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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 September 2014 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 134,505
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 307,721
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 69%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,680,049,345
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,087,479,713
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $180,482,862
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $52,181,060
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $156,704,420

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 199,969
Number of active part-time employees 2,643
Number of active intermittent employees 22,200
Number of active indeterminate employees 49
Total number of active employees 224,861