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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - January 2009

TABLE 26 -- ACCESSIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2008 AND JANUARY 2009
TOTALACCESSIONS TO THE   COMPETITIVE SERVICE  ACCESSIONS TO THE  EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 
TOTALNEW HIRESOTHERTOTALNEW HIRESOTHER
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                          
     JANUARY 2009 36,281 * 1.34 12,067 * 0.90 7,343 * 0.55 4,724 * 0.35 24,214 * 1.78 22,451 * 1.65 1,763 * 0.13
     DECEMBER 2008 35,374 * 1.32 9,222 * 0.70 6,045 * 0.46 3,177 * 0.24 26,152 * 1.92 23,963 * 1.76 2,189 * 0.16
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
     JANUARY 2009 55 * 0.45 7 * 0.29 4 * 0.16 3 * 0.12 48 * 0.48 46 * 0.46 2 * 0.02
     DECEMBER 2008 53 * 0.43 7 * 0.29 4 * 0.16 3 * 0.12 46 * 0.46 44 * 0.44 2 * 0.02
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 5 * 0.16 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 5 * 0.16 5 * 0.16 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 5 * 0.16 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 5 * 0.16 5 * 0.16 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
     JANUARY 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
     DECEMBER 2008 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
     JANUARY 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
     JANUARY 2009 36,226 * 1.35 12,060 * 0.90 7,339 * 0.55 4,721 * 0.35 24,166 * 1.79 22,405 * 1.66 1,761 * 0.13
     DECEMBER 2008 35,321 * 1.32 9,215 * 0.70 6,041 * 0.46 3,174 * 0.24 26,106 * 1.93 23,919 * 1.77 2,187 * 0.16
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
     JANUARY 2009 345 * 21.02 9 * 1.20 6 * 0.80 3 * 0.40 336 * 37.71 336 * 37.71 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 19 1.11 9 1.21 6 0.81 3 0.40 10 1.04 10 1.04 ... ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
     JANUARY 2009 28,685 * 1.60 11,444 * 0.95 6,880 * 0.57 4,564 * 0.38 17,241 * 2.95 15,674 * 2.68 1,567 * 0.27
     DECEMBER 2008 22,059 1.25 8,875 0.75 5,798 0.49 3,077 0.26 13,184 2.28 11,143 1.92 2,041 0.35
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 437 1.20 54 0.63 43 0.50 11 0.13 383 1.38 289 1.04 94 0.34
     DECEMBER 2008 307 0.84 43 0.50 41 0.48 2 0.02 264 0.95 169 0.61 95 0.34
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 1,381 * 1.31 1,292 * 1.32 371 * 0.38 921 * 0.94 89 * 1.19 59 * 0.79 30 * 0.40
     DECEMBER 2008 1,381 1.42 1,292 1.44 371 0.41 921 1.03 89 1.25 59 0.83 30 0.42
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 8,559 1.22 4,075 0.74 2,919 0.53 1,156 0.21 4,484 2.91 3,562 2.31 922 0.60
     DECEMBER 2008 8,037 1.15 3,651 0.67 2,694 0.49 957 0.17 4,386 2.86 2,994 1.95 1,392 0.91
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 3,139 1.18 1,253 0.62 972 0.48 281 0.14 1,886 2.96 1,405 2.20 481 0.75
     DECEMBER 2008 3,220 1.22 1,275 0.63 960 0.48 315 0.16 1,945 3.08 1,257 1.99 688 1.09
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 2,023 1.11 1,063 0.68 785 0.51 278 0.18 960 3.48 815 2.95 145 0.53
     DECEMBER 2008 1,907 1.04 983 0.63 711 0.46 272 0.18 924 3.38 560 2.05 364 1.33
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 1,969 1.27 954 0.81 730 0.62 224 0.19 1,015 2.71 832 2.22 183 0.49
     DECEMBER 2008 1,764 1.14 830 0.71 646 0.55 184 0.16 934 2.49 694 1.85 240 0.64
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 320 1.41 265 1.25 79 0.37 186 0.88 55 3.76 30 2.05 25 1.71
     DECEMBER 2008 216 0.95 176 0.83 82 0.39 94 0.44 40 2.74 24 1.64 16 1.10
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
     JANUARY 2009 1,108 1.47 540 1.05 353 0.68 187 0.36 568 2.40 480 2.03 88 0.37
     DECEMBER 2008 930 1.24 387 0.75 295 0.57 92 0.18 543 2.29 459 1.94 84 0.35
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 809 0.73 344 0.54 315 0.50 29 0.05 465 0.99 465 0.99 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2008 557 0.51 323 0.51 299 0.47 24 0.04 234 0.50 234 0.50 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
     JANUARY 2009 1,591 2.40 1,173 2.06 467 0.82 706 1.24 418 4.53 315 3.41 103 1.12
     DECEMBER 2008 722 1.08 494 0.86 273 0.47 221 0.38 228 2.43 157 1.67 71 0.76
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 1,665 1.79 1,246 1.48 508 0.60 738 0.88 419 4.59 298 3.26 121 1.33
     DECEMBER 2008 750 0.85 430 0.54 288 0.36 142 0.18 320 3.49 240 2.61 80 0.87
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 6,196 12.44 289 0.93 191 0.61 98 0.32 5,907 31.56 5,893 31.49 14 0.07
     DECEMBER 2008 3,223 7.46 151 0.52 115 0.40 36 0.12 3,072 21.36 3,061 21.28 11 0.08
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
     JANUARY 2009 141 0.87 102 0.71 74 0.52 28 0.20 39 2.08 39 2.08 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2008 115 0.71 85 0.59 54 0.38 31 0.22 30 1.54 29 1.49 1 0.05
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
     JANUARY 2009 631 0.98 219 0.43 176 0.35 43 0.09 412 2.96 411 2.95 1 0.01
     DECEMBER 2008 641 1.00 290 0.58 237 0.47 53 0.11 351 2.55 341 2.48 10 0.07
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
     JANUARY 2009 72 0.74 46 0.53 21 0.24 25 0.29 26 2.57 24 2.37 2 0.20
     DECEMBER 2008 58 0.62 39 0.47 26 0.31 13 0.16 19 1.89 15 1.49 4 0.40
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 560 1.00 61 0.77 41 0.52 20 0.25 499 1.04 458 0.96 41 0.09
     DECEMBER 2008 337 0.60 36 0.45 25 0.32 11 0.14 301 0.63 264 0.55 37 0.08
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 251 1.63 175 1.33 136 1.03 39 0.30 76 3.49 57 2.62 19 0.87
     DECEMBER 2008 156 1.02 105 0.80 72 0.55 33 0.25 51 2.33 28 1.28 23 1.05
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 29 0.70 13 0.40 6 0.19 7 0.22 16 1.81 15 1.70 1 0.11
     DECEMBER 2008 23 0.55 16 0.49 13 0.40 3 0.09 7 0.75 5 0.53 2 0.21
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
     JANUARY 2009 4,031 1.41 1,486 1.11 1,170 0.87 316 0.24 2,545 1.68 2,404 1.59 141 0.09
     DECEMBER 2008 3,451 1.21 1,305 0.98 1,005 0.75 300 0.22 2,146 1.42 1,953 1.30 193 0.13
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 2,332 1.33 869 1.04 442 0.53 427 0.51 1,463 1.59 1,385 1.51 78 0.08
     DECEMBER 2008 2,301 1.31 615 0.74 285 0.34 330 0.40 1,686 1.83 1,594 1.73 92 0.10
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
     JANUARY 2009 7,196 * 0.80 607 * 0.45 453 * 0.34 154 * 0.11 6,589 * 0.86 6,395 * 0.83 194 * 0.03
     DECEMBER 2008 13,243 * 1.46 331 * 0.24 237 * 0.17 94 * 0.07 12,912 * 1.67 12,766 * 1.65 146 * 0.02
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     JANUARY 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
     JANUARY 2009 127 0.70 68 0.46 47 0.32 21 0.14 59 1.79 57 1.73 2 0.06
     DECEMBER 2008 98 0.54 27 0.18 15 0.10 12 0.08 71 2.13 66 1.98 5 0.15
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 30 1.37 26 1.57 24 1.45 2 0.12 4 0.75 3 0.56 1 0.19
     DECEMBER 2008 8 0.36 7 0.42 6 0.36 1 0.06 1 0.19 1 0.19 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 31 1.67 12 0.98 6 0.49 6 0.49 19 3.01 19 3.01 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2008 11 0.60 2 0.17 2 0.17 ... ... 9 1.47 9 1.47 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 141 2.73 76 1.75 62 1.43 14 0.32 65 8.02 45 5.55 20 2.47
     DECEMBER 2008 65 * 1.27 36 * 0.84 34 * 0.79 2 * 0.05 29 * 3.67 28 * 3.54 1 * 0.13
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 123 1.03 80 0.73 43 0.39 37 0.34 43 4.21 40 3.91 3 0.29
     DECEMBER 2008 83 0.69 42 0.38 27 0.25 15 0.14 41 4.01 30 2.93 11 1.08
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 200 1.09 58 0.33 43 0.25 15 0.09 142 13.31 77 7.22 65 6.09
     DECEMBER 2008 36 0.20 23 0.13 18 0.10 5 0.03 13 1.23 5 0.47 8 0.75
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 51 1.59 22 0.88 18 0.72 4 0.16 29 4.12 21 2.98 8 1.14
     DECEMBER 2008 72 2.23 10 0.40 10 0.40 ... ... 62 8.79 25 3.54 37 5.24
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
     JANUARY 2009 5 * 0.31 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 5 * 0.66 4 * 0.53 1 * 0.13
     DECEMBER 2008 5 0.31 ... ... ... ... ... ... 5 0.66 4 0.53 1 0.13
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 37 0.90 ... ... ... ... ... ... 37 0.90 31 0.76 6 0.15
     DECEMBER 2008 41 1.00 ... ... ... ... ... ... 41 1.00 33 0.80 8 0.19
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
     JANUARY 2009 74 1.37 37 0.90 30 0.73 7 0.17 37 2.80 36 2.72 1 0.08
     DECEMBER 2008 64 1.18 27 0.66 16 0.39 11 0.27 37 2.78 32 2.40 5 0.38
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
     JANUARY 2009 7 0.73 7 0.74 5 0.53 2 0.21 ... ... ... ... ... ...
     DECEMBER 2008 3 0.31 3 0.32 1 0.11 2 0.21 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 24 0.65 8 0.38 8 0.38 ... ... 16 1.00 16 1.00 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2008 19 0.52 14 0.67 11 0.53 3 0.14 5 0.31 5 0.31 ... ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 39 0.85 29 0.82 13 0.37 16 0.45 10 0.99 8 0.79 2 0.20
     DECEMBER 2008 39 * 0.78 16 * 0.42 5 * 0.13 11 * 0.29 23 * 1.84 22 * 1.76 1 * 0.08
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 55 * 1.11 46 * 0.96 37 * 0.78 9 * 0.19 9 * 4.57 4 * 2.03 5 * 2.54
     DECEMBER 2008 35 * 0.74 24 * 0.53 14 * 0.31 10 * 0.22 11 * 5.85 1 * 0.53 10 * 5.32
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
     JANUARY 2009 216 0.34 53 0.10 53 0.10 ... ... 163 1.98 99 1.21 64 0.78
     DECEMBER 2008 55 0.09 6 0.01 5 0.01 1 ... 49 0.59 13 0.16 36 0.44
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     JANUARY 2009 3 * 0.15 3 * 0.22 3 * 0.22 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 3 0.15 3 0.22 3 0.22 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
     JANUARY 2009 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2008 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
     JANUARY 2009 5,664 0.79 ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,664 0.79 5,662 0.79 2 ...
     DECEMBER 2008 12,275 1.69 ... ... ... ... ... ... 12,275 1.69 12,274 1.69 1 ...

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

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