Social Security Administration (SSA)

Permanent Workforce: 67,992     Temporary Workforce: 1,971     Total Workforce: 69,963

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

67,992

31.75%

68.25%

13.90%

50.64%

28.29%

5.06%

0.23%

1.21%

0.68%

2.00%

Major Occupations:

                     

Social Insurance Administration

29,473

29.53%

70.47%

17.44%

52.61%

22.61%

5.07%

0.23%

1.52%

0.52%

1.35%

Contact Representative

12,701

27.08%

72.92%

21.73%

37.49%

33.38%

4.74%

0.44%

1.31%

0.91%

3.22%

General Legal And Kindred Administration

3,488

32.80%

67.20%

5.85%

31.19%

52.47%

9.12%

0.11%

0.43%

0.83%

1.61%

GS-14 and GS-15*

3,494

46.99%

53.01%

6.98%

68.00%

20.06%

3.23%

0.06%

1.09%

0.57%

0.83%

Senior Pay Level*

1,560

71.67%

28.33%

4.81%

84.74%

7.76%

1.35%

0.06%

1.03%

0.26%

1.09%

SES

151

57.62%

42.38%

5.30%

75.50%

17.88%

0.66%

0.00%

0.66%

0.00%

0.66%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

2,335

27.67%

72.33%

18.93%

45.65%

28.74%

4.97%

0.17%

1.16%

0.39%

0.73%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

3,658

39.45%

60.55%

10.80%

60.88%

23.24%

2.87%

0.27%

1.42%

0.52%

0.57%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

761

52.96%

47.04%

5.91%

71.22%

19.19%

1.84%

0.13%

1.18%

0.53%

0.39%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, SSA employed 1,387 (1.98%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 1,399 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 41 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 69 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 1.99% and for FY 2006 was 2.07%. Over the 5-year period SSA had a net decrease of 0.09% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

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

Reportable Disabilities

5,003

 

4,623

 

4,726

 

5,063

 

5,205

 

Targeted Disabilities

1,318

26.34%

1,288

27.86%

1,289

27.27%

1,346

26.59%

1,387

26.65%

*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, SSA employed 46,407 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 47.04% of SSA's permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 25 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 52 women since FY 2006.

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

Permanent Workforce

43,971

69.84%

1,686

43.4%

43,755

69.6%

45,466

68.82%

46,407

68.25%

Senior Level Management

306

45.88%

324

47.23%

323

46.54%

333

46.57%

358

47.04%

Mid Level Management

1,810

55.95%

1,957

57.64%

2,031

59.01%

2,107

59.44%

2,215

60.55%

1st Level Management

1,155

73.15%

1,436

72.6%

1,563

71.53%

1,646

72.45%

1,689

72.33%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.