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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2012

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, DECEMBER 2011 AND MARCH 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                                    
MARCH 2012 2,786,118 * 208,381 * 2,577,737 * 2,694,418 * 202,997 * 2,491,421 * 360,816 * 15,177 * 345,639 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,793,424 ** 214,716 ** 2,578,708 ** 2,702,597 ** 203,488 ** 2,499,109 ** 368,706 ** 11,615 ** 357,091 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2012 30,142 * 2,823 * 27,319 * 30,136 * 2,823 * 27,313 * 29,024 * 2,777 * 26,247 *
DECEMBER 2011 30,357 * 2,823 * 27,534 * 30,351 * 2,823 * 27,528 * 29,238 * 2,777 * 26,461 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2012 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2012 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
MARCH 2012 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2012 33,766 * ... 33,766 * 33,397 * ... 33,397 * 2,827 * ... 2,827 *
DECEMBER 2011 33,762 * ... 33,762 * 33,393 * ... 33,393 * 2,823 * ... 2,823 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2012 2,722,210 * 205,558 * 2,516,652 * 2,630,885 * 200,174 * 2,430,711 * 328,965 * 12,400 * 316,565 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,729,305 ** 211,893 ** 2,517,412 ** 2,638,853 ** 200,665 ** 2,438,188 ** 336,645 ** 8,838 ** 327,807 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
MARCH 2012 1,861 * 11 * 1,850 * 1,850 * 11 * 1,839 * 1,850 * 11 * 1,839 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,875 * 9 * 1,866 * 1,862 * 9 * 1,853 * 1,862 * 9 * 1,853 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
MARCH 2012 1,927,073 * 198,972 * 1,728,101 * 1,841,212 * 193,588 * 1,647,624 * 264,594 * 6,407 * 258,187 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,923,082 * 205,356 * 1,717,726 * 1,838,240 * 194,128 * 1,644,112 * 271,916 * 7,551 * 264,365 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
MARCH 2012 40,613 * 48 * 40,565 * 16,635 * 48 * 16,587 * 13,773 * 45 * 13,728 *
DECEMBER 2011 40,613 * 48 * 40,565 * 16,635 * 48 * 16,587 * 13,773 * 45 * 13,728 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
MARCH 2012 114,311 2,024 112,287 113,519 2,024 111,495 15,368 676 14,692
DECEMBER 2011 107,612 * 2,098 * 105,514 * 106,969 * 2,098 * 104,871 * 15,455 * 700 * 14,755 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
MARCH 2012 766,425 147,416 619,009 717,816 142,554 575,262 67,870 3,312 64,558
DECEMBER 2011 766,229 153,329 612,900 718,746 142,625 576,121 67,730 3,227 64,503
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
MARCH 2012 285,308 48,473 236,835 264,558 46,521 218,037 17,603 733 16,870
DECEMBER 2011 286,407 48,667 237,740 265,354 46,641 218,713 17,689 736 16,953
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
MARCH 2012 199,927 41,541 158,386 191,970 40,282 151,688 28,021 1,073 26,948
DECEMBER 2011 199,441 41,233 158,208 191,489 39,982 151,507 28,050 1,064 26,986
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
MARCH 2012 174,480 45,099 129,381 168,620 44,805 123,815 5,787 403 5,384
DECEMBER 2011 175,203 45,316 129,887 169,308 45,017 124,291 5,812 354 5,458
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2012 25,224 5,494 19,730 24,565 5,374 19,191 2,364 11 2,353
DECEMBER 2011 25,374 5,581 19,793 24,727 5,464 19,263 2,338 11 2,327
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
MARCH 2012 81,486 6,809 74,677 68,103 5,572 62,531 14,095 1,092 13,003
DECEMBER 2011 79,804 12,532 67,272 67,868 5,521 62,347 13,841 1,062 12,779
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
MARCH 2012 116,535 5,018 111,517 114,348 4,988 109,360 25,808 185 25,623
DECEMBER 2011 117,285 5,045 112,240 115,089 5,016 110,073 26,041 189 25,852
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
MARCH 2012 69,204 7,139 62,065 68,837 7,046 61,791 7,779 586 7,193
DECEMBER 2011 68,894 7,133 61,761 68,524 7,036 61,488 7,881 619 7,262
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
MARCH 2012 89,481 1,764 87,717 88,618 1,753 86,865 10,652 208 10,444
DECEMBER 2011 91,794 2,055 89,739 90,922 2,044 88,878 10,964 215 10,749
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
MARCH 2012 44,938 * 800 * 44,138 * 44,602 * 800 * 43,802 * 23,807 * 228 * 23,579 *
DECEMBER 2011 44,938 * 800 * 44,138 * 44,602 * 800 * 43,802 * 23,807 * 228 * 23,579 *
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
MARCH 2012 17,397 12 17,385 17,352 12 17,340 6,192 9 6,183
DECEMBER 2011 17,322 12 17,310 17,278 12 17,266 6,197 9 6,188
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
MARCH 2012 72,322 1,905 70,417 71,885 1,905 69,980 32,188 387 31,801
DECEMBER 2011 71,047 1,943 69,104 70,625 1,943 68,682 38,629 1,541 37,088
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2012 9,401 ... 9,401 9,326 ... 9,326 3,243 ... 3,243
DECEMBER 2011 9,594 ... 9,594 9,516 ... 9,516 3,294 ... 3,294
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
MARCH 2012 57,346 * 238 * 57,108 * 57,014 * 238 * 56,776 * 9,922 * 6 * 9,916 *
DECEMBER 2011 57,346 * 238 * 57,108 * 57,014 * 238 * 56,776 * 9,922 * 6 * 9,916 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
MARCH 2012 15,742 441 15,301 15,719 441 15,278 5,621 1 5,620
DECEMBER 2011 15,875 447 15,428 15,853 447 15,406 5,668 1 5,667
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
MARCH 2012 4,501 * 2 * 4,499 * 4,494 * 2 * 4,492 * 3,342 * 2 * 3,340 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,501 * 2 * 4,499 * 4,494 * 2 * 4,492 * 3,342 * 2 * 3,340 *
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
MARCH 2012 317,670 * 29,717 * 287,953 * 313,597 * 29,368 * 284,229 * 8,966 * 566 * 8,400 *
DECEMBER 2011 317,670 * 29,717 * 287,953 * 313,597 * 29,368 * 284,229 * 8,966 * 566 * 8,400 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
MARCH 2012 191,187 2,448 188,739 187,450 2,409 185,041 30,063 196 29,867
DECEMBER 2011 192,362 2,489 189,873 188,376 2,451 185,925 30,247 203 30,044
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2012 793,276 * 6,575 * 786,701 * 787,823 * 6,575 * 781,248 * 62,521 * 5,982 * 56,539 *
DECEMBER 2011 804,348 ** 6,528 ** 797,820 ** 798,751 ** 6,528 ** 792,223 ** 62,867 ** 1,278 ** 61,589 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2012 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
DECEMBER 2011 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2012 18,393 8 18,385 18,283 8 18,275 4,657 2 4,655
DECEMBER 2011 18,655 7 18,648 18,550 7 18,543 4,819 2 4,817
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2012 2,375 ... 2,375 2,364 ... 2,364 481 ... 481
DECEMBER 2011 2,416 ... 2,416 2,405 ... 2,405 484 ... 484
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2012 1,732 1 1,731 1,730 1 1,729 1,475 1 1,474
DECEMBER 2011 1,767 2 1,765 1,765 2 1,763 1,495 2 1,493
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
MARCH 2012 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
DECEMBER 2011 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2012 12,649 333 12,316 12,596 333 12,263 4,513 153 4,360
DECEMBER 2011 12,724 334 12,390 12,669 334 12,335 4,494 152 4,342
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2012 18,201 * 16 * 18,185 * 18,187 * 16 * 18,171 * 4,234 * 16 * 4,218 *
DECEMBER 2011 18,201 * 16 * 18,185 * 18,187 * 16 * 18,171 * 4,234 * 16 * 4,218 *
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2012 3,501 * 17 * 3,484 * 3,501 * 17 * 3,484 * 1,399 * 11 * 1,388 *
DECEMBER 2011 3,501 * 17 * 3,484 * 3,501 * 17 * 3,484 * 1,399 * 11 * 1,388 *
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
MARCH 2012 1,643 4 1,639 1,622 4 1,618 472 4 468
DECEMBER 2011 1,670 4 1,666 1,648 4 1,644 476 4 472
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2012 3,937 1 3,936 3,932 1 3,931 2,776 1 2,775
DECEMBER 2011 3,978 1 3,977 3,973 1 3,972 2,818 1 2,817
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
MARCH 2012 5,513 8 5,505 5,508 8 5,500 1,924 5 1,919
DECEMBER 2011 5,610 8 5,602 5,602 8 5,594 1,923 5 1,918
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
MARCH 2012 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 5 * ... 5 *
DECEMBER 2011 957 * ... 957 * 957 * ... 957 * 5 * ... 5 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2012 3,863 ... 3,863 3,863 ... 3,863 2,286 ... 2,286
DECEMBER 2011 3,853 ... 3,853 3,853 ... 3,853 2,277 ... 2,277
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2012 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
DECEMBER 2011 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
MARCH 2012 5,010 * 886 * 4,124 * 4,984 * 886 * 4,098 * 4,604 * 828 * 3,776 *
DECEMBER 2011 5,008 * 881 * 4,127 * 4,982 * 881 * 4,101 * 4,602 * 823 * 3,779 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2012 65,228 252 64,976 64,787 252 64,535 1,777 14 1,763
DECEMBER 2011 65,904 258 65,646 65,450 258 65,192 1,813 14 1,799
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2012 1,881 94 1,787 1,666 94 1,572 1,514 90 1,424
DECEMBER 2011 1,922 * 98 * 1,824 * 1,699 * 98 * 1,601 * 1,543 * 94 * 1,449 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2012 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
DECEMBER 2011 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
MARCH 2012 602,868 ... 602,868 600,094 ... 600,094 12,389 ... 12,389
DECEMBER 2011 612,759 ... 612,759 609,880 ... 609,880 12,449 ... 12,449

*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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