Government Compensation
in California

State of California 
37,966,471 residents
239,860 employees
160 state departments reported
1,499 average number of state employees per state department
158 residents per state employee
$391 amount spent on state employee total wages per resident
$130 amount spent on state employee total ret. & health cost per res.
$61,875 average wages for all state employees
$20,544 average retirement & health cost for all state employees
$14,841,414,843 total wages paid by all state departments
$4,927,597,307 total retirement & health cost paid by all state departments
Chart for Data at a Glance 5338237 5244890 5349915 5338236 5131798 5333976 5153569 5444028 5430073 5368846
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Chart for Historical Data $61,875 $60,865 $57,018 $57,606 $61,875 $60,865 $57,018 $57,606
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