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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 8,746 $510,559,841 $342,569,379
Arvin City 60 $3,335,299 $834,057
Bakersfield City 1,873 $119,400,227 $36,943,949
California City City 176 $7,374,391 $1,858,950
Delano City 412 $19,273,027 $6,516,444
Maricopa City 11 $101,379 $26,785
McFarland City 68 $2,623,820 $1,085,066
Ridgecrest City 163 $7,311,224 $1,520,627
Shafter City 249 $12,719,403 $4,273,329
Taft City 194 $7,616,628 $1,720,904
Tehachapi City 87 $4,871,635 $1,201,082
Wasco City 81 $3,925,661 $806,060
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 17 $884,462 $539,504
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 59 $1,694,205 $746,278
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 13 $242,459 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 15 $589,269 $48,698
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $209,400 $39,708
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 12 $394,518 $187,884
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $116,221 $92,908
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 8 $102,649 $16,752
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 17 $417,749 $30,634
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 11 $153,849 $17,936
West Side Cemetery District Special District 9 $419,031 $568,656
Arvin Community Services District Special District 15 $477,960 $127,450
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 61 $2,539,889 $453,800
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $256,597 $82,203
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 8 $52,705 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 25 $1,204,731 $440,704
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 18 $549,950 $199,016
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 8 $53,158 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 10 $42,861 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 26 $1,485,726 $450,915
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 46 $992,306 $290,650
East Kern Health Care District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 319 $12,425,151 $1,192,321
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 239 $7,434,181 $526,183
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $2,500 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 10 $272,719 $49,939
West Side Health Care District Special District 55 $2,128,583 $125,246
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 20 $603,130 $165,927
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 28 $1,290,049 $700,869
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $11,315 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 19 $630,680 $329,936
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 28 $316,612 $80,919
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 13 $114,351 $61,984
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 71 $497,419 $160,567
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 366 $5,041,571 $1,704,184
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 85 $364,301 $38,425
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 82 $533,670 $79,605
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 28 $195,526 $80,282
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 143 $1,353,230 $297,684
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 10 $243,052 $21,881
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 22 $1,088,689 $668,333
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 8 $14,567 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 7 $129,869 $26,500
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 20 $1,036,414 $433,430
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 12 $280,253 $123,924
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 18 $672,807 $131,826
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 14 $600,165 $265,289
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 8 $246,818 $102,116
Cawelo Water District Special District 25 $1,204,491 $522,057
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 44 $1,868,260 $430,063
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 15 $817,161 $212,729
Lost Hills Water District Special District 20 $1,153,944 $399,247
Olcese Water District Special District 7 $201,000 $3,423
Quail Valley Water District Special District 8 $105,403 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 7 $155,709 $8,304
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $5,100 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 12 $404,602 $179,721
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 39 $2,475,683 $988,870
Lebec County Water District Special District 6 $182,245 $10,019
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,850 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 11 $172,085 $16,804
North Edwards Water District Special District 7 $25,272 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 30 $1,790,912 $545,250
West Kern Water District Special District 54 $3,634,682 $1,279,342
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 5 $10,940 $0
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 52 $4,623,063 $1,365,834
Kern County Water Agency Special District 70 $7,295,933 $4,624,373
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 64 $3,544,149 $1,122,253
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 11 $557,100 $151,004
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 31 $1,435,031 $275,264
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 42 $1,878,273 $707,317
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 25 $1,066,467 $234,851
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 51 $3,089,369 $816,540
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 61 $3,236,330 $1,724,467
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 16 $697,246 $105,014
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 26 $0 $0
Self-Insured Schools of California SISC I - Workers Compensation Special District 20 $0 $0
Southern California Water Bank Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern San Joaquin Valley Power Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District Special District 16 $735,158 $355,062
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 387 $16,167,703 $3,350,173
Kern Council of Governments Special District 36 $1,784,473 $366,396
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 857 $18,881,137 $5,991,644
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,772 $81,249,143 $34,643,758
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 4 $0 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 2,583 $99,594,565 $36,411,615
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education 441 $12,484,908 $4,187,610
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education
Blake Elementary K-12 Education
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education 3,653 $126,377,251 $44,929,139
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education 98 $2,697,064 $855,471
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education 1,013 $33,391,823 $11,298,425
Di Giorgio Elementary K-12 Education
Edison Elementary K-12 Education 304 $8,243,021 $2,745,522
Elk Hills Elementary K-12 Education 49 $996,420 $357,260
Fairfax Elementary K-12 Education
Fruitvale Elementary K-12 Education 596 $19,428,427 $6,375,515
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,839 $64,739,174 $21,103,649
Kern High K-12 Education
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education 244 $6,953,337 $2,294,131
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education 690 $21,393,106 $7,198,080
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 534 $20,713,984 $6,396,786
Muroc Joint Unified K-12 Education 408 $12,218,642 $3,614,225
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 94 $1,818,582 $432,833
Standard Elementary K-12 Education
Taft City K-12 Education
Taft Union High K-12 Education
Tehachapi Unified K-12 Education
Vineland Elementary K-12 Education
Wasco Union Elementary K-12 Education 659 $24,977,491 $8,480,813
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
Wonderful College Prep Academy K-12 Education
Insight School of California K-12 Education
Grimmway Academy K-12 Education
Kern County Fair - DAA 15 Fairs & Expos 598 $2,424,747 $696,414
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos 11 $79,612 $27,520
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 629 $38,413,460 $14,624,787
Peak to Peak Mountain Charter K-12 Education
Kern Fan Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
James Water Bank Authority Special District 3 $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 6 $0 $0
Blue Ridge Academy K-12 Education
Kern County Hospital Authority Special District 2,284 $159,608,696 $58,502,802
Wonderful College Prep Academy - Lost Hills K-12 Education
Grimmway Academy Shafter K-12 Education
Indian Wells Valley Groundwater Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
West Kern Adult Education Network Special District 4 $0 $0
Cawelo-Kern Groundwater Sustainability Agency Special District 5 $0 $0
RNR School Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Rosedale Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
California Virtual Academy at Maricopa K-12 Education
Heartland Charter K-12 Education