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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 August 2016 pay period. 

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 128,007
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 336,025
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,808,899,433
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,167,465,035
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $199,670,479
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $57,766,713
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $162,893,850

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 204,715
Number of active part-time employees 2,511
Number of active intermittent employees 20,924
Number of active indeterminate employees 193
Total number of active employees 228,343