A Quarterly Report on Full-Time Equivalent
State Employees for the Quarter Ending May 31, 2001
Report Number 01-707
Based on Reports submitted by 212 agencies and institutions of higher education,
Texas had 273,911 full-time equivalent employees (FTE) state employees for the
quarter ending May 31, 2001. There were 247,419 full-time employees state employees
and 66,528 part-time state employees. The overall statewide management-to-staff
ratio was 1 manager to 13.90 staff members.
Key Facts and Findings
- There has been no significant change in FTE levels since the past quarter.
Overall, state employment has increased by more than one-half of a percent.
Employment at institutions of higher education has increased by more than
one percent, and employment at state agencies has increased by one-fifth of
- Compared to fiscal year 2000, the number of state employees has increased
by over one-third of a percent. The number of employees at institutions of
higher education has increased by almost 2 percent, and the number of employees
at state agencies has decreased by almost 1 percent.
- Compared to fiscal year 1996, state employment has increased by more than
2.5 percent. Employment at institutions of higher education has increased
by more than 11 percent (12,565 FTEs), and employment at state agencies has
decreased by almost 4 percent (-5,818 FTEs).
- Thirty-five state agencies and 14 institutions of higher education reported
a total of 1,149 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 Department of Transportation, the Commission on Jail Standards, and the
Board of Chiropractic Examiners exceeded their FTE caps without approval from
both the Legislative Budget Board and the Governor's Office of Budget and
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