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A Quarterly Report on Full-Time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending
February 28, 2001

May 2001

Report Number 01-706

Overall Conclusion

Based on reports submitted by 212 agencies and institutions of higher education, Texas had 272,403 full-time equivalent (FTE) state employees for the quarter ending February 28, 2001. There were 246,383 full-time state employees and 82,696 part-time state employees. The overall statewide management-to-staff ratio was 1 manager to 14.29 staff members.

Key Facts and Findings

  • There has been no significant change in FTE levels since the past quarter. Overall, state employment has decreased by less than one-third of a percent. Compared to fiscal year 2000, state employment has remained constant with a minimal increase of three-quarters of a percent.
  • Total statewide employment has increased by 3 percent over the past five years. While higher education institutions have increased by 12 percent, state agency staff levels have decreased by almost 4 percent during this time.
  • Thirty-eight agencies and 10 institutions of higher education reported a total of 1,189 FTEs for temporary or contract workers who worked more than half of the workdays in the previous 12 months.
  • The General Services Commission, the Health and Human Services Commission, the Red River Compact Commission, and the Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners exceeded their FTE caps without approval from the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor's Office of Budget and Planning.

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