State Employees by Function
Last Eight Fiscal Years
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Primary Government
Legislative 665 668 695 701 713 706 705 716
General Government 3,645 3,654 3,783 3,897 3,811 3,630 3,584 3,453
Regulation and Protection 4,196 4,258 4,324 4,384 4,271 4,088 4,099 3,999
Conservation and Development 1,296 1,302 1,306 1,356 1,388 1,293 1,296 1,393
Health and Hospital 7,668 7,774 7,841 7,984 4,138 3,925 3,844 3,862
Transportation 3,053 3,131 3,198 3,256 3,139 3,070 3,055 3,018
Human Services 1,847 1,891 1,969 2,046 1,982 5,175 5,133 5,017
Education, Libraries, and Museums 18,874 19,375 19,619 20,219 20,126 20,225 20,777 21,692
Corrections 9,738 9,797 9,927 10,116 10,034 9,539 9,243 9,151
Judicial 4,297 4,381 4,457 4,628 4,567 4,601 4,626 4,744
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 55,279 56,231 57,119 58,587 54,169 56,252 56,362 57,045

Note: This information was not available prior to 2005. The number of employees excludes job classes such as contractors, intermittent, durational, seasonal, trainee, temporary and part-time employment.