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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
Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection Services Special District 49 $6,201,787 $1,628,649
Ben Lomond Fire Protection District Special District 41 $245,834 $16,634
Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Special District 46 $317,213 $29,153
Branciforte Fire Protection District Special District 31 $471,151 $102,113
Central Fire Protection District (Santa Cruz) Special District 91 $8,433,466 $2,481,617
Felton Fire Protection District Special District 34 $323,717 $87,989
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Special District 6 $800 $0
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Special District 48 $4,398,001 $1,141,911
Zayante Fire Protection District Special District 23 $383,170 $0
Santa Cruz Port District Special District 75 $2,520,681 $585,341
Reclamation District No. 2049 Special District 6 $1,517 $0
Alba Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Special District 34 $282,335 $0
La Selva Beach Recreation District Special District 6 $36,500 $0
Opal Cliffs Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Salsipuedes Sanitary District (Santa Cruz) Special District 9 $43,794 $0
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Special District 18 $587,060 $67,804
Central Water District Special District 9 $312,355 $151,366
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Special District 44 $3,156,491 $935,860
Scotts Valley Water District Special District 26 $1,739,360 $597,765
Soquel Creek Water District Special District 56 $4,035,006 $1,196,391
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Special District 24 $1,188,581 $518,588
Criminal Justice Council of Santa Cruz County Special District 29 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Vehicle Abatement Authority Special District 10 $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 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Special District 48 $1,813,134 $562,295
Scotts Valley Water District Public Facilities Corporation Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Special District 361 $22,459,884 $8,006,745
Santa Cruz County Transportation Commission Special District 31 $1,733,968 $468,366
Library Services Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Regional 911 Special District 72 $4,728,453 $388,801
Cabrillo Community College District Community College District 1,737 $47,136,813 $16,817,918
Santa Cruz County County 2,780 $205,133,556 $53,684,969
Capitola City 144 $6,065,333 $1,397,486
Santa Cruz City 1,502 $72,814,976 $20,543,328
Scotts Valley City 164 $5,350,756 $2,095,035
Watsonville City 663 $35,516,885 $9,127,803
Santa Cruz County Office of Education K-12 Education
Bonny Doon Union Elementary K-12 Education
Happy Valley Elementary K-12 Education 45 $854,237 $209,032
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
Pajaro Valley Public Cemetery District Special District 12 $446,354 $141,019
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 12,970 $365,603,256 $72,914,764
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 151 $10,845,693 $2,615,850
Henry J Mello Center for the Performing Arts Administrative Agency Special District 3 $7,500 $0
Santa Cruz Libraries Facilities Financing Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency Special District 16 $0 $0
Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Special District 11 $0 $0