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CA Controller Publishes 2018 Payroll
Data for State Government and CSU


PR19:20
8/1/2019
Contact: Jennifer Hanson
(916) 324-2709

SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee today published the 2018 self-reported payroll data for state departments and California State University (CSU) institutions on the Government Compensation in California website. The data cover more than 375,000 positions and a total of $22.04 billion in 2018 wages.

Users of the site can:
•    View compensation levels on maps and search by region;
•    Narrow results by name of the entity or by job title; and
•    Export raw data or custom reports.

The newly published data include 252,214 positions in 151 state departments and 123,717 positions in 23 CSU campuses and the Chancellor’s Office. 

California law requires cities, counties, and special districts to annually report compensation data to the State Controller. The State Controller also maintains and publishes state and CSU salary data. A list of entities that did not file or filed incomplete reports is available here.

Since the website launched in 2010, it has registered more than 11 million pageviews. The site contains pay and benefit information on more than two million government jobs in California, as reported annually by each entity.

As the chief fiscal officer of California, Controller Yee is responsible for accountability and disbursement of the state’s financial resources. The Controller has independent auditing authority over government agencies that spend state funds. She is a member of numerous financing authorities, and fiscal and financial oversight entities including the Franchise Tax Board. She also serves on the boards for the nation’s two largest public pension funds. Elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018, Controller Yee is the tenth woman elected to a statewide office in California’s history. Follow the Controller on Twitter at @CAController and on Facebook at California State Controller’s Office.

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