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Employment Statistics

Information as of Jan. 1, 2014

Total Workforce

  • There are 6,359 authorized positions.
  • There are approximately 6,541 total positions (including grant-funded positions).
  • There were 6,177 regular employees as of Jan. 1, 2014.
  • The average city employee is 45 years old, with 11.9 years of service.
  • There are 8.3 employees per 1,000 citizens.
  • Total citywide turnover (including retirements) for calendar year 2013 was 8.9 percent
  • Total citywide turnover (without retirements) for calendar year 2013 was 6.4 percent
  • There is one African-American assistant city manager and four African-American department heads.
  • There is one Hispanic assistant city manager and two Hispanic department heads.
  • There is one female assistant city manager and six female department heads.
  • Women make up 28.8 percent of the total city workforce.
  • Residency of city employees is as follows:
Fort Worth 3,131 Tarrant County (Without Fort Worth) 1,649
Parker County 409 Tarrant County 4,780
Johnson County 404 Denton County 94
Wise County 60 Dallas County 150
Other Counties 177 Hood County 103
  • The gender/ethnic composition of the municipal workforce as of Jan. 1, 2014 is as follows:
African-
American
Hispanic Caucasian Other Total
Citywide Totals Male 10.4 percent 15.4 percent 43.2 percent 2.2 percent 71.2 percent
Female 7.6 percent 6.9 percent 13.3 percent 1.9 percent 28.8 percent
Total 18.0 percent 22.3 percent 56.5 percent 3.2 percent 100 percent
General Employees Only Male 11.1 percent 16.9 percent 28.7 percent 2.4 percent 59.1 percent
Female 11.5 percent 10.4 percent 17.5 percent 1.5 percent 40.9 percent
Total 22.6 percent 27.3 percent 46.2 percent 3.9 percent 100 percent
C.S. Police Only Male 9.1 percent 14.8 percent 59.1 percent 2.4 percent 85.4 percent
Female 2.3 percent 2.1 percent 9.7 percent 0.5 percent 14.6 percent
Total 11.4 percent 16.9 percent 68.8 percent 2.9 percent 100 percent
C.S. Fire Only Male 9.9 percent 10.2 percent 76.6 percent 1.2 percent 97.9 percent
Female 0.1 percent 0.0 percent 2.0 percent 0.0 percent 2.1 percent
Total 10.0 percent 10.2 percent 78.6 percent 1.2 percent 100 percent
  • There are 466 different job classifications in the city’s classification and pay plan.
  • There were 302 city-sponsored training courses in 2013 attended by 5,244 participants.
  • There were 31,286 applicants in 2013 who applied for 458 jobs in the city.

Civilians

  • There are 3,734 civilian employees as of January 2014.
  • The average civilian is 47 years old, with 10.0 years of service.
  • Women (excluding civil service police and fire employees) make up 46.9 percent of professionals in city government.
  • Average base pay for civilian employees is $46,587.
  • Average actual pay for civilian employees — including longevity, overtime, etc. — $48,454.
  • Calendar Year 2013 turnover for civilians (including retirements) was 11.6 percent.
  • Calendar Year 2013 turnover for civilians (without retirements) was 9.0 percent.
  • 40.7 percent of civilian employees live outside of Fort Worth.

Civil Service Police

  • There are 1,578 civil service police employees as of January 2014 (including trainees).
  • The city hired 82 civil service police employees in 2013.
  • The average civil service police employee is 41 years old, with 13.6 years of service.
  • There are 231 female civil service police employees as of January 2014.
  • Average base pay for civil service police is $73,082.
  • Average actual pay for civil service police employees — including longevity, overtime, etc. — is $80,226.
  • Calendar year 2013 turnover for civil service police employees (including retirements) was 5.6 percent.
  • Calendar year 2013 turnover for civil service police employees (without retirements) was 3.2 percent.
  • There are 2.1 civil service police employees per 1,000 citizens.
  • 57.9 percent of civil service police employees live outside of Fort Worth.

Civil Service Fire

  • There are 865 civil service fire employees as of January 2014 (including trainees).
  • The city hired no civil service fire employees in 2013.
  • The average civil service fire employee is 43 years old, with 16.5 years of service.
  • There are 18 female civil service fire employees as of January 2014.
  • Average base pay for civil service fire employees is $69,023.
  • Average actual pay for civil service fire employees — including longevity, overtime, etc.— is $86,949.
  • Calendar year 2013 turnover for civil service fire employees (including retirements) was 2.7 percent.
  • Calendar year 2013 turnover for civil service fire employees (without retirements) was 0.3 percent.
  • There are 1.1 civil service fire employees per 1,000 citizens.
  • 70.8 percent of civil service fire employees live outside of Fort Worth.

Contact

Address:

1000 Throckmorton Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Hours of Operation:

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday

Contact Numbers:

  • Staffing Services: 817-392-7750
  • Fax: 817-392-8869
  • City of Fort Worth Job Line (Regional): 817-392-7760
  • City of Fort Worth Job Line (National): 1-800-532-0678
  • City of Fort Worth Employee Leave & Accrual Balance: 817-392-8989

Email:

HRWebmail@fortworthtexas.gov

ADA Email:

ada@fortworthtexas.gov

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