Government Compensation
in California

California Counties 
57 counties reported  information
353,140 county employees
6,195 average number of employees per county
651,602 average number of residents per county
105 average number of residents per county employee
$59,913 average wages for all county employees
$21,749 average retirement & health cost for all county employees
$21,157,574,919 total wages paid by all counties
$7,680,531,268 total retirement & health cost paid by all counties
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Starting with 2013 data, superior court employees are reported under Superior Courts instead of county governments.
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