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Departments Reported
152
259,255
California Population 39,466,855
$19,647,848,374
Last Updated: 7/27/2021

Report: State Departments

State Department Employees Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
African American Museum, California 43 $1,498,926 $568,728
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 72 $5,586,079 $2,506,583
Air Resources Board 1,762 $155,313,557 $70,153,889
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board 8 $544,832 $246,435
Alcoholic Beverage Control, Department of 518 $36,992,905 $19,879,302
Arts Council 29 $1,698,887 $757,625
Baldwin Hills Conservancy 10 $305,844 $156,768
Equalization, Board of 156 $12,612,512 $5,824,718
Governors of Community Colleges, Board of 193 $13,503,071 $5,943,521
Osteopathic Medical Board of California 29 $887,017 $458,632
Pilot Commissioners, Board of 6 $382,055 $157,666
Auditor's Office, California State 183 $16,258,554 $7,338,912
Alternative Energy Authority Fund, California 23 $1,218,276 $614,503
Children & Families Commission, California 44 $3,301,081 $1,455,319
Coastal Commission, California 214 $13,685,598 $6,375,869
Debt and Investment Advisory Commission Fund, California 20 $1,297,025 $654,870
Debt Limit Allocation Committee, California 16 $530,358 $234,187
Earthquake Authority, California 82 $5,919,107 $2,720,714
Educational Facilities Authority, California 3 $220,821 $110,723
Office Of Emergency Services 1,462 $112,693,320 $45,644,520
Gambling Control Commission 38 $3,258,567 $1,557,372
California Health Benefit Exchange 1,350 $79,020,967 $39,234,578
Health Facilities Financing Authority, California 21 $1,480,107 $649,223
High-Speed Rail Authority 295 $24,872,986 $10,763,938
Regenerative Medicine, California Institute for 45 $6,935,611 $2,495,231
Judicial Center Library, California 9 $606,562 $335,432
Law Revision Committee, California 17 $710,989 $318,373
Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Commission, California 63 $3,508,811 $1,751,834
Pollution Control Financing Authority, California 27 $1,573,114 $780,893
School Finance Authority, California 17 $850,742 $406,082
Tahoe Conservancy, California 53 $3,575,818 $1,676,468
Transportation Commission 57 $3,618,158 $1,647,540
Conservation Corps, California 3,616 $67,852,093 $11,554,242
Aging, Department of 166 $9,689,052 $4,609,015
Highway Patrol, California 11,225 $1,346,527,283 $770,091,874
Horse Racing Board, California 69 $4,074,898 $1,962,772
Senior Legislature, California 3 $89,734 $34,713
Library, California State 151 $9,084,730 $4,279,010
Lottery Commission 890 $56,410,208 $27,567,138
Citizens Redistricting Commission 33 $794,206 $227,738
Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy 8 $324,224 $131,892
Colorado River Board of California 15 $1,066,862 $479,680
Commission On California State Government Organization And Economy 7 $593,759 $242,446
Teacher Credentialing, Commission on 169 $11,790,780 $5,569,064
Status of Women, Commission on 5 $239,724 $93,112
California Commission on Aging 4 $228,164 $119,968
Judicial Performance, Commission on 23 $2,613,587 $1,233,445
State Mandates, Commission on 17 $1,255,101 $630,396
Community Services & Development, Department of 115 $7,447,988 $3,638,615
Conservation, Department of 627 $55,733,521 $25,122,027
Consumer Affairs, Department of 3,994 $222,150,092 $111,871,394
Corrections & Rehabilitation, Department of 66,623 $5,887,870,119 $2,705,069,656
Courts of Appeal, California 841 $101,245,464 $35,771,666
Delta Protection Commission 9 $675,830 $315,943
Delta Stewardship Council 77 $6,656,213 $2,777,921
Managed Health Care, Department of 485 $37,043,650 $17,291,794
Public Health, California Department of 4,448 $317,282,530 $148,146,583
Child Support Services, Department of 632 $48,042,488 $23,529,448
Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of 824 $59,747,340 $28,271,598
Developmental Services, Department of 2,602 $154,852,189 $69,719,285
Education, Department of 2,634 $163,376,843 $77,574,067
Education Audit Appeals Plan 4 $398,853 $160,881
Emergency Medical Services Authority 1,236 $24,240,453 $2,738,326
Employment Development Department 12,540 $604,251,278 $252,744,737
Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Office of 159 $14,243,443 $6,144,640
Fair Employment & Housing, Department of 258 $17,694,032 $8,407,506
Fair Political Practices Commission 94 $7,018,314 $3,142,992
Finance, Department of 429 $39,987,283 $17,599,237
Financial Information System for California 283 $23,058,942 $11,023,037
Fish and Wildlife, Department of 3,247 $198,470,584 $95,039,489
Food & Agriculture, Department of 2,396 $114,402,522 $52,086,156
Forestry & Fire Protection, California Department of 9,769 $929,420,042 $389,084,438
Franchise Tax Board 6,794 $407,478,298 $199,486,264
General Services, Department of 3,851 $242,450,390 $119,269,382
Governor, Office of the 245 $20,398,145 $7,830,874
Habeas Corpus Resource Center 83 $7,435,870 $3,161,092
Health and Human Services Agency 84 $7,745,689 $3,268,129
Health Care Services, Department of 4,049 $289,518,826 $139,431,037
Housing & Community Development, Department of 848 $52,434,710 $25,498,305
Housing Finance Agency 201 $14,355,684 $7,087,371
Industrial Relations, Department of 2,745 $220,323,597 $99,502,642
Insurance, Department of 1,334 $105,047,790 $51,912,896
Judicial Council of California 768 $74,012,719 $33,841,144
Justice, Department of (Attorney General) 5,380 $435,063,037 $196,060,432
Labor and Workforce Development Agency 28 $2,584,619 $1,016,534
Legislative Counsel Bureau 568 $51,473,359 $23,688,571
Assembly, California State 77 $9,192,765 $903,578
Senate, California State 42 $4,923,081 $472,056
Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission 44 $3,627,995 $1,628,825
Military Department (California National Guard) 1,007 $72,006,001 $30,841,533
Motor Vehicles, Department of 10,848 $506,141,512 $269,264,779
California Science Center 144 $8,219,931 $4,460,390
Native American Heritage Commission 12 $863,151 $363,051
Secretary for Environmental Protection 80 $6,881,583 $3,186,495
California Department of Technology 941 $85,139,350 $39,409,001
Administrative Law, Office of 19 $2,033,601 $906,499
Inspector General, Office of the 139 $14,552,965 $5,890,553
Health Planning and Development, Office of Statewide 498 $40,737,874 $18,382,059
Systems Integration, Office of 352 $28,394,184 $13,118,226
Parks, California State 6,694 $222,681,825 $97,852,908
Peace Officer Standards & Training, Commission on 143 $10,595,513 $4,870,968
Human Resources, Department of 340 $25,624,244 $12,018,041
Pesticide Regulation, Deptartment of 440 $32,529,743 $15,219,422
Public Employment Relations Board, California 81 $7,965,264 $3,376,625
Public Employees Retirement System, California 2,859 $234,877,478 $106,009,007
Public Utilities Commission, California 1,426 $129,253,025 $56,143,475
Real Estate, Department of 399 $24,449,266 $11,582,683
Rehabilitation, Department of 1,960 $108,506,279 $55,506,563
Natural Resources Agency, California 70 $5,524,540 $2,446,710
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy 15 $1,032,712 $509,805
San Diego River Conservancy 3 $250,661 $140,999
San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission 53 $4,123,421 $1,806,208
San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy 11 $549,966 $280,865
San Joaquin River Conservancy 4 $223,484 $118,820
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy 9 $464,812 $162,192
ScholarShare Investment Board 11 $696,438 $327,274
Secretary of State 596 $34,519,114 $16,878,659
Seismic Safety Commission 7 $188,091 $80,925
Sierra Nevada Conservancy 53 $2,861,249 $1,348,514
Social Services, Department of 5,064 $327,639,743 $160,190,636
Coastal Conservancy, State 76 $5,231,858 $2,508,899
Compensation Insurance Fund, State 4,499 $365,820,947 $158,577,757
Controller's Office, California State 1,472 $102,039,698 $49,915,650
Developmental Disabilities, State Council on 91 $5,052,612 $2,509,857
Energy Commission, California 713 $58,696,721 $26,330,730
Independent Living Council, California State 7 $256,354 $126,963
Lands Commission, California State 229 $18,605,041 $8,277,307
Personnel Board, State 78 $6,779,983 $3,092,165
Public Defender, Office of the State 80 $7,459,220 $3,200,893
Teachers' Retirement System, California 1,307 $115,701,382 $49,190,103
Treasurer's Office, State 248 $18,836,789 $8,714,744
Student Aid Commission 146 $8,617,296 $4,138,292
Supreme Court of California 168 $19,157,538 $7,261,248
Toxic Substances Control, Department of 1,004 $84,168,378 $38,712,568
Transportation, Department of 22,242 $1,758,693,280 $813,648,326
Veterans Affairs, Department of 3,768 $199,440,469 $94,209,335
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board 251 $16,415,062 $8,362,551
Water Resources, Department of 3,669 $330,442,877 $143,629,552
Water Resources Control Board 2,540 $209,885,600 $95,080,615
Wildlife Conservation Board 37 $3,147,655 $1,464,880
Board of State and Community Corrections 104 $8,538,103 $3,588,449
Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development 130 $9,756,918 $4,285,556
Hospitals, Department of State 12,461 $988,283,532 $367,875,041
Business, Consumer Services And Housing Agency 34 $2,885,518 $1,171,705
California Government Operations Agency 22 $2,325,787 $987,945
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration 4,029 $283,106,653 $138,508,412
Office of Lieutenant Governor 10 $861,491 $401,443
Office of Tax Appeals 102 $9,409,933 $4,148,842
CA Census 2020 28 $2,673,061 $1,090,967
Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs, Commission on 1 $6,000 $1,762
Financial Protection and Innovation, Department of 683 $54,293,654 $25,411,307
Digital Innovation, Office of 15 $1,258,701 $247,885