Workforce Profile

General Government (Executive, Legislative, Judicial Branches)
Topic FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 FY17* Notes
General Government Headcount 60,131 61,044 61,294 62,785 62,459 Perm and Nonperm
Classified 88.2% 88.1% 87.9% 88.1% 88.8% Perm and Nonperm
At Will   7.0%    7.0%     7.3%   7.3% 6.6% Perm and Nonperm
Covered by Collective Bargaining
(or similar provision)
73.9% 73.8% 74.2% 74.1% 74.7% Perm and Nonperm 

 

 

Executive Branch Only
Topic FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 FY17* Notes
Executive Branch Headcount 58,955 59,878 60,068 61,578 61,182 Perm and Nonperm
Median Age 48 yrs 48 yrs 48 yrs 47 yrs *** Perm and Nonperm
Female 51.1% 51.4% 51.4% 51.9% 52.5% Perm and Nonperm
Persons of Color 18.3% 18.7% 19.6% 19.9% 20.3% Perm and Nonperm
Persons with Disabilities   3.1%  2.9%   3.5%  3.4% 3.3% Perm and Nonperm
All Veterans 9.9%    9.5%   9.8%  9.3% 9.2% Perm and Nonperm
Vietnam Era Veterans   3.3%   2.8%   2.5%   2.0% 1.9% Perm and Nonperm
Disabled Veterans  1.4%   1.4%  1.3%   1.3% 1.2% Perm and Nonperm
Permanent Employees 90.6% 90.8% 90.1% 89.7% 90.9% Perm or intent to become perm includes seasonal
Median Length of Service 11 yrs 10 yrs 10 yrs 10 yrs *** Perm or intent to become perm includes seasonal
Full-time 95.3% 95.7% 95.9% 96.1% 96.3% Perm and Nonperm
Full time only
Turnover Rate (Average) 10.1% 9.8% 10.6% 10.0% *** Perm or intent to become perm; leaving state service
Movement to another agency N/A 1.9%    2.2%   1.8% *** Perm or intent to become perm; does not include movement within an agency
  7/1/13 7/1/14 7/1/15 7/1/16 7/1/17  
Median Annual Base Salary* $51,864 $51,864 $53,787 $54,509 *** Perm and Nonperm
Full time only

Notes:

Excludes higher education institutions.

*All median annual base salary has been recalculated to reflect total base salary as of July 1.

*FY17 data from 7/1/2016 to 12/31/2016

*** Annually


Last Updated: 01/11/2017
Time Period:7/1/2013–12/31/2016 
Update Frequency: quarterly (end of fiscal quarter)