Demographics and Labor Statistics - CalHR

State Employee Demographics and Labor Statistics

CalHR's Statewide Workforce Planning and Recruitment Unit continually analyzes state workforce demographic data, and develops department specific and classifications watch lists biannually in order to bolster workforce planning strategies at the State of California.  


The most current available employee demographics information is posted to this page.  To access information from prior years, see the Past Employee Demographics and Labor Statistics archive section below.

January 2014 State Employee Age Demographics

The following State employee age demographic findings are based on workforce data from January 2014.

Permanent State Employees by Age:

State Employee Age in by CEA/SSMIII, Manager/Supervisor, and Rank and File categories:


Permanent rank-and-file employees by age:


Managers and Supervisors by age:

SSMIII by Age:


CEA by age:



April 2012 to November 2013 Average Retirement Age by Classification

The following average retirement age by classification information is based on workforce data from April 1, 2012 to November 30, 2013.


Average Retirement Age by Classification data is available in order of class code or in alphabetical order by class title.

Past Employee Demographics and Labor Statistics

Past data are categorized by month and year.


June 2013 

Employee Age Demographics Graphs 


April 2012 to March 2013

Average Age of Retirement by Class (available in alphabetical order or by class code


March 2011

Employee Age Demographics Graphs

Supervisors, Managers, and CEAs by Department and Age

Permanent Employees by Department and Age

Employees by Classification and Age (available in alphabetical order or by class code)

Updated 4/8/2014