Summary Data Regarding Full-Time Equivalent Employees for the Quarter Ending
May 31, 2003
Report Number 03-707
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.
- 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
- 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
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