Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
480 cities reported
301,745 city employees
628 average number of
employees per city
66,047 average number of
residents per city
105 average number of
residents per city employee
$61,560 average wages
for all city employees
$18,027 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$18,575,382,419 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,439,530,713 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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