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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 November 2016 pay period.

 

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 137,421
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 328,746
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,773,723,916
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,144,240,864
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $189,039,296
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $54,756,849
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $170,720,262

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 204,311
Number of active part-time employees 2,511
Number of active intermittent employees 20,488
Number of active indeterminate employees 226
Total number of active employees 227,536