California State Controller's Office: State Employee Demographics
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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 June 2018 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 132,047
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 347,694
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 73%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,912,643,774
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,249,251,297
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $175,621,640
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $59,828,748
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $187,724,776

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 208,098
Number of active part-time employees 2,405
Number of active intermittent employees 20,576
Number of active indeterminate employees 211
Total number of active employees 231,290