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Employment and Trends - September 2009

TABLE 26 -- ACCESSIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, AUGUST 2009 AND SEPTEMBER 2009
TOTALCOMPETITIVE SERVICE TOTALNEW HIRESOTHEREXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES TOTAL
AGENCYNUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATENUMBER*RATE
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 55,581 * 2.00 15,368 * 1.10 11,405 * 0.81 3,963 * 0.28 40,213 * 2.93 38,528 * 2.81 1,685 * 0.12
     AUGUST 2009 38,124 * 1.38 15,033 * 1.08 10,893 * 0.78 4,140 * 0.30 23,091 * 1.69 21,346 * 1.56 1,745 * 0.13
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 53 * 0.42 6 * 0.25 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.08 47 * 0.46 45 * 0.44 2 * 0.02
     AUGUST 2009 55 * 0.44 6 * 0.25 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.08 49 * 0.49 47 * 0.47 2 * 0.02
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 9 * 0.28 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 9 * 0.28 9 * 0.28 ... * ...
     AUGUST 2009 9 * 0.28 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 9 * 0.28 9 * 0.28 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     AUGUST 2009 6 * 0.25 6 * 0.26 4 * 0.17 2 * 0.09 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
     AUGUST 2009 23 * 0.59 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 23 * 0.59 21 * 0.54 2 * 0.05
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     AUGUST 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 55,528 * 2.01 15,362 * 1.10 11,401 * 0.81 3,961 * 0.28 40,166 * 2.95 38,483 * 2.83 1,683 * 0.12
     AUGUST 2009 38,069 * 1.38 15,027 * 1.08 10,889 * 0.78 4,138 * 0.30 23,042 * 1.69 21,299 * 1.57 1,743 * 0.13
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 35 1.98 10 1.32 7 0.92 3 0.40 25 2.48 25 2.48 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 39 2.20 9 1.19 8 1.06 1 0.13 30 2.94 30 2.94 ... ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 51,562 2.73 14,636 1.16 10,842 0.86 3,794 0.30 36,926 5.87 35,368 5.63 1,558 0.25
     AUGUST 2009 32,533 * 1.73 13,917 * 1.11 10,015 * 0.80 3,902 * 0.31 18,616 * 3.00 17,018 * 2.74 1,598 * 0.26
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 423 1.13 47 0.53 47 0.53 ... ... 376 1.32 282 0.99 94 0.33
     AUGUST 2009 353 0.94 42 0.47 42 0.47 ... ... 311 1.09 214 0.75 97 0.34
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,519 2.31 2,255 2.24 884 0.88 1,371 1.36 264 3.15 253 3.02 11 0.13
     AUGUST 2009 1,980 1.79 1,747 1.71 586 0.57 1,161 1.14 233 2.74 217 2.55 16 0.19
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 12,244 1.67 6,813 1.20 5,424 0.95 1,389 0.24 5,431 3.28 4,315 2.61 1,116 0.67
     AUGUST 2009 11,221 1.53 5,817 1.03 4,483 0.79 1,334 0.24 5,404 3.21 4,422 2.62 982 0.58
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 4,198 1.49 2,180 1.03 1,806 0.85 374 0.18 2,018 2.90 1,485 2.13 533 0.77
     AUGUST 2009 3,651 1.30 1,774 0.85 1,411 0.67 363 0.17 1,877 2.63 1,477 2.07 400 0.56
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,735 1.43 1,772 1.10 1,389 0.87 383 0.24 963 3.19 852 2.82 111 0.37
     AUGUST 2009 2,743 1.44 1,562 0.98 1,239 0.78 323 0.20 1,181 3.84 1,015 3.30 166 0.54
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,235 2.00 1,930 1.59 1,590 1.31 340 0.28 1,305 3.22 1,007 2.48 298 0.73
     AUGUST 2009 2,620 1.61 1,276 1.06 1,059 0.88 217 0.18 1,344 3.21 1,106 2.64 238 0.57
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 347 1.39 295 1.29 186 0.81 109 0.48 52 2.63 46 2.33 6 0.30
     AUGUST 2009 504 2.05 432 1.92 213 0.94 219 0.97 72 3.64 67 3.38 5 0.25
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,729 2.27 636 1.20 453 0.85 183 0.34 1,093 4.72 925 3.99 168 0.73
     AUGUST 2009 1,703 2.26 773 1.46 561 1.06 212 0.40 930 4.12 757 3.35 173 0.77
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,228 1.09 459 0.71 430 0.67 29 0.05 769 1.58 769 1.58 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 1,217 1.08 558 0.87 521 0.81 37 0.06 659 1.36 658 1.36 1 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 774 1.01 384 0.60 278 0.44 106 0.17 390 2.91 356 2.66 34 0.25
     AUGUST 2009 1,576 1.99 705 1.10 475 0.74 230 0.36 871 5.84 805 5.39 66 0.44
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 909 0.86 544 0.58 420 0.45 124 0.13 365 3.02 346 2.86 19 0.16
     AUGUST 2009 1,368 1.28 784 0.84 631 0.67 153 0.16 584 4.32 542 4.01 42 0.31
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 25,387 37.81 938 2.85 888 2.69 50 0.15 24,449 71.50 24,449 71.50 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 4,122 7.83 428 1.32 251 0.78 177 0.55 3,694 18.18 3,691 18.17 3 0.01
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 341 2.03 212 1.44 180 1.22 32 0.22 129 6.18 129 6.18 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 367 2.21 229 1.57 199 1.37 30 0.21 138 6.70 138 6.70 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,245 1.85 467 0.90 402 0.78 65 0.13 778 5.03 773 5.00 5 0.03
     AUGUST 2009 1,245 1.86 467 0.91 402 0.78 65 0.13 778 5.03 773 5.00 5 0.03
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 132 1.37 83 0.99 71 0.84 12 0.14 49 4.16 49 4.16 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 109 1.11 51 0.60 35 0.41 16 0.19 58 4.57 58 4.57 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 422 0.74 59 0.73 48 0.60 11 0.14 363 0.74 333 0.68 30 0.06
     AUGUST 2009 719 1.26 69 0.86 58 0.72 11 0.14 650 1.32 609 1.24 41 0.08
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 206 1.28 144 1.06 108 0.80 36 0.27 62 2.47 59 2.35 3 0.12
     AUGUST 2009 217 * 1.35 81 * 0.60 66 * 0.49 15 * 0.11 136 * 5.30 131 * 5.10 5 * 0.19
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 32 0.78 16 0.50 13 0.41 3 0.09 16 1.75 15 1.64 1 0.11
     AUGUST 2009 64 1.56 13 0.41 9 0.28 4 0.13 51 5.62 47 5.18 4 0.44
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 4,063 1.37 1,490 1.06 1,196 0.85 294 0.21 2,573 1.64 2,407 1.54 166 0.11
     AUGUST 2009 5,206 1.76 1,948 1.40 1,640 1.18 308 0.22 3,258 2.09 3,067 1.96 191 0.12
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 1,637 0.91 725 0.80 453 0.50 272 0.30 912 1.02 833 0.93 79 0.09
     AUGUST 2009 2,769 1.54 978 1.10 617 0.69 361 0.41 1,791 1.97 1,646 1.81 145 0.16
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 3,931 * 0.45 716 * 0.52 552 * 0.40 164 * 0.12 3,215 * 0.44 3,090 * 0.42 125 * 0.02
     AUGUST 2009 5,497 * 0.63 1,101 * 0.81 866 * 0.64 235 * 0.17 4,396 * 0.60 4,251 * 0.58 145 * 0.02
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
     AUGUST 2009 2 * 0.11 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 2 * 0.11 2 * 0.11 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 124 0.67 47 0.31 33 0.22 14 0.09 77 2.19 75 2.13 2 0.06
     AUGUST 2009 161 0.87 67 0.45 44 0.30 23 0.15 94 2.54 93 2.51 1 0.03
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 24 1.03 12 0.67 11 0.61 1 0.06 12 2.18 12 2.18 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 46 1.99 34 1.93 25 1.42 9 0.51 12 2.21 12 2.21 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 12 0.64 5 0.40 4 0.32 1 0.08 7 1.12 7 1.12 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 56 3.00 29 2.35 29 2.35 ... ... 27 4.28 26 4.12 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 198 3.12 74 1.48 66 1.32 8 0.16 124 9.28 121 9.06 3 0.22
     AUGUST 2009 241 3.86 135 2.72 127 2.55 8 0.16 106 8.32 99 7.77 7 0.55
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 135 1.08 92 0.82 63 0.56 29 0.26 43 3.36 41 3.20 2 0.16
     AUGUST 2009 215 1.73 120 1.08 78 0.70 42 0.38 95 7.28 95 7.28 ... ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 83 * 0.45 32 * 0.18 25 * 0.14 7 * 0.04 51 * 4.24 22 * 1.83 29 * 2.41
     AUGUST 2009 83 * 0.45 32 * 0.18 25 * 0.14 7 * 0.04 51 * 4.24 22 * 1.83 29 * 2.41
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 54 1.60 17 0.66 15 0.58 2 0.08 37 4.62 26 3.25 11 1.37
     AUGUST 2009 78 2.28 25 0.97 17 0.66 8 0.31 53 6.27 48 5.68 5 0.59
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 28 1.71 10 1.14 7 0.80 3 0.34 18 2.36 15 1.96 3 0.39
     AUGUST 2009 18 1.10 7 0.81 4 0.46 3 0.35 11 1.44 5 0.65 6 0.78
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 34 0.82 ... ... ... ... ... ... 34 0.82 33 0.80 1 0.02
     AUGUST 2009 28 0.68 ... ... ... ... ... ... 28 0.68 26 0.63 2 0.05
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 47 0.86 10 0.24 7 0.17 3 0.07 37 2.87 34 2.64 3 0.23
     AUGUST 2009 68 1.26 20 0.48 11 0.27 9 0.22 48 3.89 47 3.81 1 0.08
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 12 1.24 12 1.26 8 0.84 4 0.42 ... ... ... ... ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 21 2.20 21 2.24 19 2.02 2 0.21 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 25 0.67 9 0.43 9 0.43 ... ... 16 0.98 15 0.92 1 0.06
     AUGUST 2009 21 0.56 6 0.29 6 0.29 ... ... 15 0.89 14 0.83 1 0.06
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 85 2.30 62 2.05 14 0.46 48 1.59 23 3.45 14 2.10 9 1.35
     AUGUST 2009 194 * 5.10 149 * 4.80 68 * 2.19 81 * 2.61 45 * 6.44 42 * 6.01 3 * 0.43
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 44 * 0.88 39 * 0.81 28 * 0.58 11 * 0.23 5 * 2.94 4 * 2.35 1 * 0.59
     AUGUST 2009 45 * 0.90 41 * 0.85 33 * 0.69 8 * 0.17 4 * 2.01 3 * 1.50 1 * 0.50
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 630 0.93 174 0.31 170 0.30 4 0.01 456 3.99 416 3.64 40 0.35
     AUGUST 2009 814 1.20 307 0.55 301 0.54 6 0.01 507 4.26 451 3.79 56 0.47
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 11 0.56 8 0.57 8 0.57 ... ... 3 0.53 3 0.53 ... ...
     AUGUST 2009 3 * 0.15 3 * 0.22 3 * 0.22 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
     AUGUST 2009 74 * 2.94 20 * 1.99 16 * 1.59 4 * 0.40 54 * 3.58 54 * 3.58 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
     SEPTEMBER 2009 2,056 0.30 ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,056 0.30 2,053 0.30 3 ...
     AUGUST 2009 2,970 0.43 ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,970 0.43 2,967 0.43 3 ...

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

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