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Employment and Trends - March 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                                          
MARCH 2011 106,762 * 3.82 53,893 * 3.62 28,481 * 1.91 25,412 * 1.71 52,869 * 4.06 45,621 * 3.50 7,248 * 0.56
DECEMBER 2010 93,224 ** 3.34 45,736 ** 3.12 24,250 ** 1.66 21,486 ** 1.47 47,488 ** 3.58 38,796 ** 2.93 8,692 ** 0.66
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2011 258 * 2.01 18 * 0.74 12 * 0.49 6 * 0.25 240 * 2.30 233 * 2.24 7 * 0.07
DECEMBER 2010 257 ** 2.01 19 ** 0.78 12 ** 0.49 7 ** 0.29 238 ** 2.30 231 ** 2.23 7 ** 0.07
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2011 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2011 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
MARCH 2011 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
DECEMBER 2010 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2011 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2011 106,492 * 3.83 53,875 * 3.62 28,469 * 1.91 25,406 * 1.71 52,617 * 4.07 45,388 * 3.51 7,229 * 0.56
DECEMBER 2010 92,951 ** 3.35 45,717 ** 3.13 24,238 ** 1.66 21,479 ** 1.47 47,234 ** 3.59 38,549 ** 2.93 8,685 ** 0.66
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
MARCH 2011 109 * 5.79 12 * 1.54 7 * 0.90 5 * 0.64 97 * 8.78 96 * 8.69 1 * 0.09
DECEMBER 2010 62 * 3.24 16 * 2.03 12 * 1.52 4 * 0.51 46 * 4.08 46 * 4.08 ... * ...
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
MARCH 2011 89,659 * 4.61 52,034 * 3.88 27,166 * 2.03 24,868 * 1.86 37,625 * 6.24 30,825 * 5.11 6,800 * 1.13
DECEMBER 2010 78,114 * 4.03 43,440 * 3.29 22,473 * 1.70 20,967 * 1.59 34,674 * 5.61 26,410 * 4.28 8,264 * 1.34
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
MARCH 2011 1,078 2.73 151 1.54 132 1.35 19 0.19 927 3.11 642 2.16 285 0.96
DECEMBER 2010 883 2.25 157 1.63 137 1.42 20 0.21 726 2.46 440 1.49 286 0.97
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
MARCH 2011 18,118 15.32 17,630 15.95 6,061 5.48 11,569 10.46 488 6.36 344 4.48 144 1.88
DECEMBER 2010 11,331 10.16 10,971 10.64 2,351 2.28 8,620 8.36 360 4.26 254 3.01 106 1.26
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
MARCH 2011 30,874 3.95 18,267 2.94 12,765 2.06 5,502 0.89 12,607 7.88 9,049 5.66 3,558 2.22
DECEMBER 2010 33,601 4.33 19,601 3.22 11,869 1.95 7,732 1.27 14,000 8.37 8,472 5.07 5,528 3.31
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
MARCH 2011 12,368 4.18 7,205 3.12 5,021 2.18 2,184 0.95 5,163 7.92 3,303 5.07 1,860 2.85
DECEMBER 2010 11,267 3.82 6,047 2.67 4,472 1.98 1,575 0.70 5,220 7.63 2,768 4.05 2,452 3.58
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
MARCH 2011 5,890 2.94 3,422 2.01 2,499 1.47 923 0.54 2,468 8.23 2,067 6.90 401 1.34
DECEMBER 2010 6,604 3.31 4,149 2.47 2,324 1.38 1,825 1.09 2,455 7.80 1,683 5.35 772 2.45
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
MARCH 2011 7,929 4.50 4,942 3.61 3,878 2.83 1,064 0.78 2,987 7.60 2,121 5.39 866 2.20
DECEMBER 2010 10,398 5.99 6,734 5.06 3,628 2.73 3,106 2.34 3,664 9.00 2,262 5.55 1,402 3.44
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2011 1,349 5.33 1,105 4.60 425 1.77 680 2.83 244 18.78 191 14.70 53 4.08
DECEMBER 2010 1,088 4.31 852 3.64 311 1.33 541 2.31 236 12.91 71 3.88 165 9.03
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
MARCH 2011 3,338 4.02 1,593 2.71 942 1.60 651 1.11 1,745 7.22 1,367 5.66 378 1.56
DECEMBER 2010 4,244 5.14 1,819 3.15 1,134 1.96 685 1.19 2,425 9.79 1,688 6.82 737 2.98
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
MARCH 2011 1,688 1.42 721 1.08 648 0.97 73 0.11 967 1.85 962 1.84 5 0.01
DECEMBER 2010 2,505 2.11 996 1.51 925 1.40 71 0.11 1,509 2.88 1,508 2.88 1 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
MARCH 2011 4,425 6.28 3,132 5.28 1,028 1.73 2,104 3.54 1,293 11.67 902 8.14 391 3.53
DECEMBER 2010 2,367 3.36 1,445 2.44 838 1.41 607 1.02 922 8.22 734 6.54 188 1.68
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
MARCH 2011 5,076 5.32 3,826 4.47 1,580 1.85 2,246 2.62 1,250 12.64 990 10.01 260 2.63
DECEMBER 2010 2,785 2.74 1,609 1.79 1,101 1.23 508 0.57 1,176 9.83 1,083 9.05 93 0.78
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
MARCH 2011 5,718 12.18 492 1.43 340 0.99 152 0.44 5,226 41.74 5,194 41.48 32 0.26
DECEMBER 2010 1,498 2.93 579 1.67 300 0.87 279 0.81 919 5.54 903 5.45 16 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
MARCH 2011 179 1.03 101 0.66 72 0.47 29 0.19 78 3.89 77 3.84 1 0.05
DECEMBER 2010 346 1.97 197 1.30 147 0.97 50 0.33 149 6.10 146 5.98 3 0.12
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
MARCH 2011 4,244 5.99 1,844 3.31 1,343 2.41 501 0.90 2,400 15.87 2,316 15.31 84 0.56
DECEMBER 2010 4,432 6.31 2,034 3.74 1,626 2.99 408 0.75 2,398 15.11 2,363 14.89 35 0.22
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2011 182 1.86 120 1.40 84 0.98 36 0.42 62 5.08 56 4.58 6 0.49
DECEMBER 2010 109 1.12 82 0.96 53 0.62 29 0.34 27 2.29 27 2.29 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
MARCH 2011 1,021 1.76 184 2.21 135 1.62 49 0.59 837 1.69 658 1.33 179 0.36
DECEMBER 2010 979 1.69 121 1.47 84 1.02 37 0.45 858 1.72 706 1.42 152 0.31
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
MARCH 2011 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
DECEMBER 2010 640 * 3.96 306 * 2.24 240 * 1.75 66 * 0.48 334 * 13.59 321 * 13.06 13 * 0.53
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
MARCH 2011 149 3.33 41 1.24 24 0.73 17 0.52 108 9.17 107 9.08 1 0.08
DECEMBER 2010 371 * 8.33 123 * 3.81 88 * 2.72 35 * 1.08 248 * 20.31 246 * 20.15 2 * 0.16
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
MARCH 2011 10,972 * 3.51 3,741 * 2.57 1,836 * 1.26 1,905 * 1.31 7,231 * 4.32 5,719 * 3.42 1,512 * 0.90
DECEMBER 2010 10,972 3.55 3,741 2.59 1,836 1.27 1,905 1.32 7,231 4.40 5,719 3.48 1,512 0.92
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
MARCH 2011 5,295 * 2.89 1,478 * 1.45 878 * 0.86 600 * 0.59 3,817 * 4.68 3,488 * 4.28 329 * 0.40
DECEMBER 2010 5,295 2.89 1,478 1.47 878 0.87 600 0.60 3,817 4.60 3,488 4.20 329 0.40
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
MARCH 2011 16,724 * 2.00 1,829 * 1.25 1,296 * 0.89 533 * 0.36 14,895 * 2.16 14,467 * 2.10 428 * 0.06
DECEMBER 2010 14,775 ** 1.76 2,261 ** 1.59 1,753 ** 1.23 508 ** 0.36 12,514 ** 1.80 12,093 ** 1.74 421 ** 0.06
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2011 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2011 596 * 3.18 132 * 0.88 94 * 0.63 38 * 0.25 464 * 12.42 463 * 12.39 1 * 0.03
DECEMBER 2010 596 * 3.18 132 * 0.88 94 * 0.63 38 * 0.25 464 * 12.42 463 * 12.39 1 * 0.03
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2011 47 1.84 32 1.65 25 1.29 7 0.36 15 2.43 15 2.43 ... ...
DECEMBER 2010 61 2.39 38 1.95 25 1.28 13 0.67 23 3.78 23 3.78 ... ...
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2011 36 1.98 5 0.42 4 0.34 1 0.08 31 4.95 21 3.35 10 1.60
DECEMBER 2010 20 1.09 7 0.58 4 0.33 3 0.25 13 2.08 12 1.92 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
MARCH 2011 377 * 4.49 250 * 3.98 225 * 3.58 25 * 0.40 127 * 6.00 114 * 5.39 13 * 0.61
DECEMBER 2010 377 5.08 250 4.42 225 3.98 25 0.44 127 7.23 114 6.49 13 0.74
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2011 403 * 3.14 169 * 1.48 98 * 0.86 71 * 0.62 234 * 16.44 212 * 14.90 22 * 1.55
DECEMBER 2010 403 * 3.14 169 * 1.48 98 * 0.86 71 * 0.62 234 * 16.44 212 * 14.90 22 * 1.55
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2011 377 2.02 175 0.99 116 0.66 59 0.33 202 18.81 93 8.66 109 10.15
DECEMBER 2010 447 * 2.39 212 * 1.21 184 * 1.05 28 * 0.16 235 * 20.45 139 * 12.10 96 * 8.36
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2011 169 4.74 64 2.34 51 1.86 13 0.48 105 12.65 94 11.33 11 1.33
DECEMBER 2010 189 5.33 53 1.96 37 1.37 16 0.59 136 16.14 87 10.33 49 5.82
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
MARCH 2011 59 3.43 19 2.08 9 0.98 10 1.09 40 4.95 28 3.47 12 1.49
DECEMBER 2010 35 2.04 6 0.66 4 0.44 2 0.22 29 3.56 26 3.20 3 0.37
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2011 44 * 1.05 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 44 * 1.05 38 * 0.91 6 * 0.14
DECEMBER 2010 44 1.05 ... ... ... ... ... ... 44 1.05 38 0.90 6 0.14
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
MARCH 2011 267 4.45 183 3.86 123 2.59 60 1.27 84 6.65 82 6.50 2 0.16
DECEMBER 2010 405 * 6.87 250 * 5.60 175 * 3.92 75 * 1.68 155 * 10.88 152 * 10.67 3 * 0.21
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
MARCH 2011 16 * 1.62 16 * 1.65 12 * 1.23 4 * 0.41 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 16 1.63 16 1.65 12 1.24 4 0.41 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2011 36 0.91 17 0.78 12 0.55 5 0.23 19 1.06 16 0.89 3 0.17
DECEMBER 2010 159 4.03 88 4.08 67 3.10 21 0.97 71 3.97 66 3.69 5 0.28
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2011 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
DECEMBER 2010 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
MARCH 2011 158 * 3.16 142 * 2.93 115 * 2.38 27 * 0.56 16 * 10.16 10 * 6.35 6 * 3.81
DECEMBER 2010 127 * 2.55 114 * 2.37 91 * 1.89 23 * 0.48 13 * 7.45 8 * 4.58 5 * 2.87
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2011 284 0.41 73 0.12 71 0.12 2 ... 211 2.56 54 0.66 157 1.91
DECEMBER 2010 1,464 2.09 406 0.69 404 0.69 2 ... 1,058 9.28 922 8.09 136 1.19
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2011 36 1.84 27 1.89 22 1.54 5 0.35 9 1.72 9 1.72 ... ...
DECEMBER 2010 19 0.97 10 0.70 8 0.56 2 0.14 9 1.71 8 1.52 1 0.19
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2011 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2010 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
MARCH 2011 12,425 1.95 ... ... ... ... ... ... 12,425 1.95 12,416 1.95 9 ...
DECEMBER 2010 9,061 * 1.41 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 9,061 * 1.41 9,051 * 1.41 10 * ...

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

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