A Quarterly Report of Full-Time Equivalent State Employees
For The Quarter Ending May 31, 1999
There were 272,818 full-time equivalent (FTE) state employees for the quarter ending
May 31, 1999, based on reports submitted by 212 agencies and institutions of higher
education. There were 249,943 full-time state employees and 61,556 part-time state
employees. Agencies and institutions of higher education reported using 27,158 contractors
and consultants as of the last working day of the quarter. The overall statewide
management-to-staff ratio was 1 manager to 13.81 staff members.
Key Facts and Findings
Fifty-six percent of the State's employees work in state agencies:
- Almost three-quarters work for health and human services or public safety and criminal
- Ninety percent work for the 16 largest agencies, which make up 11 percent of total
Forty-four percent of the State's employees work at institutions of higher
- Over one-third of higher education employees are paid with funds that are not
appropriated by the State.
- Over one-third of higher education employees work in health-related institutions.
- Almost three-quarters of higher education employees work for The University of Texas
System, the Texas A&M University System, or one of their components.
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) State Employee System
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