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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2009

Graphic Presentation of Federal Civilian Employment

Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Branch

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Branch

Executive Branch (98%) - 2,754,789
Judicial Branch (1.0%) - 33,754
Legislative Branch (1.0%) - 29,930

Executive Branch Non Postal Service = 2,050,980
Postal Service = 703,809
Executive Branch = 2,754,789
Total Employment = 2,818,473


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Service

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Service

Excepted & SES (51.6%) - 1,453,091
Competitive (48.4%) - 1,336,382
Total Employment: 2,818,473


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Work Schedule/Appointment

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Work Schedule/Appointment

Full-time Permanent (84.7%) - 2,388,214
Part-time (4.7%) - 132,306
Full-time Temporary (5.0%) - 138,997
Intermittent (5.6%) - 158,956
Total Employment: 2,818,473


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Major Geographic Area

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Major Geographic Area

United States Outside Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (84.6%) - 2,384,661
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV Core Based Statistical Area* (12.3%) - 345,501
Overseaes (3.1%) - 88,311
Total Employment: 2,818,473


* Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV CBSA Area includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince Wiliam, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park in Virginia; and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia.

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