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Employment and Trends - March 2013

TABLE 26 -- ACCESSIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE, EXCEPTED, AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY BRANCH AND SELECTED AGENCY, ALL AREAS, DECEMBER 2012 AND MARCH 2013
TOTALACCESSIONS TO THE   COMPETITIVE SERVICE  ACCESSIONS TO THE  EXCEPTED AND SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICES 
TOTALNEW HIRESOTHERTOTALNEW HIRESOTHER
AgencyNumber*RateNumber*RateNumber*RateNumber*RateNumber*RateNumber*RateNumber*Rate
TOTAL, ALL AGENCIES                                          
MARCH 2013 85,348 * 3.15 27,419 * 1.85 15,852 * 1.07 11,567 * 0.78 57,929 * 4.70 53,881 * 4.37 4,048 * 0.33
DECEMBER 2012 84,567 ** 3.11 29,678 ** 2.00 19,068 ** 1.28 10,610 ** 0.71 54,889 ** 4.41 48,713 ** 3.92 6,176 ** 0.50
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2013 166 * 1.30 18 * 0.15 12 * 0.10 6 * 0.05 148 * 1.42 135 * 1.30 13 * 0.12
DECEMBER 2012 164 ** 1.29 18 ** 0.15 12 ** 0.10 6 ** 0.05 146 ** 1.40 135 ** 1.30 11 ** 0.11
GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2013 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 27 * 0.85 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 27 * 0.85 27 * 0.85 ... * ...
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE                                          
MARCH 2013 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 18 * 0.76 18 * 0.78 12 * 0.52 6 * 0.26 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS                                          
MARCH 2013 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
DECEMBER 2012 69 * 1.78 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 69 * 1.78 63 * 1.63 6 * 0.15
JUDICIAL BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2013 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
EXECUTIVE BRANCH                                          
MARCH 2013 85,175 * 3.16 27,401 * 1.86 15,840 * 1.07 11,561 * 0.78 57,774 * 4.73 53,746 * 4.40 4,028 * 0.33
DECEMBER 2012 84,396 ** 3.12 29,660 ** 2.01 19,056 ** 1.29 10,604 ** 0.72 54,736 ** 4.44 48,578 ** 3.94 6,158 ** 0.50
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT                                          
MARCH 2013 70 * 3.76 11 * 1.47 5 * 0.67 6 * 0.80 59 * 5.32 59 * 5.32 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 36 * 1.93 7 * 0.92 7 * 0.92 ... * ... 29 * 2.62 21 * 1.89 8 * 0.72
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS                                          
MARCH 2013 43,344 * 2.26 25,843 * 1.94 14,698 * 1.11 11,145 * 0.84 17,501 * 2.97 13,822 * 2.34 3,679 * 0.62
DECEMBER 2012 53,290 ** 2.77 28,103 ** 2.12 17,950 ** 1.35 10,153 ** 0.77 25,187 ** 4.23 19,389 ** 3.26 5,798 ** 0.97
DEPARTMENT OF STATE                                          
MARCH 2013 878 2.11 228 2.17 187 1.78 41 0.39 650 2.09 368 1.18 282 0.91
DECEMBER 2012 846 ** 2.04 141 ** 1.36 120 ** 1.16 21 ** 0.20 705 ** 2.26 411 ** 1.32 294 ** 0.94
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          
MARCH 2013 3,337 * 2.97 2,733 * 2.57 1,194 * 1.12 1,539 * 1.45 604 * 9.87 556 * 9.08 48 * 0.78
DECEMBER 2012 3,337 * 2.97 2,733 * 2.57 1,194 * 1.12 1,539 * 1.45 604 * 9.87 556 * 9.08 48 * 0.78
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE                                          
MARCH 2013 19,397 2.57 12,258 1.97 7,567 1.22 4,691 0.76 7,139 5.37 4,658 3.50 2,481 1.86
DECEMBER 2012 25,599 ** 3.44 15,196 ** 2.49 9,700 ** 1.59 5,496 ** 0.90 10,403 ** 7.78 6,123 ** 4.58 4,280 ** 3.20
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY                                          
MARCH 2013 6,704 2.41 3,808 1.71 2,499 1.12 1,309 0.59 2,896 5.21 1,725 3.10 1,171 2.11
DECEMBER 2012 8,100 3.01 4,283 2.02 2,995 1.41 1,288 0.61 3,817 6.75 2,220 3.93 1,597 2.82
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY                                          
MARCH 2013 4,128 2.06 2,812 1.59 1,854 1.05 958 0.54 1,316 5.46 932 3.87 384 1.59
DECEMBER 2012 5,389 ** 2.68 3,561 ** 2.02 2,450 ** 1.39 1,111 ** 0.63 1,828 ** 7.37 1,098 ** 4.43 730 ** 2.94
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE                                          
MARCH 2013 4,856 2.80 2,756 2.00 1,919 1.39 837 0.61 2,100 5.92 1,530 4.32 570 1.61
DECEMBER 2012 6,984 ** 4.04 3,925 ** 2.86 2,625 ** 1.91 1,300 ** 0.95 3,059 ** 8.59 1,964 ** 5.51 1,095 ** 3.07
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2013 865 3.44 763 3.13 140 0.58 623 2.56 102 12.40 31 3.77 71 8.63
DECEMBER 2012 1,215 ** 4.79 1,000 ** 4.09 281 ** 1.15 719 ** 2.94 215 ** 24.21 45 ** 5.07 170 ** 19.14
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES (EXCLUDING DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY)                                          
MARCH 2013 2,844 3.69 2,119 3.53 1,155 1.93 964 1.61 725 4.24 440 2.57 285 1.67
DECEMBER 2012 3,911 ** 5.18 2,427 ** 4.07 1,349 ** 2.26 1,078 ** 1.81 1,484 ** 9.33 796 ** 5.00 688 ** 4.33
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE                                          
MARCH 2013 1,116 0.95 693 1.04 646 0.97 47 0.07 423 0.84 423 0.84 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 2,960 2.53 1,500 2.25 1,396 2.10 104 0.16 1,460 2.88 1,460 2.88 ... ...
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR                                          
MARCH 2013 3,213 4.71 2,533 4.35 742 1.27 1,791 3.07 680 6.86 384 3.88 296 2.99
DECEMBER 2012 2,506 3.44 1,722 2.83 908 1.49 814 1.34 784 6.60 442 3.72 342 2.88
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE                                          
MARCH 2013 2,942 3.32 2,409 3.00 752 0.93 1,657 2.06 533 6.61 401 4.98 132 1.64
DECEMBER 2012 2,180 2.30 1,279 1.50 830 0.97 449 0.53 901 9.31 766 7.92 135 1.40
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE                                          
MARCH 2013 1,359 3.08 750 2.18 652 1.89 98 0.28 609 6.30 603 6.24 6 0.06
DECEMBER 2012 1,053 2.38 650 1.89 545 1.59 105 0.31 403 4.04 396 3.97 7 0.07
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR                                          
MARCH 2013 431 * 2.42 312 * 1.96 220 * 1.38 92 * 0.58 119 * 6.37 114 * 6.10 5 * 0.27
DECEMBER 2012 431 2.43 312 1.96 220 1.38 92 0.58 119 6.36 114 6.09 5 0.27
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES                                          
MARCH 2013 2,687 3.67 1,564 2.69 1,084 1.86 480 0.83 1,123 7.41 1,090 7.20 33 0.22
DECEMBER 2012 4,049 * 5.47 1,616 * 2.80 1,229 * 2.13 387 * 0.67 2,433 * 14.98 2,405 * 14.81 28 * 0.17
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2013 70 0.83 34 0.45 29 0.38 5 0.07 36 4.34 32 3.86 4 0.48
DECEMBER 2012 81 0.94 63 0.81 39 0.50 24 0.31 18 2.10 9 1.05 9 1.05
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                          
MARCH 2013 929 * 1.63 116 * 1.39 84 * 1.01 32 * 0.38 813 * 1.67 668 * 1.37 145 * 0.30
DECEMBER 2012 929 * 1.63 116 * 1.39 84 * 1.01 32 * 0.38 813 * 1.67 668 * 1.37 145 * 0.30
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY                                          
MARCH 2013 232 1.51 174 1.29 105 0.78 69 0.51 58 3.09 47 2.50 11 0.59
DECEMBER 2012 227 1.46 154 1.13 88 0.64 66 0.48 73 3.81 58 3.02 15 0.78
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION                                          
MARCH 2013 51 1.22 26 0.81 16 0.50 10 0.31 25 2.55 21 2.15 4 0.41
DECEMBER 2012 70 1.66 26 0.81 22 0.68 4 0.12 44 4.42 38 3.81 6 0.60
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS                                          
MARCH 2013 5,138 * 1.59 1,290 * 0.99 921 * 0.71 369 * 0.28 3,848 * 1.99 3,660 * 1.90 188 * 0.10
DECEMBER 2012 5,138 * 1.59 1,290 * 0.99 921 * 0.71 369 * 0.28 3,848 * 1.99 3,660 * 1.90 188 * 0.10
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY                                          
MARCH 2013 1,564 0.81 723 0.63 499 0.44 224 0.20 841 1.06 797 1.01 44 0.06
DECEMBER 2012 3,884 2.01 1,305 1.14 654 0.57 651 0.57 2,579 3.29 2,283 2.91 296 0.38
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES                                          
MARCH 2013 41,761 * 5.39 1,547 * 1.07 1,137 * 0.79 410 * 0.28 40,214 * 6.38 39,865 * 6.32 349 * 0.06
DECEMBER 2012 31,070 ** 3.97 1,550 ** 1.06 1,099 ** 0.75 451 ** 0.31 29,520 ** 4.63 29,168 ** 4.58 352 ** 0.06
FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2013 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 6 * 0.32 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ... 6 * 0.32 6 * 0.32 ... * ...
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY                                          
MARCH 2013 97 0.55 46 0.31 36 0.24 10 0.07 51 1.87 47 1.72 4 0.15
DECEMBER 2012 63 ** 0.35 19 ** 0.13 11 ** 0.07 8 ** 0.05 44 ** 1.54 28 ** 0.98 16 ** 0.56
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2013 6 0.27 3 0.18 2 0.12 1 0.06 3 0.53 3 0.53 ... ...
DECEMBER 2012 13 0.57 5 0.29 3 0.17 2 0.12 8 1.39 4 0.70 4 0.70
FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2013 25 1.41 12 1.07 8 0.72 4 0.36 13 2.00 12 1.84 1 0.15
DECEMBER 2012 39 2.21 16 1.42 5 0.45 11 0.98 23 3.58 22 3.42 1 0.16
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION                                          
MARCH 2013 128 * 1.54 67 * 1.00 45 * 0.67 22 * 0.33 61 * 3.82 38 * 2.38 23 * 1.44
DECEMBER 2012 128 * 1.54 67 * 1.00 45 * 0.67 22 * 0.33 61 * 3.82 38 * 2.38 23 * 1.44
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2013 66 0.54 50 0.44 16 0.14 34 0.30 16 2.29 13 1.86 3 0.43
DECEMBER 2012 206 * 1.66 114 * 0.98 65 * 0.56 49 * 0.42 92 * 12.64 83 * 11.40 9 * 1.24
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2013 164 * 0.92 120 * 0.70 90 * 0.53 30 * 0.18 44 * 5.24 16 * 1.91 28 * 3.34
DECEMBER 2012 164 0.91 120 0.70 90 0.52 30 0.17 44 5.03 16 1.83 28 3.20
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2013 115 3.50 32 1.22 24 0.91 8 0.30 83 12.69 65 9.94 18 2.75
DECEMBER 2012 124 3.74 36 1.35 30 1.13 6 0.23 88 13.44 61 9.31 27 4.12
NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD                                          
MARCH 2013 17 1.03 8 0.93 6 0.69 2 0.23 9 1.14 3 0.38 6 0.76
DECEMBER 2012 34 2.02 15 1.72 10 1.15 5 0.57 19 2.35 15 1.85 4 0.49
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2013 38 0.99 ... ... ... ... ... ... 38 0.99 33 0.86 5 0.13
DECEMBER 2012 19 0.49 ... ... ... ... ... ... 19 0.49 12 0.31 7 0.18
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                                          
MARCH 2013 188 * 3.38 118 * 2.31 70 * 1.37 48 * 0.94 70 * 15.32 65 * 14.22 5 * 1.09
DECEMBER 2012 188 * 3.38 118 * 2.31 70 * 1.37 48 * 0.94 70 * 15.32 65 * 14.22 5 * 1.09
RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD                                          
MARCH 2013 15 * 1.58 15 * 1.61 11 * 1.18 4 * 0.43 ... * ... ... * ... ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 15 1.57 15 1.60 11 1.17 4 0.43 ... ... ... ... ... ...
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION                                          
MARCH 2013 108 2.65 60 2.70 48 2.16 12 0.54 48 2.58 42 2.26 6 0.32
DECEMBER 2012 211 5.30 124 5.77 86 4.00 38 1.77 87 4.74 82 4.47 5 0.27
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2013 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
DECEMBER 2012 281 * 6.96 210 * 6.12 97 * 2.83 113 * 3.30 71 * 11.68 56 * 9.21 15 * 2.47
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION                                          
MARCH 2013 89 * 1.82 77 * 1.62 56 * 1.18 21 * 0.44 12 * 8.39 10 * 6.99 2 * 1.40
DECEMBER 2012 119 * 2.40 105 * 2.19 86 * 1.79 19 * 0.40 14 * 9.15 10 * 6.54 4 * 2.61
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION                                          
MARCH 2013 612 0.95 406 0.68 405 0.68 1 ... 206 4.78 67 1.55 139 3.23
DECEMBER 2012 706 1.09 277 0.46 268 0.44 9 0.01 429 10.04 287 6.72 142 3.32
BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS                                          
MARCH 2013 17 * 0.92 11 * 0.80 8 * 0.58 3 * 0.22 6 * 1.29 5 * 1.08 1 * 0.22
DECEMBER 2012 17 * 0.92 11 * 0.80 8 * 0.58 3 * 0.22 6 * 1.29 5 * 1.08 1 * 0.22
U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                          
MARCH 2013 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
DECEMBER 2012 222 * 8.83 60 * 5.96 48 * 4.77 12 * 1.19 162 * 10.74 162 * 10.74 ... * ...
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE                                          
MARCH 2013 38,741 6.59 ... ... ... ... ... ... 38,741 6.59 38,720 6.59 21 ...
DECEMBER 2012 27,907 4.70 ... ... ... ... ... ... 27,907 4.70 27,893 4.69 14 ...

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

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