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 December 2022 pay period.           

Type of Data Total
Number of payroll warrants issued monthly 98,432
Number of direct deposit payments issued monthly 642,844
Percentage of employees on direct deposit 86%
Amount of gross wages paid monthly $2,460,092,378
Amount of net wages paid monthly $1,588,841,553
Amount of Federal taxes withheld monthly $229,744,125
Amount of State taxes withheld monthly $76,970,247
Amount of payroll deductions withheld monthly $217,520,606

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 211,311
Number of active part-time employees 1,466
Number of active intermittent employees 20,162
Number of active indeterminate employees 160
Total number of active employees 233,099