Government Compensation
in California

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California Cities 
482 cities reported
294,372 employees
610 average number of employees per city
65,524 average number of residents per city
107 average number of residents per city employee
$62,165 average wages for all city employees
$17,520 average retirement & health cost for all city employees
$18,299,539,862 total wages paid by all cities
$5,157,362,555 total retirement & health cost paid by all cities
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