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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - September 2012

TABLE 7 -- TOTAL EMPLOYMENT AND FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS BY SELECTED AGENCY, SEPTEMBER 2012
 TOTAL EMPLOYMENTFULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT WITH PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS
SEPTEMBER 2012CHANGE FROMFISCAL YEARSEPTEMBER 2012CHANGE FROMFISCAL YEAR
AGENCYTOTAL*PERCENTJUNE 2012SEPTEMBER 20112012 AVERAGE TO DATE*TOTAL*PERCENTJUNE 2012SEPTEMBER 20112012 AVERAGE TO DATE*
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES A/ 2,760,569 * 100.00 -40,146 -59,891 2,784,321 2,411,515 * 100.00 -25,746 -50,937 2,434,558
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH 29,837 * 1.08 -286 -628 30,115 18,528 * .77 -2 +1 18,523
CONGRESS 17,118 * .62 -275 -525 17,394 NR * ... NR NR NR
U.S. SENATE 7,030 * .25 ... ... 7,030 NR * ... NR NR NR
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SUMMARY 10,088 .37 -275 -525 10,364 NR ... NR NR NR
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE 3,191 * .12 ... ... 3,191 3,015 * .13 ... ... 3,015
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 2,378 * .09 ... ... 2,378 2,340 * .10 ... ... 2,340
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 3,871 * .14 ... ... 3,871 3,447 * .14 ... ... 3,447
JUDICIAL BRANCH 33,771 * 1.22 ... +9 33,768 32,260 * 1.34 ... +13 32,255
EXECUTIVE BRANCH 2,696,961 * 97.70 -39,860 -59,272 2,720,439 2,360,727 * 97.89 -25,744 -50,951 2,383,781
DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41,438 1.50 -11 +827 41,028 32,353 1.34 +187 +479 32,012
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 112,461 * 4.07 ... +4,849 110,826 107,607 * 4.46 ... +4,036 106,153
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 729,559 * 26.43 -31,192 -44,463 755,741 668,193 * 27.71 -22,800 -35,489 689,253
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY 256,807 9.30 -29,341 -31,144 278,668 229,661 9.52 -23,636 -26,032 247,962
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY 201,149 7.29 -508 -83 200,544 193,347 8.02 +679 +587 192,367
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 172,236 6.24 -1,343 -5,878 173,875 161,517 6.70 +157 -4,614 162,504
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 25,349 .92 +158 -176 25,285 24,885 1.03 +107 -180 24,856
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY) 74,018 * 2.68 -158 -7,182 77,371 58,783 * 2.44 -107 -5,250 61,565
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 117,016 4.24 +290 -353 116,891 114,139 4.73 +207 +322 113,898
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 76,827 2.78 -3,675 -192 73,857 57,096 2.37 -202 -139 56,489
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 99,503 3.60 -3,384 -4,378 95,916 80,801 3.35 -517 -3,837 80,644
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 44,317 1.61 +158 -510 44,588 35,523 1.47 +326 +304 35,125
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 17,752 .64 +55 +486 17,542 16,607 .69 +136 +483 16,406
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 74,017 2.68 +1,362 +2,348 72,510 61,207 2.54 +710 +718 60,569
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 8,655 .31 -712 -437 9,254 8,386 .35 -636 -215 8,935
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 57,036 * 2.07 ... -703 57,191 55,414 * 2.30 ... -748 55,562
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 15,632 .57 -225 -521 15,777 15,088 .63 -32 -500 15,184
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 4,250 .15 -78 -251 4,395 3,899 .16 -35 -167 3,991
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 323,208 11.71 +5,538 +8,663 319,055 284,358 11.79 +5,173 +8,688 280,478
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 191,326 6.93 +139 -2,661 191,516 169,264 7.02 +1,335 +2,739 167,912
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 18,055 .65 -344 -650 18,376 16,217 .67 -178 -390 16,443
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION 2,337 * .08 ... -143 2,366 2,284 * .09 ... -139 2,312
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 8,314 * .30 ... -82 8,314 5,355 * .22 ... +213 5,355
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 12,383 .45 -265 -353 12,601 12,107 .50 -240 -341 12,327
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 18,134 .66 -112 -480 18,196 17,554 .73 +22 -243 17,511
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION 3,330 .12 -171 -197 3,458 2,630 .11 -65 -75 2,679
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 1,684 .06 -15 -50 1,674 1,579 .07 +6 -43 1,566
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION 3,884 .14 -30 -212 3,928 3,629 .15 -23 -167 3,675
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 5,558 .20 +45 -647 5,549 5,241 .22 +53 +49 5,198
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,037 * .15 ... ... 4,037 3,039 * .13 ... ... 3,039
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION 5,005 * .18 -5 +3 5,008 4,792 * .20 -5 +1 4,795
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION 65,114 2.36 -165 -2,031 65,381 62,609 2.60 -172 -1,945 62,898
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS 1,845 .07 -36 -77 1,882 1,797 .07 -22 -47 1,820
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2,515 * .09 ... ... 2,515 1,869 * .08 ... ... 1,869
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 592,750 21.47 -6,889 -17,171 602,004 474,957 19.70 -8,930 -24,625 484,499
EXECUTIVE BRANCH EXCLUDING                        
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE 2,104,211 76.23 -32,971 -42,101 2,118,435 1,885,770 78.19 -16,814 -26,326 1,899,282

*PRELIMINARY OR PREVIOUS QUARTER'S EMPLOYMENT TOTALS (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) WERE USED FOR CURRENT QUARTER.
NR - NOT REPORTED TO THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT.
A/ INCLUDES 39 AGENCIES FOR WHICH JUNE 2012 FIGURES WERE USED FOR SEPTEMBER 2012, DUE TO LATE REPORTING.

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