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Employment and Trends - May 2009

TABLE 12 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND TYPE OF APPOINTMENT, UNITED STATES, APRIL 2009 AND MAY 2009
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
     MAY 2009 2,770,775 * 1,356,273 * 1,309,852 * 46,421 * 1,414,502 * 1,142,641 * 271,861 *
     APRIL 2009 2,825,426 * 1,349,192 * 1,308,631 * 40,561 * 1,476,234 * 1,141,416 * 334,818 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
     MAY 2009 29,923 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 27,501 * 8,995 * 18,506 *
     APRIL 2009 29,920 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 27,498 * 8,995 * 18,503 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
     MAY 2009 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
     APRIL 2009 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
     MAY 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
     APRIL 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
     MAY 2009 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
     APRIL 2009 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
     MAY 2009 33,385 * ... * ... * ... * 33,385 * 33,100 * 285 *
     APRIL 2009 33,385 * ... * ... * ... * 33,385 * 33,100 * 285 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
     MAY 2009 2,707,467 * 1,353,851 * 1,307,436 * 46,415 * 1,353,616 * 1,100,546 * 253,070 *
     APRIL 2009 2,762,121 * 1,346,770 * 1,306,215 * 40,555 * 1,415,351 * 1,099,321 * 316,030 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
     MAY 2009 1,738 744 742 2 994 255 739
     APRIL 2009 1,720 749 747 2 971 251 720
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
     MAY 2009 1,831,842 1,219,928 1,176,189 43,739 611,914 440,445 171,469
     APRIL 2009 1,883,505 1,212,144 1,174,279 37,865 671,361 437,011 234,350
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
     MAY 2009 14,860 8,707 7,457 1,250 6,153 4,610 1,543
     APRIL 2009 14,795 8,693 7,435 1,258 6,102 4,587 1,515
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
     MAY 2009 115,940 108,187 105,021 3,166 7,753 7,050 703
     APRIL 2009 120,618 112,763 107,222 5,541 7,855 7,026 829
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
     MAY 2009 671,007 538,964 522,754 16,210 132,043 100,108 31,935
     APRIL 2009 663,473 536,165 520,513 15,652 127,308 98,817 28,491
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
     MAY 2009 253,935 196,443 186,178 10,265 57,492 39,526 17,966
     APRIL 2009 250,092 195,078 185,032 10,046 55,014 39,125 15,889
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
     MAY 2009 178,924 153,898 151,572 2,326 25,026 23,026 2,000
     APRIL 2009 177,538 153,317 151,241 2,076 24,221 22,457 1,764
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
     MAY 2009 152,363 116,994 114,108 2,886 35,369 28,667 6,702
     APRIL 2009 150,821 116,517 113,731 2,786 34,304 28,511 5,793
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
     MAY 2009 23,253 21,437 21,299 138 1,816 1,319 497
     APRIL 2009 22,917 21,197 21,058 139 1,720 1,309 411
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
     MAY 2009 62,532 50,192 49,597 595 12,340 7,570 4,770
     APRIL 2009 62,105 50,056 49,451 605 12,049 7,415 4,634
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
     MAY 2009 109,439 62,603 62,260 343 46,836 44,056 2,780
     APRIL 2009 109,121 62,433 62,081 352 46,688 43,897 2,791
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
     MAY 2009 74,005 61,983 53,770 8,213 12,022 3,252 8,770
     APRIL 2009 68,898 59,173 53,637 5,536 9,725 3,158 6,567
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
     MAY 2009 99,236 89,824 81,271 8,553 9,412 2,473 6,939
     APRIL 2009 92,713 85,066 80,978 4,088 7,647 2,325 5,322
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
     MAY 2009 118,035 31,685 30,426 1,259 86,350 9,755 76,595
     APRIL 2009 187,417 31,553 30,727 826 155,864 9,178 146,686
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
     MAY 2009 16,155 14,330 14,059 271 1,825 1,593 232
     APRIL 2009 16,072 14,290 14,031 259 1,782 1,608 174
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
     MAY 2009 65,369 50,875 50,496 379 14,494 5,523 8,971
     APRIL 2009 65,052 50,742 50,372 370 14,310 5,497 8,813
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
     MAY 2009 9,556 8,587 8,577 10 969 785 184
     APRIL 2009 9,547 8,584 8,575 9 963 778 185
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
     MAY 2009 56,003 7,930 7,901 29 48,073 46,838 1,235
     APRIL 2009 55,859 7,916 7,892 24 47,943 46,701 1,242
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
     MAY 2009 15,601 13,350 13,328 22 2,251 1,894 357
     APRIL 2009 15,514 13,309 13,282 27 2,205 1,897 308
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
     MAY 2009 4,044 3,205 3,204 1 839 660 179
     APRIL 2009 4,051 3,211 3,210 1 840 669 171
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
     MAY 2009 286,929 135,316 132,248 3,068 151,613 130,736 20,877
     APRIL 2009 286,113 134,792 131,790 3,002 151,321 129,992 21,329
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
     MAY 2009 175,663 84,382 83,417 965 91,281 81,112 10,169
     APRIL 2009 174,262 83,454 82,534 920 90,808 80,881 9,927
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
     MAY 2009 873,887 * 133,179 * 130,505 * 2,674 * 740,708 * 659,846 * 80,862 *
     APRIL 2009 876,896 * 133,877 * 131,189 * 2,688 * 743,019 * 662,059 * 80,960 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     MAY 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
     APRIL 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
     MAY 2009 18,326 14,788 14,725 63 3,538 1,866 1,672
     APRIL 2009 18,066 14,778 14,715 63 3,288 1,839 1,449
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
     MAY 2009 2,193 1,659 1,655 4 534 519 15
     APRIL 2009 2,174 1,645 1,640 5 529 514 15
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
     MAY 2009 1,838 1,221 1,209 12 617 542 75
     APRIL 2009 1,844 1,221 1,209 12 623 542 81
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
     MAY 2009 5,262 * 4,415 * 4,066 * 349 * 847 * 586 * 261 *
     APRIL 2009 5,262 * 4,415 * 4,066 * 349 * 847 * 586 * 261 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
     MAY 2009 12,060 10,932 10,919 13 1,128 1,041 87
     APRIL 2009 11,989 10,918 10,906 12 1,071 1,020 51
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
     MAY 2009 18,361 17,297 16,032 1,265 1,064 960 104
     APRIL 2009 18,333 17,276 16,011 1,265 1,057 945 112
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
     MAY 2009 3,342 2,551 2,522 29 791 120 671
     APRIL 2009 3,304 2,564 2,528 36 740 110 630
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
     MAY 2009 1,596 854 853 1 742 717 25
     APRIL 2009 1,595 852 851 1 743 718 25
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
     MAY 2009 4,107 ... ... ... 4,107 3,909 198
     APRIL 2009 4,094 ... ... ... 4,094 3,904 190
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
     MAY 2009 5,362 4,137 4,096 41 1,225 1,178 47
     APRIL 2009 5,391 4,144 4,092 52 1,247 1,204 43
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
     MAY 2009 952 937 934 3 15 11 4
     APRIL 2009 952 937 937 ... 15 11 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
     MAY 2009 3,718 2,104 2,093 11 1,614 1,514 100
     APRIL 2009 3,708 2,103 2,092 11 1,605 1,512 93
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
     MAY 2009 3,594 * 3,027 * 2,444 * 583 * 567 * 223 * 344 *
     APRIL 2009 3,594 3,027 2,444 583 567 223 344
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
     MAY 2009 4,927 * 4,770 * 4,701 * 69 * 157 * 93 * 64 *
     APRIL 2009 4,905 * 4,778 * 4,707 * 71 * 127 * 92 * 35 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
     MAY 2009 64,861 54,534 54,499 35 10,327 9,656 671
     APRIL 2009 64,451 54,463 54,434 29 9,988 9,363 625
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     MAY 2009 1,709 * 1,363 * 1,356 * 7 * 346 * 292 * 54 *
     APRIL 2009 1,709 * 1,363 * 1,356 * 7 * 346 * 292 * 54 *
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
     MAY 2009 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
     APRIL 2009 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
     MAY 2009 693,852 ... ... ... 693,852 619,590 74,262
     APRIL 2009 696,972 ... ... ... 696,972 622,209 74,763

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

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