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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
Orange County County 20,838 $1,465,570,989 $459,212,826
Aliso Viejo City 46 $3,155,471 $637,705
Anaheim City 3,337 $259,242,197 $58,012,739
Brea City 462 $34,953,157 $6,866,243
Buena Park City 469 $28,244,553 $6,416,192
Costa Mesa City 750 $61,972,682 $11,827,991
Cypress City 238 $13,716,993 $3,794,431
Dana Point City 97 $6,915,287 $1,084,766
Fountain Valley City 291 $26,576,659 $6,396,698
Fullerton City 800 $54,281,997 $14,895,639
Garden Grove City 654 $57,565,230 $31,292,611
Huntington Beach City 1,590 $121,997,885 $28,548,318
Irvine City 1,721 $104,061,423 $28,222,257
Laguna Hills City 59 $3,041,039 $1,030,051
Laguna Beach City 567 $36,664,464 $9,444,191
Laguna Niguel City 195 $7,116,169 $1,555,943
La Habra City 454 $23,183,901 $10,103,372
Laguna Woods City 15 $745,367 $132,834
La Palma City 91 $5,546,644 $1,006,399
Lake Forest City 199 $7,353,303 $1,582,366
Los Alamitos City 117 $5,112,302 $1,003,165
Mission Viejo City 282 $13,465,150 $3,445,550
Newport Beach City 1,198 $99,315,761 $19,966,444
Orange City 800 $77,687,471 $17,135,455
Placentia City 332 $16,261,150 $4,009,552
Rancho Santa Margarita City 42 $2,830,172 $490,106
San Clemente City 426 $19,413,376 $4,267,082
San Juan Capistrano City 107 $8,652,724 $3,850,905
Santa Ana City 1,668 $137,344,650 $43,427,771
Seal Beach City 226 $14,583,344 $3,379,509
Stanton City 82 $3,523,181 $714,668
Tustin City 447 $32,716,977 $7,709,831
Villa Park City 16 $561,392 $105,961
Westminster City 378 $27,113,747 $4,649,342
Yorba Linda City 237 $12,821,378 $2,766,754
Orange County Cemetery District Special District 35 $1,868,520 $554,499
Capistrano Bay Community Services District Special District 7 $126,038 $28,456
Emerald Bay Service District Special District 6 $99,500 $15,487
Rossmoor Community Services District Special District 22 $440,055 $0
Surfside Colony Community Services District Special District 5 $0 $0
Three Arch Bay Community Services District Special District 5 $0 $0
Buena Park Library District Special District 50 $1,444,637 $262,057
Placentia Library District Special District 37 $1,416,722 $354,784
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District Special District 184 $7,503,049 $1,678,975
Silverado - Modjeska Recreation and Park District Special District 15 $127,513 $1,566
Costa Mesa Sanitary District (Orange) Special District 27 $1,770,894 $313,379
Midway City Sanitary District (Orange) Special District 34 $2,179,044 $813,325
Sunset Beach Sanitary District (Orange) Special District 10 $177,356 $0
Orange County Sanitation District Special District 721 $75,594,796 $18,867,309
Surfside Colony Storm Water Drainage District (Orange) Special District 5 $0 $0
El Toro Water District Special District 71 $6,361,044 $2,042,236
Irvine Ranch Water District Special District 448 $43,256,795 $11,130,088
Moulton-Niguel Water District Special District 180 $16,274,653 $4,195,614
Santa Margarita Water District Special District 157 $14,928,451 $3,623,487
East Orange County Water District Special District 23 $1,418,950 $312,428
Laguna Beach County Water District Special District 48 $4,247,443 $1,187,861
Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Area Sewer District Special District 7 $67,583 $0
Mesa Water District (Orange) Special District 62 $6,429,543 $1,163,753
South Coast Water District Special District 104 $10,899,712 $2,555,971
Trabuco Canyon Water District Special District 29 $2,319,179 $844,732
Yorba Linda Water District Special District 91 $7,442,958 $1,841,537
Municipal Water District of Orange County Special District 54 $4,788,026 $1,139,637
Orange County Water District Special District 265 $26,410,115 $8,255,581
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority Special District 129 $4,364,448 $963,926
Bonita Canyon Public Facilities Financing Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Big Independent Cities Excess Pool Joint Powers Agreement Special District 5 $0 $0
Fullerton Arboretum Authority Special District 7 $0 $0
Northern Orange County Liability and Property Self-Insurance Authority Special District 13 $0 $0
Northern Orange County Self-Funded Workers Compensation Agency Special District 12 $0 $0
California Insurance Pool Authority Special District 13 $0 $0
Orange County Fire Authority Special District 1,788 $239,974,205 $70,504,084
Orange County Fringe Benefit Joint Powers Agreement Special District 6 $0 $0
Public Cable Television Authority Special District 9 $234,778 $32,200
San Juan Basin Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Ana River Flood Protection Agency Special District 72 $0 $0
Santa Margarita-Dana Point Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santiago Aqueduct Commission Special District 6 $0 $0
South Coast Water District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
South Orange County Wastewater Authority Special District 74 $7,017,619 $1,562,725
Trabuco Canyon Public Financing Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
WateReuse Finance Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Western Orange County Self-Funded Workers Compensation Agency Special District 4 $0 $0
Rancho Canada Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Serrano Irrigation District Special District 15 $1,037,412 $458,295
Bardeen Partners Incorporated Special District 5 $0 $0
Irvine Ranch Water District Water Service Corporation Special District 5 $0 $0
Orange County Sanitation District Financing Corporation Special District 45 $0 $0
Trabuco Canyon Improvement Corporation Special District 4 $0 $0
Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency Special District 83 $7,581,730 $1,771,754
San Joaquin Hills Transportation Corridor Agency Special District 14 $0 $0
Orange County Transportation Authority Special District 1,539 $105,315,841 $52,386,320
Coastal District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Irvine Unified School District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
West Cities Communications Center Joint Powers Authority (WESTCOMM) Special District 25 $1,792,579 $344,218
Coast Community College District Community College District
North Orange County Community College District Community College District 4,586 $181,011,359 $42,917,054
Rancho Santiago Community College District Community College District 3,993 $144,666,524 $42,251,417
South Orange County Community College District Community College District 3,298 $152,933,020 $50,060,589
State University, Fullerton California State University 6,903 $262,756,884 $115,198,786
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Public Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Orange County - City Hazardous Material Emergency Response Authority Special District 10 $0 $0
School Employers Association of California Special District 13 $184,174 $0
Cooperative Organization For The Development of Employee Selection Procedures Special District 16 $611,109 $134,965
Orange County Department of Education K-12 Education 1,833 $105,779,333 $41,786,902
Anaheim Elementary K-12 Education
Anaheim Union High K-12 Education 4,958 $227,925,006 $85,314,858
Brea-Olinda Unified K-12 Education 1,048 $42,004,179 $11,697,037
Buena Park Elementary K-12 Education 654 $32,990,191 $11,845,405
Capistrano Unified K-12 Education
Centralia Elementary K-12 Education 700 $32,531,019 $9,135,371
Cypress Elementary K-12 Education 642 $26,912,147 $8,158,598
Fountain Valley Elementary K-12 Education 1,020 $42,857,237 $11,663,154
Fullerton Elementary K-12 Education
Fullerton Joint Union High K-12 Education 1,740 $92,809,433 $33,916,419
Garden Grove Unified K-12 Education 7,320 $353,417,710 $122,444,154
Huntington Beach City Elementary K-12 Education
Huntington Beach Union High K-12 Education 2,716 $120,403,191 $45,814,617
Laguna Beach Unified K-12 Education 631 $33,283,404 $10,108,604
La Habra City Elementary K-12 Education
Magnolia Elementary K-12 Education 947 $47,410,221 $14,165,213
Newport-Mesa Unified K-12 Education 3,699 $198,972,818 $73,626,744
Ocean View (Orange) K-12 Education 1,271 $58,849,503 $15,357,941
Orange Unified K-12 Education
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified K-12 Education 4,052 $168,949,755 $58,614,810
Santa Ana Unified K-12 Education
Savanna Elementary K-12 Education 334 $15,551,740 $3,878,746
Westminster K-12 Education
Saddleback Valley Unified K-12 Education
Tustin Unified K-12 Education 3,498 $163,381,930 $35,627,865
Irvine Unified K-12 Education
Los Alamitos Unified K-12 Education 1,660 $70,657,969 $19,257,679
OCSA K-12 Education
Journey (Orange) K-12 Education
El Sol Santa Ana Science and Arts Academy K-12 Education
Edward B. Cole Academy K-12 Education
California Connections Academy Southern California K-12 Education
Opportunities for Learning - Capistrano K-12 Education
Orange County Educational Arts Academy K-12 Education
Santiago Middle K-12 Education
Nova Academy Early College High K-12 Education
Community Roots Academy K-12 Education
Oxford Preparatory Academy - South Orange County K-12 Education
University of California, Irvine University of California 28,604 $1,655,287,350 $272,950,633
Orange County Fair - DAA 32 Fairs & Expos 119 $7,268,564 $3,110,815
Orange County Children and Families Commission First 5 23 $1,170,418 $353,972
Orange County Superior Court Superior Court 1,683 $133,985,510 $34,158,709
Samueli Academy K-12 Education
Fullerton School District Financing Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Integrated Law and Justice Agency for Orange County (ILJAOC) Special District 27 $144,911 $0
Metro Cities Fire Authority Special District 14 $0 $0
National Water Research Institute Special District 18 $271,775 $10,566
Orange County Council of Governments Special District 15 $0 $0
North Net Training Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Central Net Operations Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Coastal Animal Services Authority Special District 17 $741,211 $163,790
Fenner Valley Water Authority Special District 3 $0 $0
Irvine Child Care Project Special District 5 $0 $0
Tustin Unified School District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Vibrant Minds Charter K-12 Education
Vista Heritage Global Academy K-12 Education
Huntington Beach Union High School District Financing Corporation Special District 5 $0 $0
Oxford Preparatory Academy - Saddleback Valley K-12 Education
Ednovate - Legacy College Prep. K-12 Education
Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts K-12 Education
EPIC Charter (Excellence Performance Innovation Citizenship) K-12 Education
Scholarship Prep K-12 Education
Orange County Workforce Innovation High K-12 Education
Citrus Springs Charter K-12 Education
Kinetic Academy K-12 Education
North Orange County Cities Joint Powers Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
West Orange County Water Board Special District 5 $0 $0
Unity Middle College High K-12 Education
Yorba Linda Water District Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Suncoast Preparatory Academy K-12 Education
Palm Lane Elementary Charter K-12 Education
Sycamore Creek Community Charter K-12 Education
International School for Science and Culture K-12 Education
Santiago Library System Special District 11 $0 $0
OCASA College Prep K-12 Education
Orange County Classical Academy K-12 Education