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Data, Analysis & Documentation Federal Employment Reports

Employment and Trends - March 2009

TABLE 12 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND TYPE OF APPOINTMENT, UNITED STATES, FEBRUARY 2009 AND MARCH 2009
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
     MARCH 2009 2,730,162 * 1,339,811 * 1,302,932 * 36,879 * 1,390,351 * 1,140,419 * 249,932 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,678,162 ** 1,331,529 ** 1,295,536 ** 35,993 ** 1,346,633 ** 1,142,185 ** 204,448 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
     MARCH 2009 29,924 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 27,502 * 8,994 * 18,508 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 29,917 * 2,422 * 2,416 * 6 * 27,495 * 8,993 * 18,502 *
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
     MARCH 2009 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,191 1 1 ... 3,190 3,125 65
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
     MARCH 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
     MARCH 2009 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
     MARCH 2009 33,385 * ... * ... * ... * 33,385 * 33,100 * 285 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 33,385 * ... * ... * ... * 33,385 * 33,100 * 285 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
     MARCH 2009 2,666,853 * 1,337,389 * 1,300,516 * 36,873 * 1,329,464 * 1,098,325 * 231,139 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,614,860 ** 1,329,107 ** 1,293,120 ** 35,987 ** 1,285,753 ** 1,100,092 ** 185,661 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
     MARCH 2009 1,712 752 750 2 960 234 726
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,661 753 751 2 908 234 674
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
     MARCH 2009 1,786,445 1,202,792 1,168,691 34,101 583,653 434,884 148,769
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,728,542 * 1,194,591 * 1,161,370 * 33,221 * 533,951 * 431,685 * 102,266 *
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
     MARCH 2009 14,770 8,682 7,411 1,271 6,088 4,596 1,492
     FEBRUARY 2009 14,644 * 8,586 * 7,329 * 1,257 * 6,058 * 4,554 * 1,504 *
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
     MARCH 2009 118,717 111,106 107,205 3,901 7,611 6,936 675
     FEBRUARY 2009 117,345 109,686 106,503 3,183 7,659 6,968 691
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
     MARCH 2009 659,956 533,632 518,033 15,599 126,324 98,270 28,054
     FEBRUARY 2009 656,180 531,135 515,530 15,605 125,045 97,658 27,387
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
     MARCH 2009 248,385 193,978 183,862 10,116 54,407 38,901 15,506
     FEBRUARY 2009 246,697 193,185 183,028 10,157 53,512 38,638 14,874
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
     MARCH 2009 176,717 152,506 150,438 2,068 24,211 22,435 1,776
     FEBRUARY 2009 176,104 152,101 150,021 2,080 24,003 22,168 1,835
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
     MARCH 2009 150,023 115,918 113,241 2,677 34,105 28,388 5,717
     FEBRUARY 2009 149,069 115,102 112,477 2,625 33,967 28,302 5,665
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
     MARCH 2009 22,773 21,144 21,011 133 1,629 1,221 408
     FEBRUARY 2009 22,742 21,116 20,987 129 1,626 1,226 400
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
     MARCH 2009 62,058 50,086 49,481 605 11,972 7,325 4,647
     FEBRUARY 2009 61,568 49,631 49,017 614 11,937 7,324 4,613
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
     MARCH 2009 108,792 62,315 61,952 363 46,477 43,680 2,797
     FEBRUARY 2009 108,397 62,080 61,717 363 46,317 43,490 2,827
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
     MARCH 2009 66,845 57,613 53,115 4,498 9,232 3,105 6,127
     FEBRUARY 2009 65,514 * 56,376 * 52,170 * 4,206 * 9,138 * 3,006 * 6,132 *
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
     MARCH 2009 90,608 83,112 80,362 2,750 7,496 2,283 5,213
     FEBRUARY 2009 91,176 83,359 79,817 3,542 7,817 2,250 5,567
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
     MARCH 2009 103,225 31,426 30,290 1,136 71,799 9,650 62,149
     FEBRUARY 2009 55,627 31,203 30,192 1,011 24,424 9,810 14,614
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
     MARCH 2009 16,058 14,272 14,019 253 1,786 1,602 184
     FEBRUARY 2009 16,024 14,235 13,995 240 1,789 1,614 175
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
     MARCH 2009 64,338 50,571 50,193 378 13,767 5,470 8,297
     FEBRUARY 2009 64,328 50,391 50,001 390 13,937 5,478 8,459
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
     MARCH 2009 9,551 8,592 8,583 9 959 782 177
     FEBRUARY 2009 9,591 8,599 8,591 8 992 797 195
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
     MARCH 2009 55,698 7,899 7,880 19 47,799 46,546 1,253
     FEBRUARY 2009 55,545 7,880 7,862 18 47,665 46,350 1,315
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
     MARCH 2009 15,452 13,278 13,253 25 2,174 1,871 303
     FEBRUARY 2009 15,373 13,220 13,194 26 2,153 1,858 295
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
     MARCH 2009 4,058 3,219 3,218 1 839 665 174
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,034 3,218 3,217 1 816 664 152
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
     MARCH 2009 285,200 134,296 131,326 2,970 150,904 128,961 21,943
     FEBRUARY 2009 281,789 * 132,369 * 129,942 * 2,427 * 149,420 * 126,590 * 22,830 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
     MARCH 2009 173,177 82,779 81,851 928 90,398 80,467 9,931
     FEBRUARY 2009 172,975 82,254 81,310 944 90,721 80,598 10,123
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
     MARCH 2009 878,696 * 133,845 * 131,075 * 2,770 * 744,851 * 663,207 * 81,644 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 884,657 ** 133,763 ** 130,999 ** 2,764 ** 750,894 ** 668,173 ** 82,721 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     MARCH 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
     MARCH 2009 18,043 14,774 14,714 60 3,269 1,825 1,444
     FEBRUARY 2009 18,031 ** 14,764 ** 14,706 ** 58 ** 3,267 ** 1,826 ** 1,441 **
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
     MARCH 2009 2,169 1,640 1,635 5 529 514 15
     FEBRUARY 2009 2,179 1,649 1,644 5 530 515 15
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
     MARCH 2009 1,847 1,224 1,212 12 623 541 82
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,858 1,225 1,214 11 633 542 91
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
     MARCH 2009 5,262 * 4,415 * 4,066 * 349 * 847 * 586 * 261 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 5,262 4,415 4,066 349 847 586 261
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
     MARCH 2009 11,969 10,905 10,893 12 1,064 1,012 52
     FEBRUARY 2009 11,921 10,889 10,879 10 1,032 988 44
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
     MARCH 2009 18,341 17,290 16,012 1,278 1,051 956 95
     FEBRUARY 2009 18,353 17,268 15,987 1,281 1,085 971 114
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
     MARCH 2009 3,278 2,549 2,513 36 729 109 620
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,212 2,516 2,481 35 696 107 589
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
     MARCH 2009 1,594 853 852 1 741 717 24
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,616 * 871 * 869 * 2 * 745 * 722 * 23 *
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
     MARCH 2009 4,092 ... ... ... 4,092 3,903 189
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,077 ... ... ... 4,077 3,892 185
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
     MARCH 2009 5,365 4,121 4,071 50 1,244 1,209 35
     FEBRUARY 2009 5,389 4,112 4,062 50 1,277 1,235 42
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
     MARCH 2009 952 937 937 ... 15 11 4
     FEBRUARY 2009 954 939 939 ... 15 11 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
     MARCH 2009 3,699 2,094 2,084 10 1,605 1,509 96
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,678 2,083 2,072 11 1,595 1,497 98
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
     MARCH 2009 3,840 * 3,100 * 2,448 * 652 * 740 * 216 * 524 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 3,840 3,100 2,448 652 740 216 524
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
     MARCH 2009 4,906 * 4,785 * 4,713 * 72 * 121 * 94 * 27 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 4,909 * 4,790 * 4,716 * 74 * 119 * 94 * 25 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
     MARCH 2009 62,683 * 54,433 * 54,406 * 27 * 8,250 * 7,584 * 666 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 62,683 54,433 54,406 27 8,250 7,584 666
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
     MARCH 2009 1,709 * 1,363 * 1,356 * 7 * 346 * 292 * 54 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,709 * 1,363 * 1,356 * 7 * 346 * 292 * 54 *
AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
     MARCH 2009 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
     FEBRUARY 2009 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
     MARCH 2009 700,446 ... ... ... 700,446 625,182 75,264
     FEBRUARY 2009 706,572 ... ... ... 706,572 630,260 76,312

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

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