The Technical Unit (TX) is a systemwide bargaining unit of non-supervisory technical support personnel in a highly diverse unit who provide a great range of technical support services for academic and scientific research throughout the UC system and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). The unit is represented by the University Professional and Technical Employees union (UPTE). Currently, the unit includes approximately 3,771* employees.

An approximate breakdown of the number of technical support personnel at each location is as follows:

Location Headcount
Berkeley 409
Davis (Campus, ANR & Medical Center) 913
Irvine (Campus & Medical Center) 277
LBNL 133
Los Angeles (Campus & Medical Center) 458
Merced 27
Riverside 134
San Diego (Campus & Medical Center) 744
San Francisco (Campus & Medical Center) 361
Santa Barbara 183
Santa Cruz 117
Total 3,771

*FTP Data, April 2021