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Workforce turnover

  • Additional turnover analysis is available on the Layoffs, Retirements and Resignations pages.
  • While turnover percentages capture employees leaving state service, some employees leave their current positions to move to another agency. See Movement Between Agencies for more information.

Click on legend title to add/remove items for additional analysis. 

Note: "Other" turnover includes miscellaneous separations such as end of appointments, voluntary/involuntary disability separations, reversions, and abandonment of positions.


Executive Branch Turnover
  FY16 FY17 FY18 FY19 FY20
Resignation 2,946 3,089 3,189 3,287 2,861
Layoff 25 25 36 21 20
Retirement 1,486 1,559 1,535 1,585 1,533
Dismissal 132 110 141 129 148
Other 839 1,010 926 901 882



Includes permanent or intent to become permanent employees only.
Executive branch only (excluding higher education institutions).
Does not include legislative and judicial branch agencies.

Last Updated: 08/03/2020
Time Period: 07/01/2015–06/30/2020
Update Frequency: annually (end of fiscal year)

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