Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
482 cities reported
294,372 city employees
610 average number of employees per city
65,524 average number of residents per city
107 average number of residents per city employee
$62,164 average wages for all city employees
$17,515 average retirement & health cost for all city employees
$18,299,471,257 total wages paid by all cities
$5,155,913,420 total retirement & health cost paid by all cities
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