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Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 12 -- 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                            
MARCH 2010 2,910,846 ** 1,404,308 ** 1,361,736 ** 42,572 ** 1,506,538 ** 1,123,794 ** 382,744 **
     DECEMBER 2009 2,725,984 ** 1,380,974 ** 1,340,318 ** 40,656 ** 1,345,010 ** 1,122,216 ** 222,794 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2010 30,813 ** 2,422 ** 2,416 ** 6 ** 28,391 ** 9,251 ** 19,140 **
     DECEMBER 2009 30,751 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 28,329 * 9,251 * 19,078 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
MARCH 2010 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
     DECEMBER 2009 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
MARCH 2010 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
     DECEMBER 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
MARCH 2010 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
     DECEMBER 2009 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
MARCH 2010 33,387 * ... * ... * ... * 33,387 * 33,100 * 287 *
     DECEMBER 2009 33,387 * ... * ... * ... * 33,387 * 33,100 * 287 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2010 2,846,646 ** 1,401,886 ** 1,359,320 ** 42,566 ** 1,444,760 ** 1,081,443 ** 363,317 **
     DECEMBER 2009 2,661,846 ** 1,378,552 ** 1,337,902 ** 40,650 ** 1,283,294 ** 1,079,865 ** 203,429 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
MARCH 2010 1,809 * 758 * 756 * 2 * 1,051 * 249 * 802 *
     DECEMBER 2009 1,782 770 767 3 1,012 247 765
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
MARCH 2010 2,002,877 ** 1,263,868 ** 1,224,483 ** 39,385 ** 739,009 ** 455,233 ** 283,776 **
     DECEMBER 2009 1,810,264 ** 1,240,459 ** 1,203,029 ** 37,430 ** 569,805 ** 450,940 ** 118,865 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
MARCH 2010 15,415 ** 9,253 ** 7,969 ** 1,284 ** 6,162 ** 4,670 ** 1,492 **
     DECEMBER 2009 15,439 ** 9,094 ** 7,813 ** 1,281 ** 6,345 ** 4,767 ** 1,578 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
MARCH 2010 122,727 ** 114,340 ** 111,974 ** 2,366 ** 8,387 ** 7,639 ** 748 **
     DECEMBER 2009 108,815 ** 100,528 ** 99,451 ** 1,077 ** 8,287 ** 7,573 ** 714 **
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
MARCH 2010 703,818 568,048 551,298 16,750 135,770 107,471 28,299
     DECEMBER 2009 699,966 562,475 545,864 16,611 137,491 106,293 31,198
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
MARCH 2010 266,702 208,469 198,017 10,452 58,233 43,012 15,221
     DECEMBER 2009 267,271 206,863 196,459 10,404 60,408 42,749 17,659
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
MARCH 2010 185,696 159,410 157,121 2,289 26,286 24,371 1,915
     DECEMBER 2009 185,146 159,055 156,822 2,233 26,091 23,863 2,228
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
MARCH 2010 160,878 124,518 121,217 3,301 36,360 30,300 6,060
     DECEMBER 2009 158,399 122,091 118,823 3,268 36,308 30,228 6,080
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
MARCH 2010 24,554 22,590 22,436 154 1,964 1,479 485
     DECEMBER 2009 24,482 22,527 22,374 153 1,955 1,469 486
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
MARCH 2010 65,988 53,061 52,507 554 12,927 8,309 4,618
     DECEMBER 2009 64,668 51,939 51,386 553 12,729 7,984 4,745
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
MARCH 2010 113,219 63,769 63,389 380 49,450 46,379 3,071
     DECEMBER 2009 113,785 ** 64,106 ** 63,735 ** 371 ** 49,679 ** 46,691 ** 2,988 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
MARCH 2010 69,872 * 59,011 * 53,619 * 5,392 * 10,861 * 3,281 * 7,580 *
     DECEMBER 2009 69,872 59,011 53,619 5,392 10,861 3,281 7,580
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
MARCH 2010 93,149 84,382 81,389 2,993 8,767 2,694 6,073
     DECEMBER 2009 94,255 84,416 80,348 4,068 9,839 2,543 7,296
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
MARCH 2010 240,136 ** 35,067 ** 31,369 ** 3,698 ** 205,069 ** 8,815 ** 196,254 **
     DECEMBER 2009 69,117 33,429 31,304 2,125 35,688 9,177 26,511
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
MARCH 2010 17,096 14,844 14,494 350 2,252 1,821 431
     DECEMBER 2009 17,121 14,905 14,542 363 2,216 1,793 423
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
MARCH 2010 68,874 52,268 51,778 490 16,606 6,066 10,540
     DECEMBER 2009 68,365 52,229 51,716 513 16,136 6,016 10,120
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2010 9,505 * 8,377 * 8,321 * 56 * 1,128 * 813 * 315 *
     DECEMBER 2009 9,505 * 8,377 * 8,321 * 56 * 1,128 * 813 * 315 *
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
MARCH 2010 57,506 * 8,092 * 8,007 * 85 * 49,414 * 48,068 * 1,346 *
     DECEMBER 2009 57,506 8,092 8,007 85 49,414 48,068 1,346
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
MARCH 2010 16,124 * 13,674 * 13,625 * 49 * 2,450 * 1,994 * 456 *
     DECEMBER 2009 16,124 * 13,674 * 13,625 * 49 * 2,450 * 1,994 * 456 *
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
MARCH 2010 4,140 3,153 3,142 11 987 698 289
     DECEMBER 2009 4,146 3,198 3,187 11 948 682 266
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
MARCH 2010 297,795 ** 140,879 ** 136,266 ** 4,613 ** 156,916 ** 137,511 ** 19,405 **
     DECEMBER 2009 292,747 * 138,214 * 133,654 * 4,560 * 154,533 * 133,936 * 20,597 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
MARCH 2010 173,501 * 88,711 * 87,843 * 868 * 84,790 * 77,313 * 7,477 *
     DECEMBER 2009 173,501 ** 88,711 ** 87,843 ** 868 ** 84,790 ** 77,313 ** 7,477 **
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2010 841,960 ** 137,260 ** 134,081 ** 3,179 ** 704,700 ** 625,961 ** 78,739 **
     DECEMBER 2009 849,800 ** 137,323 ** 134,106 ** 3,217 ** 712,477 ** 628,678 ** 83,799 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2010 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
     DECEMBER 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
MARCH 2010 18,315 14,824 14,746 78 3,491 1,989 1,502
     DECEMBER 2009 18,395 14,923 14,846 77 3,472 1,946 1,526
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2010 2,389 1,824 1,820 4 565 547 18
     DECEMBER 2009 2,377 1,810 1,806 4 567 550 17
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2010 1,860 1,228 1,183 45 632 546 86
     DECEMBER 2009 1,888 1,250 1,195 55 638 543 95
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
MARCH 2010 6,414 * 5,020 * 4,308 * 712 * 1,394 * 727 * 667 *
     DECEMBER 2009 6,414 * 5,020 * 4,308 * 712 * 1,394 * 727 * 667 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2010 12,625 * 11,307 * 11,242 * 65 * 1,318 * 1,192 * 126 *
     DECEMBER 2009 12,625 11,307 11,242 65 1,318 1,192 126
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2010 18,529 * 17,399 * 16,150 * 1,249 * 1,130 * 1,026 * 104 *
     DECEMBER 2009 18,529 17,399 16,150 1,249 1,130 1,026 104
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2010 3,507 2,636 2,574 62 871 156 715
     DECEMBER 2009 3,461 2,599 2,553 46 862 150 712
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
MARCH 2010 1,626 859 858 1 767 735 32
     DECEMBER 2009 1,624 * 869 * 868 * 1 * 755 * 723 * 32 *
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2010 4,132 ... ... ... 4,132 3,936 196
     DECEMBER 2009 4,136 ... ... ... 4,136 3,939 197
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
MARCH 2010 5,465 4,199 4,170 29 1,266 1,217 49
     DECEMBER 2009 4,897 4,195 4,149 46 702 635 67
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
MARCH 2010 967 952 949 3 15 11 4
     DECEMBER 2009 967 952 949 3 15 11 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2010 3,755 2,109 2,099 10 1,646 1,533 113
     DECEMBER 2009 3,750 2,116 2,106 10 1,634 1,522 112
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2010 3,314 2,807 2,532 275 507 240 267
     DECEMBER 2009 3,484 2,910 2,534 376 574 242 332
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
MARCH 2010 4,867 * 4,746 * 4,675 * 71 * 121 * 83 * 38 *
     DECEMBER 2009 4,961 * 4,835 * 4,768 * 67 * 126 * 89 * 37 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2010 66,451 55,387 55,028 359 11,064 10,331 733
     DECEMBER 2009 67,052 56,090 55,790 300 10,962 10,170 792
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2010 1,716 ** 1,416 ** 1,413 ** 3 ** 300 ** 257 ** 43 **
     DECEMBER 2009 1,713 ** 1,411 ** 1,408 ** 3 ** 302 ** 253 ** 49 **
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2010 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
     DECEMBER 2009 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
MARCH 2010 654,837 ... ... ... 654,837 583,470 71,367
     DECEMBER 2009 663,904 ... ... ... 663,904 587,307 76,597

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

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