Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Permanent Workforce: 172,848     Temporary Workforce: 16,135     Total Workforce: 188,983

Workforce Composition
Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities

Permanent Workforce

172,848

68.03%

31.97%

20.27%

58.32%

14.32%

4.60%

0.30%

0.75%

1.45%

0.38%

Major Occupations:

                     

Compliance Inspection And Support

50,653

58.42%

41.58%

15.31%

54.98%

22.33%

4.75%

0.49%

1.12%

1.00%

0.49%

Customs And Border Protection

20,514

81.35%

18.65%

31.13%

50.89%

7.18%

7.10%

0.51%

0.48%

2.72%

0.09%

Border Patrol Agent

20,337

94.94%

5.06%

50.93%

43.90%

1.65%

0.90%

0.10%

0.40%

2.13%

0.04%

GS-14 and GS-15*

14,775

65.69%

34.31%

9.21%

71.49%

13.71%

4.05%

0.05%

0.51%

0.98%

0.32%

Senior Pay Level*

551

71.32%

28.68%

4.90%

83.48%

7.62%

2.90%

0.18%

0.36%

0.54%

0.00%

SES

498

70.68%

29.32%

5.22%

82.73%

8.23%

2.61%

0.20%

0.40%

0.60%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

2,048

66.50%

33.50%

29.39%

52.59%

12.35%

3.37%

0.20%

0.54%

1.56%

0.39%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

12,678

77.55%

22.45%

25.04%

61.36%

7.77%

3.26%

0.11%

0.52%

1.95%

0.11%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

3,697

68.84%

31.16%

7.22%

76.74%

12.06%

2.65%

0.08%

0.60%

0.65%

0.22%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, DHS employed 744 (0.39%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 3,780 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 17 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 35 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.39% and for FY 2006 was 0.42%. Over the 5-year period DHS had a net decrease of 0.03% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# %* # %* # %* # %* # %*

Reportable Disabilities

7,467

 

5,995

 

6,330

 

6,846

 

7,167

 

Targeted Disabilities

709

9.5%

674

11.24%

692

10.93%

727

10.62%

744

10.38%

*The % of Targeted Disabilities in this table represents the # of employees with reportable disabilities that are targeted disabilities.

Women in Management*

As of September 30, 2010, DHS employed 55,267 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 31.16% of DHS' permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 155 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 482 women since FY 2006.

WOMEN IN: FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# % # % # % # % # %

Permanent Workforce

44,398

32.04%

47,218

32.16%

51,894

32.47%

54,591

32.21%

55,267

31.97%

Senior Level Management

670

27.61%

682

28.07%

835

29.08%

997

29.98%

1,152

31.16%

Mid Level Management

1,631

27.17%

1,600

27.16%

1,796

27.14%

1,984

26.61%

2,846

22.45%

1st Level Management

1,418

28.84%

1,109

21.95%

1,122

20.3%

1,195

19.77%

686

33.5%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.