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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 2017 pay period.   

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 134,708
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 326,194
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,747,689,997
ount of net wages paid monthly $1,121,062,304
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $181,710,275
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $51,850,322
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $170,921,690

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 204,892
Number of active part-time employees 2,478
Number of active intermittent employees 20,000
Number of active indeterminate employees 222
Total number of active employees 227,592