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Employment and Trends - December 2011

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                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,702,597 * 1,460,768 * 1,427,117 * 33,651 * 1,241,829 * 1,055,994 * 185,835 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,727,851 * 1,481,659 * 1,437,963 * 43,696 * 1,246,192 * 1,061,005 * 185,187 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 30,351 * 2,320 * 2,315 * 5 * 28,031 * 16,449 * 11,582 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 30,459 * 2,320 * 2,314 * 6 * 28,139 * 16,456 * 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 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 33,393 * ... * ... * ... * 33,393 * 33,110 * 283 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 33,393 * ... * ... * ... * 33,393 * 33,110 * 283 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,638,853 * 1,458,448 * 1,424,802 * 33,646 * 1,180,405 * 1,006,435 * 173,970 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,663,999 * 1,479,339 * 1,435,649 * 43,690 * 1,184,660 * 1,011,439 * 173,221 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,862 * 757 * 754 * 3 * 1,105 * 260 * 845 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,909 * 759 * 751 * 8 * 1,150 * 258 * 892 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,838,240 * 1,310,140 * 1,280,518 * 29,622 * 528,100 * 445,400 * 82,700 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,863,545 * 1,330,091 * 1,290,507 * 39,584 * 533,454 * 441,730 * 91,724 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
DECEMBER 2011 16,635 10,084 8,742 1,342 6,551 4,856 1,695
SEPTEMBER 2011 16,713 10,085 8,720 1,365 6,628 4,880 1,748
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
DECEMBER 2011 106,969 * 100,654 * 99,524 * 1,130 * 6,315 * 5,640 * 675 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 106,969 100,654 99,524 1,130 6,315 5,640 675
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
DECEMBER 2011 718,746 601,953 589,147 12,806 116,793 92,757 24,036
SEPTEMBER 2011 724,732 607,350 593,937 13,413 117,382 92,018 25,364
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
DECEMBER 2011 265,354 215,067 207,594 7,473 50,287 37,225 13,062
SEPTEMBER 2011 266,900 216,609 208,661 7,948 50,291 37,126 13,165
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
DECEMBER 2011 191,489 170,047 167,913 2,134 21,442 19,249 2,193
SEPTEMBER 2011 193,336 171,732 169,705 2,027 21,604 19,033 2,571
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
DECEMBER 2011 169,308 136,395 133,791 2,604 32,913 28,272 4,641
SEPTEMBER 2011 172,076 138,525 135,679 2,846 33,551 28,656 4,895
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2011 24,727 23,809 23,629 180 918 872 46
SEPTEMBER 2011 24,887 23,953 23,738 215 934 874 60
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
DECEMBER 2011 67,868 56,635 56,220 415 11,233 7,139 4,094
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,533 56,531 56,154 377 11,002 6,329 4,673
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 115,089 65,199 64,920 279 49,890 47,676 2,214
SEPTEMBER 2011 115,184 65,449 65,152 297 49,735 47,319 2,416
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
DECEMBER 2011 68,524 57,999 53,154 4,845 10,525 3,241 7,284
SEPTEMBER 2011 76,658 63,175 54,860 8,315 13,483 3,315 10,168
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
DECEMBER 2011 90,922 82,227 79,042 3,185 8,695 1,925 6,770
SEPTEMBER 2011 102,989 92,463 83,131 9,332 10,526 2,032 8,494
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
DECEMBER 2011 44,602 34,148 33,408 740 10,454 8,478 1,976
SEPTEMBER 2011 44,483 * 34,719 * 33,570 * 1,149 * 9,764 * 8,177 * 1,587 *
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
DECEMBER 2011 17,278 15,568 15,426 142 1,710 1,286 424
SEPTEMBER 2011 17,221 15,534 15,363 171 1,687 1,231 456
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
DECEMBER 2011 70,625 56,349 55,981 368 14,276 4,909 9,367
SEPTEMBER 2011 71,254 56,657 56,307 350 14,597 4,858 9,739
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 9,516 8,495 8,430 65 1,021 778 243
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,025 7,860 7,784 76 1,165 782 383
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 57,014 8,368 8,247 121 48,646 47,438 1,208
SEPTEMBER 2011 57,402 8,470 8,337 133 48,932 47,799 1,133
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
DECEMBER 2011 15,853 13,912 13,770 142 1,941 1,707 234
SEPTEMBER 2011 16,129 14,151 14,002 149 1,978 1,724 254
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 4,494 * 3,370 * 3,354 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,494 3,370 3,354 16 1,124 772 352
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
DECEMBER 2011 313,597 140,076 137,106 2,970 173,521 156,174 17,347
SEPTEMBER 2011 310,441 * 139,326 * 136,276 * 3,050 * 171,115 * 153,359 * 17,756 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
DECEMBER 2011 188,376 111,738 110,267 1,471 76,638 67,763 8,875
SEPTEMBER 2011 189,851 110,828 110,190 638 79,023 67,824 11,199
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2011 798,751 * 147,551 * 143,530 * 4,021 * 651,200 * 560,775 * 90,425 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 798,545 * 148,489 * 144,391 * 4,098 * 650,056 * 569,451 * 80,605 *
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 18,550 15,475 15,432 43 3,075 1,711 1,364
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,600 15,465 15,400 65 3,135 1,652 1,483
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 2,405 1,808 1,807 1 597 572 25
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,469 1,862 1,861 1 607 580 27
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,765 1,166 1,157 9 599 553 46
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,786 1,160 1,153 7 626 558 68
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 8,292 6,696 5,115 1,581 1,596 394 1,202
SEPTEMBER 2011 8,373 * 6,261 * 4,574 * 1,687 * 2,112 * 724 * 1,388 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 12,669 12,051 11,987 64 618 494 124
SEPTEMBER 2011 12,681 12,080 12,009 71 601 472 129
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 18,187 17,343 16,843 500 844 756 88
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,601 17,674 17,096 578 927 822 105
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 1,648 873 871 2 775 743 32
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,711 906 904 2 805 761 44
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2011 3,973 ... ... ... 3,973 3,812 161
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,091 ... ... ... 4,091 3,895 196
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 5,602 5,004 4,966 38 598 531 67
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,185 * 5,023 * 4,982 * 41 * 1,162 * 1,082 * 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 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
DECEMBER 2011 4,982 * 4,845 * 4,778 * 67 * 137 * 74 * 63 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,976 * 4,825 * 4,759 * 66 * 151 * 85 * 66 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2011 65,450 61,226 60,454 772 4,224 3,540 684
SEPTEMBER 2011 66,686 62,180 61,540 640 4,506 3,600 906
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,699 * 1,401 * 1,395 * 6 * 298 * 251 * 47 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,699 1,401 1,395 6 298 251 47
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2011 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
DECEMBER 2011 609,880 ... ... ... 609,880 526,690 83,190
SEPTEMBER 2011 607,066 ... ... ... 607,066 534,322 72,744

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

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