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Employment and Trends - December 2012

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                                          
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 * 3.11 29,678 * 2.00 19,068 * 1.28 10,610 * 0.71 54,889 * 4.41 48,713 * 3.92 6,176 * 0.50
SEPTEMBER 2012 82,135 * 3.01 30,243 * 2.02 19,967 * 1.33 10,276 * 0.69 51,892 * 4.17 46,531 * 3.74 5,361 * 0.43
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2012 164 * 1.29 18 * 0.15 12 * 0.10 6 * 0.05 146 * 1.40 135 * 1.30 11 * 0.11
SEPTEMBER 2012 165 * 1.30 18 * 0.15 12 * 0.10 6 * 0.05 147 * 1.41 136 * 1.31 11 * 0.11
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
SEPTEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2012 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 * 3.12 29,660 * 2.01 19,056 * 1.29 10,604 * 0.72 54,736 * 4.44 48,578 * 3.94 6,158 * 0.50
SEPTEMBER 2012 81,958 * 3.02 30,225 * 2.04 19,955 * 1.34 10,270 * 0.69 51,733 * 4.20 46,395 * 3.76 5,338 * 0.43
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.93 7 * 0.92 7 * 0.92 ... * ... 29 * 2.62 21 * 1.89 8 * 0.72
SEPTEMBER 2012 93 * 4.95 6 * 0.80 6 * 0.80 ... * ... 87 * 7.75 77 * 6.86 10 * 0.89
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 * 2.77 28,103 * 2.12 17,950 * 1.35 10,153 * 0.77 25,187 * 4.23 19,389 * 3.26 5,798 * 0.97
SEPTEMBER 2012 57,326 * 2.97 28,782 * 2.15 18,913 * 1.42 9,869 * 0.74 28,544 * 4.82 23,578 * 3.98 4,966 * 0.84
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 846 2.04 141 1.36 120 1.16 21 0.20 705 2.26 411 1.32 294 0.94
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,178 2.84 176 1.72 148 1.45 28 0.27 1,002 3.21 719 2.30 283 0.91
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 2,733 * 2.57 1,194 * 1.12 1,539 * 1.45 604 * 9.87 556 * 9.08 48 * 0.78
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 2,733 * 2.57 1,194 * 1.12 1,539 * 1.45 604 * 9.87 556 * 9.08 48 * 0.78
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 3.44 15,196 2.49 9,700 1.59 5,496 0.90 10,403 7.78 6,123 4.58 4,280 3.20
SEPTEMBER 2012 28,504 * 3.83 15,542 * 2.55 10,007 * 1.64 5,535 * 0.91 12,962 * 9.54 9,318 * 6.86 3,644 * 2.68
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 3.01 4,283 2.02 2,995 1.41 1,288 0.61 3,817 6.75 2,220 3.93 1,597 2.82
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,284 2.68 3,553 1.67 2,410 1.13 1,143 0.54 3,731 6.37 2,383 4.07 1,348 2.30
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 2.68 3,561 2.02 2,450 1.39 1,111 0.63 1,828 7.37 1,098 4.43 730 2.94
SEPTEMBER 2012 9,750 4.84 5,198 2.95 3,681 2.09 1,517 0.86 4,552 17.95 3,751 14.79 801 3.16
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 4.04 3,925 2.86 2,625 1.91 1,300 0.95 3,059 8.59 1,964 5.51 1,095 3.07
SEPTEMBER 2012 7,027 4.06 3,910 2.86 2,541 1.86 1,369 1.00 3,117 8.59 2,106 5.80 1,011 2.79
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 4.79 1,000 4.09 281 1.15 719 2.94 215 24.21 45 5.07 170 19.14
SEPTEMBER 2012 1,422 5.63 1,220 5.02 376 1.55 844 3.47 202 21.23 115 12.09 87 9.14
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 5.18 2,427 4.07 1,349 2.26 1,078 1.81 1,484 9.33 796 5.00 688 4.33
SEPTEMBER 2012 3,021 * 4.08 1,661 * 2.80 999 * 1.68 662 * 1.11 1,360 * 9.26 963 * 6.56 397 * 2.70
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 2.53 1,500 2.25 1,396 2.10 104 0.16 1,460 2.88 1,460 2.88 ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,117 1.81 1,106 1.67 1,066 1.61 40 0.06 1,011 2.00 1,010 2.00 1 ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 3.44 1,722 2.83 908 1.49 814 1.34 784 6.60 442 3.72 342 2.88
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,603 3.31 1,434 2.24 888 1.39 546 0.85 1,169 7.95 922 6.27 247 1.68
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 2.30 1,279 1.50 830 0.97 449 0.53 901 9.31 766 7.92 135 1.40
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,318 2.29 1,362 1.52 982 1.10 380 0.42 956 8.27 864 7.47 92 0.80
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 2.38 650 1.89 545 1.59 105 0.31 403 4.04 396 3.97 7 0.07
SEPTEMBER 2012 2,005 4.53 934 2.74 825 2.42 109 0.32 1,071 10.53 1,058 10.40 13 0.13
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
DECEMBER 2012 431 2.43 312 1.96 220 1.38 92 0.58 119 6.36 114 6.09 5 0.27
SEPTEMBER 2012 530 2.99 367 2.32 244 1.54 123 0.78 163 8.56 159 8.35 4 0.21
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 5.47 1,616 * 2.80 1,229 * 2.13 387 * 0.67 2,433 * 14.98 2,405 * 14.81 28 * 0.17
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,049 5.52 1,616 2.81 1,229 2.14 387 0.67 2,433 15.32 2,405 15.14 28 0.18
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2012 81 0.94 63 0.81 39 0.50 24 0.31 18 2.10 9 1.05 9 1.05
SEPTEMBER 2012 180 2.00 123 1.53 83 1.03 40 0.50 57 6.03 57 6.03 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 116 * 1.39 84 * 1.01 32 * 0.38 813 * 1.67 668 * 1.37 145 * 0.30
SEPTEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 116 * 1.39 84 * 1.01 32 * 0.38 813 * 1.67 668 * 1.37 145 * 0.30
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 227 1.46 154 1.13 88 0.64 66 0.48 73 3.81 58 3.02 15 0.78
SEPTEMBER 2012 278 1.77 176 1.29 111 0.81 65 0.47 102 4.97 88 4.29 14 0.68
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 70 1.66 26 0.81 22 0.68 4 0.12 44 4.42 38 3.81 6 0.60
SEPTEMBER 2012 55 1.28 16 0.49 8 0.25 8 0.25 39 3.76 35 3.37 4 0.39
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 1.59 1,290 * 0.99 921 * 0.71 369 * 0.28 3,848 * 1.99 3,660 * 1.90 188 * 0.10
SEPTEMBER 2012 5,138 1.60 1,290 0.95 921 0.68 369 0.27 3,848 2.08 3,660 1.98 188 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 2.01 1,305 1.14 654 0.57 651 0.57 2,579 3.29 2,283 2.91 296 0.38
SEPTEMBER 2012 4,105 2.15 1,791 1.57 1,123 0.98 668 0.58 2,314 3.00 2,059 2.67 255 0.33
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 * 3.97 1,550 * 1.06 1,099 * 0.75 451 * 0.31 29,520 * 4.63 29,168 * 4.58 352 * 0.06
SEPTEMBER 2012 24,539 * 3.12 1,437 * 0.98 1,036 * 0.71 401 * 0.27 23,102 * 3.61 22,740 * 3.56 362 * 0.06
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
DECEMBER 2012 63 0.35 19 0.13 11 0.07 8 0.05 44 1.54 28 0.98 16 0.56
SEPTEMBER 2012 117 0.64 31 0.20 24 0.16 7 0.05 86 2.84 81 2.67 5 0.16
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 13 0.57 5 0.29 3 0.17 2 0.12 8 1.39 4 0.70 4 0.70
SEPTEMBER 2012 8 * 0.34 4 * 0.23 4 * 0.23 ... * ... 4 * 0.68 ... * ... 4 * 0.68
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 39 2.21 16 1.42 5 0.45 11 0.98 23 3.58 22 3.42 1 0.16
SEPTEMBER 2012 37 2.12 16 1.43 11 0.98 5 0.45 21 3.35 21 3.35 ... ...
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 67 * 1.00 45 * 0.67 22 * 0.33 61 * 3.82 38 * 2.38 23 * 1.44
SEPTEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 67 * 1.00 45 * 0.67 22 * 0.33 61 * 3.82 38 * 2.38 23 * 1.44
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 1.66 114 * 0.98 65 * 0.56 49 * 0.42 92 * 12.64 83 * 11.40 9 * 1.24
SEPTEMBER 2012 206 1.65 114 0.97 65 0.55 49 0.42 92 12.46 83 11.24 9 1.22
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 164 0.91 120 0.70 90 0.52 30 0.17 44 5.03 16 1.83 28 3.20
SEPTEMBER 2012 269 1.48 116 0.68 87 0.51 29 0.17 153 15.16 86 8.52 67 6.64
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 124 3.74 36 1.35 30 1.13 6 0.23 88 13.44 61 9.31 27 4.12
SEPTEMBER 2012 91 2.66 21 0.77 17 0.62 4 0.15 70 10.19 52 7.57 18 2.62
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2012 34 2.02 15 1.72 10 1.15 5 0.57 19 2.35 15 1.85 4 0.49
SEPTEMBER 2012 49 2.90 11 1.26 9 1.03 2 0.23 38 4.63 31 3.78 7 0.85
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.49 ... ... ... ... ... ... 19 0.49 12 0.31 7 0.18
SEPTEMBER 2012 41 1.05 ... ... ... ... ... ... 41 1.05 36 0.92 5 0.13
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 3.38 118 * 2.31 70 * 1.37 48 * 0.94 70 * 15.32 65 * 14.22 5 * 1.09
SEPTEMBER 2012 188 3.40 118 2.33 70 1.38 48 0.95 70 15.01 65 13.93 5 1.07
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
DECEMBER 2012 15 1.57 15 1.60 11 1.17 4 0.43 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 7 * 0.73 6 * 0.64 4 * 0.42 2 * 0.21 1 * 6.67 1 * 6.67 ... * ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 211 5.30 124 5.77 86 4.00 38 1.77 87 4.74 82 4.47 5 0.27
SEPTEMBER 2012 111 2.86 40 1.91 26 1.24 14 0.67 71 3.97 65 3.64 6 0.34
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SEPTEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 2.40 105 * 2.19 86 * 1.79 19 * 0.40 14 * 9.15 10 * 6.54 4 * 2.61
SEPTEMBER 2012 98 * 1.96 57 * 1.18 47 * 0.97 10 * 0.21 41 * 25.08 36 * 22.02 5 * 3.06
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
DECEMBER 2012 706 1.09 277 0.46 268 0.44 9 0.01 429 10.04 287 6.72 142 3.32
SEPTEMBER 2012 695 1.07 332 0.54 329 0.54 3 ... 363 8.63 221 5.26 142 3.38
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 0.92 11 * 0.80 8 * 0.58 3 * 0.22 6 * 1.29 5 * 1.08 1 * 0.22
SEPTEMBER 2012 17 0.91 11 0.79 8 0.58 3 0.22 6 1.27 5 1.06 1 0.21
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 4.70 ... ... ... ... ... ... 27,907 4.70 27,893 4.69 14 ...
SEPTEMBER 2012 21,310 3.57 ... ... ... ... ... ... 21,310 3.57 21,286 3.57 24 ...

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

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