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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
Santa Cruz County County 2,547 $158,175,645 $57,897,006
Capitola City 141 $5,195,200 $1,442,320
Santa Cruz City 1,261 $60,190,057 $20,782,971
Scotts Valley City 148 $4,846,650 $2,363,713
Watsonville City 565 $28,723,097 $8,628,928
Pajaro Valley Public Cemetery District Special District 12 $324,637 $139,315
Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection Services Special District 48 $4,973,698 $2,853,180
Ben Lomond Fire Protection District Special District 40 $204,309 $18,799
Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Special District 50 $323,634 $28,513
Branciforte Fire Protection District Special District 47 $344,410 $124,201
Central Fire Protection District (Santa Cruz) Special District 78 $6,237,248 $2,187,553
Felton Fire Protection District Special District 41 $268,113 $81,382
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Special District 5 $1,000 $5,000
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Special District 47 $3,352,084 $1,070,663
Zayante Fire Protection District Special District 31 $287,651 $0
Santa Cruz Port District Special District 84 $2,033,329 $591,452
Reclamation District No. 2049 Special District 4 $4,860 $0
Alba Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Special District 21 $127,852 $0
La Selva Beach Recreation District Special District 5 $0 $0
Opal Cliffs Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Salsipuedes Sanitary District (Santa Cruz) Special District 7 $37,882 $0
Santa Cruz County Sanitation District (Santa Cruz) Special District 5 $0 $0
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Special District 33 $769,943 $55,902
Central Water District Special District 8 $191,232 $86,947
Lompico County Water District Special District 12 $178,586 $0
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Special District 33 $2,079,157 $484,811
Scotts Valley Water District Special District 31 $1,378,175 $449,237
Soquel Creek Water District Special District 56 $3,006,350 $1,219,758
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Special District 21 $936,139 $442,038
County of Santa Cruz Public Financing Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Criminal Justice Council of Santa Cruz County Special District 26 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Vehicle Abatement Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz-San Benito County Schools Insurance Group Special District 23 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Library Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern Peninsula Region Insurance Group Special District 12 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Schools Health Insurance Group Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Fire Agencies Insurance Group Special District 11 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Emergency Medical Services Integration Authority Special District 12 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Special District 43 $1,444,364 $596,678
Scotts Valley Water District Public Facilities Corporation Special District 6 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Special District 365 $22,125,338 $9,153,110
Santa Cruz County Transportation Commission Special District 30 $1,357,677 $521,982
Library Services Authority Special District 9 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Regional 911 Special District 73 $4,257,535 $527,170
Cabrillo Community College District Community College District 1,085 $39,910,440 $11,013,144
Santa Cruz County Office of Education K-12 Education
Bonny Doon Union Elementary K-12 Education
Happy Valley Elementary K-12 Education
Live Oak Elementary K-12 Education
Mountain Elementary K-12 Education 54 $817,069 $168,943
Pacific Elementary K-12 Education
Pajaro Valley Unified K-12 Education
San Lorenzo Valley Unified K-12 Education 562 $14,744,279 $2,844,159
Soquel Union Elementary K-12 Education
Scotts Valley Unified K-12 Education
Santa Cruz City Schools K-12 Education 1,587 $37,636,977 $14,866,465
Delta Charter K-12 Education 23 $607,819 $74,457
Ocean Grove Charter K-12 Education
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy K-12 Education
University of California, Santa Cruz University of California 11,707 $290,042,193 $66,084,662
Santa Cruz County Fair - DAA 14 Fairs & Expos
Santa Cruz County First 5 First 5 9 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Superior Court Superior Court 146 $10,020,805 $2,773,591