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DEA Staffing & Budget

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is a component of the Department of Justice, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and others.  The DEA is headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

DEA Staffing and Appropriations
FY 1972-2014 (All Sources)
Year
Total Employees
Special Agents
Support Staff
Budget
($ in Millions)
2014 11,025 5,234 5,791 $2,867
2013 11,053 5,250 5,803 $2,771
2012 11,116 5,314 5,802 $2,880
2011 11,082 5,356 5,726 $2,815
2010 10,905 5,293 5,615 $2,796
2009 10,784 5,233 5,551 $2,624
2008 10,774 5,223 5,551 $2,494
2007 10,759 5,235 5,524 $2,346
2006 10,891 5,320 5,571 $2,285
2005 10,893 5,296 5,597 $2,142
2004 10,564 5,194 5,370 $2,039
2003 9,725 4,841 4,884 $1,892
2002 9,388 4,625 4,763 $1,794
2001 9,209 4,601 4,608 $1,697
2000 9,141 4,566 4,575 $1,587
1999 9,046 4,527 4,519 $1,477
1998 8,452 4,214 4,238 $1,384
1997 7,872 3,969 3,903 $1,238
1996 7,369 3,708 3,661 $1,050
1995 7,389 3,889 3,500 $1,001
1994 7,049 3,611 3,438 $970
1993 7,266 3,518 3,748 $921
1992 7,264 3,696 3,568 $910
1991 7,096 3,615 3,481 $875
1990 6,274 3,191 3,083 $654
1989 5,926 2,969 2,957 $598
1988 5,740 2,899 2,841 $523
1987 5,710 2,879 2,831 $774
1986 4,925 2,440 2,485 $394
1985 4,936 2,234 2,702 $362
1984 4,093 1,963 2,130 $327
1983 4,013 1,896 2,117 $284
1982 4,013 1,896 2,117 $244
1981 4,167 1,964 2,203 $220
1980 4,149 1,941 2,208 $207
1979 4,288 1,984 2,304 $200
1978 4,440 2,054 2,386 $192
1977 4,439 2,141 2,298 $173
1976 4,337 2,141 2,196 $161
1975 4,286 2,135 2,151 $141
1974 4,075 2,231 1,844 $116
1973 2,898 1,470 1,428 $75
1972 2,775 1,470 1,305 $65

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