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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 April 2016 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 138,228
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 319,616
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,678,335,542
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,077,844,971
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $174,008,611
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $49,837,993
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $164,653,623

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 203,531
Number of active part-time employees 2,603
Number of active intermittent employees 21,233
Number of active indeterminate employees 52
Total number of active employees 227,419