The State Worker

June 23, 2014

What state workers earn: Law enforcement and regulators

Average pay for workers covered by the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association rose just 1.4 percent in 2013, according to state pay data, putting the union’s members in the middle of the pack for pay increases among state public safety staff and regulators. By comparision, average pay for correctional officers remained essentially flat last year while Highway Patrol Officers’ average pay rose 4 percent.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at or 916-321-1043. Twitter: @TheStateWorker.

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