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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 11 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT IN THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, AND TYPE OF APPOINTMENT, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2012 AND MARCH 2013
COMPETITIVE SERVICEEXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES
AGENCYTOTAL*TOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTSTOTAL*PERMANENT APPOINTMENTSTEMPORARY AND INDEFINITE APPOINTMENTS
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2013 2,741,263 * 1,482,482 * 1,440,518 * 41,964 * 1,258,781 * 1,056,956 * 201,825 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,777,403 ** 1,489,684 ** 1,446,019 ** 43,665 ** 1,287,719 ** 1,081,448 ** 206,271 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 29,739 * 11,786 * 2,315 * 9,471 * 17,953 * 16,413 * 1,540 *
DECEMBER 2012 29,848 ** 11,983 ** 2,315 ** 9,668 ** 17,865 ** 16,409 ** 1,456 **
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                            
MARCH 2013 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
DECEMBER 2012 3,191 * 1 * 1 * ... * 3,190 * 3,125 * 65 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                            
MARCH 2013 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,378 * 2,318 * 2,313 * 5 * 60 * 33 * 27 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                            
MARCH 2013 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
DECEMBER 2012 3,871 * ... * ... * ... * 3,871 * 3,568 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 33,772 * ... * ... * ... * 33,772 * 33,479 * 293 *
DECEMBER 2012 33,772 * ... * ... * ... * 33,772 * 33,479 * 293 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 2,677,752 * 1,470,696 * 1,438,203 * 32,493 * 1,207,056 * 1,007,064 * 199,992 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,713,783 ** 1,477,701 ** 1,443,704 ** 33,997 ** 1,236,082 ** 1,031,560 ** 204,522 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
MARCH 2013 1,868 * 744 * 743 * 1 * 1,124 * 262 * 862 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,852 * 756 * 753 * 3 * 1,096 * 259 * 837 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
MARCH 2013 1,910,006 * 1,326,142 * 1,298,118 * 28,024 * 583,864 * 491,928 * 91,936 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,928,177 ** 1,331,704 ** 1,301,866 ** 29,838 ** 596,473 ** 494,506 ** 101,967 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
MARCH 2013 41,663 10,563 9,295 1,268 31,100 23,926 7,174
DECEMBER 2012 41,577 ** 10,472 ** 9,193 ** 1,279 ** 31,105 ** 23,992 ** 7,113 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
MARCH 2013 112,461 * 106,339 * 103,805 * 2,534 * 6,122 * 5,709 * 413 *
DECEMBER 2012 112,461 * 106,339 * 103,805 * 2,534 * 6,122 * 5,709 * 413 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
MARCH 2013 749,527 619,205 607,406 11,799 130,322 97,808 32,514
DECEMBER 2012 758,465 ** 622,668 ** 610,146 ** 12,522 ** 135,797 ** 100,116 ** 35,681 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
MARCH 2013 275,120 221,173 214,406 6,767 53,947 36,792 17,155
DECEMBER 2012 280,777 223,504 216,218 7,286 57,273 37,696 19,577
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
MARCH 2013 199,525 176,201 174,351 1,850 23,324 18,783 4,541
DECEMBER 2012 201,750 ** 176,900 ** 175,123 ** 1,777 ** 24,850 ** 19,537 ** 5,313 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
MARCH 2013 172,846 137,670 135,118 2,552 35,176 28,122 7,054
DECEMBER 2012 173,526 ** 137,802 ** 135,050 ** 2,752 ** 35,724 ** 28,247 ** 7,477 **
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
MARCH 2013 24,953 24,168 23,999 169 785 753 32
DECEMBER 2012 25,385 ** 24,525 ** 24,278 ** 247 ** 860 ** 825 ** 35 **
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
MARCH 2013 77,083 59,993 59,532 461 17,090 13,358 3,732
DECEMBER 2012 77,027 ** 59,937 ** 59,477 ** 460 ** 17,090 ** 13,811 ** 3,279 **
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
MARCH 2013 116,671 66,263 65,951 312 50,408 48,593 1,815
DECEMBER 2012 117,380 66,664 66,382 282 50,716 48,802 1,914
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
MARCH 2013 67,530 57,995 53,437 4,558 9,535 3,310 6,225
DECEMBER 2012 68,813 58,533 53,398 5,135 10,280 3,388 6,892
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
MARCH 2013 86,607 79,472 76,899 2,573 7,135 1,877 5,258
DECEMBER 2012 90,373 81,390 77,741 3,649 8,983 1,972 7,011
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
MARCH 2013 44,000 34,573 33,928 645 9,427 8,723 704
DECEMBER 2012 44,238 34,345 34,119 226 9,893 8,982 911
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
MARCH 2013 17,785 * 15,916 * 15,819 * 97 * 1,869 * 1,414 * 455 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,785 15,916 15,819 97 1,869 1,414 455
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
MARCH 2013 72,542 58,494 57,996 498 14,048 4,866 9,182
DECEMBER 2012 74,017 * 57,775 * 57,257 * 518 * 16,242 * 4,933 * 11,309 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2013 8,390 7,560 7,499 61 830 754 76
DECEMBER 2012 8,536 7,707 7,680 27 829 698 131
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
MARCH 2013 57,036 * 8,316 * 8,226 * 90 * 48,720 * 47,491 * 1,229 *
DECEMBER 2012 57,036 * 8,316 * 8,226 * 90 * 48,720 * 47,491 * 1,229 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
MARCH 2013 15,294 13,442 13,338 104 1,852 1,595 257
DECEMBER 2012 15,529 13,627 13,521 106 1,902 1,673 229
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
MARCH 2013 4,160 3,186 3,180 6 974 734 240
DECEMBER 2012 4,201 3,217 3,210 7 984 740 244
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
MARCH 2013 323,208 * 130,127 * 127,252 * 2,875 * 193,081 * 175,207 * 17,874 *
DECEMBER 2012 323,208 * 130,127 * 127,252 * 2,875 * 193,081 * 175,207 * 17,874 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
MARCH 2013 193,132 114,691 114,087 604 78,441 69,921 8,520
DECEMBER 2012 194,558 114,608 114,117 491 79,950 69,389 10,561
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2013 765,878 * 143,810 * 139,342 * 4,468 * 622,068 * 514,874 * 107,194 *
DECEMBER 2012 783,754 ** 145,241 ** 141,085 ** 4,156 ** 638,513 ** 536,795 ** 101,718 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2013 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,873 * ... * ... * ... * 1,873 * 1,859 * 14 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                            
MARCH 2013 17,401 14,719 14,685 34 2,682 1,539 1,143
DECEMBER 2012 17,740 ** 14,953 ** 14,926 ** 27 ** 2,787 ** 1,605 ** 1,182 **
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 2,219 1,661 1,658 3 558 536 22
DECEMBER 2012 2,259 1,695 1,693 2 564 542 22
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 1,763 1,111 1,102 9 652 579 73
DECEMBER 2012 1,774 1,125 1,117 8 649 577 72
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
MARCH 2013 8,314 * 6,718 * 5,129 * 1,589 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
DECEMBER 2012 8,314 * 6,718 * 5,129 * 1,589 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 11,924 11,256 11,232 24 668 568 100
DECEMBER 2012 12,383 * 11,655 * 11,622 * 33 * 728 * 613 * 115 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 17,922 * 17,083 * 16,818 * 265 * 839 * 755 * 84 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,922 17,083 16,818 265 839 755 84
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 3,257 2,615 2,547 68 642 90 552
DECEMBER 2012 3,309 2,643 2,574 69 666 95 571
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                            
MARCH 2013 1,630 857 852 5 773 746 27
DECEMBER 2012 1,676 870 866 4 806 766 40
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 3,807 ... ... ... 3,807 3,675 132
DECEMBER 2012 3,835 ... ... ... 3,835 3,705 130
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
MARCH 2013 5,558 * 5,101 * 5,025 * 76 * 457 * 396 * 61 *
DECEMBER 2012 5,558 * 5,101 * 5,025 * 76 * 457 * 396 * 61 *
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                            
MARCH 2013 950 * 934 * 929 * 5 * 16 * 12 * 4 *
DECEMBER 2012 950 934 929 5 16 12 4
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 4,107 2,241 2,233 8 1,866 1,728 138
DECEMBER 2012 4,059 2,200 2,191 9 1,859 1,714 145
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3,429 * 2,797 * 632 * 608 * 250 * 358 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
MARCH 2013 4,894 * 4,751 * 4,690 * 61 * 143 * 122 * 21 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,898 * 4,755 * 4,669 * 86 * 143 * 118 * 25 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 63,786 59,487 58,043 1,444 4,299 3,844 455
DECEMBER 2012 64,539 60,219 59,107 1,112 4,320 3,892 428
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2013 1,845 * 1,380 * 1,374 * 6 * 465 * 432 * 33 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,845 * 1,380 * 1,374 * 6 * 465 * 432 * 33 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2013 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,515 * 1,006 * 986 * 20 * 1,509 * 889 * 620 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
MARCH 2013 579,642 ... ... ... 579,642 479,578 100,064
DECEMBER 2012 595,783 ... ... ... 595,783 501,281 94,502

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

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