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
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019(p)
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019(p)
May
2018
Apr.
2019
May
2019(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

7,126 7,372 7,323 5,862 5,991 5,725 5,502 5,687 5,495

Total private

6,525 6,635 6,640 5,510 5,613 5,351 5,166 5,335 5,131

Mining and logging(1)

28 32 30 45 28 25 37 31 23

Construction(1)

279 434 369 397 420 403 354 405 407

Manufacturing

470 496 509 374 367 345 345 357 336

Durable goods(1)

293 318 323 214 212 201 194 205 192

Nondurable goods(1)

177 179 185 160 155 144 151 152 144

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,526 1,435 1,336 1,133 1,146 1,161 1,077 1,137 1,143

Wholesale trade

216 262 225 137 156 164 121 136 148

Retail trade

973 818 816 753 756 770 726 781 773

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

338 355 295 243 234 227 230 219 222

Information(1)

120 130 98 103 87 96 103 105 92

Financial activities

371 354 307 219 235 206 208 225 197

Finance and insurance

282 224 226 143 144 129 134 135 122

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

90 130 81 76 91 78 74 90 75

Professional and business services

1,238 1,260 1,326 1,175 1,253 1,124 1,144 1,174 1,079

Education and health services

1,246 1,254 1,325 679 726 682 626 637 626

Educational services(1)

107 147 131 99 108 102 95 91 97

Health care and social assistance

1,139 1,107 1,194 581 618 579 532 546 529

Leisure and hospitality

974 1,022 1,048 1,114 1,129 1,096 1,037 1,067 1,030

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

113 105 114 194 161 176 174 147 171

Accommodation and food services

860 917 934 921 968 920 863 919 860

Other services

272 217 294 270 223 213 234 197 198

Government

600 737 683 352 379 373 336 353 364

Federal(1)

109 151 110 27 38 33 30 32 33

State and local

491 587 573 325 340 340 306 321 331

State and local education

159 215 216 157 171 178 155 165 185

State and local, excluding education(1)

332 372 357 169 170 162 150 156 147





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.6 4.7 4.6 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.6

Total private

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.0

Mining and logging(1)

3.7 4.0 3.8 6.2 3.7 3.4 5.1 4.1 3.0

Construction(1)

3.7 5.5 4.7 5.5 5.6 5.4 4.9 5.4 5.4

Manufacturing

3.6 3.7 3.8 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.6

Durable goods(1)

3.6 3.8 3.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4

Nondurable goods(1)

3.6 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.2 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

5.2 4.9 4.6 4.1 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.1

Wholesale trade

3.6 4.2 3.6 2.3 2.6 2.8 2.1 2.3 2.5

Retail trade

5.8 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.9 4.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

5.4 5.5 4.6 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.6

Information(1)

4.1 4.4 3.4 3.6 3.1 3.4 3.6 3.8 3.3

Financial activities

4.2 3.9 3.4 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.3

Finance and insurance

4.3 3.4 3.5 2.3 2.3 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.8 5.3 3.4 3.4 3.9 3.3 3.3 3.9 3.2

Professional and business services

5.6 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.9 5.2 5.5 5.5 5.0

Education and health services

5.0 4.9 5.2 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6

Educational services(1)

2.8 3.7 3.4 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.6

Health care and social assistance

5.4 5.2 5.5 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6

Leisure and hospitality

5.6 5.8 5.9 6.8 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.5 4.1 4.4 8.1 6.5 7.1 7.3 6.0 6.9

Accommodation and food services

5.8 6.1 6.1 6.6 6.8 6.5 6.2 6.5 6.0

Other services

4.5 3.5 4.7 4.6 3.8 3.6 4.0 3.3 3.3

Government

2.6 3.2 2.9 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.6

Federal(1)

3.8 5.1 3.8 1.0 1.4 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2

State and local

2.4 2.9 2.8 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7

State and local education

1.5 2.0 2.0 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.8

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.5 3.9 3.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.6

Footnotes
(1) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in the job openings series, therefore, the seasonally adjusted and not seasonally adjusted data are identical.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: July 09, 2019