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Employment and Trends - December 2010

TABLE 26 -- ACCESSIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH AND SELECTED
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                                          
DECEMBER 2010 93,224 ** 3.34 45,736 ** 3.12 24,250 ** 1.66 21,486 ** 1.47 47,488 ** 3.58 38,796 ** 2.93 8,692 ** 0.66
SEPTEMBER 2010 101,386 ** 3.34 39,390 ** 2.71 29,253 ** 2.02 10,137 ** 0.70 61,996 ** 3.92 55,263 ** 3.50 6,733 ** 0.43
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2010 257 ** 2.01 19 ** 0.78 12 ** 0.49 7 ** 0.29 238 ** 2.30 231 ** 2.23 7 ** 0.07
SEPTEMBER 2010 157 * 1.24 18 * 0.74 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 139 * 1.35 133 * 1.30 6 * 0.06
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
SEPTEMBER 2010 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2010 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2010 92,951 ** 3.35 45,717 ** 3.13 24,238 ** 1.66 21,479 ** 1.47 47,234 ** 3.59 38,549 ** 2.93 8,685 ** 0.66
SEPTEMBER 2010 101,222 ** 3.35 39,372 ** 2.72 29,241 ** 2.02 10,131 ** 0.70 61,850 ** 3.94 55,123 ** 3.51 6,727 ** 0.43
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
DECEMBER 2010 62 * 3.24 16 * 2.03 12 * 1.52 4 * 0.51 46 * 4.08 46 * 4.08 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 134 * 6.89 26 * 3.31 19 * 2.42 7 * 0.89 108 * 9.32 108 * 9.32 ... * ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 78,114 * 4.03 43,440 * 3.29 22,473 * 1.70 20,967 * 1.59 34,674 * 5.61 26,410 * 4.28 8,264 * 1.34
SEPTEMBER 2010 83,758 ** 3.84 36,296 ** 2.77 26,734 ** 2.04 9,562 ** 0.73 47,462 ** 5.46 41,153 ** 4.73 6,309 ** 0.73
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 883 2.25 157 1.63 137 1.42 20 0.21 726 2.46 440 1.49 286 0.97
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,194 ** 3.07 149 ** 1.57 139 ** 1.47 10 ** 0.11 1,045 ** 3.55 760 ** 2.58 285 ** 0.97
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 11,331 10.16 10,971 10.64 2,351 2.28 8,620 8.36 360 4.26 254 3.01 106 1.26
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,292 2.02 2,076 1.98 753 0.72 1,323 1.26 216 2.51 196 2.28 20 0.23
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 33,601 4.33 19,601 3.22 11,869 1.95 7,732 1.27 14,000 8.37 8,472 5.07 5,528 3.31
SEPTEMBER 2010 40,317 5.23 21,060 3.51 15,917 2.65 5,143 0.86 19,257 11.25 14,260 8.33 4,997 2.92
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 11,267 3.82 6,047 2.67 4,472 1.98 1,575 0.70 5,220 7.63 2,768 4.05 2,452 3.58
SEPTEMBER 2010 14,995 5.09 7,841 3.50 6,051 2.70 1,790 0.80 7,154 10.12 4,519 6.39 2,635 3.73
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 6,604 3.31 4,149 2.47 2,324 1.38 1,825 1.09 2,455 7.80 1,683 5.35 772 2.45
SEPTEMBER 2010 8,908 4.50 4,709 2.83 3,646 2.19 1,063 0.64 4,199 13.13 3,753 11.74 446 1.39
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 10,398 5.99 6,734 5.06 3,628 2.73 3,106 2.34 3,664 9.00 2,262 5.55 1,402 3.44
SEPTEMBER 2010 10,016 5.82 5,250 4.03 4,197 3.22 1,053 0.81 4,766 11.36 3,475 8.28 1,291 3.08
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 1,088 4.31 852 3.64 311 1.33 541 2.31 236 12.91 71 3.88 165 9.03
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,023 * 4.07 701 * 3.03 276 * 1.19 425 * 1.84 322 * 16.03 273 * 13.59 49 * 2.44
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
DECEMBER 2010 4,244 5.14 1,819 3.15 1,134 1.96 685 1.19 2,425 9.79 1,688 6.82 737 2.98
SEPTEMBER 2010 5,375 6.59 2,559 4.49 1,747 3.06 812 1.42 2,816 11.46 2,240 9.12 576 2.34
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 2,505 2.11 996 1.51 925 1.40 71 0.11 1,509 2.88 1,508 2.88 1 ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,548 3.03 1,265 1.93 1,182 1.80 83 0.13 2,283 4.43 2,281 4.43 2 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
DECEMBER 2010 2,367 3.36 1,445 2.44 838 1.41 607 1.02 922 8.22 734 6.54 188 1.68
SEPTEMBER 2010 2,707 * 3.85 1,632 * 2.75 966 * 1.63 666 * 1.12 1,075 * 9.85 880 * 8.06 195 * 1.79
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 2,785 2.74 1,609 1.79 1,101 1.23 508 0.57 1,176 9.83 1,083 9.05 93 0.78
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,937 4.57 2,364 2.51 1,865 1.98 499 0.53 2,573 18.42 2,443 17.49 130 0.93
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 1,498 2.93 579 1.67 300 0.87 279 0.81 919 5.54 903 5.45 16 0.10
SEPTEMBER 2010 7,376 2.46 631 1.79 460 1.30 171 0.48 6,745 2.55 6,731 2.55 14 0.01
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
DECEMBER 2010 346 1.97 197 1.30 147 0.97 50 0.33 149 6.10 146 5.98 3 0.12
SEPTEMBER 2010 911 5.25 420 2.80 327 2.18 93 0.62 491 20.65 481 20.23 10 0.42
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
DECEMBER 2010 4,432 6.31 2,034 3.74 1,626 2.99 408 0.75 2,398 15.11 2,363 14.89 35 0.22
SEPTEMBER 2010 6,599 9.40 2,574 4.82 2,144 4.01 430 0.80 4,025 23.98 3,993 23.79 32 0.19
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2010 109 1.12 82 0.96 53 0.62 29 0.34 27 2.29 27 2.29 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 424 * 4.42 160 * 1.89 126 * 1.49 34 * 0.40 264 * 23.28 263 * 23.19 1 * 0.09
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 979 1.69 121 1.47 84 1.02 37 0.45 858 1.72 706 1.42 152 0.31
SEPTEMBER 2010 1,496 2.58 194 2.37 146 1.78 48 0.59 1,302 2.62 1,152 2.32 150 0.30
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
SEPTEMBER 2010 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 371 * 8.33 123 * 3.81 88 * 2.72 35 * 1.08 248 * 20.31 246 * 20.15 2 * 0.16
SEPTEMBER 2010 371 8.55 123 3.85 88 2.76 35 1.10 248 21.61 246 21.44 2 0.17
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 10,972 3.55 3,741 2.59 1,836 1.27 1,905 1.32 7,231 4.40 5,719 3.48 1,512 0.92
SEPTEMBER 2010 4,838 * 1.59 1,542 * 1.07 1,158 * 0.81 384 * 0.27 3,296 * 2.05 3,130 * 1.94 166 * 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 5,295 2.89 1,478 1.47 878 0.87 600 0.60 3,817 4.60 3,488 4.20 329 0.40
SEPTEMBER 2010 6,108 3.39 1,800 1.89 1,223 1.29 577 0.61 4,308 5.05 4,016 4.71 292 0.34
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
DECEMBER 2010 14,775 ** 1.76 2,261 ** 1.59 1,753 ** 1.23 508 ** 0.36 12,514 ** 1.80 12,093 ** 1.74 421 ** 0.06
SEPTEMBER 2010 17,330 * 2.07 3,050 * 2.19 2,488 * 1.79 562 * 0.40 14,280 * 2.04 13,862 * 1.98 418 * 0.06
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2010 596 * 3.18 132 * 0.88 94 * 0.63 38 * 0.25 464 * 12.42 463 * 12.39 1 * 0.03
SEPTEMBER 2010 596 3.18 132 0.88 94 0.63 38 0.25 464 12.16 463 12.13 1 0.03
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 61 2.39 38 1.95 25 1.28 13 0.67 23 3.78 23 3.78 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 165 6.65 121 6.39 78 4.12 43 2.27 44 7.48 42 7.14 2 0.34
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 20 1.09 7 0.58 4 0.33 3 0.25 13 2.08 12 1.92 1 0.16
SEPTEMBER 2010 39 2.12 15 1.24 8 0.66 7 0.58 24 3.82 23 3.66 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 377 5.08 250 4.42 225 3.98 25 0.44 127 7.23 114 6.49 13 0.74
SEPTEMBER 2010 680 * 10.57 344 * 6.83 320 * 6.35 24 * 0.48 336 * 24.03 319 * 22.82 17 * 1.22
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 403 * 3.14 169 * 1.48 98 * 0.86 71 * 0.62 234 * 16.44 212 * 14.90 22 * 1.55
SEPTEMBER 2010 403 * 3.14 169 * 1.48 98 * 0.86 71 * 0.62 234 * 16.44 212 * 14.90 22 * 1.55
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 447 * 2.39 212 * 1.21 184 * 1.05 28 * 0.16 235 * 20.45 139 * 12.10 96 * 8.36
SEPTEMBER 2010 447 2.39 212 1.22 184 1.06 28 0.16 235 19.03 139 11.26 96 7.77
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 189 5.33 53 1.96 37 1.37 16 0.59 136 16.14 87 10.33 49 5.82
SEPTEMBER 2010 176 4.95 60 2.23 45 1.67 15 0.56 116 13.44 98 11.36 18 2.09
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2010 35 2.04 6 0.66 4 0.44 2 0.22 29 3.56 26 3.20 3 0.37
SEPTEMBER 2010 87 5.09 28 3.16 23 2.59 5 0.56 59 7.17 51 6.20 8 0.97
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 44 1.05 ... ... ... ... ... ... 44 1.05 38 0.90 6 0.14
SEPTEMBER 2010 133 3.15 ... ... ... ... ... ... 133 3.15 129 3.05 4 0.09
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2010 405 * 6.87 250 * 5.60 175 * 3.92 75 * 1.68 155 * 10.88 152 * 10.67 3 * 0.21
SEPTEMBER 2010 405 7.06 250 5.73 175 4.01 75 1.72 155 11.25 152 11.03 3 0.22
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2010 16 1.63 16 1.65 12 1.24 4 0.41 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 31 3.17 31 3.22 20 2.08 11 1.14 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 159 4.03 88 4.08 67 3.10 21 0.97 71 3.97 66 3.69 5 0.28
SEPTEMBER 2010 182 4.61 56 2.63 40 1.88 16 0.75 126 6.94 123 6.77 3 0.17
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SEPTEMBER 2010 281 7.62 210 6.71 97 3.10 113 3.61 71 12.70 56 10.02 15 2.68
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 127 * 2.55 114 * 2.37 91 * 1.89 23 * 0.48 13 * 7.45 8 * 4.58 5 * 2.87
SEPTEMBER 2010 196 * 3.97 163 * 3.41 144 * 3.02 19 * 0.40 33 * 19.94 30 * 18.13 3 * 1.81
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2010 1,464 2.09 406 0.69 404 0.69 2 ... 1,058 9.28 922 8.09 136 1.19
SEPTEMBER 2010 3,094 4.52 915 1.60 902 1.58 13 0.02 2,179 19.39 2,037 18.13 142 1.26
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2010 19 0.97 10 0.70 8 0.56 2 0.14 9 1.71 8 1.52 1 0.19
SEPTEMBER 2010 20 1.03 15 1.06 14 0.99 1 0.07 5 0.95 5 0.95 ... ...
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2010 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
DECEMBER 2010 9,061 * 1.41 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 9,061 * 1.41 9,051 * 1.41 10 * ...
SEPTEMBER 2010 9,061 1.40 ... ... ... ... ... ... 9,061 1.40 9,051 1.40 10 ...

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

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