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
  FY14 FY15 FY16 FY17 FY18
Resignation 2,417 2,843 2,946 3,089 3,189
Layoff 65 118 25 25 36
Retirement 1,527 1,484 1,486 1,559 1,535
Dismissal 135 109 132 110 141
Other 1,120 1,147 839 1,010 926



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: 08/02/2018
Time Period: 07/01/2013–06/30/2018
Update Frequency: annually (end of fiscal year)