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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 2,798 $218,532,461 $54,736,281
Capitola City 137 $5,648,286 $1,563,501
Santa Cruz City 1,451 $75,136,976 $21,646,880
Scotts Valley City 168 $5,515,998 $2,042,534
Watsonville City 638 $38,325,504 $9,425,943
Pajaro Valley Public Cemetery District Special District 15 $501,821 $153,950
Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection Services Special District 49 $6,084,504 $1,673,472
Ben Lomond Fire Protection District Special District 41 $278,948 $18,536
Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Special District 49 $375,280 $32,652
Branciforte Fire Protection District Special District 26 $343,156 $100,525
Central Fire Protection District (Santa Cruz) Special District 83 $9,056,897 $2,557,172
Felton Fire Protection District Special District 36 $275,079 $74,278
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Special District 5 $1,480 $0
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Special District 50 $4,135,800 $1,213,586
Zayante Fire Protection District Special District 27 $358,439 $0
Santa Cruz Port District Special District 71 $2,570,495 $632,223
Reclamation District No. 2049 Special District 3 $0 $0
Alba Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Boulder Creek Recreation and Park District Special District 39 $291,899 $0
La Selva Beach Recreation District Special District 6 $2,853 $0
Opal Cliffs Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Salsipuedes Sanitary District (Santa Cruz) Special District 7 $41,013 $0
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Special District 18 $689,588 $87,662
Central Water District Special District 13 $406,554 $172,916
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Special District 42 $3,422,677 $902,954
Scotts Valley Water District Special District 27 $1,824,245 $593,510
Soquel Creek Water District Special District 56 $4,648,843 $1,251,424
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Special District 21 $1,233,888 $490,848
Criminal Justice Council of Santa Cruz County Special District 26 $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 10 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Emergency Medical Services Integration Authority Special District 5 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Special District 45 $1,995,041 $575,867
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Special District 367 $23,509,031 $8,597,354
Santa Cruz County Transportation Commission Special District 47 $2,040,458 $531,839
Library Services Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Regional 911 Special District 70 $4,943,863 $417,145
Cabrillo Community College District Community College District 1,788 $53,390,780 $18,254,901
Santa Cruz County Office of Education K-12 Education
Bonny Doon Union Elementary K-12 Education
Happy Valley Elementary K-12 Education 41 $813,168 $166,624
Live Oak Elementary K-12 Education
Mountain Elementary K-12 Education 38 $992,994 $194,177
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 527 $11,968,565 $3,943,703
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 12,981 $387,730,007 $74,367,492
Santa Cruz County Fair - DAA 14 Fairs & Expos
Santa Cruz County First 5 First 5
Santa Cruz County Superior Court Superior Court 170 $11,423,605 $2,596,469
Henry J Mello Center for the Performing Arts Administrative Agency Special District 6 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Libraries Facilities Financing Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Mid-County Groundwater Agency Special District 11 $0 $0
Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency Special District 11 $0 $0
Central Coast Community Energy Authority Special District 72 $2,647,936 $362,446
California Connections Academy Monterey Bay K-12 Education