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Employment and Trends - December 2011

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 2011 2,793,424 * 1,489,921 * 1,454,749 * 35,172 * 1,303,503 * 1,093,416 * 210,087 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,820,460 * 1,510,748 * 1,465,523 * 45,225 * 1,309,712 * 1,099,404 * 210,308 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 30,357 * 2,320 * 2,315 * 5 * 28,037 * 16,455 * 11,582 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 30,465 * 2,320 * 2,314 * 6 * 28,145 * 16,462 * 11,683 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... * ... * ... * 33,762 * 33,468 * 294 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... * ... * ... * 33,762 * 33,468 * 294 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,729,305 * 1,487,601 * 1,452,434 * 35,167 * 1,241,704 * 1,043,493 * 198,211 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,756,233 * 1,508,428 * 1,463,209 * 45,219 * 1,247,805 * 1,049,474 * 198,331 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,875 * 764 * 761 * 3 * 1,111 * 264 * 847 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,922 * 766 * 758 * 8 * 1,156 * 262 * 894 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,923,082 * 1,338,593 * 1,307,477 * 31,116 * 584,489 * 478,526 * 105,963 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,950,293 * 1,358,485 * 1,317,396 * 41,089 * 591,808 * 475,886 * 115,922 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
DECEMBER 2011 40,613 10,102 8,760 1,342 30,511 23,639 6,872
SEPTEMBER 2011 40,611 10,102 8,736 1,366 30,509 23,737 6,772
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
DECEMBER 2011 107,612 * 101,283 * 100,138 * 1,145 * 6,329 * 5,651 * 678 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 107,612 101,283 100,138 1,145 6,329 5,651 678
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
DECEMBER 2011 766,229 623,107 609,019 14,088 143,122 102,029 41,093
SEPTEMBER 2011 774,022 628,410 613,714 14,696 145,612 102,207 43,405
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
DECEMBER 2011 286,407 226,349 217,806 8,543 60,058 38,893 21,165
SEPTEMBER 2011 287,951 227,761 218,781 8,980 60,190 38,839 21,351
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
DECEMBER 2011 199,441 174,451 172,224 2,227 24,990 19,842 5,148
SEPTEMBER 2011 201,232 176,119 173,992 2,127 25,113 19,617 5,496
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
DECEMBER 2011 175,203 138,764 136,107 2,657 36,439 28,903 7,536
SEPTEMBER 2011 178,114 140,961 138,059 2,902 37,153 29,278 7,875
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2011 25,374 24,425 24,234 191 949 891 58
SEPTEMBER 2011 25,525 24,562 24,336 226 963 894 69
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
DECEMBER 2011 79,804 59,118 58,648 470 20,686 13,500 7,186
SEPTEMBER 2011 81,200 59,007 58,546 461 22,193 13,579 8,614
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 117,285 66,433 66,148 285 50,852 48,568 2,284
SEPTEMBER 2011 117,369 66,662 66,359 303 50,707 48,223 2,484
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
DECEMBER 2011 68,894 58,309 53,398 4,911 10,585 3,260 7,325
SEPTEMBER 2011 77,019 63,475 55,101 8,374 13,544 3,334 10,210
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
DECEMBER 2011 91,794 82,795 79,593 3,202 8,999 2,060 6,939
SEPTEMBER 2011 103,881 93,053 83,702 9,351 10,828 2,166 8,662
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
DECEMBER 2011 44,938 34,236 33,493 743 10,702 8,662 2,040
SEPTEMBER 2011 44,827 * 34,805 * 33,654 * 1,151 * 10,022 * 8,363 * 1,659 *
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
DECEMBER 2011 17,322 15,612 15,470 142 1,710 1,286 424
SEPTEMBER 2011 17,266 15,579 15,408 171 1,687 1,231 456
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
DECEMBER 2011 71,047 56,708 56,258 450 14,339 4,911 9,428
SEPTEMBER 2011 71,669 57,014 56,585 429 14,655 4,860 9,795
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 9,594 8,568 8,503 65 1,026 780 246
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,092 7,922 7,846 76 1,170 784 386
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 57,346 8,382 8,260 122 48,964 47,751 1,213
SEPTEMBER 2011 57,739 8,483 8,350 133 49,256 48,118 1,138
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
DECEMBER 2011 15,875 13,929 13,786 143 1,946 1,712 234
SEPTEMBER 2011 16,153 14,170 14,020 150 1,983 1,729 254
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 4,501 * 3,377 * 3,361 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,501 3,377 3,361 16 1,124 772 352
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
DECEMBER 2011 317,670 141,623 138,635 2,988 176,047 158,496 17,551
SEPTEMBER 2011 314,545 * 140,909 * 137,836 * 3,073 * 173,636 * 155,686 * 17,950 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
DECEMBER 2011 192,362 114,129 112,655 1,474 78,233 68,949 9,284
SEPTEMBER 2011 193,987 113,241 112,586 655 80,746 69,025 11,721
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2011 804,348 * 148,244 * 144,196 * 4,048 * 656,104 * 564,703 * 91,401 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 804,018 * 149,177 * 145,055 * 4,122 * 654,841 * 573,326 * 81,515 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2011 18,655 15,532 15,489 43 3,123 1,718 1,405
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,705 15,522 15,457 65 3,183 1,662 1,521
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,416 1,818 1,817 1 598 573 25
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,480 1,872 1,871 1 608 581 27
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,767 1,168 1,159 9 599 553 46
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,788 1,162 1,155 7 626 558 68
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 8,314 6,718 5,129 1,589 1,596 394 1,202
SEPTEMBER 2011 8,396 * 6,280 * 4,585 * 1,695 * 2,116 * 728 * 1,388 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 12,724 12,106 12,041 65 618 494 124
SEPTEMBER 2011 12,736 12,135 12,063 72 601 472 129
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 18,201 17,349 16,849 500 852 759 93
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,614 17,678 17,100 578 936 826 110
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,501 2,771 2,684 87 730 108 622
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,527 2,795 2,698 97 732 112 620
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,670 885 883 2 785 753 32
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,734 918 916 2 816 771 45
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,978 ... ... ... 3,978 3,817 161
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,096 ... ... ... 4,096 3,899 197
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 5,610 5,009 4,971 38 601 534 67
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,205 * 5,028 * 4,987 * 41 * 1,177 * 1,097 * 80 *
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2011 957 * 942 * 939 * 3 * 15 * 11 * 4 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 957 * 942 * 939 * 3 * 15 * 11 * 4 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,853 2,092 2,080 12 1,761 1,639 122
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,846 2,101 2,087 14 1,745 1,621 124
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
DECEMBER 2011 5,008 * 4,845 * 4,778 * 67 * 163 * 99 * 64 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 5,002 * 4,825 * 4,759 * 66 * 177 * 110 * 67 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 65,904 61,651 60,869 782 4,253 3,565 688
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,145 62,605 61,958 647 4,540 3,625 915
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,922 * 1,413 * 1,407 * 6 * 509 * 445 * 64 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,922 1,413 1,407 6 509 445 64
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 612,759 ... ... ... 612,759 529,252 83,507
SEPTEMBER 2011 609,921 ... ... ... 609,921 536,927 72,994

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

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