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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, SEPTEMBER 2011 AND DECEMBER 2011
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                                    
DECEMBER 2011 2,793,424 * 214,716 * 2,578,708 * 2,702,597 * 203,488 * 2,499,109 * 368,706 * 11,615 * 357,091 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,820,460 * 213,693 * 2,606,767 * 2,727,851 * 208,390 * 2,519,461 * 377,373 * 15,401 * 361,972 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2011 30,357 * 2,823 * 27,534 * 30,351 * 2,823 * 27,528 * 29,238 * 2,777 * 26,461 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 30,465 * 2,938 * 27,527 * 30,459 * 2,938 * 27,521 * 29,346 * 2,892 * 26,454 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
DECEMBER 2011 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... 33,762 * 33,393 * ... 33,393 * 2,823 * ... 2,823 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... 33,762 * 33,393 * ... 33,393 * 2,823 * ... 2,823 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2011 2,729,305 * 211,893 * 2,517,412 * 2,638,853 * 200,665 * 2,438,188 * 336,645 * 8,838 * 327,807 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,756,233 * 210,755 * 2,545,478 * 2,663,999 * 205,452 * 2,458,547 * 345,204 * 12,509 * 332,695 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,875 * 9 * 1,866 * 1,862 * 9 * 1,853 * 1,862 * 9 * 1,853 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,922 * 10 * 1,912 * 1,909 * 10 * 1,899 * 1,909 * 10 * 1,899 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,923,082 * 205,356 * 1,717,726 * 1,838,240 * 194,128 * 1,644,112 * 271,916 * 7,551 * 264,365 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,950,293 * 204,183 * 1,746,110 * 1,863,545 * 198,880 * 1,664,665 * 267,410 * 6,558 * 260,852 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 40,613 48 40,565 16,635 48 16,587 13,773 45 13,728
SEPTEMBER 2011 40,611 44 40,567 16,713 44 16,669 13,841 41 13,800
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 107,612 * 2,098 * 105,514 * 106,969 * 2,098 * 104,871 * 15,455 * 700 * 14,755 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 107,612 * 2,098 * 105,514 * 106,969 * 2,098 * 104,871 * 15,455 * 700 * 14,755 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 766,229 153,329 612,900 718,746 142,625 576,121 67,730 3,227 64,503
SEPTEMBER 2011 774,022 149,092 624,930 724,732 144,318 580,414 68,285 3,308 64,977
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 286,407 48,667 237,740 265,354 46,641 218,713 17,689 736 16,953
SEPTEMBER 2011 287,951 49,176 238,775 266,900 47,210 219,690 17,763 755 17,008
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 199,441 41,233 158,208 191,489 39,982 151,507 28,050 1,064 26,986
SEPTEMBER 2011 201,232 41,622 159,610 193,336 40,397 152,939 28,061 1,056 27,005
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 175,203 45,316 129,887 169,308 45,017 124,291 5,812 354 5,458
SEPTEMBER 2011 178,114 45,865 132,249 172,076 45,565 126,511 6,088 417 5,671
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 25,374 5,581 19,793 24,727 5,464 19,263 2,338 11 2,327
SEPTEMBER 2011 25,525 5,757 19,768 24,887 5,643 19,244 2,299 11 2,288
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
DECEMBER 2011 79,804 12,532 67,272 67,868 5,521 62,347 13,841 1,062 12,779
SEPTEMBER 2011 81,200 6,672 74,528 67,533 5,503 62,030 14,074 1,069 13,005
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 117,285 5,045 112,240 115,089 5,016 110,073 26,041 189 25,852
SEPTEMBER 2011 117,369 5,030 112,339 115,184 5,002 110,182 26,044 200 25,844
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
DECEMBER 2011 68,894 7,133 61,761 68,524 7,036 61,488 7,881 619 7,262
SEPTEMBER 2011 77,019 9,473 67,546 76,658 9,383 67,275 8,172 667 7,505
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 91,794 2,055 89,739 90,922 2,044 88,878 10,964 215 10,749
SEPTEMBER 2011 103,881 2,441 101,440 102,989 2,430 100,559 11,297 222 11,075
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 44,938 800 44,138 44,602 800 43,802 23,807 228 23,579
SEPTEMBER 2011 44,827 * 839 * 43,988 * 44,483 * 839 * 43,644 * 24,226 * 227 * 23,999 *
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
DECEMBER 2011 17,322 12 17,310 17,278 12 17,266 6,197 9 6,188
SEPTEMBER 2011 17,266 12 17,254 17,221 12 17,209 6,150 9 6,141
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
DECEMBER 2011 71,047 1,943 69,104 70,625 1,943 68,682 38,629 1,541 37,088
SEPTEMBER 2011 71,669 1,951 69,718 71,254 1,951 69,303 32,318 387 31,931
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2011 9,594 ... 9,594 9,516 ... 9,516 3,294 ... 3,294
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,092 ... 9,092 9,025 ... 9,025 3,291 ... 3,291
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 57,346 238 57,108 57,014 238 56,776 9,922 6 9,916
SEPTEMBER 2011 57,739 248 57,491 57,402 248 57,154 9,990 6 9,984
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 15,875 447 15,428 15,853 447 15,406 5,668 1 5,667
SEPTEMBER 2011 16,153 456 15,697 16,129 456 15,673 5,747 1 5,746
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 4,501 * 2 * 4,499 * 4,494 * 2 * 4,492 * 3,342 * 2 * 3,340 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,501 * 2 * 4,499 * 4,494 * 2 * 4,492 * 3,342 * 2 * 3,340 *
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
DECEMBER 2011 317,670 29,717 287,953 313,597 29,368 284,229 8,966 566 8,400
SEPTEMBER 2011 314,545 * 29,984 * 284,561 * 310,441 * 29,623 * 280,818 * 9,059 * 587 * 8,472 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 192,362 2,489 189,873 188,376 2,451 185,925 30,247 203 30,044
SEPTEMBER 2011 193,987 2,513 191,474 189,851 2,474 187,377 30,193 201 29,992
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
DECEMBER 2011 804,348 * 6,528 * 797,820 * 798,751 * 6,528 * 792,223 * 62,867 * 1,278 * 61,589 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 804,018 * 6,562 * 797,456 * 798,545 * 6,562 * 791,983 * 75,885 * 5,941 * 69,944 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2011 18,655 7 18,648 18,550 7 18,543 4,819 2 4,817
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,705 9 18,696 18,600 9 18,591 4,952 2 4,950
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 2,416 ... 2,416 2,405 ... 2,405 484 ... 484
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,480 ... 2,480 2,469 ... 2,469 501 ... 501
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,767 2 1,765 1,765 2 1,763 1,495 2 1,493
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,788 2 1,786 1,786 2 1,784 1,518 2 1,516
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 8,314 12 8,302 8,292 12 8,280 1,928 12 1,916
SEPTEMBER 2011 8,396 * 12 * 8,384 * 8,373 * 12 * 8,361 * 1,872 * 12 * 1,860 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 12,724 334 12,390 12,669 334 12,335 4,494 152 4,342
SEPTEMBER 2011 12,736 342 12,394 12,681 342 12,339 4,483 157 4,326
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 18,201 16 18,185 18,187 16 18,171 4,234 16 4,218
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,614 16 18,598 18,601 16 18,585 4,302 16 4,286
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 3,501 17 3,484 3,501 17 3,484 1,399 11 1,388
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,527 15 3,512 3,527 15 3,512 1,418 9 1,409
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,670 4 1,666 1,648 4 1,644 476 4 472
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,734 4 1,730 1,711 4 1,707 490 4 486
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 3,978 1 3,977 3,973 1 3,972 2,818 1 2,817
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,096 1 4,095 4,091 1 4,090 2,907 1 2,906
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2011 5,610 8 5,602 5,602 8 5,594 1,923 5 1,918
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,205 * 8 * 6,197 * 6,185 * 8 * 6,177 * 1,970 * 5 * 1,965 *
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2011 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 5 * ... 5 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 5 * ... 5 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 3,853 ... 3,853 3,853 ... 3,853 2,277 ... 2,277
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,846 ... 3,846 3,846 ... 3,846 2,274 ... 2,274
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 5,008 * 881 * 4,127 * 4,982 * 881 * 4,101 * 4,602 * 823 * 3,779 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 5,002 * 890 * 4,112 * 4,976 * 890 * 4,086 * 4,596 * 832 * 3,764 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2011 65,904 258 65,646 65,450 258 65,192 1,813 14 1,799
SEPTEMBER 2011 67,145 263 66,882 66,686 263 66,423 1,792 14 1,778
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2011 1,922 * 98 * 1,824 * 1,699 * 98 * 1,601 * 1,543 * 94 * 1,449 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,922 * 98 * 1,824 * 1,699 * 98 * 1,601 * 1,543 * 94 * 1,449 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2011 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
DECEMBER 2011 612,759 ... 612,759 609,880 ... 609,880 12,449 ... 12,449
SEPTEMBER 2011 609,921 ... 609,921 607,066 ... 607,066 12,299 ... 12,299

*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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