Government Compensation
in California

Kern County   Employers in this County
895,112 resident population
10,168 county employees
88 residents per county employee
$615 amount spent on employee
total wages per resident
$408 amount spent on employee
total ret. & health cost per res.
$54,168 average wages
for this county's employees
$35,903 avg. retirement & health cost
for this county's employees
$550,783,892 total wages
paid by this county
$365,056,893 total retirement & health cost
paid by this county
The total retirement and health cost sometimes includes payments made by this employer toward the unfunded liability of the employer sponsored 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 16461704 16467976 16463088 16467989 16467988 16461400 16461378 16467481 16463087 16463084
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Chart for Historical Data $54,168 $57,819 $58,026 $56,831 $56,096 $56,560 $54,617 $54,168 $57,819 $58,026 $56,831 $56,096 $56,560 $54,617
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