Government Compensation
in California

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California Cities 
481 cities reported
311,341 city employees
647 average number of
employees per city
67,014 average number of
residents per city
104 average number of
residents per city employee
$61,717 average wages
for all city employees
$18,798 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$19,214,985,359 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,852,540,586 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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