Summary Data Regarding Full-Time Equivalent Employees for the Quarter Ending
February 28, 2003
Report Number 03-706
An average of 282,525.4 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) worked during
the second quarter of fiscal year 2003. This number increased by 1.9 percent
from the previous year but decreased by less than 1 percent from the previous
quarter. State agencies and universities reported headcounts of 255,699 full-time
and 79,931 part-time employees working on the last day of the quarter. The statewide
management-to-staff ratio for the second quarter was 1:15.5, compared with a
ratio of 1:14.7 from the same quarter one year ago.
Summary of Second Quarter Data
- FTEs/Contractor Totals
During the second quarter, agencies and universities reported an
equivalent of 773.5 contract FTEs who worked more than 6 of the previous 12
months. This number decreased by 31.3 percent from the second quarter one
- An average of 148,875.8 FTEs worked in state agencies. Agencies reported
headcounts of 148,011 full-time employees; 3,708 part-time employees; and
534.5 contract employees.
- The management-to-staff ratio within state agencies was 1:12.6.
- Four state agencies exceeded their FTE caps for the quarter—the
Commission for the Blind, Adjutant General’s Department, Texas Military
Facilities Commission, and Department of Public Safety.
- Higher Education Institutions
- An average of 133,649.6 FTEs worked in institutions of higher education.
Higher education institutions reported headcounts of 107,688 full-time employees;
76,223 part-time employees, and 239 contract employees.
- The management-to-staff ratio within higher education was 1:19.0.
- Two organizations within higher education exceeded their quarterly caps—the
Texas Forest Service (A&M) and the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic
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