State Employees by Function
Last Ten Fiscal Years
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Primary Government
Legislative 665 668 695 701 713 706 705 716 705 685
General Government 3,645 3,654 3,783 3,897 3,811 3,630 3,584 3,453 3,107 3,324
Regulation and Protection 4,196 4,258 4,324 4,384 4,271 4,088 4,099 3,999 3,945 4,064
Conservation and Development 1,296 1,302 1,306 1,356 1,388 1,293 1,296 1,393 1,324 1,303
Health and Hospital 7,668 7,774 7,841 7,984 4,138 3,925 3,844 3,862 3,857 3,822
Transportation 3,053 3,131 3,198 3,256 3,139 3,070 3,055 3,018 2,986 3,027
Human Services 1,847 1,891 1,969 2,046 1,982 5,175 5,133 5,017 4,618 4,841
Education, Libraries, and Museums 18,874 19,375 19,619 20,219 20,126 20,225 20,777 21,692 21,203 20,937
Corrections 9,738 9,797 9,927 10,116 10,034 9,539 9,243 9,151 8,628 8,588
Judicial 4,297 4,381 4,457 4,628 4,567 4,601 4,626 4,744 4,605 4,597
Total Number of Employees - Primary Government 55,279 56,231 57,119 58,587 54,169 56,252 56,362 57,045 54,978 55,188

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.
The total for the primary government includes the employees of the University of Connecticut, the University of Connecticut Health Center, and the Board of Regents for Higher Education which includes the State University System and the Connecticut Community Colleges.