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Employment and Trends - March 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                            
MARCH 2012 2,786,118 * 1,505,028 * 1,460,751 * 44,277 * 1,281,090 * 1,085,865 * 195,225 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,793,424 ** 1,489,921 ** 1,454,749 ** 35,172 ** 1,303,503 ** 1,093,416 ** 210,087 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 30,142 * 12,273 * 2,315 * 9,958 * 17,869 * 16,461 * 1,408 *
DECEMBER 2011 30,357 * 2,320 * 2,315 * 5 * 28,037 * 16,455 * 11,582 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
MARCH 2012 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
MARCH 2012 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
MARCH 2012 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 33,766 * ... * ... * ... * 33,766 * 33,473 * 293 *
DECEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... * ... * ... * 33,762 * 33,468 * 294 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 2,722,210 * 1,492,755 * 1,458,436 * 34,319 * 1,229,455 * 1,035,931 * 193,524 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,729,305 ** 1,487,601 ** 1,452,434 ** 35,167 ** 1,241,704 ** 1,043,493 ** 198,211 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
MARCH 2012 1,861 * 755 * 752 * 3 * 1,106 * 267 * 839 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,875 * 764 * 761 * 3 * 1,111 * 264 * 847 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
MARCH 2012 1,927,073 * 1,344,616 * 1,314,373 * 30,243 * 582,457 * 478,678 * 103,779 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,923,082 * 1,338,593 * 1,307,477 * 31,116 * 584,489 * 478,526 * 105,963 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
MARCH 2012 40,613 * 10,102 * 8,760 * 1,342 * 30,511 * 23,639 * 6,872 *
DECEMBER 2011 40,613 10,102 8,760 1,342 30,511 23,639 6,872
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
MARCH 2012 114,311 108,070 105,421 2,649 6,241 5,634 607
DECEMBER 2011 107,612 * 101,283 * 100,138 * 1,145 * 6,329 * 5,651 * 678 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
MARCH 2012 766,425 623,740 610,198 13,542 142,685 101,330 41,355
DECEMBER 2011 766,229 623,107 609,019 14,088 143,122 102,029 41,093
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
MARCH 2012 285,308 225,868 217,642 8,226 59,440 38,876 20,564
DECEMBER 2011 286,407 226,349 217,806 8,543 60,058 38,893 21,165
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
MARCH 2012 199,927 175,646 173,519 2,127 24,281 19,522 4,759
DECEMBER 2011 199,441 174,451 172,224 2,227 24,990 19,842 5,148
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
MARCH 2012 174,480 138,379 135,856 2,523 36,101 28,546 7,555
DECEMBER 2011 175,203 138,764 136,107 2,657 36,439 28,903 7,536
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
MARCH 2012 25,224 24,316 24,129 187 908 869 39
DECEMBER 2011 25,374 24,425 24,234 191 949 891 58
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
MARCH 2012 81,486 59,531 59,052 479 21,955 13,517 8,438
DECEMBER 2011 79,804 59,118 58,648 470 20,686 13,500 7,186
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
MARCH 2012 116,535 66,020 65,745 275 50,515 48,589 1,926
DECEMBER 2011 117,285 66,433 66,148 285 50,852 48,568 2,284
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
MARCH 2012 69,204 58,730 54,139 4,591 10,474 3,359 7,115
DECEMBER 2011 68,894 58,309 53,398 4,911 10,585 3,260 7,325
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
MARCH 2012 89,481 81,719 79,311 2,408 7,762 2,021 5,741
DECEMBER 2011 91,794 82,795 79,593 3,202 8,999 2,060 6,939
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
MARCH 2012 44,938 * 34,236 * 33,493 * 743 * 10,702 * 8,662 * 2,040 *
DECEMBER 2011 44,938 34,236 33,493 743 10,702 8,662 2,040
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
MARCH 2012 17,397 15,659 15,536 123 1,738 1,321 417
DECEMBER 2011 17,322 15,612 15,470 142 1,710 1,286 424
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
MARCH 2012 72,322 56,932 56,464 468 15,390 4,887 10,503
DECEMBER 2011 71,047 56,708 56,258 450 14,339 4,911 9,428
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2012 9,401 8,416 8,349 67 985 778 207
DECEMBER 2011 9,594 8,568 8,503 65 1,026 780 246
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
MARCH 2012 57,346 * 8,382 * 8,260 * 122 * 48,964 * 47,751 * 1,213 *
DECEMBER 2011 57,346 8,382 8,260 122 48,964 47,751 1,213
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
MARCH 2012 15,742 13,816 13,683 133 1,926 1,722 204
DECEMBER 2011 15,875 13,929 13,786 143 1,946 1,712 234
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
MARCH 2012 4,501 * 3,377 * 3,361 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,501 * 3,377 * 3,361 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
MARCH 2012 317,670 * 141,623 * 138,635 * 2,988 * 176,047 * 158,496 * 17,551 *
DECEMBER 2011 317,670 141,623 138,635 2,988 176,047 158,496 17,551
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
MARCH 2012 191,187 113,794 113,018 776 77,393 69,717 7,676
DECEMBER 2011 192,362 114,129 112,655 1,474 78,233 68,949 9,284
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2012 793,276 * 147,384 * 143,311 * 4,073 * 645,892 * 556,986 * 88,906 *
DECEMBER 2011 804,348 ** 148,244 ** 144,196 ** 4,048 ** 656,104 ** 564,703 ** 91,401 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2012 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
MARCH 2012 18,393 15,366 15,296 70 3,027 1,679 1,348
DECEMBER 2011 18,655 15,532 15,489 43 3,123 1,718 1,405
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 2,375 1,788 1,785 3 587 563 24
DECEMBER 2011 2,416 1,818 1,817 1 598 573 25
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 1,732 1,149 1,144 5 583 550 33
DECEMBER 2011 1,767 1,168 1,159 9 599 553 46
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
MARCH 2012 8,314 * 6,718 * 5,129 * 1,589 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
DECEMBER 2011 8,314 6,718 5,129 1,589 1,596 394 1,202
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 12,649 11,980 11,929 51 669 559 110
DECEMBER 2011 12,724 12,106 12,041 65 618 494 124
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 18,201 * 17,349 * 16,849 * 500 * 852 * 759 * 93 *
DECEMBER 2011 18,201 17,349 16,849 500 852 759 93
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 3,501 * 2,771 * 2,684 * 87 * 730 * 108 * 622 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,501 2,771 2,684 87 730 108 622
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
MARCH 2012 1,643 875 873 2 768 737 31
DECEMBER 2011 1,670 885 883 2 785 753 32
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 3,937 ... ... ... 3,937 3,787 150
DECEMBER 2011 3,978 ... ... ... 3,978 3,817 161
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
MARCH 2012 5,513 5,037 4,983 54 476 430 46
DECEMBER 2011 5,610 5,009 4,971 38 601 534 67
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
MARCH 2012 957 * 942 * 939 * 3 * 15 * 11 * 4 *
DECEMBER 2011 957 * 942 * 939 * 3 * 15 * 11 * 4 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 3,863 2,102 2,091 11 1,761 1,642 119
DECEMBER 2011 3,853 2,092 2,080 12 1,761 1,639 122
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
MARCH 2012 5,010 * 4,846 * 4,780 * 66 * 164 * 99 * 65 *
DECEMBER 2011 5,008 * 4,845 * 4,778 * 67 * 163 * 99 * 64 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 65,228 61,109 60,349 760 4,119 3,445 674
DECEMBER 2011 65,904 61,651 60,869 782 4,253 3,565 688
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2012 1,881 1,402 1,392 10 479 434 45
DECEMBER 2011 1,922 * 1,413 * 1,407 * 6 * 509 * 445 * 64 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2012 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
MARCH 2012 602,868 ... ... ... 602,868 521,638 81,230
DECEMBER 2011 612,759 ... ... ... 612,759 529,252 83,507

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

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