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
  FY17 FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21
Resignation 3,089 3,189 3,287 2,861 2,973
Layoff 25 36 21 20 36
Retirement 1,559 1,535 1,585 1,533 1,667
Dismissal 110 141 129 148 126
Other 1,010 926 901 882 658



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: 08/02/2021
Time Period: 07/01/2016–06/30/2021
Update Frequency: annually (end of fiscal year)

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