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State and local payroll totals

Here are payroll totals for 3,234 state and local government entities in New York State for the fiscal year ending in March 2013, ranked by the total amount paid. The totals are based on wages for workers who participate in either the state Employee Retirement System or the Police and Fire Retirement System. Those systems do not include New York City employees, or teachers and school administrators throughout the state. The information is part of the public record and was obtained from the retirement systems through a request under the Freedom of Information Law.

For comparison, the 2012 payroll amounts and rankings are included, along with a calculation of how much the payroll went up or down. Nassau and Suffolk counties maintained their top rankings in 2013. To see the individual salaries this is based on, click here.

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2013 rank Employer 2013 payroll 2012 rank 2012 payroll Percent change
1 Suffolk County $928,943,275.62 1 $926,980,482.91 0.21%
2 Nassau County $821,102,519.68 2 $844,658,761.57 -2.79%
3 Port Authority of NY & NJ $605,301,220.39 3 $628,268,746.46 -3.66%
4 Division of State Police $554,575,444.48 4 $554,515,865.29 0.01%
5 Westchester County $434,992,395.63 5 $411,996,043.35 5.58%
6 Department of Tax & Finance $282,974,370.11 6 $297,986,588.49 -5.04%
7 SUNY At Stonybrook-Hospital $241,549,167.66 11 $230,472,326.22 4.81%
8 Erie County $234,590,171.12 8 $244,199,497.94 -3.94%
9 Dept Labor - Manpower $232,142,996.07 13 $226,846,003.82 2.34%
10 Monroe County $231,070,730.14 12 $230,056,178.53 0.44%
11 Department of Health $228,796,605.70 9 $239,223,803.37 -4.36%
12 Dept Environmental Conservation $226,427,078.17 10 $238,787,531.10 -5.18%
13 Westchester Health Care Corp $217,024,016.38 7 $260,832,548.24 -16.80%
14 Onondaga County $208,905,316.53 15 $209,947,841.02 -0.50%
15 Nassau Health Care Corp $198,872,696.02 14 $214,140,263.90 -7.13%
16 Children & Family Services $195,514,888.39 16 $196,413,177.82 -0.46%
17 City of Yonkers $191,390,824.04 18 $188,502,609.35 1.53%
18 Health Science Center At Syracuse-Hospital $186,549,241.02 19 $177,214,066.20 5.27%
19 City of Rochester $182,785,764.30 17 $191,983,907.69 -4.79%
20 Rockland County $169,183,860.41 20 $175,866,423.17 -3.80%
21 City of Buffalo $167,292,980.03 21 $170,811,432.98 -2.06%
22 Town of Hempstead $163,309,774.20 24 $154,990,516.07 5.37%
23 Off of The State Comptroller $158,410,198.81 22 $155,899,232.61 1.61%
24 State Insurance Fund-Admin $157,120,842.85 23 $155,707,005.32 0.91%
25 Orange County $152,017,755.29 25 $153,063,308.29 -0.68%
26 Thruway Authority $150,698,713.41 26 $152,128,899.27 -0.94%
27 Erie County Medical Cntr Corp $147,368,627.45 29 $145,053,616.78 1.60%
28 NYS Power Authority $145,967,494.66 28 $145,477,671.48 0.34%
29 Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office $140,450,171.38 30 $140,956,400.36 -0.36%
30 Temporary & Disability Assist $137,224,599.21 27 $145,970,088.93 -5.99%
31 Education Department $135,969,251.72 31 $135,478,760.20 0.36%
32 HSC At Brooklyn-Hospital $128,391,214.11 32 $134,074,665.90 -4.24%
33 Cornell University $121,277,690.23 38 $114,798,874.28 5.64%
34 Central NY Developmental Disabilities Services Office $119,083,372.66 35 $117,898,527.78 1.00%
35 Roswell Park Cancer Institute $118,839,137.40 39 $111,974,785.26 6.13%
36 Department of Motor Vehicles $116,423,647.19 33 $121,492,328.50 -4.17%
37 Office For Technology $116,159,569.39 157 $38,968,558.29 99.99%
38 Off Court Admin 4Th Dept $112,753,404.68 36 $115,170,285.82 -2.10%
39 Supreme Court Clks & Stenos Oc $111,366,994.56 37 $114,904,556.52 -3.08%
40 Dutchess County $110,301,049.89 34 $119,216,744.97 -7.48%
41 Health Research Inc $108,729,695.91 40 $111,552,791.71 -2.53%
42 Albany County $105,616,325.31 41 $106,867,784.54 -1.17%
43 Western New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office $104,114,274.89 43 $101,889,956.27 2.18%
44 NYC Criminal Court $102,422,411.56 48 $91,442,701.48 12.01%
45 Dept of Financial Services $102,358,923.83 102 $52,661,790.45 94.37%
46 City of Syracuse $101,997,156.62 42 $105,544,120.17 -3.36%
47 Department of Law $101,712,728.36 44 $100,847,208.95 0.86%
48 New York Public Library $98,704,005.92 45 $97,276,906.63 1.47%
49 Clinton Corr Facility $98,255,507.72 56 $82,353,754.46 19.31%
50 Hudson Valley Developmental Disabilities Services Office $92,541,789.28 47 $92,337,853.28 0.22%
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