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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 March 2017 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 134,115
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 324,238
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,744,980,813
ount of net wages paid monthly $1,114,113,062
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $184,842,879
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $52,728,394
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $172,247,857

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 204,124
Number of active part-time employees 2,467
Number of active intermittent employees 20,009
Number of active indeterminate employees 220
Total number of active employees 226,820