Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Federal Executive Department, 2013 Budget Outlay, number of employees

According to the federal government's Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2013 there were about 2,150,000 non-postal federal employees. (Postal workers make up about 589,000, bringing that total to 2,739,000 federal workers.)


Federal Executive Department             Budget          # of employees

Department of Agriculture (USDA)         $155 B     110,115

Department of Commerce (DOC)          $8 B             46,420

Department of Defense (DOD)        $613.9 B          798,000 civilian

Department of Education (ED)          $69.8 B              4,225

Department of Energy (DOE)          $35 B                 13,814

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)      $59 B     231,117

Department of the Interior (DOI)        $17.6 B               72,562

Department of Justice (DOJ)               $36.5 B             114,486

Department of Labor (DOL)           $88.6 B                   17,419

Department of State (DOS)            $51.6 B                    50,000+

Department of the Treasury            $110.3 B                115,897 

Department of Transportation (DOT)          $74.5 B        58,622 

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)         $140.3 B      332,025

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)                         16,205

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)                    1,754

Health and Human Services (HHS)          $941 B             78,198

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)      $44.8 B        8,709

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)                                          94,516

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)                            1,611

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)                               156

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)                    190

Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)                        3,797

Small Business Association (SBA)                                      3,516

Social Security Administration (SSA)                                  62,343