Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
477 cities reported
310,267 city employees
650 average number of
employees per city
67,302 average number of
residents per city
103 average number of
residents per city employee
$61,740 average wages
for all city employees
$18,697 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$19,156,037,098 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,801,025,219 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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