State Payrolls

Data is provided by the state’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for calendar years 2007 through 2013. It includes all the state employees, K-12 public schools, and some employees of the colleges and universities.

OMB  provided Name, Department ID & Department Title, Position ID & Position Title, Hire Date, Regular Earnings, Overtime Earnings, and Other Earnings. Total Compensation is the addition of Regular Earnings, Overtime Earnings, and Other Earnings.

Position information for some years was not reported. We have asked OMB to rectify all these problems.

The University of Delaware is a private institution that receives state funds. Their employees are not included in any year because their records are private.

We have organized the data along the lines of state organization. First, we divided the employees into one of the three branches of state government (Judicial, Legislative, and Executive), or K-12 Education, or Higher Education.

The state government employees are further assigned to their departments, then divisions, offices and bureaus. To make it a little easier to follow the hierarchy, it’s arranged like this: Branch, Department, and Level 4. Not all employee records contain a Level 3 or 4 designation.

K-12 Education is divided into School District and charter schools.

Higher Education includes Delaware State and Delaware Technical & Community College.

State Vendor Payments

Data is provided by the state’s Division of Accounting (DOA), covering fiscal years 2004 through 2014.

The data does not include the SuperCard purchases, though the state provided that data to us. We will post it as soon as we have verified the data’s correctness.

DOA provided Budget Year, Department, Appropriation Code, Object Code, Vendor Name, Dollar Amount.

You can sort the file by Department, Vendor Name, Spending Category, and Fiscal Year.

Note that Vendor Payments do not include all state expenditures for a given year.  For example, the 2010 CAFR shows Total Primary Government Expenses for 2010 of $6.9 billion. The Vendor Payments file on this website lists spending that totals almost $4.8 billion.