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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 December 2014 pay period. 

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 149,631
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 326,661
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 70%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,677,169,636
169,Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,074,333,198
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $171,201,181
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $49,055,509
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $177,545,806

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 197,256
Number of active part-time employees 2,616
Number of active intermittent employees 23,500
Number of active indeterminate employees 50
Total number of active employees 223,422