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Employment and Trends - March 2009

TABLE 26 -- ACCESSIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, FEBRUARY 2009 AND MARCH 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                                          
     MARCH 2009 88,390 * 3.22 16,371 * 1.20 10,327 * 0.76 6,044 * 0.44 72,019 * 5.22 70,568 * 5.11 1,451 * 0.11
     FEBRUARY 2009 37,428 ** 1.38 18,041 ** 1.34 9,586 ** 0.71 8,455 ** 0.63 19,387 ** 1.43 17,890 ** 1.32 1,497 ** 0.11
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
     MARCH 2009 51 * 0.41 6 * 0.25 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.08 45 * 0.45 43 * 0.43 2 * 0.02
     FEBRUARY 2009 49 * 0.40 6 * 0.25 4 * 0.16 2 * 0.08 43 * 0.43 41 * 0.41 2 * 0.02
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
     MARCH 2009 9 * 0.28 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 9 * 0.28 9 * 0.28 ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 9 0.28 ... ... ... ... ... ... 9 0.28 9 0.28 ... ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
     MARCH 2009 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
     MARCH 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
     FEBRUARY 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
     MARCH 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
     MARCH 2009 88,339 * 3.24 16,365 * 1.20 10,323 * 0.76 6,042 * 0.44 71,974 * 5.25 70,525 * 5.15 1,449 * 0.11
     FEBRUARY 2009 37,379 ** 1.39 18,035 ** 1.34 9,582 ** 0.71 8,453 ** 0.63 19,344 ** 1.44 17,849 ** 1.32 1,495 ** 0.11
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
     MARCH 2009 57 3.35 ... ... ... ... ... ... 57 6.06 57 6.06 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 118 7.26 11 1.46 7 0.93 4 0.53 107 12.30 107 12.30 ... ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
     MARCH 2009 83,758 4.55 15,816 1.29 9,913 0.81 5,903 0.48 67,942 11.03 66,600 10.82 1,342 0.22
     FEBRUARY 2009 32,799 * 1.82 17,453 * 1.44 9,125 * 0.75 8,328 * 0.69 15,346 * 2.61 13,935 * 2.37 1,411 * 0.24
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
     MARCH 2009 351 0.96 56 0.65 55 0.63 1 0.01 295 1.06 190 0.68 105 0.38
     FEBRUARY 2009 437 * 1.20 54 * 0.63 43 * 0.50 11 * 0.13 383 * 1.38 289 * 1.04 94 * 0.34
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
     MARCH 2009 4,011 3.38 3,908 3.52 2,029 1.83 1,879 1.69 103 1.35 89 1.16 14 0.18
     FEBRUARY 2009 8,336 7.45 8,052 7.72 2,995 2.87 5,057 4.85 284 3.76 272 3.60 12 0.16
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
     MARCH 2009 10,279 1.46 5,748 1.04 4,144 0.75 1,604 0.29 4,531 2.92 3,686 2.38 845 0.54
     FEBRUARY 2009 8,418 1.20 4,068 0.74 2,934 0.54 1,134 0.21 4,350 2.82 3,424 2.22 926 0.60
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
     MARCH 2009 3,999 1.49 1,791 0.88 1,324 0.65 467 0.23 2,208 3.43 1,762 2.74 446 0.69
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,460 1.30 1,404 0.69 1,056 0.52 348 0.17 2,056 3.22 1,465 2.29 591 0.92
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
     MARCH 2009 1,948 1.06 1,178 0.76 832 0.53 346 0.22 770 2.75 662 2.37 108 0.39
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,781 0.97 1,029 0.66 765 0.49 264 0.17 752 2.71 671 2.42 81 0.29
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
     MARCH 2009 2,708 1.74 1,645 1.40 1,295 1.10 350 0.30 1,063 2.83 865 2.30 198 0.53
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,858 1.20 917 0.78 686 0.59 231 0.20 941 2.52 759 2.03 182 0.49
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
     MARCH 2009 368 1.58 333 1.54 122 0.56 211 0.97 35 2.09 22 1.32 13 0.78
     FEBRUARY 2009 437 1.90 260 1.22 112 0.53 148 0.70 177 10.61 163 9.77 14 0.84
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
     MARCH 2009 1,256 1.66 801 1.54 571 1.10 230 0.44 455 1.93 375 1.59 80 0.34
     FEBRUARY 2009 882 1.17 458 0.89 315 0.61 143 0.28 424 1.80 366 1.55 58 0.25
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
     MARCH 2009 681 0.62 377 0.60 350 0.55 27 0.04 304 0.64 303 0.64 1 ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 596 0.54 261 0.41 240 0.38 21 0.03 335 0.71 335 0.71 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
     MARCH 2009 1,592 2.39 1,237 2.16 456 0.80 781 1.36 355 3.85 272 2.95 83 0.90
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,591 * 2.42 1,173 * 2.07 467 * 0.82 706 * 1.25 418 * 4.56 315 * 3.44 103 * 1.12
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
     MARCH 2009 1,691 1.84 1,382 1.65 563 0.67 819 0.98 309 3.88 252 3.16 57 0.72
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,200 1.30 982 1.17 335 0.40 647 0.77 218 2.58 169 2.00 49 0.58
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
     MARCH 2009 57,920 72.58 267 0.85 165 0.53 102 0.32 57,653 119.10 57,647 119.09 6 0.01
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,969 9.17 190 0.61 163 0.52 27 0.09 4,779 20.78 4,773 20.75 6 0.03
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
     MARCH 2009 101 0.63 71 0.50 57 0.40 14 0.10 30 1.68 30 1.68 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 98 0.61 51 0.36 44 0.31 7 0.05 47 2.62 46 2.57 1 0.06
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
     MARCH 2009 638 0.99 280 0.55 239 0.47 41 0.08 358 2.57 353 2.54 5 0.04
     FEBRUARY 2009 805 1.25 381 0.75 310 0.61 71 0.14 424 3.01 417 2.96 7 0.05
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
     MARCH 2009 28 0.29 9 0.10 3 0.03 6 0.07 19 1.94 19 1.94 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 24 0.25 18 0.21 14 0.16 4 0.05 6 0.62 5 0.51 1 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 345 0.62 41 0.52 27 0.34 14 0.18 304 0.63 272 0.57 32 0.07
     FEBRUARY 2009 409 0.73 42 0.53 31 0.39 11 0.14 367 0.77 333 0.70 34 0.07
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
     MARCH 2009 144 0.93 94 0.71 65 0.49 29 0.22 50 2.30 48 2.21 2 0.09
     FEBRUARY 2009 129 0.84 85 0.64 58 0.44 27 0.20 44 2.05 42 1.96 2 0.09
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 27 0.67 8 0.25 5 0.15 3 0.09 19 2.29 18 2.17 1 0.12
     FEBRUARY 2009 39 0.96 14 0.43 10 0.31 4 0.12 25 3.05 24 2.93 1 0.12
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
     MARCH 2009 4,036 1.40 1,735 1.29 1,437 1.07 298 0.22 2,301 1.51 2,154 1.41 147 0.10
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,031 * 1.41 1,486 * 1.11 1,170 * 0.87 316 * 0.24 2,545 * 1.68 2,404 * 1.58 141 * 0.09
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
     MARCH 2009 1,914 1.08 603 0.71 318 0.38 285 0.34 1,311 1.42 1,267 1.38 44 0.05
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,717 0.98 596 0.71 311 0.37 285 0.34 1,121 1.22 1,087 1.18 34 0.04
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
     MARCH 2009 4,524 * 0.51 549 * 0.41 410 * 0.31 139 * 0.10 3,975 * 0.53 3,868 * 0.51 107 * 0.01
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,462 ** 0.50 571 ** 0.42 450 ** 0.33 121 ** 0.09 3,891 ** 0.51 3,807 ** 0.50 84 ** 0.01
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     MARCH 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
     MARCH 2009 88 0.49 44 0.30 27 0.18 17 0.11 44 1.34 42 1.28 2 0.06
     FEBRUARY 2009 111 ** 0.61 40 ** 0.27 31 ** 0.21 9 ** 0.06 71 ** 2.17 71 ** 2.17 ... ** ...
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
     MARCH 2009 6 0.27 5 0.30 5 0.30 ... ... 1 0.19 1 0.19 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 11 0.50 8 0.48 7 0.42 1 0.06 3 0.57 3 0.57 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
     MARCH 2009 2 0.11 ... ... ... ... ... ... 2 0.32 2 0.32 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 4 0.22 3 0.24 3 0.24 ... ... 1 0.16 ... ... 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 91 * 1.72 32 * 0.72 30 * 0.68 2 * 0.05 59 * 6.93 59 * 6.93 ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 91 1.73 32 0.73 30 0.68 2 0.05 59 7.02 59 7.02 ... ...
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 123 1.02 73 0.67 39 0.36 34 0.31 50 4.77 48 4.58 2 0.19
     FEBRUARY 2009 97 0.81 60 0.55 34 0.31 26 0.24 37 3.63 37 3.63 ... ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 50 0.27 36 0.21 26 0.15 10 0.06 14 1.30 2 0.19 12 1.12
     FEBRUARY 2009 60 0.33 38 0.22 31 0.18 7 0.04 22 2.03 8 0.74 14 1.29
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 104 3.20 46 1.82 42 1.66 4 0.16 58 8.14 52 7.30 6 0.84
     FEBRUARY 2009 68 2.13 27 1.08 25 1.00 2 0.08 41 5.95 41 5.95 ... ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
     MARCH 2009 4 0.25 1 0.11 ... ... 1 0.11 3 0.40 2 0.27 1 0.13
     FEBRUARY 2009 5 * 0.31 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 5 * 0.66 4 * 0.53 1 * 0.13
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
     MARCH 2009 19 0.46 ... ... ... ... ... ... 19 0.46 14 0.34 5 0.12
     FEBRUARY 2009 24 0.59 ... ... ... ... ... ... 24 0.59 22 0.54 2 0.05
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
     MARCH 2009 62 1.15 24 0.58 11 0.27 13 0.32 38 2.98 37 2.90 1 0.08
     FEBRUARY 2009 56 1.03 27 0.66 14 0.34 13 0.32 29 2.23 29 2.23 ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
     MARCH 2009 1 0.10 1 0.11 1 0.11 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 2 0.21 2 0.21 1 0.11 1 0.11 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
     MARCH 2009 23 0.62 11 0.53 8 0.38 3 0.14 12 0.75 12 0.75 ... ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 15 0.41 11 0.53 8 0.38 3 0.14 4 0.25 4 0.25 ... ...
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 42 * 1.08 29 * 0.93 5 * 0.16 24 * 0.77 13 * 1.74 6 * 0.80 7 * 0.94
     FEBRUARY 2009 42 1.05 29 0.90 5 0.15 24 0.74 13 1.72 6 0.79 7 0.92
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
     MARCH 2009 27 * 0.55 23 * 0.48 18 * 0.38 5 * 0.10 4 * 2.78 3 * 2.08 1 * 0.69
     FEBRUARY 2009 65 * 1.31 62 * 1.30 55 * 1.15 7 * 0.15 3 * 1.75 1 * 0.58 2 * 1.17
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
     MARCH 2009 283 * 0.45 133 * 0.24 132 * 0.24 1 * ... 150 * 1.81 120 * 1.45 30 * 0.36
     FEBRUARY 2009 283 0.45 133 0.24 132 0.24 1 ... 150 1.82 120 1.45 30 0.36
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     MARCH 2009 3 * 0.15 3 * 0.22 3 * 0.22 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 3 * 0.15 3 * 0.22 3 * 0.22 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
     MARCH 2009 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
     MARCH 2009 3,209 0.45 ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,209 0.45 3,207 0.45 2 ...
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,138 0.44 ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,138 0.44 3,137 0.44 1 ...

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

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