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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2009

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, AUGUST 2009 AND SEPTEMBER 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                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,838,491 * 212,985 * 2,625,506 * 2,749,287 * 206,862 * 2,542,425 * 356,545 * 10,636 * 345,909 *
     AUGUST 2009 2,814,217 * 214,660 * 2,599,557 * 2,726,553 * 208,322 * 2,518,231 * 354,144 * 11,478 * 342,666 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 30,859 * 2,831 * 28,028 * 30,853 * 2,831 * 28,022 * 29,739 * 2,785 * 26,954 *
     AUGUST 2009 29,932 * 2,712 * 27,220 * 29,926 * 2,712 * 27,214 * 28,811 * 2,666 * 26,145 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
     AUGUST 2009 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
     AUGUST 2009 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
     AUGUST 2009 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 33,754 * ... 33,754 * 33,385 * ... 33,385 * 2,815 * ... 2,815 *
     AUGUST 2009 33,754 * ... 33,754 * 33,385 * ... 33,385 * 2,815 * ... 2,815 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,773,878 * 210,154 * 2,563,724 * 2,685,049 * 204,031 * 2,481,018 * 323,991 * 7,851 * 316,140 *
     AUGUST 2009 2,750,531 * 211,948 * 2,538,583 * 2,663,242 * 205,610 * 2,457,632 * 322,518 * 8,812 * 313,706 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,769 10 1,759 1,757 10 1,747 1,757 10 1,747
     AUGUST 2009 1,762 10 1,752 1,750 10 1,740 1,750 10 1,740
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,905,137 203,292 1,701,845 1,822,190 197,169 1,625,021 260,045 6,567 253,478
     AUGUST 2009 1,877,997 * 205,092 * 1,672,905 * 1,796,629 * 198,754 * 1,597,875 * 259,095 * 7,532 * 251,563 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 37,464 39 37,425 15,203 39 15,164 12,403 36 12,367
     AUGUST 2009 37,359 39 37,320 15,144 39 15,105 12,352 36 12,316
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 109,189 2,150 107,039 108,510 2,150 106,360 15,267 741 14,526
     AUGUST 2009 109,154 2,160 106,994 108,478 2,160 106,318 15,236 743 14,493
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 736,592 147,618 588,974 689,363 142,045 547,318 72,120 3,229 68,891
     AUGUST 2009 733,479 148,739 584,740 687,147 142,956 544,191 71,919 4,142 67,777
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 281,632 52,463 229,169 261,342 49,906 211,436 21,705 1,086 20,619
     AUGUST 2009 280,790 52,528 228,262 260,394 49,881 210,513 21,755 1,096 20,659
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 190,988 40,961 150,027 183,688 39,836 143,852 26,851 1,068 25,783
     AUGUST 2009 190,281 40,950 149,331 182,946 39,814 143,132 26,608 1,068 25,540
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 162,132 43,946 118,186 156,235 43,504 112,731 5,474 507 4,967
     AUGUST 2009 162,050 44,094 117,956 156,124 43,651 112,473 5,438 511 4,927
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 24,970 5,566 19,404 24,369 5,455 18,914 2,171 12 2,159
     AUGUST 2009 24,805 5,431 19,374 24,205 5,318 18,887 2,180 12 2,168
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 76,870 4,682 72,188 63,729 3,344 60,385 15,919 556 15,363
     AUGUST 2009 75,553 5,736 69,817 63,478 4,292 59,186 15,938 1,455 14,483
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 113,495 5,011 108,484 111,436 4,985 106,451 24,920 206 24,714
     AUGUST 2009 112,691 4,995 107,696 110,650 4,969 105,681 24,722 201 24,521
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 75,381 9,792 65,589 75,015 9,692 65,323 7,734 693 7,041
     AUGUST 2009 78,407 10,543 67,864 78,045 10,443 67,602 7,843 737 7,106
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 104,460 2,497 101,963 103,576 2,487 101,089 10,925 214 10,711
     AUGUST 2009 106,268 2,445 103,823 105,390 2,436 102,954 10,995 214 10,781
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 80,167 901 79,266 79,769 901 78,868 24,492 230 24,262
     AUGUST 2009 54,135 883 53,252 53,744 883 52,861 23,858 234 23,624
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 16,909 14 16,895 16,870 14 16,856 5,981 9 5,972
     AUGUST 2009 16,697 14 16,683 16,659 14 16,645 5,956 9 5,947
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 67,149 2,034 65,115 66,817 2,033 64,784 31,069 377 30,692
     AUGUST 2009 67,149 2,034 65,115 66,817 2,033 64,784 31,069 377 30,692
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 9,585 ... 9,585 9,505 ... 9,505 3,205 ... 3,205
     AUGUST 2009 9,619 ... 9,619 9,538 ... 9,538 3,235 ... 3,235
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 57,277 269 57,008 56,955 269 56,686 9,528 48 9,480
     AUGUST 2009 57,220 269 56,951 56,900 269 56,631 9,524 48 9,476
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 16,145 458 15,687 16,124 458 15,666 5,562 1 5,561
     AUGUST 2009 16,040 * 463 * 15,577 * 16,019 * 463 * 15,556 * 5,580 * 2 * 5,578 *
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 4,101 3 4,098 4,095 3 4,092 3,021 3 3,018
     AUGUST 2009 4,110 3 4,107 4,104 3 4,101 3,035 3 3,032
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 297,318 30,040 267,278 292,747 29,668 263,079 8,217 576 7,641
     AUGUST 2009 295,936 30,105 265,831 291,914 29,728 262,186 8,368 579 7,789
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 179,905 2,466 177,439 176,205 2,425 173,780 25,601 204 25,397
     AUGUST 2009 179,733 2,400 177,333 176,080 2,358 173,722 25,403 207 25,196
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 866,972 * 6,852 * 860,120 * 861,102 * 6,852 * 854,250 * 62,189 * 1,274 * 60,915 *
     AUGUST 2009 870,772 * 6,846 * 863,926 * 864,863 * 6,846 * 858,017 * 61,673 * 1,270 * 60,403 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
     AUGUST 2009 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 18,399 11 18,388 18,338 11 18,327 5,362 2 5,360
     AUGUST 2009 18,476 11 18,465 18,415 11 18,404 5,408 2 5,406
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,351 ... 2,351 2,342 ... 2,342 486 ... 486
     AUGUST 2009 2,331 ... 2,331 2,322 ... 2,322 480 ... 480
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,877 2 1,875 1,875 2 1,873 1,595 2 1,593
     AUGUST 2009 1,886 2 1,884 1,884 2 1,882 1,603 2 1,601
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 6,436 13 6,423 6,414 13 6,401 1,661 13 1,648
     AUGUST 2009 6,246 13 6,233 6,224 13 6,211 1,644 13 1,631
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 12,524 367 12,157 12,471 367 12,104 4,332 170 4,162
     AUGUST 2009 12,489 370 12,119 12,437 370 12,067 4,330 170 4,160
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 18,539 * 17 * 18,522 * 18,527 * 17 * 18,510 * 4,093 * 17 * 4,076 *
     AUGUST 2009 18,539 * 17 * 18,522 * 18,527 * 17 * 18,510 * 4,093 * 17 * 4,076 *
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,386 11 3,375 3,386 11 3,375 1,402 10 1,392
     AUGUST 2009 3,384 11 3,373 3,384 11 3,373 1,404 10 1,394
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,644 5 1,639 1,624 5 1,619 442 5 437
     AUGUST 2009 1,632 5 1,627 1,612 5 1,607 439 5 434
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 4,169 2 4,167 4,166 2 4,164 2,977 2 2,975
     AUGUST 2009 4,116 2 4,114 4,114 2 4,112 2,955 2 2,953
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 5,440 9 5,431 5,424 9 5,415 1,700 5 1,695
     AUGUST 2009 5,442 9 5,433 5,421 9 5,412 1,698 5 1,693
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 971 ... 971 971 ... 971 4 ... 4
     AUGUST 2009 963 ... 963 963 ... 963 4 ... 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,728 ... 3,728 3,728 ... 3,728 2,228 ... 2,228
     AUGUST 2009 3,750 ... 3,750 3,750 ... 3,750 2,227 ... 2,227
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,575 3 3,572 3,547 3 3,544 997 3 994
     AUGUST 2009 3,805 * 3 * 3,802 * 3,774 * 3 * 3,771 * 1,001 * 3 * 998 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 4,977 * 860 * 4,117 * 4,954 * 860 * 4,094 * 4,580 * 802 * 3,778 *
     AUGUST 2009 4,988 * 859 * 4,129 * 4,966 * 859 * 4,107 * 4,589 * 801 * 3,788 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 67,631 285 67,346 67,192 285 66,907 1,698 14 1,684
     AUGUST 2009 67,790 285 67,505 67,355 285 67,070 1,717 14 1,703
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,958 100 1,858 1,720 100 1,620 1,524 91 1,433
     AUGUST 2009 1,957 * 98 * 1,859 * 1,709 * 98 * 1,611 * 1,509 * 89 * 1,420 *
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
     AUGUST 2009 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
     SEPTEMBER 2009 678,020 ... 678,020 674,779 ... 674,779 13,273 ... 13,273
     AUGUST 2009 682,618 ... 682,618 679,351 ... 679,351 13,287 ... 13,287

*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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