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Summary Data Regarding Full-Time Equivalent Employees for the Quarter Ending May 31, 2003

July 2003

Report Number 03-707

Overall Conclusion

An average of 284,500 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs) worked during the third quarter of fiscal year 2003. This number increased by 1.6 percent from the previous year and increased by less than 1 percent from the previous quarter. State agencies and universities reported headcounts of 253,197 full-time and 68,417 part-time employees working on the last day of the quarter. The statewide management-to-staff ratio for the second quarter was 1:15, compared with a ratio of 1:14 in the same quarter one year ago.

Summary of Third Quarter Data

  • FTEs/Contractor Totals

    During the third quarter, agencies and universities reported an equivalent of 682 contract FTEs who worked more than 6 of the previous 12 months. This number decreased by 34 percent from the third quarter one year ago.
  • State Agencies
    • An average of 148,897 FTEs worked in state agencies. � Agencies reported headcounts of 146,213 full-time employees, 3,696 part-time employees, and 382 contract employees.

    • The management-to-staff ratio within state agencies was 1:12.9.

    • Four state agencies exceeded their FTE caps for the quarter- the Adjutant General's Department, Commission for the Blind, Department of Public Safety, and Department of Transportation.

    • One agency, the Cosmetology Commission, did not submit FTE data for this quarter.

  • Higher Education Institutions

    • An average of 135,603 FTEs worked in institutions of higher education. � Higher education institutions reported headcounts of 106,984 full-time employees, 64,721 part-time employees, and 299 contract employees.

    • The management-to-staff ratio within higher education was 1:17.9

    • Two organizations within higher education exceeded their quarterly caps-the Texas Forest Service (A&M) and the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab.

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