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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 8,653 $537,734,451 $353,943,058
Arvin City 71 $3,959,215 $867,436
Bakersfield City 2,009 $132,931,251 $41,867,112
California City City 175 $8,579,396 $1,291,327
Delano City 254 $15,501,979 $5,360,806
Maricopa City 11 $130,631 $43,925
McFarland City 65 $2,514,925 $965,394
Ridgecrest City 160 $7,762,347 $1,674,370
Shafter City 158 $9,539,913 $3,080,090
Taft City 169 $5,550,562 $1,440,853
Tehachapi City 91 $5,783,669 $1,424,718
Wasco City 78 $4,073,021 $875,566
Eastern Kern Air Pollution Control District Special District 16 $961,556 $617,282
Mojave Air and Space Port Special District 49 $1,885,216 $704,200
Indian Wells Valley Airport District Special District 13 $278,241 $0
Minter Field Airport District Special District 13 $534,041 $139,225
South Kern Cemetery District Special District 10 $201,647 $36,269
Cemetery District No. 1 Special District 14 $508,891 $232,619
East Kern Cemetery District Special District 8 $152,204 $102,239
Kern River Valley Cemetery District Special District 9 $84,049 $17,611
North Kern Cemetery District Special District 15 $462,808 $274,013
Tehachapi Cemetery District Special District 10 $187,302 $19,655
West Side Cemetery District Special District 7 $254,583 $262,868
Arvin Community Services District Special District 17 $630,947 $180,857
Bear Valley Community Services District Special District 79 $3,471,111 $664,077
Boron Community Services District Special District 9 $300,148 $85,940
Desert Lake Community Services District Special District 9 $60,548 $0
East Niles Community Services District Special District 24 $1,301,550 $491,268
Golden Hills Community Service District Special District 17 $701,977 $267,087
Inyokern Community Services District Special District 6 $54,110 $0
Mountain Meadows Community Services District Special District 11 $34,358 $0
Rosamond Community Services District Special District 25 $1,866,149 $606,961
Stallion Springs Community Services District Special District 37 $1,166,761 $284,183
East Kern Health Care District Special District 9 $45,905 $0
Kern Valley Hospital District Special District 312 $13,525,168 $1,425,951
Muroc Hospital District Special District 5 $0 $0
North Kern-South Tulare Hospital District Special District 220 $8,062,903 $971,907
Southwest Healthcare District Special District 5 $1,200 $0
Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District Special District 9 $219,437 $24,806
West Side Health Care District Special District 44 $2,551,519 $227,664
Delano Mosquito Abatement District Special District 18 $631,612 $247,817
Kern Mosquito and Vector Control Special District 29 $1,381,763 $848,993
South Fork Mosquito Abatement District Special District 7 $9,110 $0
West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 14 $466,358 $290,916
Kern County Citrus Pest Control District Special District 5 $0 $0
Bear Mountain Recreation and Park District Special District 13 $252,571 $106,767
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District Special District 12 $68,692 $35,858
McFarland Recreation and Park District Special District 30 $370,583 $137,328
North of the River Recreation and Park District Special District 281 $4,800,107 $1,075,827
Shafter Recreation and Park District Special District 64 $309,665 $80,623
Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Park District Special District 76 $669,001 $117,231
Wasco Recreation and Park District Special District 29 $296,127 $90,284
West Side Recreation and Park District Special District 98 $1,065,089 $373,053
Lost Hills Utility District (Kern) Special District 9 $283,886 $23,064
North of the River Sanitary District No.1 (Kern) Special District 21 $1,213,589 $760,983
Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District Special District 5 $1,900 $0
Eastern Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 8 $16,710 $0
North West Kern Resource Conservation District Special District 10 $121,738 $0
Tehachapi Resource Conservation District Special District 5 $45,243 $0
Lamont Storm Water District (Kern) Special District 7 $7,600 $0
Southern San Joaquin Municipal Utility District Special District 18 $986,925 $509,943
Enos Lane Public Utility District Special District 5 $0 $0
Frazier Park Public Utility District Special District 14 $306,788 $124,954
Lamont Public Utility District Special District 22 $874,802 $161,016
Mojave Public Utility District Special District 17 $732,753 $278,679
Berrenda Mesa Water District Special District 7 $224,183 $88,714
Cawelo Water District Special District 23 $1,263,142 $435,162
Henry Miller Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Kern Delta Water District Special District 48 $2,523,503 $615,724
Kern-Tulare Water District Special District 14 $951,653 $278,662
Lost Hills Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Olcese Water District Special District 7 $213,013 $7,327
Quail Valley Water District Special District 9 $108,602 $0
Tejon-Castac Water District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buttonwillow County Water District Special District 5 $4,800 $0
Greenfield County Water District Special District 14 $490,505 $169,735
Indian Wells Valley Water District Special District 41 $2,850,554 $1,064,345
Lebec County Water District Special District 8 $205,017 $35,150
Mettler County Water District Special District 5 $2,650 $0
Rand Communities Water District Special District 10 $159,545 $0
North Edwards Water District Special District 9 $11,844 $0
Tehachapi - Cummings County Water District Special District 28 $1,729,002 $597,383
West Kern Water District Special District 48 $4,036,020 $1,506,721
North of the River Municipal Water District Special District 5 $700 $0
Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Special District 57 $5,667,158 $1,543,108
Kern County Water Agency Special District 62 $6,834,394 $4,457,988
Arvin-Edison Water Storage District Special District 67 $4,002,583 $1,311,551
Belridge Water Storage District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buena Vista Water Storage District Special District 28 $1,702,944 $339,000
North Kern Water Storage District Special District 48 $2,118,089 $757,851
Rosedale-Rio Bravo Water Storage District Special District 23 $1,415,088 $283,211
Semitropic Water Storage District Special District 44 $3,411,263 $800,766
Wheeler Ridge-Maricopa Water Storage District Special District 52 $3,143,990 $1,680,395
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 24 $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
McAllister Ranch Irrigation District Special District 3 $0 $0
Shafter-Wasco Irrigation District Special District 18 $874,958 $348,731
Kern Community College District Public Facilities Financing Corporation Special District 7 $0 $0
Golden Empire Transit District Special District 416 $17,568,054 $3,231,190
Kern Council of Governments Special District 35 $1,773,174 $352,711
Lake Isabella Community Service District Special District 3 $0 $0
State University, Bakersfield California State University 2,315 $87,680,537 $38,581,683
Kern River Watershed Coalition Authority Special District 17 $170,671 $33,420
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 Superior Court Superior Court 601 $37,570,100 $15,165,661
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 6 $0 $0
Kern County Hospital Authority Special District 2,714 $192,174,646 $66,447,357
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
Cawelo Groundwater Sustainability Agency Special District 5 $0 $0
Westside Water Authority Special District 30 $1,862,175 $490,089
Groundwater Banking Joint Powers Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Keene Water District Special District 5 $0 $0