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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 May 2018 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 130,784
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 333,543
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 74%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,869,294,410
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,221,748,405
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $167,065,603
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $57,081,459
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $187,053,491

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 207,628
Number of active part-time employees 2,422
Number of active intermittent employees 20,416
Number of active indeterminate employees 213
Total number of active employees 230,679