Government Compensation
in California

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Kern County   Employers in this County
873,092 resident population
10,271 county employees
85 residents per county employee
$669 amount spent on employee
total wages per resident
$393 amount spent on employee
total ret. & health cost per res.
$56,831 average wages
for this county's employees
$33,409 avg. retirement & health cost
for this county's employees
$583,710,150 total wages
paid by this county
$343,140,445 total retirement & health cost
paid by this county
The total retirement and health cost sometimes includes payments made by this employer toward the net pension liability of its retirement plan. To view financial and statistical information for public employee retirement systems, please visit the State Controller's Government Financial Reports website.

Starting with 2013 information, superior court employees are reported under Superior Courts instead of county governments.
Chart for Data at a Glance 9918422 9918412 9918414 9918415 9918357 9918424 9918432 9918408 9918407 9918367
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Chart for Historical Data $56,831 $56,096 $56,560 $54,617 $53,356 $56,831 $56,096 $56,560 $54,617 $53,356
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