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Table 4: All employees: agency by base classification and employment category, 31 December 2016

Agency Classification Total
Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Agriculture and Water Resources . 2 8 42 595 1563 670 1018 692 400 68 17 4 5079
- Australian Fisheries Management Authority 1 . . 15 5 34 9 69 42 14 1 1 . 191
- APVMA . . . . 14 20 23 67 57 23 3 . . 207
- Murray Darling Basin Authority 1 . . 10 1 29 43 98 79 44 8 4 1 318
Attorney-General's 1 32 4 52 74 250 235 498 458 288 135 29 6 2062
- Administrative Appeals Tribunal . . 1 35 86 196 60 88 60 45 4 . . 575
- ACLEI . . . . . 8 8 7 18 9 2 . . 52
- AUSTRAC . 1 . . 7 20 43 113 95 59 8 2 . 348
- Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission . 4 3 1 39 110 120 135 289 81 13 3 1 799
- Australian Financial Security Authority . . . 12 122 74 66 125 80 28 7 . . 514
- Australian Human Rights Commission . 4 1 1 5 25 4 28 24 20 2 1 . 115
- Australian Law Reform Commission . . . . . 2 . 2 3 4 1 . . 12
- Commonwealth DPP . . 2 9 51 115 40 34 124 50 13 5 1 444
- Federal Court Statutory Agency . . 1 116 211 227 232 154 152 104 11 4 . 1212
- National Archives of Australia . . 23 35 42 74 70 75 59 20 4 . . 402
- OAIC . . . . . 5 8 32 20 9 2 1 . 77
- Office of Parliamentary Counsel . . . . 1 8 24 13 8 26 16 3 1 100
Communications and the Arts . . 4 3 12 71 75 151 171 75 22 8 2 594
- ACMA . . . . 1 22 35 135 148 54 9 4 . 408
- Australian National Maritime Museum . . . 1 14 25 22 26 22 10 . . . 120
- National Film and Sound Archive . . . 11 36 38 34 35 25 10 2 . . 191
- National Library of Australia . 2 . 41 69 88 72 75 71 21 6 . . 445
- National Museum of Australia . . . 61 17 44 41 51 28 20 3 . . 265
- National Portrait Gallery . . . 1 18 5 9 8 13 4 1 . . 59
- Old Parliament House . . . . 37 8 11 15 12 6 1 . . 90
- Screen Australia . . . . 1 . 1 2 2 2 . . . 8
Defence 126 248 131 856 1597 1871 3159 5056 3474 1594 94 36 9 18251
- Defence Housing Australia . . . . 102 189 97 107 92 64 5 4 . 660
Education and Training 9 3 . 2 42 168 268 559 585 204 47 12 5 1904
- AIATSIS . . . 3 24 43 28 32 28 13 1 . . 172
- Australian Research Council . . . 1 . 4 28 28 45 16 4 1 . 127
- Australian Skills Quality Authority . . . . 16 14 39 60 49 24 2 . . 204
- TEQSA . . . . . 2 6 14 14 5 . . . 41
Employment 8 4 4 9 60 247 322 558 601 194 45 15 2 2069
- Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency . . . . . 2 3 1 4 3 . . . 13
- Australian Building and Construction Commission . . . 6 8 24 26 33 29 15 6 . . 147
- Comcare . 5 1 29 60 110 130 170 118 39 6 . 1 669
- Fair Work Commission . . . 4 11 55 61 100 22 38 4 . . 295
- Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman . . . 6 88 130 276 149 91 31 8 3 1 783
- Safe Work Australia . 4 . . 1 6 13 29 36 11 2 1 . 103
- Workplace Gender Equality Agency . . . . 1 1 5 11 5 5 . . . 28
Environment 3 . 88 50 215 362 388 798 566 267 52 11 4 2804
- Bureau of Meteorology 4 1 7 8 125 63 194 502 515 246 19 5 . 1689
- Clean Energy Regulator . . 1 3 14 40 66 88 83 39 8 3 . 345
- Climate Change Authority . . . . . 2 1 1 . 1 . 1 . 6
- GBRMPA . . 41 14 18 33 26 57 39 13 3 . . 244
Finance . 1 5 337 78 183 220 309 431 205 62 14 4 1849
- Australian Electoral Commission . . 861 152 148 94 106 217 135 33 9 2 . 1757
- Future Fund Management Agency . . . 3 5 31 30 24 7 40 . 3 1 144
Foreign Affairs and Trade 2 76 . 6 48 178 802 647 1233 579 190 60 12 3833
- ACIAR . 3 . . 1 13 9 6 8 15 3 . . 58
- AUSTRADE . . . 1 6 44 25 105 179 148 46 14 3 571
Health . 40 12 52 132 535 784 1568 1364 559 107 34 8 5195
- Australian Aged Care Quality Agency . . . . 34 20 27 134 14 9 3 . . 241
- ACSQHC . . . . . 2 7 16 43 19 . 4 . 91
- Australian Digital Health Agency . . . . 1 3 4 6 7 6 1 . 1 29
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare . 10 . 1 6 30 39 101 114 34 8 1 . 344
- ARPANSA . . . 8 16 5 22 31 41 21 4 . . 148
- Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority . . 171 . 35 10 7 8 12 4 2 . . 249
- Cancer Australia . . . . . 2 12 32 13 7 2 1 . 69
- FSANZ . . . . 1 6 15 22 37 25 1 . . 107
- National Blood Authority . . . 1 1 9 13 8 24 5 1 . . 62
- NHMRC . . . 1 10 20 38 46 61 26 4 1 . 207
- National Health Funding Body . . . . . 1 3 3 8 3 . . 1 19
- National Mental Health Commission . . . . . 1 2 2 4 3 1 . . 13
- Organ and Tissue Authority . . . . . . 3 6 10 5 1 1 . 26
- Professional Services Review . . . . . 2 4 6 2 5 . . . 19
Human Services 203 1 181 228 7539 14534 3432 5521 2493 859 126 29 9 35155
Immigration and Border Protection 76 1 22 406 3284 2014 2772 2831 1861 589 105 29 6 13996
Industry, Innovation and Science 19 55 109 60 99 431 510 1486 1041 507 61 21 3 4402
- NOPSEMA . . . . 2 12 5 11 49 26 3 . . 108
Infrastructure and Regional Development . . 15 1 19 75 207 301 327 159 39 9 3 1155
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau . . . . . 3 14 10 28 52 4 . . 111
- National Capital Authority . . . 13 8 8 9 13 12 8 2 . . 73
Prime Minister and Cabinet . 28 3 21 46 234 272 515 684 274 79 28 8 2192
- Aboriginal Hostels Ltd. 2 . 373 26 84 26 19 33 19 6 . . . 588
- ANAO . 23 2 5 13 31 41 66 56 67 19 5 1 329
- Australian Public Service Commission . . 2 4 1 27 17 48 109 37 8 1 1 255
- Commonwealth Ombudsman . . . . 21 22 33 41 47 21 5 . . 190
- Digital Transformation Office . . . . . 6 14 21 42 28 6 2 . 119
- OIGIS . . . . . . 1 3 4 4 1 . . 13
- Office of National Assessments . . . . . 7 7 38 40 38 8 3 . 141
- Torres Strait Regional Authority . . 27 10 26 9 31 25 17 6 . . . 151
Social Services . 1 7 21 30 265 306 751 604 262 55 12 4 2318
- Australian Institute of Family Studies . . . 1 6 13 10 23 22 14 . . . 89
- National Disability Insurance Agency 2 . 7 12 134 344 437 461 193 98 33 10 3 1734
Treasury . 41 5 65 46 91 141 295 266 210 60 29 8 1257
- Australian Bureau of Statistics . 2 509 155 180 655 605 836 501 170 32 10 4 3659
- ACCC . . 5 3 35 71 172 176 188 154 31 10 1 846
- ASIC . 18 39 137 96 133 84 351 427 471 2 1 . 1759
- Australian Taxation Office 11 26 1137 1553 3327 3097 2114 4115 3097 1359 188 26 3 20053
- Productivity Commission . 7 . 1 2 10 15 34 49 34 11 3 1 167
Veterans' Affairs . 1 10 55 284 272 503 449 265 97 20 8 2 1966
- Australian War Memorial . . . 30 58 29 71 61 50 21 3 . . 323
Total 468 644 3822 4806 19702 30035 21105 33219 25386 11570 1994 545 125 153421