Coast Guard Active Duty and Civilian Workforces

Authorized¹  Onboard¹ Vacancies¹
Military 41,426 Military 40,757 Military 669
Civilian 9,962 Civilian 8,739 Civilian 1,223
Total 51,388 Total 49,496 Total 1,892 / 4%
1: Excludes Overseas Contingency Operations, Coast Guard Yard, Non-Appropriated, and reimbursable employees.


USCG Workforce



Coast Guard Reserve and Auxiliary Workforces

Reserve Auxiliary²
Authorized Military 7,000 Volunteers (Approximate) 26,000
Onboard Reserves 6,240    
2: The Coast Guard Auxiliary is an all-volunteer organization that supports Coast Guard operations and promotes recreational boating safety.