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Employment and Trends - December 2012

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, SEPTEMBER 2012 AND DECEMBER 2012
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYTOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,777,403 * 211,556 * 2,565,847 * 2,689,159 * 201,596 * 2,487,563 * 360,008 * 10,439 * 349,569 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,760,569 * 203,800 * 2,556,769 * 2,675,491 * 198,550 * 2,476,941 * 359,271 * 10,363 * 348,908 *
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 29,848 * 2,823 * 27,025 * 29,842 * 2,823 * 27,019 * 28,730 * 2,777 * 25,953 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 29,837 * 2,823 * 27,014 * 29,831 * 2,823 * 27,008 * 28,719 * 2,777 * 25,942 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 33,772 * ... 33,772 * 33,403 * ... 33,403 * 2,833 * ... 2,833 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 33,771 * ... 33,771 * 33,402 * ... 33,402 * 2,832 * ... 2,832 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,713,783 * 208,733 * 2,505,050 * 2,625,914 * 198,773 * 2,427,141 * 328,445 * 7,662 * 320,783 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,696,961 * 200,977 * 2,495,984 * 2,612,258 * 195,727 * 2,416,531 * 327,720 * 7,586 * 320,134 *
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,852 * 10 * 1,842 * 1,841 * 10 * 1,831 * 1,841 * 10 * 1,831 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,880 * 11 * 1,869 * 1,869 * 11 * 1,858 * 1,869 * 11 * 1,858 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,928,177 * 202,432 * 1,725,745 * 1,845,823 * 192,472 * 1,653,351 * 264,188 * 6,359 * 257,829 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,912,997 * 194,458 * 1,718,539 * 1,833,810 * 189,208 * 1,644,602 * 263,622 * 6,239 * 257,383 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 41,577 43 41,534 16,703 43 16,660 13,777 41 13,736
SEPTEMBER 2012 41,438 46 41,392 16,820 46 16,774 13,914 43 13,871
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 112,461 * 2,011 * 110,450 * 111,672 * 2,011 * 109,661 * 15,061 * 676 * 14,385 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 112,461 * 2,011 * 110,450 * 111,672 * 2,011 * 109,661 * 15,061 * 676 * 14,385 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 758,465 150,699 607,766 714,401 141,274 573,127 68,332 3,303 65,029
SEPTEMBER 2012 729,559 * 140,229 * 589,330 * 688,215 * 135,529 * 552,686 * 66,919 * 3,121 * 63,798 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 280,777 47,479 233,298 260,724 45,684 215,040 17,309 726 16,583
SEPTEMBER 2012 256,807 42,413 214,394 236,824 40,570 196,254 16,562 557 16,005
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 201,750 41,588 160,162 193,764 40,324 153,440 28,240 1,080 27,160
SEPTEMBER 2012 201,149 41,630 159,519 193,169 40,379 152,790 27,989 1,074 26,915
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 173,526 44,334 129,192 167,561 44,032 123,529 6,124 406 5,718
SEPTEMBER 2012 172,236 43,969 128,267 166,362 43,678 122,684 6,090 404 5,686
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 25,385 5,410 19,975 24,708 5,282 19,426 2,471 9 2,462
SEPTEMBER 2012 25,349 5,410 19,939 24,667 5,286 19,381 2,459 10 2,449
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
DECEMBER 2012 77,027 11,888 65,139 67,644 5,952 61,692 14,188 1,082 13,106
SEPTEMBER 2012 74,018 * 6,807 * 67,211 * 67,193 * 5,616 * 61,577 * 13,819 * 1,076 * 12,743 *
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 117,380 5,062 112,318 115,181 5,031 110,150 25,669 178 25,491
SEPTEMBER 2012 117,016 5,029 111,987 114,824 4,999 109,825 25,679 177 25,502
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
DECEMBER 2012 68,813 7,099 61,714 68,441 7,006 61,435 7,781 568 7,213
SEPTEMBER 2012 76,827 9,307 67,520 76,448 9,208 67,240 8,033 624 7,409
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 90,373 2,032 88,341 89,534 2,020 87,514 10,576 206 10,370
SEPTEMBER 2012 99,503 2,288 97,215 98,657 2,277 96,380 10,728 207 10,521
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 44,238 734 43,504 43,910 734 43,176 23,940 216 23,724
SEPTEMBER 2012 44,317 750 43,567 43,982 750 43,232 23,959 218 23,741
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
DECEMBER 2012 17,785 12 17,773 17,741 12 17,729 6,301 9 6,292
SEPTEMBER 2012 17,752 12 17,740 17,709 12 17,697 6,290 9 6,281
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 74,017 * 1,911 * 72,106 * 73,565 * 1,911 * 71,654 * 32,603 * 396 * 32,207 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 74,017 * 1,911 * 72,106 * 73,565 * 1,911 * 71,654 * 32,603 * 396 * 32,207 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 8,536 ... 8,536 8,472 ... 8,472 3,036 ... 3,036
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,655 ... 8,655 8,588 ... 8,588 3,097 ... 3,097
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 57,036 * 236 * 56,800 * 56,703 * 236 * 56,467 * 9,864 * 7 * 9,857 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 57,036 * 236 * 56,800 * 56,703 * 236 * 56,467 * 9,864 * 7 * 9,857 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 15,529 442 15,087 15,505 442 15,063 5,534 1 5,533
SEPTEMBER 2012 15,632 447 15,185 15,609 447 15,162 5,579 1 5,578
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 4,201 2 4,199 4,195 2 4,193 3,100 2 3,098
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,250 2 4,248 4,244 2 4,242 3,144 2 3,142
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 323,208 * 29,745 * 293,463 * 319,109 * 29,380 * 289,729 * 8,250 * 560 * 7,690 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 323,208 * 29,745 * 293,463 * 319,109 * 29,380 * 289,729 * 8,250 * 560 * 7,690 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 194,558 2,404 192,154 190,691 2,370 188,321 30,364 196 30,168
SEPTEMBER 2012 191,326 2,445 188,881 187,665 2,400 185,265 30,502 198 30,304
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
DECEMBER 2012 783,754 * 6,291 * 777,463 * 778,250 * 6,291 * 771,959 * 62,416 * 1,293 * 61,123 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 782,084 * 6,508 * 775,576 * 776,579 * 6,508 * 770,071 * 62,229 * 1,336 * 60,893 *
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
DECEMBER 2012 17,740 7 17,733 17,624 7 17,617 4,422 1 4,421
SEPTEMBER 2012 18,055 8 18,047 17,942 8 17,934 4,516 2 4,514
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,259 ... 2,259 2,249 ... 2,249 468 ... 468
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,337 * ... 2,337 * 2,326 * ... 2,326 * 478 * ... 478 *
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,774 1 1,773 1,772 1 1,771 1,515 1 1,514
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,759 1 1,758 1,757 1 1,756 1,503 1 1,502
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 12,383 * 308 * 12,075 * 12,330 * 308 * 12,022 * 4,361 * 147 * 4,214 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 12,383 * 308 * 12,075 * 12,330 * 308 * 12,022 * 4,361 * 147 * 4,214 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 17,922 14 17,908 17,912 14 17,898 4,138 14 4,124
SEPTEMBER 2012 18,134 14 18,120 18,124 14 18,110 4,180 14 4,166
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,309 12 3,297 3,309 12 3,297 1,347 11 1,336
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,330 12 3,318 3,330 12 3,318 1,365 11 1,354
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,676 4 1,672 1,652 4 1,648 472 4 468
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,684 4 1,680 1,661 4 1,657 476 4 472
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 3,835 1 3,834 3,832 1 3,831 2,689 1 2,688
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,884 1 3,883 3,881 1 3,880 2,729 1 2,728
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 5,558 * 7 * 5,551 * 5,554 * 7 * 5,547 * 1,996 * 5 * 1,991 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,558 * 7 * 5,551 * 5,554 * 7 * 5,547 * 1,996 * 5 * 1,991 *
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
DECEMBER 2012 950 ... 950 950 ... 950 6 ... 6
SEPTEMBER 2012 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 5 * ... 5 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 4,059 ... 4,059 4,059 ... 4,059 2,420 ... 2,420
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,907 ... 3,907 3,907 ... 3,907 2,324 ... 2,324
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 4,898 * 906 * 3,992 * 4,873 * 906 * 3,967 * 4,513 * 853 * 3,660 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,005 * 885 * 4,120 * 4,979 * 885 * 4,094 * 4,599 * 827 * 3,772 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
DECEMBER 2012 64,539 241 64,298 64,106 241 63,865 1,788 12 1,776
SEPTEMBER 2012 65,114 243 64,871 64,672 243 64,429 1,801 12 1,789
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
DECEMBER 2012 1,845 * 94 * 1,751 * 1,637 * 94 * 1,543 * 1,487 * 90 * 1,397 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,845 * 94 * 1,751 * 1,637 * 94 * 1,543 * 1,487 * 90 * 1,397 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
DECEMBER 2012 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
DECEMBER 2012 595,783 ... 595,783 593,003 ... 593,003 12,813 ... 12,813
SEPTEMBER 2012 592,750 ... 592,750 589,983 ... 589,983 12,385 ... 12,385

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

A/ FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES WHOSE PAY RATES ARE SET BY WAGE BOARDS OR SIMILAR ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY SERVING THE SAME PURPOSE
AND ADJUSTED PERIODICALLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCALLY PREVAILING RATES.

B/ INCLUDES GENERAL SCHEDULE, SEVERAL POSTAL PAY PLANS OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVELY DETERMINED PAY PLANS.

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