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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 2015 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 149,631
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 298,366
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 71%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,637,474,562
169,Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,043,654,580
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $163,960,208
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $47,248,123
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $179,552,075

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 197,906
Number of active part-time employees 2,601
Number of active intermittent employees 23,564
Number of active indeterminate employees 50
Total number of active employees 224,121