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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 January 2017 pay period.

 

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 135,693
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 321,853
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,760,713,390
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,111,305,353
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $181,008,366
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $51,761,822
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $196,067,949

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 203,049
Number of active part-time employees 2,513
Number of active intermittent employees 20,115
Number of active indeterminate employees 222
Total number of active employees 225,899