Employee Complement Statistics

In 2010, total complement decreased by 40,395 employees, with career complement decreasing by 39,220. At the end of the year there were 671,687 employees on the rolls, of whom 583,908 were career — the smallest career complement in 10 years. The Postal Service has eliminated over 200,000 positions through attrition or retirement in the last 10 years, half of those since 2007.