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Departments Reported
149
247,177
California Population 39,523,613
$16,709,499,710
Last Updated: 7/25/2017

Report: Averages

The averages values are based on all W-2 employees and board members (paid or unpaid) reported for the calendar year. Employees who work partial year and/or part-time are counted as full time employees in the averages calculations. Some employees included in the averages calculations do not receive retirement and/or health benefits.
All Reported State Departments
Average Wages
$67,601
State Department Employees Average Wages Average Retirement & Health Contribution
African American Museum, California 43 $31,183 $11,106
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 59 $64,123 $23,870
Air Resources Board 1,609 $79,215 $30,720
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board 10 $44,831 $15,498
Alcoholic Beverage Control, Department of 481 $64,897 $30,361
Arts Council 31 $33,990 $15,022
Baldwin Hills Conservancy 11 $28,577 $11,484
Equalization, Board of 4,623 $60,318 $26,268
Governors of Community Colleges, Board of 182 $63,441 $25,111
Osteopathic Medical Board of California 36 $23,777 $10,008
Pilot Commissioners, Board of 7 $46,249 $17,396
Auditor's Office, California State 186 $70,044 $28,417
Alternative Energy Authority Fund, California 20 $39,057 $16,810
Children & Families Commission, California 58 $67,201 $26,717
Coastal Commission, California 192 $59,715 $24,441
California Commission on Disability Access 14 $13,101 $4,688
Debt and Investment Advisory Commission Fund, California 21 $63,430 $25,053
Debt Limit Allocation Committee, California 11 $53,319 $23,848
Earthquake Authority, California 49 $66,838 $27,257
Educational Facilities Authority, California 5 $72,078 $29,932
Office Of Emergency Services 962 $71,493 $26,911
Gambling Control Commission 34 $84,459 $34,074
California Health Benefit Exchange 1,200 $45,809 $19,956
Health Facilities Financing Authority, California 21 $51,628 $20,367
High-Speed Rail Authority 233 $75,363 $29,751
Industrial Development Financing Advisory Commission, California 1 $56,397 $13,448
Regenerative Medicine, California Institute for 67 $124,765 $38,875
Judicial Center Library, California 10 $47,518 $19,500
Law Revision Committee, California 10 $48,818 $22,325
Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Commission, California 50 $52,751 $22,773
Pollution Control Financing Authority, California 35 $47,605 $19,299
School Finance Authority, California 16 $50,381 $19,169
Tahoe Conservancy, California 43 $56,171 $24,855
Transportation Commission 33 $57,694 $21,523
Conservation Corps, California 3,764 $14,175 $2,121
Aging, Department of 139 $51,396 $19,963
Highway Patrol, California 11,354 $101,709 $52,496
Horse Racing Board, California 61 $56,230 $22,999
Senior Legislature, California 3 $32,230 $6,979
Library, California State 135 $56,938 $24,461
Lottery Commission 808 $55,355 $23,651
Citizens Redistricting Commission 6 $6,818 $2,928
Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy 5 $42,327 $15,450
Colorado River Board of California 13 $71,236 $28,663
Commission On California State Government Organization And Economy 9 $58,617 $20,687
Teacher Credentialing, Commission on 160 $61,973 $26,388
Status of Women, Commission on 9 $26,656 $10,159
California Commission on Aging 3 $67,655 $28,180
Judicial Performance, Commission on 24 $92,929 $35,356
State Mandates, Commission on 16 $60,528 $23,384
Community Services & Development, Department of 134 $55,145 $23,553
Conservation, Department of 558 $72,061 $28,626
Consumer Affairs, Department of 4,335 $47,170 $20,454
Corrections & Rehabilitation, Department of 59,246 $79,290 $33,324
Courts of Appeal, California 843 $106,685 $33,397
Delta Protection Commission 8 $67,855 $24,098
Delta Stewardship Council 64 $75,474 $27,326
Managed Health Care, Department of 461 $64,657 $25,858
Public Health, California Department of 3,904 $63,099 $26,215
Child Support Services, Department of 612 $66,852 $28,739
Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of 776 $66,307 $27,415
Developmental Services, Department of 4,587 $57,179 $22,427
Education, Department of 2,742 $54,686 $22,585
Education Audit Appeals Plan 4 $103,708 $26,123
Emergency Medical Services Authority 87 $62,374 $23,943
Employment Development Department 8,933 $50,966 $23,190
Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Office of 152 $68,906 $27,394
Fair Employment & Housing, Department of 236 $54,408 $21,458
Fair Political Practices Commission 87 $65,904 $24,238
Finance, Department of 455 $81,976 $31,643
Financial Information System for California 219 $68,332 $28,246
Fish and Wildlife, Department of 3,146 $51,953 $21,738
Food & Agriculture, Department of 2,061 $40,798 $16,259
Forestry & Fire Protection, California Department of 8,625 $76,295 $32,694
Franchise Tax Board 7,055 $50,712 $21,809
General Services, Department of 3,878 $55,576 $23,939
Governor, Office of the 161 $74,725 $26,534
Habeas Corpus Resource Center 90 $69,692 $25,745
Health and Human Services Agency 70 $68,983 $22,460
Health Care Services, Department of 3,773 $64,888 $27,192
Housing & Community Development, Department of 594 $56,910 $24,022
Housing Finance Agency 256 $68,381 $28,782
Industrial Relations, Department of 2,937 $65,852 $27,166
Insurance, Department of 1,336 $68,140 $29,385
Judicial Council of California 787 $85,656 $33,662
Justice, Department of (Attorney General) 4,849 $73,450 $28,751
Labor and Workforce Development Agency 15 $89,375 $31,523
Legislative Counsel Bureau 573 $74,448 $30,630
Assembly, California State 79 $96,422 $11,061
Senate, California State 44 $100,073 $9,527
Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission 36 $55,827 $22,886
Military Department (California National Guard) 999 $59,062 $23,307
Motor Vehicles, Department of 9,697 $43,601 $21,376
California Science Center 128 $51,481 $24,505
Native American Heritage Commission 12 $56,472 $20,397
Secretary for Environmental Protection 79 $72,074 $30,307
California Department of Technology 961 $80,775 $32,231
Administrative Law, Office of 21 $82,700 $31,831
Inspector General, Office of the 127 $103,815 $38,005
Health Planning and Development, Office of Statewide 537 $72,737 $27,969
Systems Integration, Office of 309 $71,975 $28,495
Parks, California State 6,262 $28,803 $11,414
Peace Officer Standards & Training, Commission on 132 $65,705 $26,194
Human Resources, Department of 340 $63,185 $27,140
Pesticide Regulation, Deptartment of 413 $64,696 $26,057
Public Employment Relations Board, California 56 $89,709 $32,775
Public Employees Retirement System, California 3,036 $69,556 $27,184
Public Utilities Commission, California 1,100 $77,983 $30,017
Rehabilitation, Department of 2,131 $47,703 $21,397
Natural Resources Agency, California 54 $71,917 $28,767
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy 13 $66,930 $27,305
San Diego River Conservancy 3 $61,674 $29,812
San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission 52 $59,141 $22,893
San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy 9 $39,185 $14,714
San Joaquin River Conservancy 3 $51,869 $17,115
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy 9 $48,633 $16,156
ScholarShare Investment Board 12 $62,653 $24,527
Secretary of State 565 $48,227 $21,869
Seismic Safety Commission 17 $36,968 $13,051
Sierra Nevada Conservancy 53 $44,959 $17,916
Social Services, Department of 4,534 $58,481 $24,893
Coastal Conservancy, State 73 $60,497 $25,821
Compensation Insurance Fund, State 4,829 $62,557 $25,921
Controller's Office, California State 1,509 $59,477 $25,560
Developmental Disabilities, State Council on 100 $47,129 $20,317
Energy Commission, California 702 $72,587 $27,947
Independent Living Council, California State 5 $29,376 $10,523
Lands Commission, California State 242 $70,820 $26,803
Personnel Board, State 81 $67,771 $25,542
Public Defender, Office of the State 69 $89,225 $32,508
Teachers' Retirement System, California 1,149 $70,726 $27,885
Treasurer's Office, State 255 $63,797 $26,081
Student Aid Commission 131 $51,155 $22,106
Supreme Court of California 160 $102,740 $34,857
Toxic Substances Control, Department of 1,023 $73,952 $29,347
Transportation, Department of 20,669 $74,091 $30,063
Veterans Affairs, Department of 3,463 $44,443 $18,640
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board 244 $58,637 $26,226
Water Resources, Department of 3,558 $83,627 $31,271
Water Resources Control Board 2,340 $74,820 $29,376
Wildlife Conservation Board 32 $69,476 $27,460
Board of State and Community Corrections 99 $75,203 $25,849
Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development 111 $63,238 $24,235
Hospitals, Department of State 13,190 $75,337 $24,606
Business Oversight, Department of 637 $66,299 $27,347
Business, Consumer Services And Housing Agency 14 $91,925 $33,746
California Correctional Health Care Services 4,116 $69,871 $26,349
California Government Operations Agency 16 $100,314 $36,005
California Prison Industry 1,016 $46,610 $15,985