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Employment and Trends - March 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                            
MARCH 2012 2,694,418 * 1,475,698 * 1,432,972 * 42,726 * 1,218,720 * 1,048,649 * 170,071 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,702,597 ** 1,460,768 ** 1,427,117 ** 33,651 ** 1,241,829 ** 1,055,994 ** 185,835 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 30,136 * 12,273 * 2,315 * 9,958 * 17,863 * 16,455 * 1,408 *
DECEMBER 2011 30,351 * 2,320 * 2,315 * 5 * 28,031 * 16,449 * 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 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 33,397 * ... * ... * ... * 33,397 * 33,115 * 282 *
DECEMBER 2011 33,393 * ... * ... * ... * 33,393 * 33,110 * 283 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2012 2,630,885 * 1,463,425 * 1,430,657 * 32,768 * 1,167,460 * 999,079 * 168,381 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,638,853 ** 1,458,448 ** 1,424,802 ** 33,646 ** 1,180,405 ** 1,006,435 ** 173,970 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
MARCH 2012 1,850 * 749 * 746 * 3 * 1,101 * 264 * 837 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,862 * 757 * 754 * 3 * 1,105 * 260 * 845 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
MARCH 2012 1,841,212 * 1,315,967 * 1,287,250 * 28,717 * 525,245 * 445,677 * 79,568 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,838,240 * 1,310,140 * 1,280,518 * 29,622 * 528,100 * 445,400 * 82,700 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
MARCH 2012 16,635 * 10,084 * 8,742 * 1,342 * 6,551 * 4,856 * 1,695 *
DECEMBER 2011 16,635 10,084 8,742 1,342 6,551 4,856 1,695
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
MARCH 2012 113,519 107,298 104,662 2,636 6,221 5,622 599
DECEMBER 2011 106,969 * 100,654 * 99,524 * 1,130 * 6,315 * 5,640 * 675 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
MARCH 2012 717,816 602,511 590,274 12,237 115,305 92,153 23,152
DECEMBER 2011 718,746 601,953 589,147 12,806 116,793 92,757 24,036
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
MARCH 2012 264,558 214,615 207,415 7,200 49,943 37,251 12,692
DECEMBER 2011 265,354 215,067 207,594 7,473 50,287 37,225 13,062
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
MARCH 2012 191,970 171,224 169,189 2,035 20,746 18,940 1,806
DECEMBER 2011 191,489 170,047 167,913 2,134 21,442 19,249 2,193
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
MARCH 2012 168,620 136,059 133,585 2,474 32,561 27,916 4,645
DECEMBER 2011 169,308 136,395 133,791 2,604 32,913 28,272 4,641
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
MARCH 2012 24,565 23,689 23,509 180 876 849 27
DECEMBER 2011 24,727 23,809 23,629 180 918 872 46
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
MARCH 2012 68,103 56,924 56,576 348 11,179 7,197 3,982
DECEMBER 2011 67,868 56,635 56,220 415 11,233 7,139 4,094
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
MARCH 2012 114,348 64,779 64,510 269 49,569 47,707 1,862
DECEMBER 2011 115,089 65,199 64,920 279 49,890 47,676 2,214
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
MARCH 2012 68,837 58,419 53,895 4,524 10,418 3,338 7,080
DECEMBER 2011 68,524 57,999 53,154 4,845 10,525 3,241 7,284
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
MARCH 2012 88,618 81,158 78,770 2,388 7,460 1,888 5,572
DECEMBER 2011 90,922 82,227 79,042 3,185 8,695 1,925 6,770
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
MARCH 2012 44,602 * 34,148 * 33,408 * 740 * 10,454 * 8,478 * 1,976 *
DECEMBER 2011 44,602 34,148 33,408 740 10,454 8,478 1,976
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
MARCH 2012 17,352 15,615 15,492 123 1,737 1,320 417
DECEMBER 2011 17,278 15,568 15,426 142 1,710 1,286 424
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
MARCH 2012 71,885 56,565 56,182 383 15,320 4,884 10,436
DECEMBER 2011 70,625 56,349 55,981 368 14,276 4,909 9,367
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2012 9,326 8,346 8,279 67 980 776 204
DECEMBER 2011 9,516 8,495 8,430 65 1,021 778 243
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
MARCH 2012 57,014 * 8,368 * 8,247 * 121 * 48,646 * 47,438 * 1,208 *
DECEMBER 2011 57,014 8,368 8,247 121 48,646 47,438 1,208
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
MARCH 2012 15,719 13,798 13,666 132 1,921 1,717 204
DECEMBER 2011 15,853 13,912 13,770 142 1,941 1,707 234
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
MARCH 2012 4,494 * 3,370 * 3,354 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,494 * 3,370 * 3,354 * 16 * 1,124 * 772 * 352 *
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
MARCH 2012 313,597 * 140,076 * 137,106 * 2,970 * 173,521 * 156,174 * 17,347 *
DECEMBER 2011 313,597 140,076 137,106 2,970 173,521 156,174 17,347
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
MARCH 2012 187,450 111,432 110,663 769 76,018 68,554 7,464
DECEMBER 2011 188,376 111,738 110,267 1,471 76,638 67,763 8,875
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2012 787,823 * 146,709 * 142,661 * 4,048 * 641,114 * 553,138 * 87,976 *
DECEMBER 2011 798,751 ** 147,551 ** 143,530 ** 4,021 ** 651,200 ** 560,775 ** 90,425 **
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 18,283 15,309 15,239 70 2,974 1,672 1,302
DECEMBER 2011 18,550 15,475 15,432 43 3,075 1,711 1,364
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 2,364 1,778 1,775 3 586 562 24
DECEMBER 2011 2,405 1,808 1,807 1 597 572 25
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 1,730 1,147 1,142 5 583 550 33
DECEMBER 2011 1,765 1,166 1,157 9 599 553 46
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
MARCH 2012 8,292 * 6,696 * 5,115 * 1,581 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
DECEMBER 2011 8,292 6,696 5,115 1,581 1,596 394 1,202
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 12,596 11,927 11,876 51 669 559 110
DECEMBER 2011 12,669 12,051 11,987 64 618 494 124
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 18,187 * 17,343 * 16,843 * 500 * 844 * 756 * 88 *
DECEMBER 2011 18,187 17,343 16,843 500 844 756 88
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 1,622 863 861 2 759 728 31
DECEMBER 2011 1,648 873 871 2 775 743 32
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2012 3,932 ... ... ... 3,932 3,782 150
DECEMBER 2011 3,973 ... ... ... 3,973 3,812 161
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
MARCH 2012 5,508 5,033 4,979 54 475 429 46
DECEMBER 2011 5,602 5,004 4,966 38 598 531 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 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
MARCH 2012 4,984 * 4,846 * 4,780 * 66 * 138 * 74 * 64 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,982 * 4,845 * 4,778 * 67 * 137 * 74 * 63 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2012 64,787 60,696 59,946 750 4,091 3,420 671
DECEMBER 2011 65,450 61,226 60,454 772 4,224 3,540 684
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2012 1,666 1,391 1,381 10 275 246 29
DECEMBER 2011 1,699 * 1,401 * 1,395 * 6 * 298 * 251 * 47 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2012 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
MARCH 2012 600,094 ... ... ... 600,094 519,143 80,951
DECEMBER 2011 609,880 ... ... ... 609,880 526,690 83,190

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

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