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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 November 2018 pay period.         

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 130,841
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 356,340
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 75%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,985,732,068
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,291,651,016
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $181,103,665
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $62,962-304
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $206,389,831

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 209,349
Number of active part-time employees 2,287
Number of active intermittent employees 21,158
Number of active indeterminate employees 250
Total number of active employees 233,044