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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 12 -- 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 2,689,159 * 1,462,074 * 1,419,716 * 42,358 * 1,227,085 * 1,044,064 * 183,021 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,675,491 * 1,449,598 * 1,399,031 * 50,567 * 1,225,893 * 1,048,006 * 177,887 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 29,842 * 11,983 * 2,315 * 9,668 * 17,859 * 16,403 * 1,456 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 29,831 * 11,969 * 2,315 * 9,654 * 17,862 * 16,462 * 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 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 33,403 * ... * ... * ... * 33,403 * 33,121 * 282 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 33,402 * ... * ... * ... * 33,402 * 33,120 * 282 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,625,914 * 1,450,091 * 1,417,401 * 32,690 * 1,175,823 * 994,540 * 181,283 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,612,258 * 1,437,629 * 1,396,716 * 40,913 * 1,174,629 * 998,424 * 176,205 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,841 * 750 * 747 * 3 * 1,091 * 257 * 834 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,869 * 752 * 749 * 3 * 1,117 * 260 * 857 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,845,823 * 1,304,765 * 1,276,211 * 28,554 * 541,058 * 461,312 * 79,746 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,833,810 * 1,291,194 * 1,254,523 * 36,671 * 542,616 * 459,090 * 83,526 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
DECEMBER 2012 16,703 10,447 9,172 1,275 6,256 4,842 1,414
SEPTEMBER 2012 16,820 10,264 9,003 1,261 6,556 4,892 1,664
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
DECEMBER 2012 111,672 * 105,561 * 103,055 * 2,506 * 6,111 * 5,700 * 411 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 111,672 * 105,561 * 103,055 * 2,506 * 6,111 * 5,700 * 411 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
DECEMBER 2012 714,401 602,994 591,524 11,470 111,407 91,325 20,082
SEPTEMBER 2012 688,215 * 577,110 * 566,716 * 10,394 * 111,105 * 89,118 * 21,987 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
DECEMBER 2012 260,724 212,609 206,258 6,351 48,115 36,126 11,989
SEPTEMBER 2012 236,824 190,173 184,694 5,479 46,651 35,072 11,579
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
DECEMBER 2012 193,764 172,443 170,719 1,724 21,321 18,979 2,342
SEPTEMBER 2012 193,169 171,947 170,004 1,943 21,222 19,214 2,008
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
DECEMBER 2012 167,561 135,444 132,732 2,712 32,117 27,593 4,524
SEPTEMBER 2012 166,362 134,389 131,949 2,440 31,973 27,616 4,357
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
DECEMBER 2012 24,708 23,876 23,632 244 832 807 25
SEPTEMBER 2012 24,667 23,784 23,546 238 883 849 34
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
DECEMBER 2012 67,644 58,622 58,183 439 9,022 7,820 1,202
SEPTEMBER 2012 67,193 * 56,817 * 56,523 * 294 * 10,376 * 6,367 * 4,009 *
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 115,181 65,401 65,124 277 49,780 47,932 1,848
SEPTEMBER 2012 114,824 65,244 64,990 254 49,580 47,746 1,834
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
DECEMBER 2012 68,441 58,224 53,156 5,068 10,217 3,361 6,856
SEPTEMBER 2012 76,448 63,040 54,531 8,509 13,408 3,575 9,833
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
DECEMBER 2012 89,534 80,842 77,211 3,631 8,692 1,844 6,848
SEPTEMBER 2012 98,657 88,586 79,241 9,345 10,071 2,014 8,057
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
DECEMBER 2012 43,910 34,259 34,034 225 9,651 8,803 848
SEPTEMBER 2012 43,982 34,195 33,851 344 9,787 8,562 1,225
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
DECEMBER 2012 17,741 15,874 15,777 97 1,867 1,413 454
SEPTEMBER 2012 17,709 15,838 15,741 97 1,871 1,373 498
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
DECEMBER 2012 73,565 * 57,398 * 56,959 * 439 * 16,167 * 4,931 * 11,236 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 73,565 57,398 56,959 439 16,167 4,931 11,236
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 8,472 7,647 7,620 27 825 695 130
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,588 7,707 7,632 75 881 727 154
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 56,703 * 8,304 * 8,214 * 90 * 48,399 * 47,179 * 1,220 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 56,703 * 8,304 * 8,214 * 90 * 48,399 * 47,179 * 1,220 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
DECEMBER 2012 15,505 13,606 13,501 105 1,899 1,670 229
SEPTEMBER 2012 15,609 13,678 13,555 123 1,931 1,676 255
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,195 3,211 3,204 7 984 740 244
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,244 3,235 3,223 12 1,009 738 271
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
DECEMBER 2012 319,109 * 128,793 * 125,935 * 2,858 * 190,316 * 172,645 * 17,671 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 319,109 128,793 125,935 2,858 190,316 172,645 17,671
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
DECEMBER 2012 190,691 112,204 111,725 479 78,487 68,232 10,255
SEPTEMBER 2012 187,665 112,241 111,877 364 75,424 68,214 7,210
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
DECEMBER 2012 778,250 * 144,576 * 140,443 * 4,133 * 633,674 * 532,971 * 100,703 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 776,579 * 145,683 * 141,444 * 4,239 * 630,896 * 539,074 * 91,822 *
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 17,624 14,897 14,870 27 2,727 1,598 1,129
SEPTEMBER 2012 17,942 15,081 15,016 65 2,861 1,605 1,256
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 2,249 1,685 1,683 2 564 542 22
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,326 * 1,743 * 1,741 * 2 * 583 * 560 * 23 *
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,772 1,123 1,115 8 649 577 72
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,757 1,120 1,113 7 637 565 72
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 8,292 * 6,696 * 5,115 * 1,581 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,292 * 6,696 * 5,115 * 1,581 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 12,330 * 11,602 * 11,569 * 33 * 728 * 613 * 115 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 12,330 11,602 11,569 33 728 613 115
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 17,912 17,078 16,813 265 834 752 82
SEPTEMBER 2012 18,124 17,220 16,874 346 904 815 89
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 1,652 857 853 4 795 755 40
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,661 858 854 4 803 761 42
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
DECEMBER 2012 3,832 ... ... ... 3,832 3,702 130
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,881 ... ... ... 3,881 3,722 159
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 5,554 * 5,097 * 5,021 * 76 * 457 * 396 * 61 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,554 5,097 5,021 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 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
DECEMBER 2012 4,873 * 4,755 * 4,669 * 86 * 118 * 94 * 24 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,979 * 4,842 * 4,775 * 67 * 137 * 74 * 63 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
DECEMBER 2012 64,106 59,817 58,712 1,105 4,289 3,862 427
SEPTEMBER 2012 64,672 60,484 59,373 1,111 4,188 3,776 412
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,637 * 1,369 * 1,363 * 6 * 268 * 248 * 20 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,637 1,369 1,363 6 268 248 20
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
DECEMBER 2012 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
DECEMBER 2012 593,003 ... ... ... 593,003 498,862 94,141
SEPTEMBER 2012 589,983 ... ... ... 589,983 504,913 85,070

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

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