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General Government (Executive, Legislative, Judicial Branches)

Topic FY17 FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 Notes
TopicGeneral Government Headcount 64,699 65,357 66,408 68,244 67,420 NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicClassified 88.2% 88.3% 88.2% 88.5% 88.9% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicAt Will 7.2% 7.1% 7.3% 7.3% 6.2% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicCovered by Collective Bargaining
(or similar provision)
74.2% 74.4% 74.3% 74.7% 76.9% NotesPerm and Nonperm 
 
Executive Branch Only
Topic FY17 FY18 FY19 FY20 FY21 Notes
TopicExecutive Branch Headcount 63,432 64,153 65,188 66,999

65,986

NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicMedian Age 47 yrs 47 yrs 47 yrs 46 yrs *** NotesPerm and Nonperm
Female 52.2% 52.5% 52.9% 52.1% 52.0% This measure has been updated in fiscal year 2020 to reflect gender identity. Prior years are based on the previously binary category labeled "Gender." See Workforce Diversity for more information.
Perm and Nonperm
X/Non-Binary n/a n/a n/a 0.04% 0.1% This is a new measure in fiscal year 2020. See Workforce Diversity for more information.
Perm and Nonperm
LGBTQ+ n/a n/a n/a 0.4% 1.3% This is a new measure in fiscal year 2020. See Workforce Diversity for more information.
Perm and Nonperm
TopicPersons of Color 20.2% 19.6% 20.1% 20.6% 21.4% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicPersons with Disabilities 3.2% 3.1% 3.0% 3.2% 3.6% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicAll Veterans 8.9% 8.2% 7.5% 6.9% 6.9% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicVietnam Era Veterans 1.6% 1.2% 1.0% 0.8% 0.6% NotesPerm and Nonperm
TopicDisabled Veterans 1.2% 1.1% 1.1% 1.0% 1.1% NotesPerm and Nonperm
Military Spouse n/a n/a n/a 0.2% 0.5% This is a new measure in fiscal year 2020. See Workforce Diversity for more information. Perm and Nonperm
TopicPermanent Employees 89.5% 90.1% 90.1% 90.0% 90.8% NotesPerm or intent to become perm includes seasonal
TopicMedian Length of Service 9 yrs 10 yrs 8 yrs 7 yrs *** NotesPerm or intent to become perm includes seasonal
TopicFull-time 95.2% 95.3% 95.3% 95.7% 96.0% NotesPerm and Nonperm
Full time only
TopicTurnover Rate (Average) 10.4% 10.2% 10.2% 9.2% *** NotesPerm or intent to become perm; leaving state service
TopicMovement to another agency 1.7% 7.1% 3.5% 1.7% *** NotesPerm or intent to become perm; does not include movement within an agency
Topic  7/1/17 7/1/18 7/1/19 7/1/20 7/1/21 Notes 
TopicMedian Annual Base Salary* $57,492 $59,448 $64,008 $66,503 *** NotesPerm 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.

***Updated annually at fiscal year end


Last Updated: 04/13/2021
Time Period: 07/01/2016 – 03/31/2021
Update Frequency: quarterly (end of fiscal quarter)

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