Government Compensation
in California

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State of California 
38,340,074 residents
235,249 employees
158 state departments reported
1,488 average number of state employees per state department
162 residents per state employee
$381 amount spent on state employee total wages per resident
$137 amount spent on state employee total ret. & health cost per res.
$62,120 average wages for all state employees
$22,294 average retirement & health cost for all state employees
$14,613,713,360 total wages paid by all state departments
$5,244,670,686 total retirement & health cost paid by all state departments
Chart for Data at a Glance 7760165 7596770 7711356 7626118 7846852 7846761 7775018 7853186 7596719 7728628
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Chart for Historical Data $62,120 $61,875 $60,865 $57,018 $57,606 $62,120 $61,875 $60,865 $57,018 $57,606
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