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State Employee Demographics

The following data pertains to employees (State government, California State Universities, and Judicial Council) paid through the State Controller's Office Uniform State Payroll System in the March 2016 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 133,988
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 315,364
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,679,327,901
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,078,726,086
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $176,035,829
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $50,385,691
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $162,149,289

The following data pertains to employees (excluding California State Universities) appointed to the State Controller's Office Employment History Data Base.

Type of Data Total
Number of active full-time employees 202,989
Number of active part-time employees 2,604
Number of active intermittent employees 21,304
Number of active indeterminate employees 51
Total number of active employees 226,948