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 August 2022 pay period.           

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 83,333
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 618,213
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 86%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $2,431,615,008
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,552,894,477
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $243,744,119
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $82,899,130
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $198,015,980

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 214,738
Number of active part-time employees 1,484
Number of active intermittent employees 20,685
Number of active indeterminate employees 154
Total number of active employees 237,061