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Employment and Trends - March 2013

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, 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 2,615,461 * 1,423,509 * 1,382,988 * 40,521 * 1,191,952 * 1,016,382 * 175,570 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,689,159 ** 1,462,074 ** 1,419,716 ** 42,358 ** 1,227,085 ** 1,044,064 ** 183,021 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 29,733 * 11,786 * 2,315 * 9,471 * 17,947 * 16,407 * 1,540 *
DECEMBER 2012 29,842 ** 11,983 ** 2,315 ** 9,668 ** 17,859 ** 16,403 ** 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 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
DECEMBER 2012 3,865 * ... * ... * ... * 3,865 * 3,562 * 303 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 33,403 * ... * ... * ... * 33,403 * 33,121 * 282 *
DECEMBER 2012 33,403 * ... * ... * ... * 33,403 * 33,121 * 282 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                            
MARCH 2013 2,552,325 * 1,411,723 * 1,380,673 * 31,050 * 1,140,602 * 966,854 * 173,748 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,625,914 ** 1,450,091 ** 1,417,401 ** 32,690 ** 1,175,823 ** 994,540 ** 181,283 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                            
MARCH 2013 1,858 * 739 * 738 * 1 * 1,119 * 260 * 859 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,841 * 750 * 747 * 3 * 1,091 * 257 * 834 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                            
MARCH 2013 1,790,049 * 1,267,831 * 1,241,226 * 26,605 * 522,218 * 455,458 * 66,760 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,845,823 ** 1,304,765 ** 1,276,211 ** 28,554 ** 541,058 ** 461,312 ** 79,746 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                            
MARCH 2013 16,853 10,540 9,277 1,263 6,313 4,840 1,473
DECEMBER 2012 16,703 ** 10,447 ** 9,172 ** 1,275 ** 6,256 ** 4,842 ** 1,414 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                            
MARCH 2013 111,672 * 105,561 * 103,055 * 2,506 * 6,111 * 5,700 * 411 *
DECEMBER 2012 111,672 * 105,561 * 103,055 * 2,506 * 6,111 * 5,700 * 411 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                            
MARCH 2013 705,836 599,619 588,787 10,832 106,217 89,098 17,119
DECEMBER 2012 714,401 ** 602,994 ** 591,524 ** 11,470 ** 111,407 ** 91,325 ** 20,082 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                            
MARCH 2013 255,247 210,344 204,437 5,907 44,903 35,266 9,637
DECEMBER 2012 260,724 212,609 206,258 6,351 48,115 36,126 11,989
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                            
MARCH 2013 191,658 171,776 169,977 1,799 19,882 18,236 1,646
DECEMBER 2012 193,764 ** 172,443 ** 170,719 ** 1,724 ** 21,321 ** 18,979 ** 2,342 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                            
MARCH 2013 166,841 135,287 132,771 2,516 31,554 27,464 4,090
DECEMBER 2012 167,561 ** 135,444 ** 132,732 ** 2,712 ** 32,117 ** 27,593 ** 4,524 **
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                            
MARCH 2013 24,273 23,518 23,351 167 755 735 20
DECEMBER 2012 24,708 ** 23,876 ** 23,632 ** 244 ** 832 ** 807 ** 25 **
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                            
MARCH 2013 67,817 58,694 58,251 443 9,123 7,397 1,726
DECEMBER 2012 67,644 ** 58,622 ** 58,183 ** 439 ** 9,022 ** 7,820 ** 1,202 **
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                            
MARCH 2013 114,452 64,984 64,676 308 49,468 47,721 1,747
DECEMBER 2012 115,181 65,401 65,124 277 49,780 47,932 1,848
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                            
MARCH 2013 67,157 57,676 53,192 4,484 9,481 3,287 6,194
DECEMBER 2012 68,441 58,224 53,156 5,068 10,217 3,361 6,856
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                            
MARCH 2013 85,786 78,944 76,387 2,557 6,842 1,754 5,088
DECEMBER 2012 89,534 80,842 77,211 3,631 8,692 1,844 6,848
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                            
MARCH 2013 43,670 34,488 33,844 644 9,182 8,537 645
DECEMBER 2012 43,910 34,259 34,034 225 9,651 8,803 848
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                            
MARCH 2013 17,741 * 15,874 * 15,777 * 97 * 1,867 * 1,413 * 454 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,741 15,874 15,777 97 1,867 1,413 454
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                            
MARCH 2013 33,996 26,629 26,423 206 7,367 1,461 5,906
DECEMBER 2012 73,565 * 57,398 * 56,959 * 439 * 16,167 * 4,931 * 11,236 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2013 8,341 7,515 7,457 58 826 751 75
DECEMBER 2012 8,472 7,647 7,620 27 825 695 130
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                            
MARCH 2013 56,703 * 8,304 * 8,214 * 90 * 48,399 * 47,179 * 1,220 *
DECEMBER 2012 56,703 * 8,304 * 8,214 * 90 * 48,399 * 47,179 * 1,220 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                            
MARCH 2013 15,270 13,421 13,318 103 1,849 1,592 257
DECEMBER 2012 15,505 13,606 13,501 105 1,899 1,670 229
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                            
MARCH 2013 4,154 3,180 3,174 6 974 734 240
DECEMBER 2012 4,195 3,211 3,204 7 984 740 244
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                            
MARCH 2013 319,109 * 128,793 * 125,935 * 2,858 * 190,316 * 172,645 * 17,671 *
DECEMBER 2012 319,109 * 128,793 * 125,935 * 2,858 * 190,316 * 172,645 * 17,671 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                            
MARCH 2013 189,309 112,303 111,710 593 77,006 68,746 8,260
DECEMBER 2012 190,691 112,204 111,725 479 78,487 68,232 10,255
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                            
MARCH 2013 760,418 * 143,153 * 138,709 * 4,444 * 617,265 * 511,136 * 106,129 *
DECEMBER 2012 778,250 ** 144,576 ** 140,443 ** 4,133 ** 633,674 ** 532,971 ** 100,703 **
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 17,290 14,664 14,630 34 2,626 1,533 1,093
DECEMBER 2012 17,624 ** 14,897 ** 14,870 ** 27 ** 2,727 ** 1,598 ** 1,129 **
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 2,209 1,651 1,648 3 558 536 22
DECEMBER 2012 2,249 1,685 1,683 2 564 542 22
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 1,761 1,109 1,100 9 652 579 73
DECEMBER 2012 1,772 1,123 1,115 8 649 577 72
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                            
MARCH 2013 8,292 * 6,696 * 5,115 * 1,581 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
DECEMBER 2012 8,292 * 6,696 * 5,115 * 1,581 * 1,596 * 394 * 1,202 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 11,870 11,202 11,178 24 668 568 100
DECEMBER 2012 12,330 * 11,602 * 11,569 * 33 * 728 * 613 * 115 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 17,912 * 17,078 * 16,813 * 265 * 834 * 752 * 82 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,912 17,078 16,813 265 834 752 82
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 1,606 844 839 5 762 735 27
DECEMBER 2012 1,652 857 853 4 795 755 40
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                            
MARCH 2013 3,804 ... ... ... 3,804 3,672 132
DECEMBER 2012 3,832 ... ... ... 3,832 3,702 130
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                            
MARCH 2013 5,554 * 5,097 * 5,021 * 76 * 457 * 396 * 61 *
DECEMBER 2012 5,554 * 5,097 * 5,021 * 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 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,003 * 3,399 * 2,773 * 626 * 604 * 248 * 356 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                            
MARCH 2013 4,871 * 4,751 * 4,690 * 61 * 120 * 100 * 20 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,873 * 4,755 * 4,669 * 86 * 118 * 94 * 24 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                            
MARCH 2013 63,360 59,093 57,657 1,436 4,267 3,816 451
DECEMBER 2012 64,106 59,817 58,712 1,105 4,289 3,862 427
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                            
MARCH 2013 1,637 * 1,369 * 1,363 * 6 * 268 * 248 * 20 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,637 * 1,369 * 1,363 * 6 * 268 * 248 * 20 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                            
MARCH 2013 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,585 * 1,005 * 985 * 20 * 580 * 250 * 330 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                            
MARCH 2013 576,881 ... ... ... 576,881 477,234 99,647
DECEMBER 2012 593,003 ... ... ... 593,003 498,862 94,141

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

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