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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 January 2016 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 131,694
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 307,471
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,699,590,464
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,078,538,189
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $171,825,274
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $49,454,018
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $188,164,847

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 201,349
Number of active part-time employees 2,570
Number of active intermittent employees 21,564
Number of active indeterminate employees 51
Total number of active employees 225,534