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Employment and Trends - September 2011

TABLE 8 -- STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREAOVERSEAS
EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIESSEPTEMBER 2011*JUNE 2011*SEPTEMBER 2010**SEPTEMBER 2011*JUNE 2011*SEPTEMBER 2010**SEPTEMBER 2011*JUNE 2011*SEPTEMBER 2010**SEPTEMBER 2011*JUNE 2011*SEPTEMBER 2010**
TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT 2,820,460 2,869,548 2,841,143 2,727,851 2,776,111 2,750,352 377,373 370,960 368,065 92,609 93,437 90,791
WORK SCHEDULE:                        
FULL-TIME 2,604,710 2,647,067 2,614,625 2,521,783 2,563,026 2,532,408 366,236 359,928 356,101 82,927 84,041 82,217
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 113,944 123,843 130,082 109,424 119,113 125,683 6,955 7,104 7,394 4,520 4,730 4,399
INTERMITTENT 101,806 98,638 96,436 96,644 93,972 92,261 4,182 3,928 4,570 5,162 4,666 4,175
POSITION OCCUPIED:                        
PERMANENT POSITION 2,626,068 2,656,915 2,635,158 2,542,798 2,573,165 2,553,965 340,978 334,360 329,791 83,270 83,750 81,193
FULL-TIME 2,503,870 2,526,158 2,506,340 2,425,158 2,446,736 2,429,294 334,909 328,133 323,229 78,712 79,422 77,046
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 122,198 130,757 128,818 117,640 126,429 124,671 6,069 6,227 6,562 4,558 4,328 4,147
TEMPORARY POSITION 194,392 212,633 205,985 185,053 202,946 196,387 36,395 36,600 38,274 9,339 9,687 9,598
FULL-TIME 100,840 120,909 108,285 96,625 116,290 103,114 31,327 31,795 32,872 4,215 4,619 5,171
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 93,552 91,724 97,700 88,428 86,656 93,273 5,068 4,805 5,402 5,124 5,068 4,427
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                        
PERMANENT 2,564,927 2,596,994 2,565,826 2,498,968 2,531,322 2,501,244 337,622 329,759 319,555 65,959 65,672 64,582
FULL-TIME 2,462,452 2,484,705 2,453,381 2,399,096 2,421,647 2,391,335 332,681 324,607 314,267 63,356 63,058 62,046
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 92,917 102,678 103,269 91,566 101,294 101,893 4,612 4,824 4,958 1,351 1,384 1,376
INTERMITTENT 9,558 9,611 9,176 8,306 8,381 8,016 329 328 330 1,252 1,230 1,160
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 255,533 272,554 275,317 228,883 244,789 249,108 39,751 41,201 48,510 26,650 27,765 26,209
FULL-TIME 142,258 162,362 161,244 122,687 141,379 141,073 33,555 35,321 41,834 19,571 20,983 20,171
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 21,027 21,165 26,813 17,858 17,819 23,790 2,343 2,280 2,436 3,169 3,346 3,023
INTERMITTENT 92,248 89,027 87,260 88,338 85,591 84,245 3,853 3,600 4,240 3,910 3,436 3,015
TYPE OF SERVICE:                        
COMPETITIVE SERVICE 1,510,748 1,532,878 1,460,668 1,481,659 1,503,891 1,432,752 234,745 238,936 231,743 29,089 28,987 27,916
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 1,465,523 1,480,248 1,410,951 1,437,963 1,452,779 1,384,615 230,377 234,309 227,082 27,560 27,469 26,336
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 45,225 52,630 49,717 43,696 51,112 48,137 4,368 4,627 4,661 1,529 1,518 1,580
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 1,309,712 1,336,670 1,380,475 1,246,192 1,272,220 1,317,600 142,628 132,024 136,322 63,520 64,450 62,875
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 1,099,404 1,116,746 1,154,875 1,061,005 1,078,543 1,116,629 107,245 95,450 92,473 38,399 38,203 38,246
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 210,308 219,924 225,600 185,187 193,677 200,971 35,383 36,574 43,849 25,121 26,247 24,629
PAY SYSTEM:                        
WAGE 213,693 216,364 212,148 208,390 210,888 206,401 15,401 11,164 10,654 5,303 5,476 5,747
POSTAL 609,921 623,378 643,420 607,066 620,465 640,377 12,299 12,312 12,985 2,855 2,913 3,043
GENERAL SCHEDULE AND OTHER 1,996,846 2,029,806 1,985,575 1,912,395 1,944,758 1,903,574 349,673 347,484 344,426 84,451 85,048 82,001
CITIZENSHIP:                        
U.S. CITIZEN 2,785,624 2,834,959 2,806,871 2,719,922 2,768,279 2,742,503 373,634 367,344 364,605 65,702 66,680 64,368
NON U.S. CITIZEN 34,836 34,589 34,272 7,929 7,832 7,849 3,739 3,616 3,460 26,907 26,757 26,423
TOTAL INTERMITTENTS NOT WORKING *** 29,871 33,849 31,897 28,743 30,242 30,264 4,961 5,411 4,990 1,128 3,607
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH EMPLOYMENT 30,465 30,478 30,643 30,459 30,472 30,637 29,346 29,359 29,526 6 6 6
WORK SCHEDULE:                        
FULL-TIME 30,094 30,108 30,247 30,088 30,102 30,241 29,023 29,036 29,177 6 6 6
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 285 283 284 285 283 284 241 239 240 ... ... ...
INTERMITTENT 86 87 112 86 87 112 82 84 109 ... ... ...
POSITION OCCUPIED:                        
PERMANENT POSITION 11,719 11,733 11,658 11,713 11,727 11,652 10,620 10,635 10,561 6 6 6
FULL-TIME 11,440 11,455 11,381 11,434 11,449 11,375 10,389 10,404 10,331 6 6 6
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 279 278 277 279 278 277 231 231 230 ... ... ...
TEMPORARY POSITION 18,746 18,745 18,985 18,746 18,745 18,985 18,726 18,724 18,965 ... ... ...
FULL-TIME 18,654 18,653 18,866 18,654 18,653 18,866 18,634 18,632 18,846 ... ... ...
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 92 92 119 92 92 119 92 92 119 ... ... ...
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                        
PERMANENT 18,776 18,731 11,673 18,770 18,725 11,667 17,672 17,627 10,570 6 6 6
FULL-TIME 18,527 18,485 11,425 18,521 18,479 11,419 17,465 17,423 10,364 6 6 6
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 246 244 246 246 244 246 204 202 204 ... ... ...
INTERMITTENT 3 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 ... ... ...
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 11,689 11,747 18,970 11,689 11,747 18,970 11,674 11,732 18,956 ... ... ...
FULL-TIME 11,567 11,623 18,822 11,567 11,623 18,822 11,558 11,613 18,813 ... ... ...
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 39 39 38 39 39 38 37 37 36 ... ... ...
INTERMITTENT 83 85 110 83 85 110 79 82 107 ... ... ...
TYPE OF SERVICE:                        
COMPETITIVE SERVICE 2,320 2,420 2,422 2,320 2,420 2,422 2,131 2,230 2,233 ... ... ...
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 2,314 2,414 2,416 2,314 2,414 2,416 2,125 2,224 2,227 ... ... ...
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 ... ... ...
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 28,145 28,058 28,221 28,139 28,052 28,215 27,215 27,129 27,293 6 6 6
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 16,462 16,317 9,257 16,456 16,311 9,251 15,547 15,403 8,343 6 6 6
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 11,683 11,741 18,964 11,683 11,741 18,964 11,668 11,726 18,950 ... ... ...
PAY SYSTEM:                        
WAGE 2,938 2,938 2,831 2,938 2,938 2,831 2,892 2,892 2,785 ... ... ...
GENERAL SCHEDULE AND OTHER 27,527 27,540 27,812 27,521 27,534 27,806 26,454 26,467 26,741 6 6 6
CITIZENSHIP:                        
U.S. CITIZEN 30,406 30,419 30,584 30,400 30,413 30,578 29,287 29,300 29,467 6 6 6
NON U.S. CITIZEN 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 59 ... ... ...
TOTAL INTERMITTENTS NOT WORKING *** 106 109 145 106 109 145 105 108 144 ... ...
JUDICIAL BRANCH EMPLOYMENT 33,762 33,769 33,756 33,393 33,400 33,387 2,823 2,830 2,817 369 369 369
WORK SCHEDULE:                        
FULL-TIME 32,254 32,260 32,251 31,906 31,912 31,903 2,680 2,686 2,677 348 348 348
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,411 1,412 1,408 1,393 1,394 1,390 135 136 132 18 18 18
INTERMITTENT 97 97 97 94 94 94 8 8 8 3 3 3
POSITION OCCUPIED:                        
PERMANENT POSITION 33,447 33,452 33,431 33,089 33,094 33,073 2,756 2,761 2,740 358 358 358
FULL-TIME 32,227 32,231 32,216 31,879 31,883 31,868 2,653 2,657 2,642 348 348 348
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 1,220 1,221 1,215 1,210 1,211 1,205 103 104 98 10 10 10
TEMPORARY POSITION 315 317 325 304 306 314 67 69 77 11 11 11
FULL-TIME 27 29 35 27 29 35 27 29 35 ... ... ...
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 288 288 290 277 277 279 40 40 42 11 11 11
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                        
PERMANENT 33,468 33,475 33,458 33,110 33,117 33,100 2,777 2,784 2,767 358 358 358
FULL-TIME 32,247 32,253 32,241 31,899 31,905 31,893 2,673 2,679 2,667 348 348 348
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 1,221 1,222 1,217 1,211 1,212 1,207 104 105 100 10 10 10
INTERMITTENT ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 294 294 298 283 283 287 46 46 50 11 11 11
FULL-TIME 7 7 10 7 7 10 7 7 10 ... ... ...
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 190 190 191 182 182 183 31 31 32 8 8 8
INTERMITTENT 97 97 97 94 94 94 8 8 8 3 3 3
TYPE OF SERVICE:                        
COMPETITIVE SERVICE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 33,762 33,769 33,756 33,393 33,400 33,387 2,823 2,830 2,817 369 369 369
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 33,468 33,475 33,458 33,110 33,117 33,100 2,777 2,784 2,767 358 358 358
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 294 294 298 283 283 287 46 46 50 11 11 11
PAY SYSTEM:                        
WAGE ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
GENERAL SCHEDULE AND OTHER 33,762 33,769 33,756 33,393 33,400 33,387 2,823 2,830 2,817 369 369 369
CITIZENSHIP:                        
U.S. CITIZEN 33,217 33,224 33,210 32,854 32,861 32,847 2,628 2,635 2,621 363 363 363
NON U.S. CITIZEN 545 545 546 539 539 540 195 195 196 6 6 6
TOTAL INTERMITTENTS NOT WORKING *** ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH EMPLOYMENT 2,756,233 2,805,301 2,776,744 2,663,999 2,712,239 2,686,328 345,204 338,771 335,722 92,234 93,062 90,416
WORK SCHEDULE:                        
FULL-TIME 2,542,362 2,584,699 2,552,127 2,459,789 2,501,012 2,470,264 334,533 328,206 324,247 82,573 83,687 81,863
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 112,248 122,148 128,390 107,746 117,436 124,009 6,579 6,729 7,022 4,502 4,712 4,381
INTERMITTENT 101,623 98,454 96,227 96,464 93,791 92,055 4,092 3,836 4,453 5,159 4,663 4,172
POSITION OCCUPIED:                        
PERMANENT POSITION 2,580,902 2,611,730 2,590,069 2,497,996 2,528,344 2,509,240 327,602 320,964 316,490 82,906 83,386 80,829
FULL-TIME 2,460,203 2,482,472 2,462,743 2,381,845 2,403,404 2,386,051 321,867 315,072 310,256 78,358 79,068 76,692
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 120,699 129,258 127,326 116,151 124,940 123,189 5,735 5,892 6,234 4,548 4,318 4,137
TEMPORARY POSITION 175,331 193,571 186,675 166,003 183,895 177,088 17,602 17,807 19,232 9,328 9,676 9,587
FULL-TIME 82,159 102,227 89,384 77,944 97,608 84,213 12,666 13,134 13,991 4,215 4,619 5,171
PART-TIME AND INTERMITTENT 93,172 91,344 97,291 88,059 86,287 92,875 4,936 4,673 5,241 5,113 5,057 4,416
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:                        
PERMANENT 2,512,683 2,544,788 2,520,695 2,447,088 2,479,480 2,456,477 317,173 309,348 306,218 65,595 65,308 64,218
FULL-TIME 2,411,678 2,433,967 2,409,715 2,348,676 2,371,263 2,348,023 312,543 304,505 301,236 63,002 62,704 61,692
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 91,450 101,212 101,806 90,109 99,838 100,440 4,304 4,517 4,654 1,341 1,374 1,366
INTERMITTENT 9,555 9,609 9,174 8,303 8,379 8,014 326 326 328 1,252 1,230 1,160
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 243,550 260,513 256,049 216,911 232,759 229,851 28,031 29,423 29,504 26,639 27,754 26,198
FULL-TIME 130,684 150,732 142,412 111,113 129,749 122,241 21,990 23,701 23,011 19,571 20,983 20,171
PART-TIME (REGULARLY SCHEDULED) 20,798 20,936 26,584 17,637 17,598 23,569 2,275 2,212 2,368 3,161 3,338 3,015
INTERMITTENT 92,068 88,845 87,053 88,161 85,412 84,041 3,766 3,510 4,125 3,907 3,433 3,012
TYPE OF SERVICE:                        
COMPETITIVE SERVICE 1,508,428 1,530,458 1,458,246 1,479,339 1,501,471 1,430,330 232,614 236,706 229,510 29,089 28,987 27,916
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 1,463,209 1,477,834 1,408,535 1,435,649 1,450,365 1,382,199 228,252 232,085 224,855 27,560 27,469 26,336
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 45,219 52,624 49,711 43,690 51,106 48,131 4,362 4,621 4,655 1,529 1,518 1,580
EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 1,247,805 1,274,843 1,318,498 1,184,660 1,210,768 1,255,998 112,590 102,065 106,212 63,145 64,075 62,500
PERMANENT APPOINTMENT 1,049,474 1,066,954 1,112,160 1,011,439 1,029,115 1,074,278 88,921 77,263 81,363 38,035 37,839 37,882
TEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE 198,331 207,889 206,338 173,221 181,653 181,720 23,669 24,802 24,849 25,110 26,236 24,618
PAY SYSTEM:                        
WAGE 210,755 213,426 209,317 205,452 207,950 203,570 12,509 8,272 7,869 5,303 5,476 5,747
POSTAL 609,921 623,378 643,420 607,066 620,465 640,377 12,299 12,312 12,985 2,855 2,913 3,043
GENERAL SCHEDULE AND OTHER 1,935,557 1,968,497 1,924,007 1,851,481 1,883,824 1,842,381 320,396 318,187 314,868 84,076 84,673 81,626
CITIZENSHIP:                        
U.S. CITIZEN 2,722,001 2,771,316 2,743,077 2,656,668 2,705,005 2,679,078 341,719 335,409 332,517 65,333 66,311 63,999
NON U.S. CITIZEN 34,232 33,985 33,667 7,331 7,234 7,250 3,485 3,362 3,205 26,901 26,751 26,417
TOTAL INTERMITTENTS NOT WORKING *** 29,765 33,740 31,752 28,637 30,133 30,119 4,856 5,303 4,846 1,128 3,607

* PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS QUARTER'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT QUARTER.
** REVISED.
*** NOT INCLUDED IN TOTAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT.

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