Audit Reports Affecting Multiple Agencies
A Quarterly Report of Full-Time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending February 29, 1996
Report Number 96-711
There were 264,441 full-time equivalent (FTE) state employees for the quarter ending February
29, 1996, according to reports filed by 210 state agencies and institutions of higher
Key Facts and Findings
There were 245,153 full-time state employees and 64,219 part-time state employees.
The number of full-time equivalent employees in state agencies decreased by 1,852 and the
number of employees in state institutions of higher education increased by 85 over the quarter
ending November 30, 1995, resulting in a net decrease of 1,767 (or 0.66 percent).
The majority of the decrease in state agencies' employees occurred in the Texas Department of
Criminal Justice (decrease of 1,167 FTEs), primarily as the result of transferring 775 psychiatric
positions to The University of Texas Medical Branch.
Adjusting for agencies without FTE target levels and institutions of higher education by
them from the analysis, the resulting figure of 151,414 FTE employees is 6.90 percent below the
overall FTE target level of 161,870.
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