SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee today updated her Government Compensation in California website to include self-reported salary data for K-12 education employers in the state. The data cover 398,589 positions and almost $16.40 billion in wages at employers including public school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education.
While cities, counties, and special districts are required to report salary and benefits data to the State Controller, K-12 education employers are voluntary reporters for the purposes of GCC. The State Controller’s Office requested data from 1,925 education employers, 411 of whom filed complete reports. Another 1,388 K-12 education employers did not file salary data reports, while 126 filed reports that were incomplete or did not comply with reporting guidelines.
As the chief fiscal officer of California, Controller Yee is responsible for accountability and disbursement of the state’s financial resources. The Controller has independent auditing authority over government agencies that spend state funds. She is a member of numerous financing authorities, and fiscal and financial oversight entities including the Franchise Tax Board. She also serves on the boards for the nation’s two largest public pension funds. Elected in 2014 and reelected in 2018, Controller Yee is the tenth woman elected to a statewide office in California’s history. Follow the Controller on Twitter at @CAController and on Facebook at California State Controller’s Office.