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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 3,264 $239,249,220 $58,578,299
Capitola City 131 $6,194,161 $1,535,172
Santa Cruz City 1,309 $78,607,701 $23,215,930
Scotts Valley City 148 $5,144,303 $1,950,826
Watsonville City 595 $40,538,745 $9,925,515
Pajaro Valley Public Cemetery District Special District 16 $505,896 $44,160
Aptos-La Selva Fire Protection Services Special District 54 $7,339,859 $1,852,936
Ben Lomond Fire Protection District Special District 42 $299,309 $21,665
Boulder Creek Fire Protection District Special District 51 $400,734 $2,123
Branciforte Fire Protection District Special District 23 $408,079 $70,555
Central Fire Protection District (Santa Cruz) Special District 99 $10,636,634 $2,919,502
Felton Fire Protection District Special District 37 $431,540 $59,608
Pajaro Valley Fire Protection District Special District 5 $1,120 $0
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Special District 47 $4,953,903 $1,193,610
Zayante Fire Protection District Special District 25 $352,705 $0
Santa Cruz Port District Special District 57 $2,446,954 $651,381
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 35 $220,377 $0
La Selva Beach Recreation District Special District 6 $37,604 $0
Opal Cliffs Recreation and Park District Special District 5 $0 $0
Salsipuedes Sanitary District (Santa Cruz) Special District 7 $45,726 $0
Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County Special District 20 $816,200 $82,984
Central Water District Special District 11 $362,794 $158,212
San Lorenzo Valley Water District Special District 46 $3,646,730 $962,226
Scotts Valley Water District Special District 29 $1,927,527 $595,824
Soquel Creek Water District Special District 53 $4,986,031 $1,407,163
Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Special District 21 $1,276,353 $546,427
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 10 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Emergency Medical Services Integration Authority Special District 10 $0 $0
Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter Special District 46 $2,041,232 $575,999
Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District Special District 357 $23,134,660 $9,352,635
Santa Cruz County Transportation Commission Special District 35 $2,097,623 $553,359
Library Services Authority Special District 4 $0 $0
Santa Cruz Regional 911 Special District 68 $5,144,013 $463,037
Cabrillo Community College District Community College District 1,538 $50,992,659 $17,978,457
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 36 $1,149,336 $310,299
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 405 $11,367,253 $5,299,261
Santa Cruz City Schools K-12 Education 1,299 $50,924,072 $18,366,847
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 11,413 $400,379,902 $71,900,392
Santa Cruz County Fair - DAA 14 Fairs & Expos
Santa Cruz County First 5 First 5
Santa Cruz County Superior Court Superior Court 145 $11,901,643 $2,738,801
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 70 $3,687,633 $907,865
California Connections Academy Monterey Bay K-12 Education