Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted
Category Job openings Hires Total separations
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

3,879 4,464 4,635 4,541 4,770 4,718 4,401 4,550 4,495

Total private(1)

3,495 4,043 4,212 4,268 4,477 4,428 4,103 4,269 4,205

Construction

107 92 130 331 286 312 316 259 280

Manufacturing

236 275 292 247 238 240 256 236 230

Durable goods

150 179 176 149 145 150 155 143 134

Nondurable goods

86 95 116 97 94 90 101 93 96

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

748 877 784 904 1,074 1,062 880 1,026 1,015

Retail trade

485 570 460 637 764 748 613 744 721

Professional and business services

676 857 919 916 1,010 967 847 970 917

Education and health services(3)

694 726 815 558 575 534 557 531 481

Health care and social assistance

633 658 736 482 499 463 485 468 411

Leisure and hospitality

495 677 703 795 847 835 753 817 806

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

60 88 59 122 155 133 110 150 124

Accommodation and food services

435 589 644 673 692 702 643 666 682

Government(4)

384 421 423 272 293 290 298 281 289

State and local

334 362 368 250 264 261 255 248 257

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.8 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.3 3.2

Total private(1)

3.0 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.6

Construction

1.8 1.5 2.1 5.7 4.8 5.2 5.4 4.3 4.7

Manufacturing

1.9 2.2 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9

Durable goods

2.0 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.9 2.0 2.1 1.9 1.8

Nondurable goods

1.9 2.1 2.5 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.8 3.2 2.9 3.5 4.1 4.0 3.4 3.9 3.9

Retail trade

3.1 3.6 2.9 4.2 5.0 4.9 4.1 4.9 4.7

Professional and business services

3.5 4.3 4.6 4.9 5.3 5.1 4.6 5.1 4.8

Education and health services(3)

3.2 3.3 3.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.5 2.2

Health care and social assistance

3.4 3.5 3.9 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

3.4 4.4 4.6 5.6 5.8 5.7 5.3 5.6 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

2.9 4.1 2.7 6.0 7.4 6.4 5.4 7.2 5.9

Accommodation and food services

3.4 4.5 4.9 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.5

Government(4)

1.7 1.9 1.9 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3

State and local

1.7 1.9 1.9 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3

Footnotes
(1) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(2) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(3) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(4) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: July 08, 2014