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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2010

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, DECEMBER 2009 AND MARCH 2010
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                                    
MARCH 2010 3,002,134 ** 210,729 ** 2,791,405 ** 2,910,846 ** 204,728 ** 2,706,118 ** 370,452 ** 10,610 ** 359,842 **
     DECEMBER 2009 2,816,102 ** 211,969 ** 2,604,133 ** 2,725,984 ** 205,859 ** 2,520,125 ** 359,384 ** 10,694 ** 348,690 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 30,819 ** 2,831 ** 27,988 ** 30,813 ** 2,831 ** 27,982 ** 29,701 ** 2,785 ** 26,916 **
     DECEMBER 2009 30,757 * 2,831 * 27,926 * 30,751 * 2,831 * 27,920 * 29,639 * 2,785 * 26,854 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2010 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
     DECEMBER 2009 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2010 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
     DECEMBER 2009 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
MARCH 2010 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
     DECEMBER 2009 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 33,756 * ... 33,756 * 33,387 * ... 33,387 * 2,817 * ... 2,817 *
     DECEMBER 2009 33,756 * ... 33,756 * 33,387 * ... 33,387 * 2,817 * ... 2,817 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2010 2,937,559 ** 207,898 ** 2,729,661 ** 2,846,646 ** 201,897 ** 2,644,749 ** 337,934 ** 7,825 ** 330,109 **
     DECEMBER 2009 2,751,589 ** 209,138 ** 2,542,451 ** 2,661,846 ** 203,028 ** 2,458,818 ** 326,928 ** 7,909 ** 319,019 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
MARCH 2010 1,821 * 10 * 1,811 * 1,809 * 10 * 1,799 * 1,809 * 10 * 1,799 *
     DECEMBER 2009 1,794 * 11 * 1,783 * 1,782 * 11 * 1,771 * 1,782 * 11 * 1,771 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
MARCH 2010 2,087,110 ** 201,175 ** 1,885,935 ** 2,002,877 ** 195,174 ** 1,807,703 ** 272,012 ** 6,550 ** 265,462 **
     DECEMBER 2009 1,894,229 ** 202,335 ** 1,691,894 ** 1,810,264 ** 196,225 ** 1,614,039 ** 262,130 ** 6,617 ** 255,513 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
MARCH 2010 38,081 ** 44 ** 38,037 ** 15,415 ** 44 ** 15,371 ** 12,658 ** 42 ** 12,616 **
     DECEMBER 2009 37,769 ** 45 ** 37,724 ** 15,439 ** 45 ** 15,394 ** 12,645 ** 42 ** 12,603 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
MARCH 2010 123,488 ** 2,083 ** 121,405 ** 122,727 ** 2,083 ** 120,644 ** 15,345 ** 722 ** 14,623 **
     DECEMBER 2009 109,587 ** 2,123 ** 107,464 ** 108,815 ** 2,123 ** 106,692 ** 15,372 ** 732 ** 14,640 **
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
MARCH 2010 752,350 147,670 604,680 703,818 142,179 561,639 73,921 3,212 70,709
     DECEMBER 2009 748,026 148,445 599,581 699,966 142,875 557,091 73,682 3,262 70,420
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
MARCH 2010 287,513 51,930 235,583 266,702 49,523 217,179 22,167 1,116 21,051
     DECEMBER 2009 287,870 52,969 234,901 267,271 50,491 216,780 22,345 1,117 21,228
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
MARCH 2010 193,325 40,570 152,755 185,696 39,344 146,352 27,528 1,063 26,465
     DECEMBER 2009 192,777 40,760 152,017 185,146 39,522 145,624 27,387 1,080 26,307
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
MARCH 2010 166,686 44,970 121,716 160,878 44,642 116,236 5,626 467 5,159
     DECEMBER 2009 164,137 44,395 119,742 158,399 44,065 114,334 5,577 488 5,089
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2010 25,166 5,525 19,641 24,554 5,419 19,135 2,249 12 2,237
     DECEMBER 2009 25,086 5,582 19,504 24,482 5,479 19,003 2,226 12 2,214
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
MARCH 2010 79,660 4,675 74,985 65,988 3,251 62,737 16,351 554 15,797
     DECEMBER 2009 78,156 4,739 73,417 64,668 3,318 61,350 16,147 565 15,582
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
MARCH 2010 115,324 5,011 110,313 113,219 4,985 108,234 25,677 205 25,472
     DECEMBER 2009 115,895 ** 5,010 ** 110,885 ** 113,785 ** 4,984 ** 108,801 ** 25,731 ** 203 ** 25,528 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
MARCH 2010 70,231 * 8,241 * 61,990 * 69,872 * 8,149 * 61,723 * 7,796 * 690 * 7,106 *
     DECEMBER 2009 70,231 * 8,241 * 61,990 * 69,872 * 8,149 * 61,723 * 7,796 * 690 * 7,106 *
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
MARCH 2010 94,023 2,004 92,019 93,149 1,993 91,156 10,932 221 10,711
     DECEMBER 2009 95,135 2,234 92,901 94,255 2,223 92,032 10,954 223 10,731
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
MARCH 2010 240,553 ** 897 ** 239,656 ** 240,136 ** 897 ** 239,239 ** 33,513 ** 225 ** 33,288 **
     DECEMBER 2009 69,540 ** 903 ** 68,637 ** 69,117 ** 903 ** 68,214 ** 24,182 ** 228 ** 23,954 **
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
MARCH 2010 17,136 13 17,123 17,096 13 17,083 6,013 9 6,004
     DECEMBER 2009 17,160 14 17,146 17,121 14 17,107 6,040 9 6,031
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
MARCH 2010 69,246 2,050 67,196 68,874 2,049 66,825 32,167 385 31,782
     DECEMBER 2009 68,716 2,107 66,609 68,365 2,106 66,259 31,995 394 31,601
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 9,585 * ... 9,585 * 9,505 * ... 9,505 * 3,205 * ... 3,205 *
     DECEMBER 2009 9,585 * ... 9,585 * 9,505 * ... 9,505 * 3,205 * ... 3,205 *
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
MARCH 2010 57,834 * 261 * 57,573 * 57,506 * 261 * 57,245 * 9,699 * 49 * 9,650 *
     DECEMBER 2009 57,834 * 261 * 57,573 * 57,506 * 261 * 57,245 * 9,699 * 49 * 9,650 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
MARCH 2010 16,145 * 458 * 15,687 * 16,124 * 458 * 15,666 * 5,562 * 1 * 5,561 *
     DECEMBER 2009 16,145 * 458 * 15,687 * 16,124 * 458 * 15,666 * 5,562 * 1 * 5,561 *
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
MARCH 2010 4,146 3 4,143 4,140 3 4,137 3,068 3 3,065
     DECEMBER 2009 4,152 3 4,149 4,146 3 4,143 3,070 3 3,067
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
MARCH 2010 301,832 ** 29,989 ** 271,843 ** 297,795 ** 29,647 ** 268,148 ** 8,476 ** 581 ** 7,895 **
     DECEMBER 2009 297,318 * 30,040 * 267,278 * 292,747 * 29,668 * 263,079 * 8,217 * 576 * 7,641 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
MARCH 2010 177,136 * 2,451 * 174,685 * 173,501 * 2,413 * 171,088 * 23,980 * 205 * 23,775 *
     DECEMBER 2009 177,136 ** 2,451 ** 174,685 ** 173,501 ** 2,413 ** 171,088 ** 23,980 ** 205 ** 23,775 **
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2010 848,628 ** 6,713 ** 841,915 ** 841,960 ** 6,713 ** 835,247 ** 64,113 ** 1,265 ** 62,848 **
     DECEMBER 2009 855,566 ** 6,792 ** 848,774 ** 849,800 ** 6,792 ** 843,008 ** 63,016 ** 1,281 ** 61,735 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2010 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
     DECEMBER 2009 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2010 18,386 10 18,376 18,315 10 18,305 5,320 2 5,318
     DECEMBER 2009 18,456 11 18,445 18,395 11 18,384 5,410 2 5,408
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 2,400 ... 2,400 2,389 ... 2,389 497 ... 497
     DECEMBER 2009 2,386 ... 2,386 2,377 ... 2,377 491 ... 491
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 1,862 2 1,860 1,860 2 1,858 1,570 2 1,568
     DECEMBER 2009 1,890 2 1,888 1,888 2 1,886 1,593 2 1,591
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
MARCH 2010 6,436 * 13 * 6,423 * 6,414 * 13 * 6,401 * 1,661 * 13 * 1,648 *
     DECEMBER 2009 6,436 * 13 * 6,423 * 6,414 * 13 * 6,401 * 1,661 * 13 * 1,648 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 12,678 * 372 * 12,306 * 12,625 * 372 * 12,253 * 4,387 * 169 * 4,218 *
     DECEMBER 2009 12,678 * 372 * 12,306 * 12,625 * 372 * 12,253 * 4,387 * 169 * 4,218 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 18,540 * 17 * 18,523 * 18,529 * 17 * 18,512 * 4,123 * 17 * 4,106 *
     DECEMBER 2009 18,540 * 17 * 18,523 * 18,529 * 17 * 18,512 * 4,123 * 17 * 4,106 *
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 3,507 8 3,499 3,507 8 3,499 1,427 7 1,420
     DECEMBER 2009 3,461 10 3,451 3,461 10 3,451 1,422 9 1,413
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
MARCH 2010 1,649 4 1,645 1,626 4 1,622 445 4 441
     DECEMBER 2009 1,644 * 5 * 1,639 * 1,624 * 5 * 1,619 * 442 * 5 * 437 *
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 4,135 2 4,133 4,132 2 4,130 2,973 2 2,971
     DECEMBER 2009 4,139 2 4,137 4,136 2 4,134 2,972 2 2,970
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 5,485 8 5,477 5,465 8 5,457 1,721 5 1,716
     DECEMBER 2009 4,904 9 4,895 4,897 9 4,888 1,720 5 1,715
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
MARCH 2010 967 ... 967 967 ... 967 5 ... 5
     DECEMBER 2009 967 ... 967 967 ... 967 5 ... 5
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2010 3,755 ... 3,755 3,755 ... 3,755 2,250 ... 2,250
     DECEMBER 2009 3,750 ... 3,750 3,750 ... 3,750 2,246 ... 2,246
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 3,339 3 3,336 3,314 3 3,311 989 3 986
     DECEMBER 2009 3,513 3 3,510 3,484 3 3,481 1,003 3 1,000
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
MARCH 2010 4,891 * 852 * 4,039 * 4,867 * 852 * 4,015 * 4,497 * 795 * 3,702 *
     DECEMBER 2009 4,985 * 865 * 4,120 * 4,961 * 865 * 4,096 * 4,580 * 807 * 3,773 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2010 66,871 275 66,596 66,451 275 66,176 1,759 14 1,745
     DECEMBER 2009 67,481 281 67,200 67,052 281 66,771 1,791 14 1,777
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2010 1,953 ** 103 ** 1,850 ** 1,716 ** 103 ** 1,613 ** 1,544 ** 94 ** 1,450 **
     DECEMBER 2009 1,952 ** 102 ** 1,850 ** 1,713 ** 102 ** 1,611 ** 1,536 ** 93 ** 1,443 **
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2010 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
     DECEMBER 2009 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
MARCH 2010 657,964 ... 657,964 654,837 ... 654,837 13,102 ... 13,102
     DECEMBER 2009 667,080 ... 667,080 663,904 ... 663,904 13,295 ... 13,295

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