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
Sept.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Sept.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)
Sept.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

6,229 7,293 7,009 5,375 5,906 5,744 5,346 5,779 5,667

Total private

5,726 6,595 6,407 5,033 5,551 5,393 5,002 5,422 5,338

Mining and logging(1)

25 36 32 27 43 45 22 35 32

Construction(1)

179 317 278 387 366 374 375 334 351

Manufacturing

445 508 484 330 368 326 317 343 314

Durable goods(1)

271 304 302 190 205 187 181 188 176

Nondurable goods(1)

174 204 182 140 163 139 136 154 138

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,158 1,267 1,294 1,040 1,218 1,159 991 1,206 1,160

Wholesale trade(1)

202 221 237 134 164 142 119 151 137

Retail trade

688 760 756 691 818 795 682 837 825

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

267 287 300 214 236 222 190 218 198

Information(1)

115 149 117 82 77 81 99 83 82

Financial activities

387 450 356 191 221 219 185 231 205

Finance and insurance

318 354 272 123 141 140 118 143 138

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

69 96 84 68 80 79 67 88 67

Professional and business services

1,222 1,374 1,256 1,161 1,253 1,195 1,154 1,194 1,171

Education and health services

1,124 1,275 1,300 635 715 726 607 665 691

Educational services(1)

87 123 76 90 92 96 78 88 94

Health care and social assistance

1,037 1,152 1,223 544 623 631 528 577 598

Leisure and hospitality

786 996 1,048 993 1,059 1,073 1,039 1,072 1,102

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

90 94 87 154 173 163 169 177 164

Accommodation and food services

695 901 961 839 886 910 870 895 938

Other services(1)

286 223 243 188 231 196 212 260 229

Government

503 698 602 341 355 351 344 357 329

Federal(1)

68 108 79 30 32 34 41 33 32

State and local

435 591 523 312 322 316 304 324 297

State and local education

163 206 205 145 173 174 134 172 151

State and local, excluding education(1)

273 384 317 167 149 142 170 152 146





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.1 4.7 4.5 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.9 3.8

Total private

4.4 4.9 4.8 4.0 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.3 4.2

Mining and logging(1)

3.5 4.6 4.0 3.9 5.7 5.9 3.2 4.6 4.3

Construction(1)

2.5 4.2 3.7 5.6 5.0 5.1 5.4 4.6 4.8

Manufacturing

3.4 3.8 3.7 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.5

Durable goods(1)

3.4 3.7 3.7 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.2

Nondurable goods(1)

3.6 4.1 3.7 3.0 3.4 2.9 2.9 3.2 2.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.0 4.4 4.4 3.8 4.4 4.2 3.6 4.3 4.2

Wholesale trade(1)

3.3 3.5 3.8 2.3 2.7 2.4 2.0 2.5 2.3

Retail trade

4.2 4.6 4.5 4.4 5.1 5.0 4.3 5.3 5.2

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

4.4 4.6 4.8 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.7 3.3

Information(1)

4.0 5.1 4.1 3.0 2.8 2.9 3.6 3.0 3.0

Financial activities

4.4 5.0 4.0 2.3 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.4

Finance and insurance

4.8 5.3 4.1 2.0 2.2 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.0 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.9 3.0

Professional and business services

5.6 6.1 5.6 5.6 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.5

Education and health services

4.6 5.1 5.2 2.7 3.0 3.1 2.6 2.8 2.9

Educational services(1)

2.3 3.2 2.0 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.1 2.3 2.5

Health care and social assistance

5.0 5.5 5.8 2.8 3.1 3.2 2.7 2.9 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

4.7 5.7 6.0 6.2 6.5 6.6 6.5 6.6 6.7

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.7 3.9 3.6 6.6 7.4 6.9 7.3 7.5 7.0

Accommodation and food services

4.8 6.0 6.4 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.3 6.4 6.7

Other services(1)

4.7 3.7 4.0 3.3 3.9 3.3 3.7 4.4 3.9

Government

2.2 3.0 2.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5

Federal(1)

2.4 3.7 2.8 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.5 1.2 1.2

State and local

2.2 2.9 2.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.5

State and local education

1.5 1.9 1.9 1.4 1.7 1.7 1.3 1.6 1.4

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.9 4.0 3.4 1.8 1.6 1.6 1.9 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

NOTE: Total nonfarm, government, and federal government data in this table have been corrected for the months January 2011 through March 2018.

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Last Modified Date: November 06, 2018