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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 14 -- FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT BY BRANCH, SELECTED AGENCY, PAY SYSTEM AND AREA, DECEMBER 2012 AND MARCH 2013
ALL AREASUNITED STATESWASHINGTON, DC-MD-VA-WV CORE BASED STATISTICAL AREA
AGENCYTOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/TOTAL*WAGE SYSTEMS A/OTHER B/
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2013 2,741,263 * 208,405 * 2,532,858 * 2,615,461 * 197,006 * 2,418,455 * 325,060 * 10,005 * 315,055 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,777,403 ** 211,556 ** 2,565,847 ** 2,689,159 ** 201,596 ** 2,487,563 ** 360,008 ** 10,439 ** 349,569 **
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 29,739 * 2,823 * 26,916 * 29,733 * 2,823 * 26,910 * 28,621 * 2,777 * 25,844 *
DECEMBER 2012 29,848 ** 2,823 ** 27,025 ** 29,842 ** 2,823 ** 27,019 ** 28,730 ** 2,777 ** 25,953 **
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2013 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
DECEMBER 2012 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 3,191 * 5 * 3,186 * 2,308 * 5 * 2,303 *
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                    
MARCH 2013 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,378 * 1,164 * 1,214 * 2,188 * 1,120 * 1,068 *
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                    
MARCH 2013 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
DECEMBER 2012 3,871 * 68 * 3,803 * 3,865 * 68 * 3,797 * 3,831 * 66 * 3,765 *
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 33,772 * ... 33,772 * 33,403 * ... 33,403 * 2,833 * ... 2,833 *
DECEMBER 2012 33,772 * ... 33,772 * 33,403 * ... 33,403 * 2,833 * ... 2,833 *
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                    
MARCH 2013 2,677,752 * 205,582 * 2,472,170 * 2,552,325 * 194,183 * 2,358,142 * 293,606 * 7,228 * 286,378 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,713,783 ** 208,733 ** 2,505,050 ** 2,625,914 ** 198,773 ** 2,427,141 ** 328,445 ** 7,662 ** 320,783 **
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                    
MARCH 2013 1,868 * 10 * 1,858 * 1,858 * 10 * 1,848 * 1,858 * 10 * 1,848 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,852 * 10 * 1,842 * 1,841 * 10 * 1,831 * 1,841 * 10 * 1,831 *
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                    
MARCH 2013 1,910,006 * 199,258 * 1,710,748 * 1,790,049 * 187,859 * 1,602,190 * 230,056 * 5,935 * 224,121 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,928,177 ** 202,432 ** 1,725,745 ** 1,845,823 ** 192,472 ** 1,653,351 ** 264,188 ** 6,359 ** 257,829 **
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                    
MARCH 2013 41,663 44 41,619 16,853 44 16,809 13,913 41 13,872
DECEMBER 2012 41,577 ** 43 ** 41,534 ** 16,703 ** 43 ** 16,660 ** 13,777 ** 41 ** 13,736 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                    
MARCH 2013 112,461 * 2,011 * 110,450 * 111,672 * 2,011 * 109,661 * 15,061 * 676 * 14,385 *
DECEMBER 2012 112,461 * 2,011 * 110,450 * 111,672 * 2,011 * 109,661 * 15,061 * 676 * 14,385 *
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                    
MARCH 2013 749,527 148,148 601,379 705,836 138,796 567,040 67,790 3,304 64,486
DECEMBER 2012 758,465 ** 150,699 ** 607,766 ** 714,401 ** 141,274 ** 573,127 ** 68,332 ** 3,303 ** 65,029 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                    
MARCH 2013 275,120 45,749 229,371 255,247 43,958 211,289 16,977 709 16,268
DECEMBER 2012 280,777 47,479 233,298 260,724 45,684 215,040 17,309 726 16,583
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                    
MARCH 2013 199,525 41,304 158,221 191,658 40,088 151,570 28,056 1,075 26,981
DECEMBER 2012 201,750 ** 41,588 ** 160,162 ** 193,764 ** 40,324 ** 153,440 ** 28,240 ** 1,080 ** 27,160 **
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                    
MARCH 2013 172,846 43,741 129,105 166,841 43,449 123,392 6,118 405 5,713
DECEMBER 2012 173,526 ** 44,334 ** 129,192 ** 167,561 ** 44,032 ** 123,529 ** 6,124 ** 406 ** 5,718 **
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2013 24,953 5,258 19,695 24,273 5,131 19,142 2,432 9 2,423
DECEMBER 2012 25,385 ** 5,410 ** 19,975 ** 24,708 ** 5,282 ** 19,426 ** 2,471 ** 9 ** 2,462 **
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                    
MARCH 2013 77,083 12,096 64,987 67,817 6,170 61,647 14,207 1,106 13,101
DECEMBER 2012 77,027 ** 11,888 ** 65,139 ** 67,644 ** 5,952 ** 61,692 ** 14,188 ** 1,082 ** 13,106 **
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                    
MARCH 2013 116,671 5,049 111,622 114,452 5,018 109,434 25,503 176 25,327
DECEMBER 2012 117,380 5,062 112,318 115,181 5,031 110,150 25,669 178 25,491
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                    
MARCH 2013 67,530 6,840 60,690 67,157 6,745 60,412 7,631 542 7,089
DECEMBER 2012 68,813 7,099 61,714 68,441 7,006 61,435 7,781 568 7,213
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                    
MARCH 2013 86,607 1,709 84,898 85,786 1,698 84,088 10,284 209 10,075
DECEMBER 2012 90,373 2,032 88,341 89,534 2,020 87,514 10,576 206 10,370
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                    
MARCH 2013 44,000 731 43,269 43,670 731 42,939 23,790 214 23,576
DECEMBER 2012 44,238 734 43,504 43,910 734 43,176 23,940 216 23,724
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                    
MARCH 2013 17,785 * 12 * 17,773 * 17,741 * 12 * 17,729 * 6,301 * 9 * 6,292 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,785 * 12 * 17,773 * 17,741 * 12 * 17,729 * 6,301 * 9 * 6,292 *
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                    
MARCH 2013 72,542 1,909 70,633 33,996 399 33,597 167 ... 167
DECEMBER 2012 74,017 * 1,911 * 72,106 * 73,565 * 1,911 * 71,654 * 32,603 * 396 * 32,207 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 8,390 ... 8,390 8,341 ... 8,341 2,997 ... 2,997
DECEMBER 2012 8,536 ... 8,536 8,472 ... 8,472 3,036 ... 3,036
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                    
MARCH 2013 57,036 * 236 * 56,800 * 56,703 * 236 * 56,467 * 9,864 * 7 * 9,857 *
DECEMBER 2012 57,036 * 236 * 56,800 * 56,703 * 236 * 56,467 * 9,864 * 7 * 9,857 *
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                    
MARCH 2013 15,294 438 14,856 15,270 438 14,832 5,465 ... 5,465
DECEMBER 2012 15,529 442 15,087 15,505 442 15,063 5,534 1 5,533
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                    
MARCH 2013 4,160 2 4,158 4,154 2 4,152 3,079 2 3,077
DECEMBER 2012 4,201 2 4,199 4,195 2 4,193 3,100 2 3,098
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                    
MARCH 2013 323,208 * 29,745 * 293,463 * 319,109 * 29,380 * 289,729 * 8,250 * 560 * 7,690 *
DECEMBER 2012 323,208 * 29,745 * 293,463 * 319,109 * 29,380 * 289,729 * 8,250 * 560 * 7,690 *
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                    
MARCH 2013 193,132 2,384 190,748 189,309 2,349 186,960 29,961 195 29,766
DECEMBER 2012 194,558 2,404 192,154 190,691 2,370 188,321 30,364 196 30,168
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                    
MARCH 2013 765,878 * 6,314 * 759,564 * 760,418 * 6,314 * 754,104 * 61,692 * 1,283 * 60,409 *
DECEMBER 2012 783,754 ** 6,291 ** 777,463 ** 778,250 ** 6,291 ** 771,959 ** 62,416 ** 1,293 ** 61,123 **
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2013 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 * 1,873 * 106 * 1,767 *
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                    
MARCH 2013 17,401 7 17,394 17,290 7 17,283 4,327 1 4,326
DECEMBER 2012 17,740 ** 7 ** 17,733 ** 17,624 ** 7 ** 17,617 ** 4,422 ** 1 ** 4,421 **
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 2,219 ... 2,219 2,209 ... 2,209 464 ... 464
DECEMBER 2012 2,259 ... 2,259 2,249 ... 2,249 468 ... 468
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 1,763 1 1,762 1,761 1 1,760 1,506 1 1,505
DECEMBER 2012 1,774 1 1,773 1,772 1 1,771 1,515 1 1,514
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                    
MARCH 2013 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
DECEMBER 2012 8,314 * 12 * 8,302 * 8,292 * 12 * 8,280 * 1,928 * 12 * 1,916 *
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 11,924 273 11,651 11,870 273 11,597 4,160 141 4,019
DECEMBER 2012 12,383 * 308 * 12,075 * 12,330 * 308 * 12,022 * 4,361 * 147 * 4,214 *
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 17,922 * 14 * 17,908 * 17,912 * 14 * 17,898 * 4,138 * 14 * 4,124 *
DECEMBER 2012 17,922 * 14 * 17,908 * 17,912 * 14 * 17,898 * 4,138 * 14 * 4,124 *
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 3,257 12 3,245 3,257 12 3,245 1,332 11 1,321
DECEMBER 2012 3,309 12 3,297 3,309 12 3,297 1,347 11 1,336
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                    
MARCH 2013 1,630 4 1,626 1,606 4 1,602 458 4 454
DECEMBER 2012 1,676 4 1,672 1,652 4 1,648 472 4 468
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 3,807 1 3,806 3,804 1 3,803 2,674 1 2,673
DECEMBER 2012 3,835 1 3,834 3,832 1 3,831 2,689 1 2,688
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 5,558 * 7 * 5,551 * 5,554 * 7 * 5,547 * 1,996 * 5 * 1,991 *
DECEMBER 2012 5,558 * 7 * 5,551 * 5,554 * 7 * 5,547 * 1,996 * 5 * 1,991 *
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                    
MARCH 2013 950 * ... 950 * 950 * ... 950 * 6 * ... 6 *
DECEMBER 2012 950 * ... 950 * 950 * ... 950 * 6 * ... 6 *
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                    
MARCH 2013 4,107 ... 4,107 4,107 ... 4,107 2,449 ... 2,449
DECEMBER 2012 4,059 ... 4,059 4,059 ... 4,059 2,420 ... 2,420
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,037 * 3 * 4,034 * 4,003 * 3 * 4,000 * 1,069 * 3 * 1,066 *
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                    
MARCH 2013 4,894 * 904 * 3,990 * 4,871 * 904 * 3,967 * 4,508 * 852 * 3,656 *
DECEMBER 2012 4,898 * 906 * 3,992 * 4,873 * 906 * 3,967 * 4,513 * 853 * 3,660 *
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                    
MARCH 2013 63,786 229 63,557 63,360 229 63,131 1,788 12 1,776
DECEMBER 2012 64,539 241 64,298 64,106 241 63,865 1,788 12 1,776
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                    
MARCH 2013 1,845 * 94 * 1,751 * 1,637 * 94 * 1,543 * 1,487 * 90 * 1,397 *
DECEMBER 2012 1,845 * 94 * 1,751 * 1,637 * 94 * 1,543 * 1,487 * 90 * 1,397 *
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                    
MARCH 2013 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
DECEMBER 2012 2,515 * ... 2,515 * 1,585 * ... 1,585 * 1,584 * ... 1,584 *
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                    
MARCH 2013 579,642 ... 579,642 576,881 ... 576,881 12,448 ... 12,448
DECEMBER 2012 595,783 ... 595,783 593,003 ... 593,003 12,813 ... 12,813

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

A/ FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES WHOSE PAY RATES ARE SET BY WAGE BOARDS OR SIMILAR ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY SERVING THE SAME PURPOSE
AND ADJUSTED PERIODICALLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCALLY PREVAILING RATES.

B/ INCLUDES GENERAL SCHEDULE, SEVERAL POSTAL PAY PLANS OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE, AND OTHER ADMINISTRATIVELY DETERMINED PAY PLANS.

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