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Departments Reported
151
252,214
California Population 39,927,315
$18,364,600,096
Last Updated: 8/1/2019

Report: State Departments

State Department Employees Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
African American Museum, California 52 $1,516,770 $535,922
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 67 $4,806,891 $1,995,909
Air Resources Board 1,721 $142,000,168 $60,259,779
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board 9 $466,026 $159,755
Alcoholic Beverage Control, Department of 484 $33,714,300 $17,858,577
Arts Council 28 $1,455,335 $711,502
Baldwin Hills Conservancy 8 $326,591 $149,948
Equalization, Board of 179 $14,413,083 $6,210,644
Governors of Community Colleges, Board of 176 $12,294,954 $5,185,412
Osteopathic Medical Board of California 34 $858,533 $392,393
Pilot Commissioners, Board of 6 $404,042 $155,389
Auditor's Office, California State 210 $16,127,577 $6,732,467
Alternative Energy Authority Fund, California 21 $1,198,825 $531,480
Children & Families Commission, California 45 $3,267,443 $1,414,516
Coastal Commission, California 215 $12,617,087 $5,498,750
Debt and Investment Advisory Commission Fund, California 22 $1,378,926 $625,858
Debt Limit Allocation Committee, California 12 $649,243 $275,476
Earthquake Authority, California 58 $4,163,158 $1,776,380
Educational Facilities Authority, California 3 $161,265 $77,811
Office Of Emergency Services 1,246 $90,421,485 $34,374,849
Gambling Control Commission 36 $3,187,749 $1,428,449
California Health Benefit Exchange 1,272 $65,868,031 $30,910,272
Health Facilities Financing Authority, California 21 $1,270,602 $529,597
High-Speed Rail Authority 235 $20,058,096 $8,247,795
Regenerative Medicine, California Institute for 57 $8,078,486 $2,809,097
Judicial Center Library, California 9 $597,417 $305,767
Law Revision Committee, California 10 $516,192 $231,358
Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Commission, California 49 $2,920,526 $1,425,825
Pollution Control Financing Authority, California 32 $1,851,778 $835,629
School Finance Authority, California 14 $775,865 $326,053
Tahoe Conservancy, California 45 $2,797,011 $1,235,474
Transportation Commission 39 $2,349,810 $946,401
Conservation Corps, California 3,520 $61,284,004 $9,094,711
Aging, Department of 150 $8,374,003 $3,587,528
Highway Patrol, California 11,491 $1,264,568,939 $704,718,508
Horse Racing Board, California 63 $3,535,764 $1,507,232
Senior Legislature, California 1 $80,638 $27,007
Library, California State 135 $8,418,236 $3,843,604
Lottery Commission 868 $51,303,939 $23,382,204
Citizens Redistricting Commission 10 $6,300 $0
Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy 6 $314,519 $128,064
Colorado River Board of California 13 $699,745 $302,232
Commission On California State Government Organization And Economy 7 $343,799 $137,500
Teacher Credentialing, Commission on 169 $10,925,411 $4,949,561
Status of Women, Commission on 9 $186,961 $99,362
California Commission on Aging 4 $336,732 $125,653
Judicial Performance, Commission on 26 $2,565,668 $1,135,661
State Mandates, Commission on 16 $1,175,767 $506,046
Community Services & Development, Department of 121 $7,398,794 $3,473,013
Conservation, Department of 634 $50,678,434 $21,341,768
Consumer Affairs, Department of 4,118 $209,497,863 $99,161,578
Corrections & Rehabilitation, Department of 66,956 $5,659,566,371 $2,586,182,657
Courts of Appeal, California 877 $96,877,380 $33,280,821
Delta Protection Commission 9 $752,715 $313,900
Delta Stewardship Council 76 $5,860,663 $2,300,216
Managed Health Care, Department of 481 $34,818,470 $15,151,079
Public Health, California Department of 4,243 $283,296,521 $126,464,841
Child Support Services, Department of 596 $42,493,367 $19,547,330
Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of 763 $53,374,113 $23,584,228
Developmental Services, Department of 3,575 $214,002,389 $87,399,850
Education, Department of 2,740 $159,594,215 $70,480,579
Education Audit Appeals Plan 4 $376,001 $142,606
Emergency Medical Services Authority 113 $5,236,729 $2,197,748
Employment Development Department 8,372 $461,552,167 $226,355,291
Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Office of 153 $11,648,375 $4,967,823
Fair Employment & Housing, Department of 251 $14,908,461 $6,698,582
Fair Political Practices Commission 87 $6,182,863 $2,616,265
Finance, Department of 449 $39,802,702 $16,632,923
Financial Information System for California 291 $22,061,203 $9,788,750
Fish and Wildlife, Department of 3,256 $180,781,935 $82,065,568
Food & Agriculture, Department of 2,289 $99,885,738 $41,601,985
Forestry & Fire Protection, California Department of 8,762 $822,135,612 $356,239,892
Franchise Tax Board 6,839 $391,715,540 $180,181,674
General Services, Department of 3,864 $232,039,396 $106,936,593
Governor, Office of the 178 $14,665,345 $5,461,195
Habeas Corpus Resource Center 101 $7,080,215 $2,925,591
Health and Human Services Agency 70 $5,565,723 $2,089,581
Health Care Services, Department of 3,811 $263,250,818 $118,691,375
Housing & Community Development, Department of 621 $37,520,623 $16,829,809
Housing Finance Agency 233 $17,263,184 $7,747,278
Industrial Relations, Department of 3,068 $221,851,984 $97,269,130
Insurance, Department of 1,361 $100,344,936 $47,307,680
Judicial Council of California 786 $71,238,884 $31,440,661
Justice, Department of (Attorney General) 5,114 $395,639,763 $169,303,368
Labor and Workforce Development Agency 14 $1,320,610 $516,847
Legislative Counsel Bureau 566 $46,512,319 $20,126,807
Assembly, California State 81 $8,186,469 $877,317
Senate, California State 44 $4,491,085 $442,992
Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission 41 $2,743,962 $1,182,130
Military Department (California National Guard) 1,065 $66,480,855 $28,416,940
Motor Vehicles, Department of 10,366 $466,976,709 $225,162,011
California Science Center 140 $7,661,080 $3,818,719
Native American Heritage Commission 11 $703,862 $286,534
Secretary for Environmental Protection 84 $6,833,461 $3,095,922
California Department of Technology 942 $81,428,364 $35,244,615
Administrative Law, Office of 21 $2,151,307 $884,531
Inspector General, Office of the 123 $13,050,212 $5,251,366
Health Planning and Development, Office of Statewide 506 $38,526,534 $16,090,722
Systems Integration, Office of 355 $25,991,117 $11,172,993
Parks, California State 6,534 $196,577,431 $83,737,019
Peace Officer Standards & Training, Commission on 139 $9,071,261 $3,758,628
Human Resources, Department of 343 $23,779,992 $10,785,621
Pesticide Regulation, Deptartment of 441 $30,075,571 $13,113,223
Public Employment Relations Board, California 73 $6,124,504 $2,420,240
Public Employees Retirement System, California 2,960 $226,189,851 $95,636,638
Public Utilities Commission, California 1,271 $108,040,772 $44,324,940
Real Estate, Department of 343 $21,212,262 $9,589,010
Rehabilitation, Department of 2,066 $106,395,294 $51,217,861
Governor Elect and Outgoing Governor 9 $82,592 $16,122
Natural Resources Agency, California 63 $4,643,993 $1,883,137
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy 11 $866,414 $401,899
San Diego River Conservancy 3 $214,825 $121,185
San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission 55 $3,700,465 $1,480,353
San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy 10 $291,987 $138,326
San Joaquin River Conservancy 4 $298,239 $134,366
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy 8 $468,021 $161,902
ScholarShare Investment Board 11 $723,709 $308,586
Secretary of State 538 $29,848,645 $14,042,191
Seismic Safety Commission 15 $650,611 $268,157
Sierra Nevada Conservancy 55 $2,507,200 $1,063,331
Social Services, Department of 4,751 $295,711,995 $136,003,765
Coastal Conservancy, State 74 $4,803,707 $2,219,523
Compensation Insurance Fund, State 4,717 $339,076,426 $146,971,618
Controller's Office, California State 1,527 $99,089,548 $45,299,703
Developmental Disabilities, State Council on 94 $4,707,529 $2,120,484
Energy Commission, California 700 $54,950,972 $22,891,960
Independent Living Council, California State 6 $244,215 $94,393
Lands Commission, California State 246 $18,464,239 $7,654,765
Personnel Board, State 75 $6,056,536 $2,574,293
Public Defender, Office of the State 81 $7,294,440 $2,901,337
Teachers' Retirement System, California 1,267 $100,244,328 $41,525,022
Treasurer's Office, State 249 $17,819,206 $7,721,450
Student Aid Commission 143 $7,300,992 $3,217,356
Supreme Court of California 170 $17,882,432 $6,747,514
Toxic Substances Control, Department of 994 $79,176,872 $34,077,723
Transportation, Department of 22,209 $1,664,923,268 $721,956,805
Veterans Affairs, Department of 3,857 $187,087,189 $84,333,520
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board 249 $14,547,553 $7,023,408
Water Resources, Department of 3,547 $314,997,113 $127,650,806
Water Resources Control Board 2,515 $196,598,806 $83,551,565
Wildlife Conservation Board 34 $2,616,911 $1,193,620
Board of State and Community Corrections 99 $8,135,205 $3,143,173
Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development 121 $8,300,946 $3,459,221
Hospitals, Department of State 12,048 $920,528,835 $326,718,152
Business Oversight, Department of 651 $48,153,478 $21,163,040
Business, Consumer Services And Housing Agency 31 $2,369,487 $928,815
California Government Operations Agency 17 $1,959,114 $761,465
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration 4,167 $280,632,776 $129,075,612
Office of Lieutenant Governor 7 $552,798 $267,697
Office of Tax Appeals 73 $6,572,671 $2,758,722
CA Census 2020 19 $1,385,739 $583,204