Government Compensation
in California

California Cities 
481 cities reported
301,891 city employees
627 average number of
employees per city
65,937 average number of
residents per city
105 average number of
residents per city employee
$61,546 average wages
for all city employees
$18,021 avg. retirement & health cost
for all city employees
$18,580,190,485 total wages
paid by all cities
$5,440,387,664 total retirement & health cost
paid by all cities
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