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Employment and Trends - March 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                                          
MARCH 2010 288,382 ** 10.09 52,452 ** 3.69 27,801 ** 1.96 24,651 ** 1.74 235,930 ** 16.41 230,308 ** 16.02 5,622 ** 0.39
     DECEMBER 2009 122,062 ** 4.40 41,909 ** 2.98 25,975 ** 1.85 15,934 ** 1.13 80,153 ** 5.86 70,648 ** 5.17 9,505 ** 0.69
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2010 153 ** 1.21 18 ** 0.74 12 ** 0.50 6 ** 0.25 135 ** 1.31 129 ** 1.26 6 ** 0.06
     DECEMBER 2009 153 * 1.20 18 * 0.74 12 * 0.50 6 * 0.25 135 * 1.31 129 * 1.26 6 * 0.06
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2010 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2010 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
MARCH 2010 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
     DECEMBER 2009 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2010 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2010 288,222 ** 10.13 52,434 ** 3.70 27,789 ** 1.96 24,645 ** 1.74 235,788 ** 16.52 230,172 ** 16.13 5,616 ** 0.39
     DECEMBER 2009 121,902 ** 4.41 41,891 ** 2.98 25,963 ** 1.85 15,928 ** 1.13 80,011 ** 5.89 70,512 ** 5.19 9,499 ** 0.70
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
MARCH 2010 105 * 5.81 11 * 1.43 8 * 1.04 3 * 0.39 94 * 9.06 94 * 9.06 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 65 3.65 16 2.08 10 1.30 6 0.78 49 4.84 49 4.84 ... ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
MARCH 2010 271,920 ** 13.66 50,619 ** 3.96 26,343 ** 2.06 24,276 ** 1.90 221,301 ** 31.09 216,032 ** 30.35 5,269 ** 0.74
     DECEMBER 2009 97,807 ** 5.15 39,971 ** 3.16 24,482 ** 1.93 15,489 ** 1.22 57,836 ** 9.14 48,698 ** 7.69 9,138 ** 1.44
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
MARCH 2010 892 ** 2.35 92 ** 1.00 92 ** 1.00 ... ** ... 800 ** 2.79 511 ** 1.78 289 ** 1.01
     DECEMBER 2009 843 ** 2.24 110 ** 1.21 110 ** 1.21 ... ** ... 733 ** 2.57 442 ** 1.55 291 ** 1.02
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
MARCH 2010 20,294 ** 17.41 19,723 ** 18.23 6,005 ** 5.55 13,718 ** 12.68 571 ** 6.84 440 ** 5.27 131 ** 1.57
     DECEMBER 2009 8,763 ** 8.01 8,460 ** 8.37 2,445 ** 2.42 6,015 ** 5.95 303 ** 3.63 226 ** 2.71 77 ** 0.92
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
MARCH 2010 28,732 3.83 15,906 2.72 11,873 2.03 4,033 0.69 12,826 7.73 9,049 5.46 3,777 2.28
     DECEMBER 2009 37,405 5.04 16,612 2.88 11,811 2.05 4,801 0.83 20,793 12.55 13,313 8.04 7,480 4.52
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
MARCH 2010 9,327 3.24 4,534 2.08 3,355 1.54 1,179 0.54 4,793 6.88 2,612 3.75 2,181 3.13
     DECEMBER 2009 15,301 5.37 5,214 2.43 4,156 1.93 1,058 0.49 10,087 14.43 5,950 8.51 4,137 5.92
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
MARCH 2010 5,904 3.06 3,225 1.98 2,372 1.46 853 0.52 2,679 8.92 2,317 7.71 362 1.21
     DECEMBER 2009 6,230 3.25 3,813 2.35 2,624 1.62 1,189 0.73 2,417 8.07 1,684 5.62 733 2.45
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
MARCH 2010 8,302 5.02 4,848 3.86 3,842 3.06 1,006 0.80 3,454 8.66 2,533 6.35 921 2.31
     DECEMBER 2009 10,340 6.34 4,983 4.05 3,496 2.84 1,487 1.21 5,357 13.40 3,745 9.37 1,612 4.03
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2010 1,023 4.07 701 3.03 276 1.19 425 1.84 322 16.07 273 13.63 49 2.45
     DECEMBER 2009 1,045 4.18 850 3.69 292 1.27 558 2.42 195 9.86 92 4.65 103 5.21
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
MARCH 2010 4,176 5.29 2,598 4.75 2,028 3.71 570 1.04 1,578 6.52 1,314 5.43 264 1.09
     DECEMBER 2009 4,489 5.79 1,752 3.26 1,243 2.32 509 0.95 2,737 11.48 1,842 7.73 895 3.75
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
MARCH 2010 2,205 1.91 835 1.28 758 1.16 77 0.12 1,370 2.71 1,367 2.71 3 0.01
     DECEMBER 2009 2,273 ** 1.98 1,085 ** 1.67 1,021 ** 1.57 64 ** 0.10 1,188 ** 2.38 1,188 ** 2.38 ... ** ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
MARCH 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
     DECEMBER 2009 2,707 3.72 1,632 2.67 966 1.58 666 1.09 1,075 9.17 880 7.51 195 1.66
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
MARCH 2010 5,861 6.20 4,446 5.23 1,875 2.21 2,571 3.03 1,415 14.73 1,137 11.83 278 2.89
     DECEMBER 2009 2,756 2.76 1,546 1.74 1,029 1.16 517 0.58 1,210 11.23 1,108 10.28 102 0.95
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
MARCH 2010 198,430 ** 127.98 1,975 ** 5.75 1,500 ** 4.37 475 ** 1.38 196,455 ** 162.74 196,436 ** 162.72 19 ** 0.02
     DECEMBER 2009 18,408 24.59 669 2.00 573 1.71 96 0.29 17,739 42.86 17,723 42.82 16 0.04
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
MARCH 2010 441 2.57 259 1.74 188 1.26 71 0.48 182 8.13 179 8.00 3 0.13
     DECEMBER 2009 563 3.31 295 1.98 249 1.67 46 0.31 268 12.37 265 12.23 3 0.14
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
MARCH 2010 1,997 2.90 817 1.55 689 1.31 128 0.24 1,180 7.18 1,169 7.11 11 0.07
     DECEMBER 2009 1,834 2.70 744 1.43 631 1.21 113 0.22 1,090 6.89 1,077 6.80 13 0.08
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2010 424 * 4.42 160 * 1.89 126 * 1.49 34 * 0.40 264 * 23.28 263 * 23.19 1 * 0.09
     DECEMBER 2009 424 * 4.42 160 * 1.89 126 * 1.49 34 * 0.40 264 * 23.28 263 * 23.19 1 * 0.09
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
MARCH 2010 1,261 * 2.18 138 * 1.70 117 * 1.44 21 * 0.26 1,123 * 2.26 994 * 2.00 129 * 0.26
     DECEMBER 2009 1,261 2.19 138 1.71 117 1.45 21 0.26 1,123 2.27 994 2.01 129 0.26
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
MARCH 2010 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
     DECEMBER 2009 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
MARCH 2010 105 2.53 33 1.04 16 0.50 17 0.53 72 7.44 70 7.24 2 0.21
     DECEMBER 2009 109 2.64 43 1.34 28 0.88 15 0.47 66 7.11 57 6.14 9 0.97
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
MARCH 2010 2,838 ** 0.95 1,289 ** 0.91 996 ** 0.70 293 ** 0.21 1,549 ** 0.98 1,397 ** 0.88 152 ** 0.10
     DECEMBER 2009 14,728 * 4.95 5,163 * 3.68 4,234 * 3.02 929 * 0.66 9,565 * 6.09 9,022 * 5.75 543 * 0.35
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
MARCH 2010 5,093 * 2.88 3,008 * 3.31 902 * 0.99 2,106 * 2.31 2,085 * 2.42 1,819 * 2.11 266 * 0.31
     DECEMBER 2009 5,093 ** 2.85 3,008 ** 3.31 902 ** 0.99 2,106 ** 2.32 2,085 ** 2.38 1,819 ** 2.08 266 ** 0.30
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
MARCH 2010 16,197 ** 1.90 1,804 ** 1.31 1,438 ** 1.04 366 ** 0.27 14,393 ** 2.02 14,046 ** 1.97 347 ** 0.05
     DECEMBER 2009 24,030 ** 2.79 1,904 ** 1.38 1,471 ** 1.07 433 ** 0.31 22,126 ** 3.06 21,765 ** 3.01 361 ** 0.05
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2010 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2010 262 1.42 79 0.53 55 0.37 24 0.16 183 5.23 156 4.46 27 0.77
     DECEMBER 2009 266 1.44 74 0.49 45 0.30 29 0.19 192 5.54 179 5.16 13 0.37
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2010 76 3.18 61 3.34 55 3.01 6 0.33 15 2.65 13 2.29 2 0.35
     DECEMBER 2009 76 3.21 53 2.93 45 2.49 8 0.44 23 4.09 21 3.74 2 0.36
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2010 10 0.53 5 0.40 3 0.24 2 0.16 5 0.79 5 0.79 ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 29 1.54 5 0.40 3 0.24 2 0.16 24 3.82 24 3.82 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
MARCH 2010 680 * 10.57 344 * 6.83 320 * 6.35 24 * 0.48 336 * 24.03 319 * 22.82 17 * 1.22
     DECEMBER 2009 680 * 10.57 344 * 6.83 320 * 6.35 24 * 0.48 336 * 24.03 319 * 22.82 17 * 1.22
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2010 333 * 2.63 206 * 1.81 148 * 1.30 58 * 0.51 127 * 9.64 105 * 7.97 22 * 1.67
     DECEMBER 2009 333 2.64 206 1.82 148 1.31 58 0.51 127 9.87 105 8.16 22 1.71
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2010 213 * 1.15 126 * 0.72 100 * 0.57 26 * 0.15 87 * 7.66 69 * 6.07 18 * 1.58
     DECEMBER 2009 213 1.15 126 0.73 100 0.58 26 0.15 87 7.44 69 5.90 18 1.54
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2010 261 7.49 122 4.66 98 3.74 24 0.92 139 16.04 128 14.77 11 1.27
     DECEMBER 2009 208 6.08 59 2.27 47 1.81 12 0.46 149 18.00 100 12.08 49 5.92
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
MARCH 2010 35 2.13 13 1.49 11 1.26 2 0.23 22 2.85 12 1.55 10 1.29
     DECEMBER 2009 61 * 3.71 20 * 2.28 14 * 1.59 6 * 0.68 41 * 5.36 30 * 3.92 11 * 1.44
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2010 90 2.18 ... ... ... ... ... ... 90 2.18 71 1.72 19 0.46
     DECEMBER 2009 60 1.44 ... ... ... ... ... ... 60 1.44 54 1.30 6 0.14
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
MARCH 2010 168 3.23 82 1.95 48 1.14 34 0.81 86 8.66 83 8.36 3 0.30
     DECEMBER 2009 205 3.96 80 1.91 53 1.27 27 0.65 125 12.58 105 10.56 20 2.01
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
MARCH 2010 24 2.48 24 2.52 22 2.31 2 0.21 ... ... ... ... ... ...
     DECEMBER 2009 8 0.83 8 0.84 3 0.31 5 0.52 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2010 50 1.33 18 0.85 13 0.62 5 0.24 32 1.95 31 1.89 1 0.06
     DECEMBER 2009 62 1.66 33 1.56 26 1.23 7 0.33 29 1.78 28 1.72 1 0.06
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2010 77 2.25 55 1.91 14 0.49 41 1.42 22 4.04 17 3.13 5 0.92
     DECEMBER 2009 175 4.94 139 4.73 34 1.16 105 3.57 36 5.94 29 4.78 7 1.15
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
MARCH 2010 132 * 2.67 115 * 2.40 94 * 1.96 21 * 0.44 17 * 11.53 13 * 8.81 4 * 2.71
     DECEMBER 2009 134 * 2.69 121 * 2.51 98 * 2.03 23 * 0.48 13 * 8.33 4 * 2.56 9 * 5.77
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2010 801 1.19 208 0.37 203 0.36 5 0.01 593 5.37 453 4.10 140 1.27
     DECEMBER 2009 1,092 1.62 330 0.58 311 0.55 19 0.03 762 6.85 636 5.72 126 1.13
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2010 20 ** 1.02 15 ** 1.05 14 ** 0.98 1 ** 0.07 5 ** 0.95 5 ** 0.95 ... ** ...
     DECEMBER 2009 29 ** 1.48 20 ** 1.41 20 ** 1.41 ... ** ... 9 ** 1.68 8 ** 1.49 1 ** 0.19
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2010 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
     DECEMBER 2009 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
MARCH 2010 11,659 1.76 ... ... ... ... ... ... 11,659 1.76 11,654 1.76 5 ...
     DECEMBER 2009 19,503 2.90 ... ... ... ... ... ... 19,503 2.90 19,498 2.90 5 ...

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

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