A Summary Report on Full-time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending August 31, 2012 [TX] [Key Points]
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A Summary Report on Full-time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending August 31, 2012

 

A Summary Report on Full-time Equivalent State Employees for the Quarter Ending August 31, 2012

 


 

October 2012

Report Number 13-703

Overall Conclusion

As of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, the State employed 295,882.9 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees. That was a decrease of 1,620.0 FTEs (0.5 percent) since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011, when the State employed 297,502.9 FTEs. The information in this report does not include vacant positions or take into account the elimination of vacant positions.

It is important to note that agencies and higher education institutions self-reported the FTE data presented in this report, and the State Auditor's Office did not independently verify that data.

Information on agencies and higher education institutions was as follows:

- Agency FTEs. As of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, agencies reported that they employed 147,325.0 FTEs. That was a decrease of 3,207.6 (2.1 percent) FTEs since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 (see Chapters 1 and 2 of this report for additional information).

- Higher Education Institution FTEs. As of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, higher education institutions reported that they employed 148,557.9 FTEs. That was an increase of 1,587.6 (1.1 percent) FTEs since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 (see Chapter 3 of this report for additional information). In addition to reporting total FTEs, the higher education institutions also reported FTEs for administrators, faculty, and other staff as of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012. As of the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012, higher education institutions reported that they employed:

- 3,023.6 administrators. That was an increase of 70.0 (2.4 percent) FTEs since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

- 21,747.9 faculty. That was an increase of 375.9 (1.8 percent) FTEs since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

- 123,765.5 other staff. That was a decrease of 1,153.5 (0.9 percent) FTEs since the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011.

Higher education institutions were unable to reconcile 20.9 FTEs for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2012.

See Chapter 4 of this report for additional information.

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