Site Tools
Welcome to the State of California

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 2016 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 136,896
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 334,550
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,746,886,396
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,126,823,418
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $187,976,953
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $53,668,189
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $160,814,748

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 204,531
Number of active part-time employees 2,530
Number of active intermittent employees 21,466
Number of active indeterminate employees 196
Total number of active employees 228,723