Workforce turnover

  • Additional turnover analysis is available on the Layoffs, Retirements and Resignations pages.
  • While turnover percentages capture employees leaving state service, some employees leave their current positions to move to another agency. See Movement Between Agencies for more information.

Click on legend title to add/remove items for additional analysis. 

Note: "Other" turnover includes miscellaneous separations such as end of appointments, voluntary/involuntary disability separations, reversions, and abandonment of positions.


Executive Branch Turnover
  FY13 FY14 FY15 FY16 FY17
Resignation 2,356 2,417 2,843 2,946 3,089
Layoff 236 65 118 25 25
Retirement 1,605 1,527 1,484 1,486 1,559
Dismissal 119 135 109 132 110
Other 1,072 1,120 1,147 839 1,010



Includes permanent or intent to become permanent employees only.
Executive branch only (excluding higher education institutions).
Does not include legislative and judicial branch agencies.

Last Updated: 08/11/2017
Time Period: 07/01/2012–06/30/2017
Update Frequency: annually (end of fiscal year)