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Employment and Trends - December 2011

TABLE 9 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT AND PAYROLL (IN THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS) BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND AREA, DECEMBER 2011
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
AGENCYEMPLOYMENT*PAYROLL ($000)*EMPLOYMENT*PAYROLL ($000)*EMPLOYMENT*PAYROLL ($000)*EMPLOYMENT*PAYROLL ($000)*
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES 2,793,424 * 46,058,887 * 2,702,597 * 44,675,025 * 368,706 * 7,530,000 * 90,827 * 1,383,862 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 30,357 * 612,309 * 30,351 * 612,117 * 29,238 * 585,026 * 6 * 192 *
CONGRESS 17,643 * 315,409 * 17,643 * 315,409 * 17,643 * 315,409 * ... * ... *
U.S. SENATE 7,030 * 125,962 * 7,030 * 125,962 * 7,030 * 125,962 * ... * ... *
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,613 * 189,447 * 10,613 * 189,447 * 10,613 * 189,447 * ... * ... *
COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE 15 * 369 * 15 * 369 * 15 * 369 * ... * ... *
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL 2,525 73,895 2,525 73,895 2,525 73,895 ... ...
BOTANIC GARDEN 66 1,847 66 1,847 66 1,847 ... ...
U.S. COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM 15 443 15 443 15 443 ... ...
CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE 243 8,161 243 8,161 243 8,161 ... ...
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,191 * 85,692 * 3,191 * 85,692 * 2,308 * 62,103 * ... * ... *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * 41,646 * 2,378 * 41,646 * 2,188 * 38,808 * ... * ... *
JOHN C. STENNIS CENTER FOR PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT 5 124 5 124 1 21 ... ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * 74,100 * 3,865 * 73,908 * 3,831 * 73,395 * 6 * 192 *
MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION 35 1,200 35 1,200 35 1,200 ... ...
OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE 23 * 321 * 23 * 321 * 23 * 321 * ... * ... *
UNITED STATES-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION 14 512 14 512 13 485 ... ...
U.S. COURT OF VETERANS APPEALS 106 2,773 106 2,773 106 2,773 ... ...
U.S. TAX COURT 227 5,817 227 5,817 226 5,796 ... ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,762 * 564,361 * 33,393 * 558,976 * 2,823 * 58,057 * 369 * 5,385 *
U.S. SUPREME COURT 491 8,776 491 8,776 491 8,776 ... ...
U.S. COURTS 33,271 * 555,585 * 32,902 * 550,200 * 2,332 * 49,281 * 369 * 5,385 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,729,305 * 44,882,217 * 2,638,853 * 43,503,932 * 336,645 * 6,886,917 * 90,452 * 1,378,285 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT 1,875 * 50,487 * 1,862 * 50,172 * 1,862 * 50,172 * 13 * 315 *
WHITE HOUSE OFFICE 464 9,275 464 9,275 464 9,275 ... ...
OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT 24 690 24 690 24 690 ... ...
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET 545 16,494 545 16,494 545 16,494 ... ...
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION 226 6,033 226 6,033 226 6,033 ... ...
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS 26 554 26 554 26 554 ... ...
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY/OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 26 541 26 541 26 541 ... ...
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT 23 * 553 * 23 * 553 * 23 * 553 * ... * ... *
EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE 95 2,374 95 2,374 95 2,374 ... ...
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL 74 2,239 74 2,239 74 2,239 ... ...
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY 101 3,244 101 3,244 101 3,244 ... ...
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY 35 958 35 958 35 958 ... ...
OFFICE OF THE U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 236 7,532 223 7,217 223 7,217 13 315
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS 1,923,082 * 31,506,668 * 1,838,240 * 30,227,522 * 271,916 * 5,244,074 * 84,842 * 1,279,146 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 40,613 1,045,773 16,635 391,413 13,773 308,924 23,978 654,360
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 107,612 * 2,193,692 * 106,969 * 2,181,490 * 15,455 * 465,236 * 643 * 12,202 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 766,229 8,136,877 718,746 7,722,373 67,730 737,945 47,483 414,504
DEFENSE, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 742,289 7,941,891 694,869 7,527,642 66,852 731,228 47,420 414,249
DEFENSE, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 23,940 194,986 23,877 194,731 878 6,717 63 255
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 286,407 2,396,826 265,354 2,215,380 17,689 114,555 21,053 181,446
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, MILITARY FUNCTION TOTAL 262,468 2,201,841 241,478 2,020,650 16,811 107,838 20,990 181,191
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, CIVIL FUNCTION TOTAL 23,939 194,985 23,876 194,730 878 6,717 63 255
CORP OF ENGINEERS 23,758 193,605 23,695 193,350 697 5,337 63 255
CEMETERIAL EXPENSES 181 1,380 181 1,380 181 1,380 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 199,441 2,429,779 191,489 2,332,162 28,050 341,802 7,952 97,617
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 175,203 2,129,251 169,308 2,057,774 5,812 70,493 5,895 71,477
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 25,374 281,793 24,727 268,143 2,338 34,356 647 13,650
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 79,804 899,228 67,868 848,914 13,841 176,739 11,936 50,314
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 117,285 1,224,327 115,089 1,198,302 26,041 321,626 2,196 26,025
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 68,894 1,260,381 68,524 1,255,526 7,881 186,407 370 4,855
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 91,794 1,776,521 90,922 1,757,702 10,964 296,893 872 18,819
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 44,938 484,745 44,602 479,962 23,807 324,781 336 4,783
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 17,322 432,253 17,278 431,290 6,197 176,342 44 963
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 71,047 1,764,661 70,625 1,752,437 38,629 860,066 422 12,224
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 9,594 247,794 9,516 245,849 3,294 91,232 78 1,945
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 57,346 1,646,003 57,014 1,637,791 9,922 312,768 332 8,212
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,875 379,156 15,853 378,510 5,668 142,925 22 646
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,501 * 122,841 * 4,494 * 122,690 * 3,342 * 93,819 * 7 * 151 *
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 317,670 7,558,813 313,597 7,536,234 8,966 84,359 4,073 22,579
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 192,362 3,232,831 188,376 3,135,953 30,247 840,751 3,986 96,878
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES 804,348 * 13,325,062 * 798,751 * 13,226,238 * 62,867 * 1,592,671 * 5,597 * 98,824 *
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION 48 1,129 48 1,129 43 1,126 ... ...
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 29 691 29 691 29 691 ... ...
AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMISSION 455 * 4,142 * 24 * 448 * 20 * 439 * 431 * 3,694 *
APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION 8 231 8 231 8 231 ... ...
ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 29 883 29 883 29 883 ... ...
ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME 276 4,660 276 4,660 223 3,936 ... ...
ARCTIC RESEARCH COMMISSION 6 108 6 108 2 69 ... ...
BARRY GOLDWATER SCHOLARSHIP AND EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION FOUNDATION 1 23 1 23 1 23 ... ...
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,873 * 40,605 * 1,873 * 40,605 * 1,873 * 40,605 * ... * ... *
CHEMICAL SAFETY AND HAZARD INVESTIGATION BOARD 41 1,230 41 1,230 31 976 ... ...
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 2 37 2 37 ... ... ... ...
COMMISSION OF FINE ARTS 11 302 11 302 11 302 ... ...
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS 40 1,028 40 1,028 29 758 ... ...
COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED 27 779 27 779 27 779 ... ...
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION 709 26,791 709 26,791 465 17,886 ... ...
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION 543 14,597 541 14,555 417 11,599 2 42
CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 608 * 3,983 * 605 * 3,967 * 337 * 2,465 * 3 * 16 *
COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1,263 28,990 1,263 28,990 1,263 28,990 ... ...
DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD 109 1,762 109 1,762 92 1,538 ... ...
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 5 * 162 * 5 * 162 * 2 * 21 * ... * ... *
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION 39 1,110 39 1,110 36 1,056 ... ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 18,655 501,861 18,550 500,299 4,819 141,269 105 1,562
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,416 56,135 2,405 55,915 484 14,305 11 220
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES 394 * 11,573 * 394 * 11,573 * 368 * 10,783 * ... * ... *
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION 290 9,139 290 9,139 159 5,462 ... ...
FARM CREDIT SYSTEM INSURANCE CORPORATION 10 470 10 470 10 470 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 1,767 56,544 1,765 56,475 1,495 48,749 2 69
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 8,314 259,310 8,292 258,793 1,928 73,987 22 517
FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 347 2,665 347 2,665 347 2,665 ... ...
FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL 10 311 10 311 8 254 ... ...
UNSPECIFIED 499 * 5,627 * 499 * 5,627 * 467 * 5,272 * ... * ... *
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY 137 4,059 137 4,059 84 2,377 ... ...
FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION 124 3,888 124 3,888 115 3,579 ... ...
FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE 241 7,495 241 7,495 62 1,720 ... ...
FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 71 1,989 71 1,989 59 1,681 ... ...
FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD 102 2,797 102 2,797 101 2,777 ... ...
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION 1,131 * 25,599 * 1,131 * 25,599 * 976 * 21,861 * ... * ... *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 12,724 332,453 12,669 331,213 4,494 131,375 55 1,240
HARRY S. TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION 5 130 5 130 5 130 ... ...
U.S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM 187 4,783 187 4,783 184 4,715 ... ...
U.S. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS 15 297 15 297 15 297 ... ...
INTER-AMERICAN FOUNDATION 40 1,118 40 1,118 40 1,118 ... ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 261 4,119 261 4,119 1 42 ... ...
INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 7 * 150 * 7 * 150 * 3 * 90 * ... * ... *
INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION: UNITED STATES AND CANADA 19 512 14 385 9 253 5 127
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION 397 11,310 397 11,310 397 11,310 ... ...
JAMES MADISON MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION 4 87 4 87 4 87 ... ...
JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION 4 130 4 130 4 130 ... ...
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION 12 388 12 384 12 365 ... 4
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD 219 7,105 219 7,105 134 4,268 ... ...
MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION 286 9,464 255 8,292 255 8,292 31 1,172
MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION 41 768 41 768 3 79 ... ...
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,501 56,053 3,501 56,053 1,399 29,276 ... ...
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 18,201 561,071 18,187 560,617 4,234 137,552 14 454
NATIONAL CAPITAL PLANNING COMMISSION 39 1,164 39 1,164 39 1,164 ... ...
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 3 * 69 * 3 * 69 * 3 * 69 * ... * ... *
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY 11 367 11 367 11 331 ... ...
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION 1,192 33,553 1,192 33,553 262 9,098 ... ...
NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES 407 10,788 407 10,788 406 10,773 ... ...
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS 163 4,491 163 4,491 163 4,491 ... ...
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES 165 4,495 165 4,495 164 4,480 ... ...
INSTITUTE OF MUSEUM AND LIBRARY SERVICES 79 1,802 79 1,802 79 1,802 ... ...
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,670 45,621 1,648 45,122 476 14,241 22 499
NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD 51 1,582 51 1,582 49 1,549 ... ...
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION 1,502 44,286 1,496 44,120 1,488 43,859 6 166
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD 404 12,924 404 12,924 316 10,142 ... ...
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 3,978 125,018 3,973 124,784 2,818 92,643 5 234
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD 12 516 12 516 9 306 ... ...
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION 57 * 1,721 * 57 * 1,721 * 42 * 1,252 * ... * ... *
OFFICE OF NAVAJO AND HOPI INDIAN RELOCATION 40 801 40 801 ... ... ... ...
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS 73 2,255 73 2,255 73 2,254 ... ...
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,610 120,718 5,602 120,611 1,923 50,000 8 107
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 108 1,797 108 1,797 84 1,379 ... ...
OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 224 6,629 224 6,629 224 6,629 ... ...
PEACE CORPS 1,000 23,419 673 15,451 565 13,586 327 7,968
PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION 973 26,672 973 26,672 970 26,579 ... ...
POSTAL RATE COMMISSION 52 * 606 * 52 * 606 * 52 * 606 * ... * ... *
PRESIDIO TRUST 319 7,107 319 7,107 ... ... ... ...
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD 957 * 19,355 * 957 * 19,355 * 5 * 117 * ... * ... *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 3,853 157,015 3,853 157,015 2,277 92,653 ... ...
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM 154 2,596 152 2,592 49 1,316 2 4
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,037 * 93,352 * 4,003 * 92,530 * 1,069 * 29,764 * 34 * 822 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 5,008 * 89,455 * 4,982 * 88,822 * 4,602 * 81,700 * 26 * 633 *
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART 816 15,910 816 15,910 816 15,910 ... ...
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION (EXCEPT UNITS ADMINISTERED UNDER SEPARATE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES) 4,098 * 71,479 * 4,072 * 70,846 * 3,692 * 63,724 * 26 * 633 *
WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS 45 1,001 45 1,001 45 1,001 ... ...
JOHN F. KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 49 1,065 49 1,065 49 1,065 ... ...
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 65,904 1,285,425 65,450 1,277,664 1,813 39,299 454 7,761
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY 12,872 573,692 12,872 573,692 6 498 ... ...
TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY 46 1,247 46 1,247 46 1,247 ... ...
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,922 * 46,791 * 1,699 * 45,489 * 1,543 * 41,278 * 223 * 1,302 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * 61,476 * 1,585 * 36,477 * 1,584 * 36,474 * 930 * 24,999 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 612,759 8,453,685 609,880 8,408,473 12,449 200,890 2,879 45,212
UTAH RECLAMATION MITIGATION AND CONSERVATION COMMISSION 14 228 14 228 ... ... ... ...
VALLES CALDERA TRUST 28 * 477 * 28 * 477 * ... * ... * ... * ... *
WHITE HOUSE COMMISSION ON THE NATIONAL MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE 1 * 12 * 1 * 12 * 1 * 12 * ... * ... *

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

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