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 593 $2,369,330 $626,416
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 617 $36,615,970 $21,176,486
Peak to Peak Mountain Charter K-12 Education
Kern Fan Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
McFarland Tri-Agency Partners Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Groundwater Authority Special District 18 $0 $0
Lamont Public Utility District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
South Valley Water Resources Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Tejon Ranch Public Facilities Financing Authority Special District 7 $0 $0
Blue Ridge Academy K-12 Education
Kern County Hospital Authority Special District 2,132 $136,939,415 $39,692,868
Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills K-12 Education 22 $342,787 $35,339
Grimmway Academy Shafter K-12 Education