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A Quarterly Report on Full-Time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending
November 30, 2000

February 2001

Report Number 01-705

Overall Conclusion

Based on reports submitted by 212 agencies and institutions of higher education, Texas had 273,231 full-time equivalent (FTE) state employees for the quarter ending November 30, 2000. There were 244,944 full-time state employees and 74,706 part-time state employees. The overall statewide management-to-staff ratio was 1 manager to 14.40 staff members.

Key Facts and Findings

  • Changes in State Employment - Compared to the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2000, state employment increased by 3.37 percent. Compared to the first quarter of fiscal year 2000, state employment increased by 0.53 percent.
  • Distribution of State Employees - Fifty-four percent of the State's employees work in state agencies. Forty-six percent of the State's employees work at institutions of higher education.
  • FTE Caps - Four entities (not including institutions of higher education) exceeded their quarterly FTE caps set by the Legislature without approval from the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor.
  • Temporary or Contract Workers - Thirty-four agencies and 12 institutions of higher education reported a total of 893 FTEs for temporary or contract workers who worked more than half of the workdays in the previous 12 months.

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