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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 11 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND TYPE OF APPOINTMENT, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2008 AND JANUARY 2009
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
     JANUARY 2009 2,748,978 * 1,341,148 * 1,305,281 * 35,867 * 1,407,830 * 1,180,766 * 227,064 *
     DECEMBER 2008 2,764,455 * 1,344,432 * 1,308,487 * 35,945 * 1,420,023 * 1,185,630 * 234,393 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
     JANUARY 2009 29,933 * 2,427 * 2,421 * 6 * 27,506 * 8,950 * 18,556 *
     DECEMBER 2008 29,871 * 2,427 * 2,421 * 6 * 27,444 * 8,946 * 18,498 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
     JANUARY 2009 3,129 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,128 * 3,075 * 53 *
     DECEMBER 2008 3,129 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,128 * 3,075 * 53 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
     JANUARY 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
     DECEMBER 2008 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
     JANUARY 2009 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
     DECEMBER 2008 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
     JANUARY 2009 33,754 * ... * ... * ... * 33,754 * 33,458 * 296 *
     DECEMBER 2008 33,754 * ... * ... * ... * 33,754 * 33,458 * 296 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
     JANUARY 2009 2,685,291 * 1,338,721 * 1,302,860 * 35,861 * 1,346,570 * 1,138,358 * 208,212 *
     DECEMBER 2008 2,700,830 * 1,342,005 * 1,306,066 * 35,939 * 1,358,825 * 1,143,226 * 215,599 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,576 * 751 * 749 * 2 * 825 * 240 * 585 *
     DECEMBER 2008 1,707 750 748 2 957 253 704
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,789,698 * 1,203,469 * 1,170,584 * 32,885 * 586,229 * 462,963 * 123,266 *
     DECEMBER 2008 1,787,633 1,205,422 1,172,803 32,619 582,211 461,503 120,708
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
     JANUARY 2009 36,359 8,613 7,356 1,257 27,746 22,257 5,489
     DECEMBER 2008 36,422 8,646 7,357 1,289 27,776 22,287 5,489
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
     JANUARY 2009 105,668 * 98,219 * 97,095 * 1,124 * 7,449 * 6,749 * 700 *
     DECEMBER 2008 105,668 98,219 97,095 1,124 7,449 6,749 700
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
     JANUARY 2009 700,722 546,621 529,782 16,839 154,101 107,698 46,403
     DECEMBER 2008 701,100 547,424 530,648 16,776 153,676 107,365 46,311
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
     JANUARY 2009 266,026 202,103 190,932 11,171 63,923 40,196 23,727
     DECEMBER 2008 265,030 201,448 190,807 10,641 63,582 39,951 23,631
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
     JANUARY 2009 182,705 155,057 152,846 2,211 27,648 22,424 5,224
     DECEMBER 2008 183,042 155,518 153,257 2,261 27,524 22,167 5,357
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
     JANUARY 2009 154,323 116,980 114,343 2,637 37,343 28,917 8,426
     DECEMBER 2008 154,924 117,350 114,775 2,575 37,574 29,047 8,527
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
     JANUARY 2009 22,587 20,920 20,771 149 1,667 1,256 411
     DECEMBER 2008 22,682 21,425 20,862 563 1,257 1,257 ...
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
     JANUARY 2009 75,081 51,561 50,890 671 23,520 14,905 8,615
     DECEMBER 2008 75,422 51,683 50,947 736 23,739 14,943 8,796
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
     JANUARY 2009 110,141 63,135 62,748 387 47,006 44,043 2,963
     DECEMBER 2008 110,296 63,282 62,893 389 47,014 44,014 3,000
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
     JANUARY 2009 65,860 56,694 52,420 4,274 9,166 3,020 6,146
     DECEMBER 2008 66,516 57,213 52,865 4,348 9,303 3,031 6,272
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
     JANUARY 2009 92,528 83,771 79,885 3,886 8,757 2,344 6,413
     DECEMBER 2008 93,968 84,469 80,824 3,645 9,499 2,327 7,172
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
     JANUARY 2009 52,375 31,082 30,090 992 21,293 9,769 11,524
     DECEMBER 2008 47,237 31,100 30,225 875 16,137 9,552 6,585
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
     JANUARY 2009 16,035 14,243 14,005 238 1,792 1,617 175
     DECEMBER 2008 16,277 14,325 14,092 233 1,952 1,640 312
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
     JANUARY 2009 64,620 50,439 50,020 419 14,181 5,374 8,807
     DECEMBER 2008 64,133 50,446 50,032 414 13,687 5,339 8,348
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
     JANUARY 2009 9,629 8,675 8,666 9 954 790 164
     DECEMBER 2008 9,853 8,785 8,771 14 1,068 814 254
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 55,687 7,885 7,866 19 47,802 46,533 1,269
     DECEMBER 2008 55,930 7,928 7,910 18 48,002 46,715 1,287
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
     JANUARY 2009 15,318 13,185 13,159 26 2,133 1,856 277
     DECEMBER 2008 15,412 13,192 13,171 21 2,220 1,873 347
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 4,045 3,224 3,221 3 821 666 155
     DECEMBER 2008 4,186 3,242 3,239 3 944 682 262
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
     JANUARY 2009 285,732 133,942 131,467 2,475 151,790 128,719 23,071
     DECEMBER 2008 284,821 133,703 131,198 2,505 151,118 127,860 23,258
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
     JANUARY 2009 174,979 83,741 82,804 937 91,238 81,528 9,710
     DECEMBER 2008 175,814 83,448 82,483 965 92,366 81,255 11,111
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
     JANUARY 2009 894,017 * 134,501 * 131,527 * 2,974 * 759,516 * 675,155 * 84,361 *
     DECEMBER 2008 911,490 * 135,833 * 132,515 * 3,318 * 775,657 * 681,470 * 94,187 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
     DECEMBER 2008 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
     JANUARY 2009 18,092 14,828 14,765 63 3,264 1,831 1,433
     DECEMBER 2008 18,163 14,832 14,749 83 3,331 1,860 1,471
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
     JANUARY 2009 2,187 1,657 1,650 7 530 515 15
     DECEMBER 2008 2,192 1,656 1,650 6 536 516 20
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,858 1,226 1,215 11 632 538 94
     DECEMBER 2008 1,862 1,231 1,220 11 631 543 88
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 5,218 4,388 4,055 333 830 604 226
     DECEMBER 2008 5,100 * 4,309 * 4,051 * 258 * 791 * 573 * 218 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 11,938 10,931 10,921 10 1,007 959 48
     DECEMBER 2008 12,060 11,023 11,013 10 1,037 946 91
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 18,354 17,275 16,000 1,275 1,079 980 99
     DECEMBER 2008 18,437 17,382 16,102 1,280 1,055 946 109
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 3,187 2,506 2,471 35 681 105 576
     DECEMBER 2008 3,241 2,514 2,483 31 727 102 625
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,636 * 880 * 878 * 2 * 756 * 732 * 24 *
     DECEMBER 2008 1,636 880 878 2 756 732 24
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
     JANUARY 2009 4,084 ... ... ... 4,084 3,891 193
     DECEMBER 2008 4,120 ... ... ... 4,120 3,912 208
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
     JANUARY 2009 5,416 4,103 4,053 50 1,313 1,270 43
     DECEMBER 2008 5,426 4,096 4,065 31 1,330 1,282 48
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
     JANUARY 2009 957 942 942 ... 15 11 4
     DECEMBER 2008 963 948 948 ... 15 11 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
     JANUARY 2009 3,673 2,079 2,067 12 1,594 1,494 100
     DECEMBER 2008 3,674 2,081 2,071 10 1,593 1,489 104
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 4,114 3,346 2,462 884 768 215 553
     DECEMBER 2008 5,018 * 3,767 * 2,470 * 1,297 * 1,251 * 223 * 1,028 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
     JANUARY 2009 4,966 * 4,767 * 4,698 * 69 * 199 * 117 * 82 *
     DECEMBER 2008 4,976 * 4,781 * 4,708 * 73 * 195 * 117 * 78 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
     JANUARY 2009 63,031 54,815 54,786 29 8,216 7,546 670
     DECEMBER 2008 63,745 55,531 55,502 29 8,214 7,531 683
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     JANUARY 2009 1,957 * 1,373 * 1,366 * 7 * 584 * 517 * 67 *
     DECEMBER 2008 1,957 1,373 1,366 7 584 517 67
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
     JANUARY 2009 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
     DECEMBER 2008 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
     JANUARY 2009 713,376 ... ... ... 713,376 635,935 77,441
     DECEMBER 2008 728,768 ... ... ... 728,768 642,195 86,573

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS MONTH'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT MONTH. **REVISED.

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