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
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)
Feb.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,160 4,965 5,133 4,698 4,994 4,916 4,486 4,834 4,650

Total private(1)

3,744 4,459 4,649 4,398 4,679 4,605 4,196 4,504 4,329

Construction

122 137 166 289 353 299 252 299 271

Manufacturing

261 324 321 236 259 254 223 251 250

Durable goods

152 199 202 140 157 155 126 147 148

Nondurable goods

109 125 120 96 102 99 98 104 102

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

731 844 891 1,013 1,080 1,046 968 1,076 945

Retail trade

463 494 523 715 760 717 689 743 652

Professional and business services

793 929 930 993 1,003 1,010 945 1,003 987

Education and health services(3)

723 907 916 537 563 591 502 529 521

Health care and social assistance

648 812 813 451 499 499 427 462 457

Leisure and hospitality

601 727 763 869 901 915 845 863 859

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

71 64 63 136 144 142 139 148 139

Accommodation and food services

531 663 700 733 757 773 706 715 721

Government(4)

416 506 484 300 315 311 291 330 321

State and local

361 432 413 269 280 278 259 282 287

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.9 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.3

Total private(1)

3.1 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.6

Construction

2.0 2.1 2.5 4.8 5.6 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.3

Manufacturing

2.1 2.6 2.5 1.9 2.1 2.1 1.8 2.0 2.0

Durable goods

2.0 2.5 2.5 1.8 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.9

Nondurable goods

2.4 2.7 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.7 3.1 3.2 3.9 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.5

Retail trade

2.9 3.1 3.3 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.8 4.2

Professional and business services

4.0 4.6 4.6 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.2 5.1

Education and health services(3)

3.3 4.0 4.0 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.4

Health care and social assistance

3.5 4.2 4.2 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

4.0 4.6 4.8 6.0 6.0 6.1 5.8 5.8 5.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.3 2.9 2.9 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.9 6.5

Accommodation and food services

4.1 4.9 5.1 5.9 5.9 6.0 5.7 5.6 5.6

Government(4)

1.9 2.3 2.2 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.5 1.5

State and local

1.9 2.2 2.1 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5

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: April 07, 2015