Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Permanent Workforce: 17,202     Temporary Workforce: 1,540     Total Workforce: 18,742

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

17,202

48.08%

51.92%

5.58%

68.43%

18.05%

6.14%

0.12%

0.67%

1.00%

1.35%

Major Occupations:

                     

Environmental Protection Specialist

2,751

39.73%

60.27%

4.76%

72.37%

16.54%

3.96%

0.18%

1.27%

0.91%

1.42%

General Physical Science

2,474

58.04%

41.96%

5.34%

79.79%

7.52%

5.74%

0.04%

0.73%

0.85%

0.65%

Environmental Engineering

1,947

66.72%

33.28%

8.17%

70.83%

8.22%

11.81%

0.00%

0.15%

0.82%

0.62%

GS-14 and GS-15*

5,352

56.32%

43.68%

4.47%

77.97%

11.14%

5.03%

0.11%

0.62%

0.67%

0.71%

Senior Pay Level*

308

62.99%

37.01%

4.87%

82.14%

9.42%

3.25%

0.00%

0.00%

0.32%

0.32%

SES

274

60.58%

39.42%

5.11%

81.02%

10.58%

2.92%

0.00%

0.00%

0.36%

0.36%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

0

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

600

56.83%

43.17%

4.50%

76.17%

13.33%

4.17%

0.00%

1.33%

0.50%

0.50%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

1,467

59.37%

40.63%

4.84%

80.10%

10.29%

3.54%

0.00%

0.55%

0.68%

0.34%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, EPA employed 242 (1.29%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 375 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 2 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 52 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 1.3% and for FY 2006 was 1.04%. Over the 5-year period EPA had a net increase of 0.25% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

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

Reportable Disabilities

870

 

806

 

815

 

1,147

 

1,137

 

Targeted Disabilities

190

21.84%

185

22.95%

191

23.44%

240

20.92%

242

21.28%

*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, EPA employed 8,932 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 40.63% of EPA's permanent senior level management positions. This represents a decrease of 8 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 47 women since FY 2006.

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

Permanent Workforce

8,820

51.59%

8,699

51.6%

8,746

51.83%

8,838

51.83%

8,932

51.92%

Senior Level Management

549

38.99%

553

39.61%

568

40.23%

604

41.34%

596

40.63%

Mid Level Management

239

42%

228

41.99%

235

41.59%

255

41.87%

259

43.17%

1st Level Management

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.