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
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

4,126 4,830 4,972 4,574 5,101 4,990 4,316 4,863 4,623

Total private(1)

3,757 4,409 4,512 4,286 4,797 4,688 4,028 4,554 4,335

Construction

165 141 145 299 320 308 275 304 291

Manufacturing

298 287 318 269 276 259 228 260 223

Durable goods

175 182 191 147 169 153 126 149 128

Nondurable goods

123 105 127 122 108 106 103 110 95

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

786 832 876 1,012 1,135 1,119 933 1,052 1,046

Retail trade

439 460 509 694 778 778 668 720 720

Professional and business services

750 966 1,046 950 1,110 998 888 1,074 923

Education and health services(3)

682 850 822 522 589 578 492 564 530

Health care and social assistance

610 764 735 448 507 507 416 484 464

Leisure and hospitality

562 715 639 792 899 907 761 840 832

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

84 57 42 141 150 132 127 133 128

Accommodation and food services

477 658 597 651 749 775 634 707 704

Government(4)

369 421 459 288 304 303 287 309 287

State and local

313 361 403 249 275 266 253 276 248

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.9 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.1 3.5 3.3

Total private(1)

3.2 3.6 3.7 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.9 3.7

Construction

2.7 2.3 2.3 5.1 5.3 5.0 4.7 5.0 4.8

Manufacturing

2.4 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.1 1.9 2.1 1.8

Durable goods

2.3 2.3 2.4 1.9 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.7

Nondurable goods

2.7 2.3 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.1

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.9 3.0 3.2 3.9 4.3 4.2 3.6 4.0 3.9

Retail trade

2.8 2.9 3.2 4.6 5.0 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.6

Professional and business services

3.8 4.7 5.1 5.0 5.7 5.1 4.7 5.5 4.7

Education and health services(3)

3.1 3.8 3.7 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.6 2.4

Health care and social assistance

3.3 4.0 3.9 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.7 2.5

Leisure and hospitality

3.8 4.6 4.1 5.5 6.1 6.1 5.3 5.7 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.9 2.6 1.9 6.8 7.1 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.0

Accommodation and food services

3.7 5.0 4.5 5.3 5.9 6.1 5.1 5.6 5.6

Government(4)

1.7 1.9 2.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3

State and local

1.6 1.8 2.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 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: January 13, 2015