Government Compensation
in California

California Counties 
56 counties reported  information
352,586 county employees
6,296 average number of
employees per county
668,388 average number of
residents per county
106 average number of
residents per county employee
$59,322 average wages
for all county employees
$22,683 avg. retirement & health cost
for all county employees
$20,916,233,250 total wages
paid by all counties
$7,997,657,206 total retirement & health cost
paid by all counties
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See the list of counties that have failed to file reports on time or submitted non-compliant reports.

Starting with 2013 data, superior court employees are reported under Superior Courts instead of county governments.
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