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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2009

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, FEBRUARY 2009 AND MARCH 2009
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYTOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
     MARCH 2009 2,818,473 * 208,754 * 2,609,719 * 2,730,162 * 202,343 * 2,527,819 * 345,501 * 10,899 * 334,602 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,766,354 ** 208,072 ** 2,558,282 ** 2,678,162 ** 201,665 ** 2,476,497 ** 344,470 ** 10,948 ** 333,522 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
     MARCH 2009 29,930 * 2,712 * 27,218 * 29,924 * 2,712 * 27,212 * 28,810 * 2,666 * 26,144 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 29,923 * 2,712 * 27,211 * 29,917 * 2,712 * 27,205 * 28,803 * 2,666 * 26,137 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
     MARCH 2009 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
     MARCH 2009 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
     MARCH 2009 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
     MARCH 2009 33,754 * ... 33,754 * 33,385 * ... 33,385 * 2,815 * ... 2,815 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 33,754 * ... 33,754 * 33,385 * ... 33,385 * 2,815 * ... 2,815 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
     MARCH 2009 2,754,789 * 206,042 * 2,548,747 * 2,666,853 * 199,631 * 2,467,222 * 313,876 * 8,233 * 305,643 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,702,677 ** 205,360 ** 2,497,317 ** 2,614,860 ** 198,953 ** 2,415,907 ** 312,852 ** 8,282 ** 304,570 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,725 10 1,715 1,712 10 1,702 1,712 10 1,702
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,674 10 1,664 1,661 10 1,651 1,661 10 1,651
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,868,381 199,141 1,669,240 1,786,445 192,730 1,593,715 250,416 6,946 243,470
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,810,329 * 198,466 * 1,611,863 * 1,728,542 * 192,059 * 1,536,483 * 249,323 * 6,989 * 242,334 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
     MARCH 2009 36,525 37 36,488 14,770 37 14,733 11,946 34 11,912
     FEBRUARY 2009 36,359 * 35 * 36,324 * 14,644 * 35 * 14,609 * 11,840 * 33 * 11,807 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
     MARCH 2009 119,438 2,237 117,201 118,717 2,237 116,480 14,762 761 14,001
     FEBRUARY 2009 118,066 2,248 115,818 117,345 2,248 115,097 14,801 765 14,036
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
     MARCH 2009 707,430 146,006 561,424 659,956 140,130 519,826 69,218 3,642 65,576
     FEBRUARY 2009 703,537 145,684 557,853 656,180 139,825 516,355 68,820 3,646 65,174
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
     MARCH 2009 268,502 51,435 217,067 248,385 48,758 199,627 20,800 1,076 19,724
     FEBRUARY 2009 266,714 51,242 215,472 246,697 48,587 198,110 20,700 1,077 19,623
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
     MARCH 2009 183,940 40,950 142,990 176,717 39,805 136,912 25,074 1,066 24,008
     FEBRUARY 2009 183,275 41,002 142,273 176,104 39,853 136,251 24,918 1,068 23,850
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
     MARCH 2009 155,963 43,437 112,526 150,023 42,972 107,051 5,903 915 4,988
     FEBRUARY 2009 154,984 43,227 111,757 149,069 42,758 106,311 5,867 919 4,948
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
     MARCH 2009 23,357 5,079 18,278 22,773 4,969 17,804 2,079 13 2,066
     FEBRUARY 2009 23,324 5,099 18,225 22,742 4,990 17,752 2,066 13 2,053
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
     MARCH 2009 75,668 5,105 70,563 62,058 3,626 58,432 15,362 572 14,790
     FEBRUARY 2009 75,240 5,114 70,126 61,568 3,637 57,931 15,269 569 14,700
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
     MARCH 2009 110,778 4,991 105,787 108,792 4,966 103,826 23,942 203 23,739
     FEBRUARY 2009 110,382 4,990 105,392 108,397 4,965 103,432 23,852 202 23,650
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
     MARCH 2009 67,191 7,368 59,823 66,845 7,280 59,565 7,324 609 6,715
     FEBRUARY 2009 65,860 * 7,156 * 58,704 * 65,514 * 7,066 * 58,448 * 7,305 * 635 * 6,670 *
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
     MARCH 2009 91,498 1,854 89,644 90,608 1,845 88,763 10,593 210 10,383
     FEBRUARY 2009 92,062 1,886 90,176 91,176 1,877 89,299 10,662 213 10,449
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
     MARCH 2009 103,606 815 102,791 103,225 815 102,410 23,886 228 23,658
     FEBRUARY 2009 55,999 805 55,194 55,627 805 54,822 23,585 227 23,358
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
     MARCH 2009 16,093 13 16,080 16,058 13 16,045 5,662 9 5,653
     FEBRUARY 2009 16,059 13 16,046 16,024 13 16,011 5,641 9 5,632
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
     MARCH 2009 64,641 2,015 62,626 64,338 2,014 62,324 29,995 389 29,606
     FEBRUARY 2009 64,633 2,032 62,601 64,328 2,031 62,297 29,958 394 29,564
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
     MARCH 2009 9,625 ... 9,625 9,551 ... 9,551 3,351 ... 3,351
     FEBRUARY 2009 9,665 ... 9,665 9,591 ... 9,591 3,375 ... 3,375
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 56,025 264 55,761 55,698 264 55,434 9,200 49 9,151
     FEBRUARY 2009 55,873 273 55,600 55,545 273 55,272 9,169 54 9,115
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
     MARCH 2009 15,470 1,264 14,206 15,452 1,264 14,188 5,264 2 5,262
     FEBRUARY 2009 15,391 1,260 14,131 15,373 1,260 14,113 5,235 2 5,233
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 4,067 3 4,064 4,058 3 4,055 2,975 3 2,972
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,043 3 4,040 4,034 3 4,031 2,947 3 2,944
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
     MARCH 2009 289,167 29,999 259,168 285,200 29,622 255,578 8,279 604 7,675
     FEBRUARY 2009 285,732 * 29,807 * 255,925 * 281,789 * 29,423 * 252,366 * 8,231 * 604 * 7,627 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
     MARCH 2009 176,827 2,275 174,552 173,177 2,240 170,937 24,019 203 23,816
     FEBRUARY 2009 176,668 2,274 174,394 172,975 2,235 170,740 23,902 202 23,700
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
     MARCH 2009 884,683 * 6,891 * 877,792 * 878,696 * 6,891 * 871,805 * 61,748 * 1,277 * 60,471 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 890,674 ** 6,884 ** 883,790 ** 884,657 ** 6,884 ** 877,773 ** 61,868 ** 1,283 ** 60,585 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
     MARCH 2009 18,104 11 18,093 18,043 11 18,032 5,262 2 5,260
     FEBRUARY 2009 18,091 ** 11 ** 18,080 ** 18,031 ** 11 ** 18,020 ** 5,249 ** 2 ** 5,247 **
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
     MARCH 2009 2,178 ... 2,178 2,169 ... 2,169 471 ... 471
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,188 ... 2,188 2,179 ... 2,179 473 ... 473
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,850 2 1,848 1,847 2 1,845 1,558 2 1,556
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,860 2 1,858 1,858 2 1,856 1,567 2 1,565
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 5,276 * 13 * 5,263 * 5,262 * 13 * 5,249 * 1,557 * 13 * 1,544 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 5,276 * 13 * 5,263 * 5,262 * 13 * 5,249 * 1,557 * 13 * 1,544 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 12,026 380 11,646 11,969 380 11,589 4,127 174 3,953
     FEBRUARY 2009 11,977 385 11,592 11,921 385 11,536 4,102 178 3,924
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 18,354 18 18,336 18,341 18 18,323 4,029 17 4,012
     FEBRUARY 2009 18,364 19 18,345 18,353 19 18,334 4,019 18 4,001
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 3,278 12 3,266 3,278 12 3,266 1,348 11 1,337
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,212 13 3,199 3,212 13 3,199 1,342 12 1,330
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,614 5 1,609 1,594 5 1,589 429 5 424
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,636 * 5 * 1,631 * 1,616 * 5 * 1,611 * 442 * 5 * 437 *
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
     MARCH 2009 4,094 2 4,092 4,092 2 4,090 2,959 2 2,957
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,079 2 4,077 4,077 2 4,075 2,951 2 2,949
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
     MARCH 2009 5,384 10 5,374 5,365 10 5,355 1,650 5 1,645
     FEBRUARY 2009 5,409 10 5,399 5,389 10 5,379 1,660 5 1,655
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
     MARCH 2009 952 ... 952 952 ... 952 5 ... 5
     FEBRUARY 2009 954 ... 954 954 ... 954 5 ... 5
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
     MARCH 2009 3,699 ... 3,699 3,699 ... 3,699 2,206 ... 2,206
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,678 ... 3,678 3,678 ... 3,678 2,191 ... 2,191
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 3,872 * 3 * 3,869 * 3,840 * 3 * 3,837 * 925 * 3 * 922 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,872 * 3 * 3,869 * 3,840 * 3 * 3,837 * 925 * 3 * 922 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
     MARCH 2009 4,930 * 856 * 4,074 * 4,906 * 856 * 4,050 * 4,536 * 800 * 3,736 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,933 * 856 * 4,077 * 4,909 * 856 * 4,053 * 4,539 * 800 * 3,739 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
     MARCH 2009 63,088 * 279 * 62,809 * 62,683 * 279 * 62,404 * 1,640 * 14 * 1,626 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 63,088 * 279 * 62,809 * 62,683 * 279 * 62,404 * 1,640 * 14 * 1,626 *
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
     MARCH 2009 1,957 * 98 * 1,859 * 1,709 * 98 * 1,611 * 1,509 * 89 * 1,420 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,957 * 98 * 1,859 * 1,709 * 98 * 1,611 * 1,509 * 89 * 1,420 *
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
     MARCH 2009 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
     MARCH 2009 703,809 ... 703,809 700,446 ... 700,446 13,597 ... 13,597
     FEBRUARY 2009 709,972 ... 709,972 706,572 ... 706,572 13,732 ... 13,732

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

A/ FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES WHOSE PAY RATES ARE SET BY WAGE BOARDS OR SIMILAR ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY SERVING THE SAME PURPOSE
AND ADJUSTED PERIODICALLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCALLY PREVAILING RATES.

B/ INCLUDES GENERAL SCHEDULE, SEVERAL POSTAL PAY PLANS OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVELY DETERMINED PAY PLANS.

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