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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 December 2016 pay period.

 

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 152,961
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 343,341
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,802,919,269
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,150,985,565
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $189,409,751
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $54,509,355
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $184,962,979

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 202,540
Number of active part-time employees 2,498
Number of active intermittent employees 20,382
Number of active indeterminate employees 225
Total number of active employees 225,645