Click here to skip navigation
An official website of the United States Government.
Skip Navigation

In This Section

Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - December 2010

TABLE 11 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2010 2,843,461 ** 1,468,847 ** 1,428,088 ** 40,759 ** 1,374,614 ** 1,163,033 ** 211,581 **
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,841,143 ** 1,460,668 ** 1,410,951 ** 49,717 ** 1,380,475 ** 1,154,875 ** 225,600 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2010 30,620 ** 2,430 ** 2,423 ** 7 ** 28,190 ** 9,285 ** 18,905 **
SEPTEMBER 2010 30,643 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 28,221 * 9,257 * 18,964 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2010 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2010 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
DECEMBER 2010 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2010 33,762 * ... * ... * ... * 33,762 * 33,468 * 294 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 33,756 * ... * ... * ... * 33,756 * 33,458 * 298 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2010 2,779,079 ** 1,466,417 ** 1,425,665 ** 40,752 ** 1,312,662 ** 1,120,280 ** 192,382 **
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,776,744 ** 1,458,246 ** 1,408,535 ** 49,711 ** 1,318,498 ** 1,112,160 ** 206,338 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,866 * 784 * 782 * 2 * 1,082 * 252 * 830 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,965 * 791 * 789 * 2 * 1,174 * 265 * 909 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,936,516 * 1,322,349 * 1,286,297 * 36,052 * 614,167 * 501,293 * 112,874 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,937,291 ** 1,316,288 ** 1,270,389 ** 45,899 ** 621,003 ** 493,780 ** 127,223 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
DECEMBER 2010 39,336 9,687 8,368 1,319 29,649 23,233 6,416
SEPTEMBER 2010 39,016 ** 9,543 ** 8,226 ** 1,317 ** 29,473 ** 23,274 ** 6,199 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
DECEMBER 2010 113,022 104,696 103,616 1,080 8,326 7,555 771
SEPTEMBER 2010 110,099 101,537 100,517 1,020 8,562 7,761 801
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
DECEMBER 2010 779,163 611,418 593,608 17,810 167,745 121,229 46,516
SEPTEMBER 2010 772,601 605,910 587,808 18,102 166,691 121,040 45,651
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
DECEMBER 2010 295,267 226,686 215,983 10,703 68,581 46,021 22,560
SEPTEMBER 2010 294,205 225,939 214,904 11,035 68,266 46,064 22,202
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
DECEMBER 2010 200,350 168,718 166,166 2,552 31,632 25,847 5,785
SEPTEMBER 2010 198,981 167,672 165,141 2,531 31,309 26,123 5,186
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
DECEMBER 2010 175,000 134,499 130,921 3,578 40,501 31,827 8,674
SEPTEMBER 2010 172,384 131,429 127,895 3,534 40,955 31,414 9,541
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2010 25,330 23,683 23,352 331 1,647 1,541 106
SEPTEMBER 2010 25,166 * 23,157 * 22,999 * 158 * 2,009 * 1,505 * 504 *
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
DECEMBER 2010 83,216 57,832 57,186 646 25,384 15,993 9,391
SEPTEMBER 2010 81,865 57,713 56,869 844 24,152 15,934 8,218
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
DECEMBER 2010 119,091 66,283 65,946 337 52,808 49,507 3,301
SEPTEMBER 2010 117,916 65,886 65,536 350 52,030 48,865 3,165
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
DECEMBER 2010 70,859 59,331 53,813 5,518 11,528 3,750 7,778
SEPTEMBER 2010 70,231 * 59,319 * 53,859 * 5,460 * 10,912 * 3,298 * 7,614 *
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
DECEMBER 2010 96,543 85,744 81,936 3,808 10,799 3,218 7,581
SEPTEMBER 2010 106,867 93,745 83,260 10,485 13,122 3,300 9,822
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
DECEMBER 2010 45,524 33,955 32,519 1,436 11,569 8,926 2,643
SEPTEMBER 2010 56,856 35,274 31,874 3,400 21,582 8,797 12,785
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
DECEMBER 2010 17,523 15,137 14,941 196 2,386 1,997 389
SEPTEMBER 2010 17,592 15,093 14,802 291 2,499 2,009 490
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
DECEMBER 2010 70,625 54,817 54,384 433 15,808 6,554 9,254
SEPTEMBER 2010 69,839 53,901 53,456 445 15,938 6,516 9,422
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2010 9,813 8,589 8,514 75 1,224 878 346
SEPTEMBER 2010 9,585 * 8,451 * 8,395 * 56 * 1,134 * 815 * 319 *
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 58,129 8,248 8,099 149 49,881 48,713 1,168
SEPTEMBER 2010 57,972 8,218 8,073 145 49,754 48,460 1,294
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
DECEMBER 2010 16,145 * 13,688 * 13,639 * 49 * 2,457 * 2,001 * 456 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 16,145 * 13,688 * 13,639 * 49 * 2,457 * 2,001 * 456 *
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 4,452 * 3,231 * 3,220 * 11 * 1,221 * 861 * 360 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,452 3,231 3,220 11 1,221 861 360
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
DECEMBER 2010 312,987 145,767 142,642 3,125 167,220 148,261 18,959
SEPTEMBER 2010 304,665 * 143,512 * 139,498 * 4,014 * 161,153 * 141,567 * 19,586 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
DECEMBER 2010 183,304 101,758 101,052 706 81,546 74,610 6,936
SEPTEMBER 2010 183,455 98,980 98,226 754 84,475 75,216 9,259
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2010 840,697 ** 143,284 ** 138,586 ** 4,698 ** 697,413 ** 618,735 ** 78,678 **
SEPTEMBER 2010 837,488 * 141,167 * 137,357 * 3,810 * 696,321 * 618,115 * 78,206 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2010 18,740 * 15,003 * 14,917 * 86 * 3,737 * 2,076 * 1,661 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 18,740 15,003 14,917 86 3,737 2,076 1,661
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2010 2,571 1,955 1,953 2 616 583 33
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,543 1,941 1,939 2 602 566 36
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,831 1,207 1,197 10 624 551 73
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,838 1,212 1,196 16 626 546 80
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 8,396 6,280 4,585 1,695 2,116 728 1,388
SEPTEMBER 2010 6,436 * 5,038 * 4,318 * 720 * 1,398 * 731 * 667 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 12,820 * 11,397 * 11,301 * 96 * 1,423 * 1,210 * 213 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 12,820 * 11,397 * 11,301 * 96 * 1,423 * 1,210 * 213 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 18,664 * 17,515 * 16,313 * 1,202 * 1,149 * 1,024 * 125 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 18,664 17,515 16,313 1,202 1,149 1,024 125
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 3,573 2,708 2,636 72 865 182 683
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,523 2,703 2,634 69 820 176 644
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,717 906 902 4 811 760 51
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,715 899 896 3 816 763 53
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2010 4,178 ... ... ... 4,178 3,980 198
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,240 ... ... ... 4,240 4,044 196
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
DECEMBER 2010 5,892 * 4,468 * 4,443 * 25 * 1,424 * 1,339 * 85 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 5,892 4,468 4,443 25 1,424 1,339 85
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2010 987 972 966 6 15 11 4
SEPTEMBER 2010 981 966 961 5 15 11 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2010 3,981 2,176 2,157 19 1,805 1,654 151
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,917 2,143 2,129 14 1,774 1,623 151
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,037 3,429 2,797 632 608 250 358
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
DECEMBER 2010 4,990 * 4,827 * 4,759 * 68 * 163 * 108 * 55 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,984 * 4,798 * 4,730 * 68 * 186 * 110 * 76 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2010 70,278 58,857 58,284 573 11,421 10,424 997
SEPTEMBER 2010 69,975 58,600 57,931 669 11,375 10,077 1,298
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2010 1,945 1,420 1,418 2 525 451 74
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,953 1,427 1,424 3 526 466 60
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2010 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
DECEMBER 2010 643,420 * ... * ... * ... * 643,420 * 573,909 * 69,511 *
SEPTEMBER 2010 643,420 ... ... ... 643,420 573,909 69,511

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

Control Panel