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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 8,574 $515,640,719 $351,438,515
Arvin City 59 $3,571,674 $862,954
Bakersfield City 1,907 $133,289,834 $41,232,795
California City City 231 $8,158,041 $1,622,871
Delano City 361 $18,988,530 $6,456,889
Maricopa City 11 $105,391 $35,477
McFarland City 56 $2,429,536 $1,369,008
Ridgecrest City 160 $6,638,187 $1,592,534
Shafter City
Taft City 188 $8,106,962 $1,927,469
Tehachapi City 94 $5,544,038 $1,327,888
Wasco City 73 $4,050,640 $937,274
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 15 $866,851 $713,043
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 60 $2,113,677 $797,957
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 14 $285,955 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 12 $531,676 $185,988
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $217,676 $43,885
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 11 $423,546 $210,239
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 7 $141,606 $93,368
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 9 $88,276 $16,357
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 16 $398,745 $36,214
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 11 $166,190 $10,714
West Side Cemetery District Special District 8 $352,596 $337,412
Arvin Community Services District Special District 14 $545,713 $111,213
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 66 $3,330,539 $689,178
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $275,692 $101,237
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 9 $60,533 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 25 $1,171,792 $424,069
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 17 $705,448 $256,874
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 7 $47,275 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 12 $53,618 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 27 $1,885,619 $566,716
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 32 $1,094,633 $261,097
East Kern Health Care District Special District 6 $41,429 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 320 $12,905,885 $1,285,771
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 439 $8,163,967 $903,754
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $3,975 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 9 $234,656 $22,360
West Side Health Care District Special District 51 $2,826,332 $221,386
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 20 $626,011 $212,889
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 29 $1,307,364 $797,668
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $11,566 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 16 $523,609 $303,910
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 14 $246,937 $124,992
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 11 $76,342 $34,582
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 35 $358,612 $138,323
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 432 $4,732,176 $1,093,075
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 54 $255,475 $76,808
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 45 $471,885 $92,512
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 15 $265,712 $109,086
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 89 $914,128 $368,739
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 9 $279,432 $22,015
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 21 $1,166,659 $773,222
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 8 $17,450 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 10 $117,998 $0
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 6 $8,422 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 7 $8,300 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 19 $986,009 $484,885
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $2,220 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 15 $318,357 $128,288
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 18 $773,807 $163,898
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 14 $686,925 $262,783
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 6 $208,189 $84,780
Cawelo Water District Special District 21 $1,249,131 $485,377
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 48 $2,350,426 $555,792
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 16 $924,903 $231,537
Lost Hills Water District Special District 21 $365,388 $335,083
Olcese Water District Special District 7 $203,259 $5,683
Quail Valley Water District Special District 11 $113,109 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $3,975 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 15 $564,431 $221,129
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 37 $2,798,166 $1,046,012
Lebec County Water District Special District 10 $201,837 $26,658
Mettler County Water District Special District 4 $2,350 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 9 $120,790 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 8 $2,825 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 29 $1,689,942 $587,142
West Kern Water District Special District 48 $4,079,055 $1,468,441
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 6 $9,627 $0
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 55 $5,006,136 $1,423,892
Kern County Water Agency Special District 62 $6,727,583 $4,360,922
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 66 $3,894,895 $1,198,521
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 9 $85,774 $32,259
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 28 $1,687,188 $316,671
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 40 $2,049,322 $794,904
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 28 $1,544,626 $296,120
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 46 $3,246,135 $798,731
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 53 $3,020,674 $1,616,991
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 17 $842,346 $138,238
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 4 $0 $0
Southern San Joaquin Valley Power Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District Special District 16 $758,883 $366,443
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 400 $17,612,087 $3,419,813
Kern Council of Governments Special District 34 $1,829,231 $368,092
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern Community College District Community College District 3,288 $117,913,564 $37,947,739
West Kern Community College District Community College District 647 $19,604,006 $6,871,705
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,485 $87,929,456 $38,589,939
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 17 $158,510 $31,311
North Kern/Cawelo Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Eastside Power Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Metropolitan Bakersfield Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Special District 3 $0 $0
Kern County Office of Education K-12 Education 2,332 $103,469,478 $41,493,354
Arvin Union K-12 Education
Bakersfield City K-12 Education
Beardsley Elementary K-12 Education
Belridge Elementary K-12 Education
Blake Elementary K-12 Education
Panama-Buena Vista Union K-12 Education
Buttonwillow Union Elementary K-12 Education
Caliente Union Elementary K-12 Education
Delano Union Elementary K-12 Education 1,113 $52,788,300 $19,826,852
Delano Joint Union High K-12 Education 816 $34,264,614 $12,604,225
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 542 $18,911,015 $6,597,451
General Shafter Elementary K-12 Education
Greenfield Union K-12 Education 1,754 $68,225,053 $23,700,025
Kern High K-12 Education 6,062 $315,477,218 $120,187,147
Kernville Union Elementary K-12 Education 219 $6,988,436 $2,569,818
Lakeside Union K-12 Education
Lamont Elementary K-12 Education
Richland Union Elementary K-12 Education 642 $22,875,893 $8,400,529
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 550 $21,736,477 $7,074,429
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 44 $1,155,122 $444,272
Southern Kern Unified K-12 Education 548 $22,172,081 $8,705,188
South Fork Union K-12 Education 69 $1,992,017 $516,628
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 653 $26,611,540 $9,834,029
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 545 $23,277,454 $8,843,267
El Tejon Unified K-12 Education 136 $4,642,034 $1,825,600
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 70 $1,680,912 $603,055
Desert Empire Fair - DAA 53 Fairs & Expos 12 $90,500 $29,088
Kern County Superior Court Superior Court 603 $39,322,097 $16,241,647
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
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 2,711 $182,773,776 $64,218,092
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
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
Ridgecrest Elementary Academy for Language, Music, and Science K-12 Education