Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
480 cities reported
311,312 city employees
648 average number of
employees per city
67,152 average number of
residents per city
104 average number of
residents per city employee
$61,722 average wages
for all city employees
$18,799 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$19,214,707,578 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,852,487,490 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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