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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2012

Graphic Presentation of Federal Civilian Employment

Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Branch for September 2012

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Branch

Executive Branch (97.7%) - 2,104,211
Judicial Branch (1.2%) - 33,771
Legislative Branch (1.1%) - 29,837

Executive Branch Non Postal Service = 2,104,211
Postal Service = 592,750
Executive Branch = 2,696,961
Total Employment= 2,760,569


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Major Geographic Area for September 2012

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Service

United States Outside Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV (84%) - 2,316,220 
Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV Core Based Statistical Area* (13%) - 359,271
Overseaes (3.0%) - 85,078
Total Employment: 2,760,569


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Work Schedule/Appointment September 2012

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Work Schedule/Appointment

Full-time Permanent (87.3%) - 2,411,515
Part-time (3.8%) - 103,557
Full-time Temporary (4.9%) - 134,0018
Intermittent (4.0%) - 111,496
Total Employment: 2,760,569


Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Service September 2012

pie chart explaining the Distribution of Federal Civilian Employment by Major Geographic Area

Excepted & SES (46.0%) - 1,282,314
Competitive (54.0%) - 1,478,255
Total Employment: 2,760,569


*Washington, DC-MD-VA-WV CBSA Area includes the District of Columbia; Calvert, Charles, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince Wiliam, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties, and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park in Virginia; and Jefferson County in West Virginia.

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