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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 2017 pay period.

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 139,377
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 351,275
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 74%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $1,926,050,129
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,234,993,306
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $210,995,899
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $60,748,941
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $189,147,925

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 206,002
Number of active part-time employees 2,457
Number of active intermittent employees 20,298
Number of active indeterminate employees 225
Total number of active employees 228,982