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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 July 2016 pay period.  

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 128,354
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 316,858
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 72%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,746,891,846
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,124,725,415
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $186,389,538
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $54,042,305
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $163,710,800

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 204,504
Number of active part-time employees 2,523
Number of active intermittent employees 21,281
Number of active indeterminate employees 194
Total number of active employees 228,502