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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 2015 pay period.  

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 138,849
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 329,133
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 72%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,624,200,948
169,Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,051,090,473
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $170,632,966
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $49,281,006
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $158,277,345

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 198,982
Number of active part-time employees 2,600
Number of active intermittent employees 23,530
Number of active indeterminate employees 50
Total number of active employees 225,162