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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 November 2014 pay period.  

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 137,817
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 316,781
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 71%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,632,987,557
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,054,836,674
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $169,831,832
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $49,423,659
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $160,848,071

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 199,385
Number of active part-time employees 2,637
Number of active intermittent employees 22,919
Number of active indeterminate employees 50
Total number of active employees 224,991