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A Summary Report on Full-time Equivalent State Employees for Fiscal Year 2023

February 2024


In fiscal year 2023, state agencies and higher education institutions reported an average of 341,304.6 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees, an increase of 13,250.8 FTEs (or 4.0 percent) compared with fiscal year 2022. This increase is primarily a result of a growth in FTEs at higher education institutions, which employed 58.8 percent of the State’s workforce.

Statewide, the majority of FTEs (64.1 percent) were paid from appropriated funds (state and federal appropriations).