Government Compensation
in California

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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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See the list of cities that have failed to file reports on time or submitted non-compliant reports.
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