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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - December 2011

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                                          
DECEMBER 2011 73,278 * 2.66 28,531 * 1.90 15,793 * 1.05 12,738 * 0.85 44,747 * 3.56 38,198 * 3.04 6,549 * 0.52
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,760 * 3.18 35,018 * 2.30 20,445 * 1.34 14,573 * 0.96 53,742 * 4.23 47,665 * 3.75 6,077 * 0.48
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2011 156 * 1.22 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 138 * 1.32 128 * 1.23 10 * 0.10
SEPTEMBER 2011 266 * 2.07 18 * 0.76 12 * 0.51 6 * 0.25 248 * 2.37 240 * 2.29 8 * 0.08
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
SEPTEMBER 2011 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2011 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2011 73,076 * 2.66 28,513 * 1.90 15,781 * 1.05 12,732 * 0.85 44,563 * 3.58 38,070 * 3.06 6,493 * 0.52
SEPTEMBER 2011 88,448 * 3.18 35,000 * 2.30 20,433 * 1.34 14,567 * 0.96 53,448 * 4.24 47,380 * 3.76 6,068 * 0.48
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
DECEMBER 2011 83 * 4.37 7 * 0.92 4 * 0.52 3 * 0.39 76 * 6.70 73 * 6.44 3 * 0.26
SEPTEMBER 2011 130 * 6.85 17 * 2.23 11 * 1.44 6 * 0.79 113 * 9.95 112 * 9.86 1 * 0.09
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 47,704 * 2.46 27,077 * 2.01 14,745 * 1.09 12,332 * 0.91 20,627 * 3.51 14,558 * 2.48 6,069 * 1.03
SEPTEMBER 2011 65,778 * 3.34 33,331 * 2.43 19,221 * 1.40 14,110 * 1.03 32,447 * 5.43 26,832 * 4.49 5,615 * 0.94
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 856 2.11 157 1.55 132 1.31 25 0.25 699 2.29 413 1.35 286 0.94
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,264 3.15 159 1.59 142 1.42 17 0.17 1,105 3.66 817 2.71 288 0.95
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 5,724 * 5.32 5,361 * 5.29 396 * 0.39 4,965 * 4.90 363 * 5.74 311 * 4.91 52 * 0.82
SEPTEMBER 2011 5,724 4.95 5,361 4.92 396 0.36 4,965 4.56 363 5.44 311 4.66 52 0.78
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 20,160 2.62 12,002 1.92 7,792 1.25 4,210 0.67 8,158 5.65 3,690 2.56 4,468 3.09
SEPTEMBER 2011 34,781 4.45 18,828 2.98 12,068 1.91 6,760 1.07 15,953 10.60 11,540 7.67 4,413 2.93
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 6,364 2.22 3,250 1.43 3,170 1.40 80 0.04 3,114 5.18 316 0.53 2,798 4.65
SEPTEMBER 2011 13,114 4.48 7,420 3.21 4,242 1.84 3,178 1.38 5,694 9.19 3,667 5.92 2,027 3.27
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 5,094 2.54 3,091 1.76 2,079 1.19 1,012 0.58 2,003 8.00 1,234 4.93 769 3.07
SEPTEMBER 2011 9,880 4.89 5,464 3.11 4,058 2.31 1,406 0.80 4,416 16.91 3,708 14.20 708 2.71
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 4,183 2.37 2,359 1.69 1,357 0.97 1,002 0.72 1,824 4.96 1,230 3.34 594 1.61
SEPTEMBER 2011 6,677 3.71 3,313 2.35 2,362 1.68 951 0.67 3,364 8.62 2,330 5.97 1,034 2.65
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 1,032 4.06 866 3.54 218 0.89 648 2.65 166 17.36 60 6.28 106 11.09
SEPTEMBER 2011 913 3.58 736 3.01 296 1.21 440 1.80 177 17.88 145 14.65 32 3.23
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
DECEMBER 2011 3,487 4.33 2,436 4.12 968 1.64 1,468 2.49 1,051 4.90 850 3.96 201 0.94
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,197 5.14 1,895 3.20 1,110 1.88 785 1.33 2,302 10.27 1,690 7.54 612 2.73
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 2,440 2.08 1,083 1.63 1,036 1.56 47 0.07 1,357 2.67 1,357 2.67 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,274 1.08 577 0.86 556 0.83 21 0.03 697 1.37 697 1.37 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
DECEMBER 2011 2,632 3.61 1,583 2.60 871 1.43 712 1.17 1,049 8.69 758 6.28 291 2.41
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,396 5.61 1,901 2.97 1,330 2.08 571 0.89 2,495 17.35 2,261 15.72 234 1.63
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 2,104 2.15 1,160 1.32 655 0.74 505 0.57 944 9.52 828 8.35 116 1.17
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,852 3.66 1,687 1.80 1,301 1.39 386 0.41 2,165 18.96 2,046 17.91 119 1.04
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 286 0.64 153 0.44 124 0.36 29 0.08 133 1.28 119 1.15 14 0.14
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,638 * 3.65 437 * 1.26 197 * 0.57 240 * 0.69 1,201 * 11.98 1,173 * 11.70 28 * 0.28
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
DECEMBER 2011 572 3.31 433 2.78 329 2.11 104 0.67 139 8.18 138 8.12 1 0.06
SEPTEMBER 2011 655 3.82 401 2.59 311 2.01 90 0.58 254 15.21 252 15.09 2 0.12
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
DECEMBER 2011 3,314 4.64 1,249 2.20 895 1.57 354 0.62 2,065 14.24 2,011 13.87 54 0.37
SEPTEMBER 2011 4,705 6.56 1,305 2.29 962 1.69 343 0.60 3,400 23.06 3,356 22.76 44 0.30
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2011 30 0.32 9 0.11 7 0.08 2 0.02 21 1.91 11 1.00 10 0.91
SEPTEMBER 2011 395 4.18 170 2.06 132 1.60 38 0.46 225 18.90 222 18.65 3 0.25
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 972 1.69 99 1.17 72 0.85 27 0.32 873 1.78 721 1.47 152 0.31
SEPTEMBER 2011 1,086 1.88 125 1.47 94 1.11 31 0.37 961 1.95 828 1.68 133 0.27
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 268 1.67 190 1.35 114 0.81 76 0.54 78 3.97 48 2.44 30 1.53
SEPTEMBER 2011 365 2.26 216 1.55 141 1.01 75 0.54 149 6.71 129 5.81 20 0.90
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 143 * 3.18 37 * 1.10 27 * 0.80 10 * 0.30 106 * 9.43 95 * 8.45 11 * 0.98
SEPTEMBER 2011 143 3.17 37 1.10 27 0.80 10 0.30 106 9.32 95 8.36 11 0.97
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 3,185 1.01 1,198 0.85 861 0.61 337 0.24 1,987 1.14 1,801 1.03 186 0.11
SEPTEMBER 2011 3,340 * 1.06 1,126 * 0.80 779 * 0.55 347 * 0.25 2,214 * 1.28 2,032 * 1.17 182 * 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 5,018 2.60 2,363 2.08 1,434 1.26 929 0.82 2,655 3.34 2,257 2.84 398 0.50
SEPTEMBER 2011 2,160 1.12 1,001 0.89 785 0.70 216 0.19 1,159 1.45 1,073 1.35 86 0.11
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
DECEMBER 2011 25,289 * 3.14 1,429 * 0.96 1,032 * 0.69 397 * 0.27 23,860 * 3.64 23,439 * 3.58 421 * 0.06
SEPTEMBER 2011 22,540 * 2.78 1,652 * 1.11 1,201 * 0.81 451 * 0.30 20,888 * 3.15 20,436 * 3.09 452 * 0.07
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2011 242 1.30 121 0.78 90 0.58 31 0.20 121 3.84 86 2.73 35 1.11
SEPTEMBER 2011 434 2.31 136 0.88 106 0.68 30 0.19 298 9.02 294 8.90 4 0.12
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 1 0.04 ... ... ... ... ... ... 1 0.17 ... ... 1 0.17
SEPTEMBER 2011 2 0.08 ... ... ... ... ... ... 2 0.33 1 0.16 1 0.16
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 3 0.17 1 0.09 1 0.09 ... ... 2 0.33 2 0.33 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 41 2.28 14 1.20 11 0.94 3 0.26 27 4.28 26 4.12 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 128 1.53 67 1.03 45 0.69 22 0.34 61 3.29 38 2.05 23 1.24
SEPTEMBER 2011 377 * 4.49 250 * 3.98 225 * 3.58 25 * 0.40 127 * 6.00 114 * 5.39 13 * 0.61
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 166 1.30 122 1.01 66 0.54 56 0.46 44 7.22 32 5.25 12 1.97
SEPTEMBER 2011 225 1.76 160 1.36 70 0.59 90 0.76 65 6.42 61 6.03 4 0.40
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 115 0.62 51 0.29 33 0.19 18 0.10 64 7.16 29 3.24 35 3.91
SEPTEMBER 2011 227 1.22 52 0.29 40 0.23 12 0.07 175 18.09 70 7.24 105 10.85
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 119 3.39 33 1.19 22 0.79 11 0.40 86 11.76 53 7.25 33 4.51
SEPTEMBER 2011 159 4.47 46 1.65 35 1.26 11 0.39 113 14.68 94 12.22 19 2.47
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2011 20 1.18 10 1.11 7 0.78 3 0.33 10 1.25 4 0.50 6 0.75
SEPTEMBER 2011 69 3.99 11 1.20 7 0.76 4 0.44 58 7.13 41 5.04 17 2.09
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 19 0.47 ... ... ... ... ... ... 19 0.47 12 0.30 7 0.17
SEPTEMBER 2011 63 1.53 ... ... ... ... ... ... 63 1.53 58 1.41 5 0.12
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2011 110 1.86 74 1.47 47 0.94 27 0.54 36 4.05 18 2.02 18 2.02
SEPTEMBER 2011 187 * 3.01 115 * 2.29 71 * 1.41 44 * 0.88 72 * 6.12 42 * 3.57 30 * 2.55
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2011 7 * 0.73 6 * 0.64 4 * 0.42 2 * 0.21 1 * 6.67 1 * 6.67 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 7 * 0.73 6 * 0.64 4 * 0.42 2 * 0.21 1 * 6.67 1 * 6.67 ... * ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 93 2.42 40 1.91 30 1.43 10 0.48 53 3.02 47 2.68 6 0.34
SEPTEMBER 2011 39 1.00 7 0.33 1 0.05 6 0.28 32 1.82 25 1.42 7 0.40
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SEPTEMBER 2011 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 101 * 2.02 60 * 1.24 50 * 1.03 10 * 0.21 41 * 24.12 36 * 21.18 5 * 2.94
SEPTEMBER 2011 114 * 2.28 72 * 1.49 56 * 1.16 16 * 0.33 42 * 23.73 37 * 20.90 5 * 2.82
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2011 554 0.83 271 0.44 266 0.43 5 0.01 283 6.44 118 2.68 165 3.75
SEPTEMBER 2011 605 0.90 262 0.42 259 0.41 3 ... 343 7.32 181 3.87 162 3.46
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2011 21 * 1.09 15 * 1.06 10 * 0.71 5 * 0.35 6 * 1.18 6 * 1.18 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 21 1.09 15 1.06 10 0.71 5 0.35 6 1.16 6 1.16 ... ...
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2011 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
DECEMBER 2011 22,284 3.65 ... ... ... ... ... ... 22,284 3.65 22,272 3.64 12 ...
SEPTEMBER 2011 18,734 3.04 ... ... ... ... ... ... 18,734 3.04 18,715 3.03 19 ...

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

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