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Departments Reported
151
255,380
California Population 39,782,870
$19,138,635,937
Last Updated: 9/1/2020

Report: State Departments

State Department Employees Total Wages Total Retirement & Health Contribution
African American Museum, California 57 $1,493,816 $511,330
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 70 $4,962,485 $2,120,500
Air Resources Board 1,736 $153,116,378 $67,173,226
Alcoholic Beverage Control Appeals Board 11 $497,442 $221,380
Alcoholic Beverage Control, Department of 491 $35,862,727 $19,751,166
Arts Council 37 $1,606,355 $769,692
Baldwin Hills Conservancy 10 $269,216 $131,904
Equalization, Board of 168 $12,834,848 $5,608,818
Governors of Community Colleges, Board of 176 $12,986,163 $5,679,738
Osteopathic Medical Board of California 31 $974,867 $449,325
Pilot Commissioners, Board of 7 $394,235 $157,039
Auditor's Office, California State 209 $17,103,432 $7,493,335
Alternative Energy Authority Fund, California 21 $1,177,067 $571,091
Children & Families Commission, California 43 $3,221,026 $1,481,164
Coastal Commission, California 210 $13,046,338 $5,944,601
Debt and Investment Advisory Commission Fund, California 20 $1,512,250 $639,548
Debt Limit Allocation Committee, California 11 $757,215 $341,429
Earthquake Authority, California 71 $4,783,482 $2,130,841
Educational Facilities Authority, California 3 $208,509 $103,538
Office Of Emergency Services 1,345 $99,033,589 $40,750,250
Gambling Control Commission 40 $3,296,054 $1,536,583
California Health Benefit Exchange 1,373 $72,461,135 $35,359,466
Health Facilities Financing Authority, California 24 $1,516,398 $656,727
High-Speed Rail Authority 238 $20,873,672 $8,948,481
Regenerative Medicine, California Institute for 48 $7,518,450 $2,730,246
Judicial Center Library, California 9 $592,924 $320,402
Law Revision Committee, California 10 $552,953 $250,347
Mortgage Bond and Tax Credit Allocation Commission, California 51 $3,056,119 $1,550,182
Pollution Control Financing Authority, California 32 $1,819,110 $848,743
School Finance Authority, California 15 $709,315 $326,556
Tahoe Conservancy, California 48 $3,209,405 $1,446,344
Transportation Commission 44 $2,765,844 $1,156,790
Conservation Corps, California 3,611 $60,343,739 $10,919,541
Aging, Department of 174 $9,598,302 $4,414,015
Highway Patrol, California 11,365 $1,313,193,173 $754,990,451
Horse Racing Board, California 71 $3,938,337 $1,875,812
Senior Legislature, California 2 $93,263 $32,777
Library, California State 137 $8,392,936 $4,019,486
Lottery Commission 887 $54,076,699 $26,051,040
Citizens Redistricting Commission 11 $27,568 $0
Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy 7 $316,590 $128,060
Colorado River Board of California 15 $989,841 $427,376
Commission On California State Government Organization And Economy 4 $316,868 $139,956
Teacher Credentialing, Commission on 169 $11,485,023 $5,430,610
Status of Women, Commission on 10 $323,545 $161,075
California Commission on Aging 5 $298,433 $116,007
Judicial Performance, Commission on 26 $2,600,630 $1,182,203
State Mandates, Commission on 14 $1,009,575 $461,150
Community Services & Development, Department of 118 $7,724,538 $3,743,416
Conservation, Department of 651 $54,181,434 $23,764,048
Consumer Affairs, Department of 4,154 $216,870,878 $107,867,155
Corrections & Rehabilitation, Department of 67,153 $5,850,543,414 $2,785,232,465
Courts of Appeal, California 919 $100,701,956 $34,458,788
Delta Protection Commission 8 $754,754 $330,822
Delta Stewardship Council 78 $6,436,927 $2,706,103
Managed Health Care, Department of 482 $35,558,569 $16,305,587
Public Health, California Department of 4,299 $301,877,071 $140,717,523
Child Support Services, Department of 612 $45,827,001 $21,895,917
Resources Recycling and Recovery, Department of 787 $57,878,096 $26,414,572
Developmental Services, Department of 2,918 $181,721,406 $77,177,356
Education, Department of 2,764 $163,840,891 $75,458,015
Education Audit Appeals Plan 4 $406,392 $157,510
Emergency Medical Services Authority 179 $6,445,987 $2,558,872
Employment Development Department 8,314 $476,558,632 $240,938,847
Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Office of 156 $13,940,890 $5,912,715
Fair Employment & Housing, Department of 253 $16,629,651 $7,806,503
Fair Political Practices Commission 89 $6,520,116 $2,899,564
Finance, Department of 458 $41,398,760 $17,711,530
Financial Information System for California 297 $22,956,255 $10,658,399
Fish and Wildlife, Department of 3,266 $189,732,789 $89,669,746
Food & Agriculture, Department of 2,584 $114,425,903 $47,734,820
Forestry & Fire Protection, California Department of 9,164 $784,788,280 $384,991,843
Franchise Tax Board 6,783 $405,075,409 $194,229,675
General Services, Department of 3,861 $239,271,802 $115,183,268
Governor, Office of the 224 $17,949,880 $6,813,030
Habeas Corpus Resource Center 96 $7,099,965 $3,003,733
Health and Human Services Agency 75 $5,726,284 $2,382,013
Health Care Services, Department of 3,929 $279,335,171 $132,242,137
Housing & Community Development, Department of 706 $44,671,266 $20,938,631
Housing Finance Agency 213 $15,742,400 $7,343,253
Industrial Relations, Department of 2,919 $226,180,959 $102,606,575
Insurance, Department of 1,361 $104,141,023 $51,099,219
Judicial Council of California 782 $71,531,878 $32,533,954
Justice, Department of (Attorney General) 5,285 $419,477,875 $186,180,986
Labor and Workforce Development Agency 19 $1,801,540 $704,903
Legislative Counsel Bureau 572 $48,305,714 $21,775,380
Assembly, California State 80 $8,743,739 $871,872
Senate, California State 40 $4,298,821 $424,645
Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission 44 $3,088,399 $1,350,249
Military Department (California National Guard) 1,062 $69,875,952 $30,897,466
Motor Vehicles, Department of 11,183 $524,529,264 $250,049,590
California Science Center 146 $8,302,916 $4,242,007
Native American Heritage Commission 12 $632,097 $268,499
Secretary for Environmental Protection 81 $6,877,095 $3,162,602
California Department of Technology 949 $84,905,875 $38,409,924
Administrative Law, Office of 22 $2,382,643 $980,945
Inspector General, Office of the 129 $13,746,599 $5,705,249
Health Planning and Development, Office of Statewide 508 $40,670,170 $17,935,201
Systems Integration, Office of 359 $28,286,848 $12,643,577
Parks, California State 6,697 $210,887,926 $93,371,149
Peace Officer Standards & Training, Commission on 148 $9,686,536 $4,406,994
Human Resources, Department of 330 $25,176,519 $11,805,642
Pesticide Regulation, Deptartment of 465 $32,859,884 $14,905,045
Public Employment Relations Board, California 78 $7,364,302 $3,089,652
Public Employees Retirement System, California 2,928 $234,559,262 $103,642,932
Public Utilities Commission, California 1,373 $120,222,351 $51,329,509
Real Estate, Department of 346 $22,394,107 $10,643,129
Rehabilitation, Department of 2,020 $108,811,220 $54,593,297
Governor Elect and Outgoing Governor 3 $141,089 $40,534
Natural Resources Agency, California 72 $5,323,819 $2,219,707
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy 14 $957,911 $461,894
San Diego River Conservancy 3 $237,192 $134,896
San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission 61 $4,364,540 $1,866,170
San Gabriel & Lower Los Angeles Rivers & Mountains Conservancy 14 $440,362 $209,594
San Joaquin River Conservancy 4 $214,331 $107,189
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy 8 $491,247 $166,218
ScholarShare Investment Board 11 $696,230 $302,204
Secretary of State 557 $32,172,102 $15,653,652
Seismic Safety Commission 14 $697,024 $293,113
Sierra Nevada Conservancy 61 $2,781,506 $1,262,480
Social Services, Department of 4,967 $316,999,443 $152,235,474
Coastal Conservancy, State 76 $5,307,151 $2,490,085
Compensation Insurance Fund, State 4,687 $350,439,469 $158,618,015
Controller's Office, California State 1,521 $102,099,666 $49,319,288
Developmental Disabilities, State Council on 103 $5,124,410 $2,424,209
Energy Commission, California 693 $56,362,239 $24,780,036
Independent Living Council, California State 6 $226,472 $93,444
Lands Commission, California State 231 $19,019,388 $8,136,806
Personnel Board, State 73 $6,274,268 $2,801,328
Public Defender, Office of the State 85 $7,431,164 $3,094,140
Teachers' Retirement System, California 1,288 $109,933,460 $46,896,408
Treasurer's Office, State 269 $19,852,421 $8,824,570
Student Aid Commission 131 $7,744,181 $3,626,652
Supreme Court of California 176 $18,445,122 $7,015,869
Toxic Substances Control, Department of 1,018 $84,430,913 $38,180,264
Transportation, Department of 22,713 $1,792,998,422 $804,904,832
Veterans Affairs, Department of 3,889 $196,848,216 $91,383,961
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board 237 $14,838,769 $7,405,959
Water Resources, Department of 3,606 $327,615,250 $138,897,965
Water Resources Control Board 2,572 $208,851,635 $91,531,061
Wildlife Conservation Board 37 $2,935,698 $1,391,567
Board of State and Community Corrections 99 $8,085,068 $3,329,851
Governor's Office of Business & Economic Development 125 $8,170,097 $3,496,923
Hospitals, Department of State 12,295 $963,363,944 $357,465,230
Business Oversight, Department of 658 $51,328,593 $23,629,670
Business, Consumer Services And Housing Agency 31 $2,761,953 $1,097,240
California Government Operations Agency 17 $1,765,419 $729,653
California Department of Tax and Fee Administration 4,123 $285,781,876 $136,284,465
Office of Lieutenant Governor 9 $714,472 $328,034
Office of Tax Appeals 90 $8,034,172 $3,502,037
CA Census 2020 34 $2,783,612 $1,150,371