Government Compensation
in California

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California Counties 
53 counties reported  information
331,953 county employees
6,263 average number of employees per county
667,517 average number of residents per county
107 average number of residents per county employee
$58,538 average wages for all county employees
$22,556 average retirement & health cost for all county employees
$19,432,025,369 total wages paid by all counties
$7,487,672,687 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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