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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 2,735 $196,646,247 $59,948,635
Capitola City 142 $6,016,252 $1,398,155
Santa Cruz City 1,447 $71,306,967 $29,077,677
Scotts Valley City 164 $5,126,923 $2,457,371
Watsonville City 644 $33,846,475 $13,489,929
Pajaro Valley Public Cemetery District Special District 13 $444,321 $154,330
Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection Services Special District 47 $5,944,290 $1,526,356
Ben Lomond Fire Protection District Special District 38 $232,536 $16,373
Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Special District 48 $363,135 $29,460
Branciforte Fire Protection District Special District 35 $525,404 $100,159
Central Fire Protection District (Santa Cruz) Special District 85 $7,465,130 $2,194,184
Felton Fire Protection District Special District 39 $307,915 $93,300
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Special District 5 $960 $0
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Special District 45 $4,055,777 $1,128,387
Zayante Fire Protection District Special District 23 $307,230 $0
Santa Cruz Port District Special District 77 $2,299,520 $576,431
Reclamation District No. 2049 Special District 6 $4,000 $0
Alba Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Special District 34 $225,648 $0
La Selva Beach Parks and Recreation District Special District 8 $27,498 $0
Opal Cliffs Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Salsipuedes Sanitary District (Santa Cruz) Special District 8 $42,275 $0
Santa Cruz County Sanitation District (Santa Cruz) Special District 5 $0 $0
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Special District 23 $671,574 $70,622
Central Water District Special District 9 $256,898 $128,824
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Special District 41 $2,959,557 $799,771
Scotts Valley Water District Special District 30 $1,626,331 $507,906
Soquel Creek Water District Special District 55 $3,764,279 $1,176,408
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Special District 22 $1,150,218 $490,350
Criminal Justice Council of Santa Cruz County Special District 26 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Vehicle Abatement Authority Special District 6 $0 $0
Santa Cruz-San Benito County Schools Insurance Group Special District 22 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Library Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Southern Peninsula Region Insurance Group Special District 18 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Schools Health Insurance Group Special District 8 $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 44 $1,893,827 $652,447
Scotts Valley Water District Public Facilities Corporation Special District 6 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Special District 351 $22,131,992 $9,920,732
Santa Cruz County Transportation Commission Special District 46 $1,531,475 $480,382
Library Services Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Regional 911 Special District 73 $4,758,190 $381,608
Cabrillo Community College District Community College District
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
Pacific Elementary K-12 Education
Pajaro Valley Unified K-12 Education
San Lorenzo Valley Unified K-12 Education
Soquel Union Elementary K-12 Education
Scotts Valley Unified K-12 Education
Santa Cruz City Schools K-12 Education
Delta Charter K-12 Education
Ocean Grove Charter K-12 Education
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy K-12 Education
University of California, Santa Cruz University of California 12,460 $343,643,446 $82,716,143
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 159 $10,279,491 $3,330,262
Henry J Mello Center for the Performing Arts Administrative Agency Special District 3 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Libraries Facilities Financing Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency Special District 17 $0 $0