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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 June 2017 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 142,953
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 362,878
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,821,540,324
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,166,668,465
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $197,955,762
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $56,275,762
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $172,996,442

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 206,252
Number of active part-time employees 2,462
Number of active intermittent employees 20,448
Number of active indeterminate employees 217
Total number of active employees 229,379