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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 11 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,777,403 * 1,489,684 * 1,446,019 * 43,665 * 1,287,719 * 1,081,448 * 206,271 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,760,569 * 1,478,255 * 1,426,314 * 51,941 * 1,282,314 * 1,080,970 * 201,344 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 29,848 * 11,983 * 2,315 * 9,668 * 17,865 * 16,409 * 1,456 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 29,837 * 11,969 * 2,315 * 9,654 * 17,868 * 16,468 * 1,400 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
DECEMBER 2012 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 33,772 * ... * ... * ... * 33,772 * 33,479 * 293 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 33,771 * ... * ... * ... * 33,771 * 33,478 * 293 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,713,783 * 1,477,701 * 1,443,704 * 33,997 * 1,236,082 * 1,031,560 * 204,522 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,696,961 * 1,466,286 * 1,423,999 * 42,287 * 1,230,675 * 1,031,024 * 199,651 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,852 * 756 * 753 * 3 * 1,096 * 259 * 837 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,880 * 759 * 756 * 3 * 1,121 * 262 * 859 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,928,177 * 1,331,704 * 1,301,866 * 29,838 * 596,473 * 494,506 * 101,967 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,912,997 * 1,319,178 * 1,281,157 * 38,021 * 593,819 * 487,815 * 106,004 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
DECEMBER 2012 41,577 10,472 9,193 1,279 31,105 23,992 7,113
SEPTEMBER 2012 41,438 10,287 9,021 1,266 31,151 24,018 7,133
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
DECEMBER 2012 112,461 * 106,339 * 103,805 * 2,534 * 6,122 * 5,709 * 413 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 112,461 * 106,339 * 103,805 * 2,534 * 6,122 * 5,709 * 413 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
DECEMBER 2012 758,465 622,668 610,146 12,522 135,797 100,116 35,681
SEPTEMBER 2012 729,559 * 597,864 * 586,368 * 11,496 * 131,695 * 93,447 * 38,248 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
DECEMBER 2012 280,777 223,504 216,218 7,286 57,273 37,696 19,577
SEPTEMBER 2012 256,807 201,018 194,600 6,418 55,789 36,639 19,150
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
DECEMBER 2012 201,750 176,900 175,123 1,777 24,850 19,537 5,313
SEPTEMBER 2012 201,149 176,411 174,397 2,014 24,738 19,778 4,960
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
DECEMBER 2012 173,526 137,802 135,050 2,752 35,724 28,247 7,477
SEPTEMBER 2012 172,236 136,704 134,223 2,481 35,532 28,269 7,263
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2012 25,385 24,525 24,278 247 860 825 35
SEPTEMBER 2012 25,349 24,433 24,192 241 916 869 47
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
DECEMBER 2012 77,027 59,937 59,477 460 17,090 13,811 3,279
SEPTEMBER 2012 74,018 * 59,298 * 58,956 * 342 * 14,720 * 7,892 * 6,828 *
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 117,380 66,664 66,382 282 50,716 48,802 1,914
SEPTEMBER 2012 117,016 66,487 66,228 259 50,529 48,630 1,899
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
DECEMBER 2012 68,813 58,533 53,398 5,135 10,280 3,388 6,892
SEPTEMBER 2012 76,827 63,354 54,775 8,579 13,473 3,602 9,871
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
DECEMBER 2012 90,373 81,390 77,741 3,649 8,983 1,972 7,011
SEPTEMBER 2012 99,503 89,137 79,774 9,363 10,366 2,141 8,225
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
DECEMBER 2012 44,238 34,345 34,119 226 9,893 8,982 911
SEPTEMBER 2012 44,317 34,279 33,932 347 10,038 8,747 1,291
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
DECEMBER 2012 17,785 15,916 15,819 97 1,869 1,414 455
SEPTEMBER 2012 17,752 15,880 15,783 97 1,872 1,374 498
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
DECEMBER 2012 74,017 * 57,775 * 57,257 * 518 * 16,242 * 4,933 * 11,309 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 74,017 57,775 57,257 518 16,242 4,933 11,309
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 8,536 7,707 7,680 27 829 698 131
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,655 7,769 7,694 75 886 731 155
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 57,036 * 8,316 * 8,226 * 90 * 48,720 * 47,491 * 1,229 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 57,036 * 8,316 * 8,226 * 90 * 48,720 * 47,491 * 1,229 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
DECEMBER 2012 15,529 13,627 13,521 106 1,902 1,673 229
SEPTEMBER 2012 15,632 13,698 13,574 124 1,934 1,679 255
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,201 3,217 3,210 7 984 740 244
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,250 3,241 3,229 12 1,009 738 271
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
DECEMBER 2012 323,208 * 130,127 * 127,252 * 2,875 * 193,081 * 175,207 * 17,874 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 323,208 130,127 127,252 2,875 193,081 175,207 17,874
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
DECEMBER 2012 194,558 114,608 114,117 491 79,950 69,389 10,561
SEPTEMBER 2012 191,326 114,625 114,239 386 76,701 69,368 7,333
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2012 783,754 * 145,241 * 141,085 * 4,156 * 638,513 * 536,795 * 101,718 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 782,084 * 146,349 * 142,086 * 4,263 * 635,735 * 542,947 * 92,788 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2012 17,740 14,953 14,926 27 2,787 1,605 1,182
SEPTEMBER 2012 18,055 15,136 15,071 65 2,919 1,612 1,307
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,259 1,695 1,693 2 564 542 22
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,337 * 1,753 * 1,751 * 2 * 584 * 561 * 23 *
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,774 1,125 1,117 8 649 577 72
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,759 1,122 1,115 7 637 565 72
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 8,314 * 6,718 * 5,129 * 1,589 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,314 * 6,718 * 5,129 * 1,589 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 12,383 * 11,655 * 11,622 * 33 * 728 * 613 * 115 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 12,383 11,655 11,622 33 728 613 115
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 17,922 17,083 16,818 265 839 755 84
SEPTEMBER 2012 18,134 17,224 16,878 346 910 818 92
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 3,309 2,643 2,574 69 666 95 571
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,330 2,686 2,614 72 644 101 543
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,676 870 866 4 806 766 40
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,684 871 867 4 813 771 42
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 3,835 ... ... ... 3,835 3,705 130
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,884 ... ... ... 3,884 3,725 159
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 5,558 * 5,101 * 5,025 * 76 * 457 * 396 * 61 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,558 5,101 5,025 76 457 396 61
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
DECEMBER 2012 950 934 929 5 16 12 4
SEPTEMBER 2012 957 * 942 * 939 * 3 * 15 * 11 * 4 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,059 2,200 2,191 9 1,859 1,714 145
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,907 2,097 2,086 11 1,810 1,663 147
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,898 * 4,755 * 4,669 * 86 * 143 * 118 * 25 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,005 * 4,842 * 4,775 * 67 * 163 * 99 * 64 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 64,539 60,219 59,107 1,112 4,320 3,892 428
SEPTEMBER 2012 65,114 60,889 59,770 1,119 4,225 3,812 413
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,845 * 1,380 * 1,374 * 6 * 465 * 432 * 33 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,845 1,380 1,374 6 465 432 33
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 595,783 ... ... ... 595,783 501,281 94,502
SEPTEMBER 2012 592,750 ... ... ... 592,750 507,364 85,386

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

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