Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
459 cities reported
313,183 city employees
682 average number of
employees per city
69,482 average number of
residents per city
102 average number of
residents per city employee
$64,058 average wages
for all city employees
$19,067 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$20,061,856,991 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,971,531,903 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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