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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
2020
Apr.
2021
May
2021(p)
May
2020
Apr.
2021
May
2021(p)
May
2020
Apr.
2021
May
2021(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,447 9,193 9,209 8,272 6,012 5,927 4,618 5,803 5,318

Total private

4,813 8,263 8,305 8,015 5,661 5,619 4,160 5,478 5,035

Mining and logging

11 23 23 19 21 22 30 20 21

Construction

281 351 299 724 328 311 301 349 333

Manufacturing

316 825 814 640 399 417 313 427 392

Durable goods

187 462 458 370 216 224 181 240 211

Nondurable goods

128 364 357 269 183 193 132 187 181

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,036 1,644 1,638 1,576 1,210 1,262 979 1,313 1,186

Wholesale trade

140 285 280 228 170 169 177 169 146

Retail trade

659 955 974 1,015 793 823 531 832 781

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

238 404 385 332 246 271 271 312 259

Information

81 114 132 65 101 95 93 84 70

Financial activities

309 416 372 219 211 211 169 200 204

Finance and insurance

233 292 271 110 141 134 113 139 139

Real estate and rental and leasing

76 124 101 109 70 77 56 61 65

Professional and business services

883 1,591 1,491 954 1,056 964 913 1,126 934

Education and health services

961 1,529 1,646 1,195 749 773 627 721 684

Educational services

80 130 165 97 88 102 67 92 67

Health care and social assistance

881 1,400 1,481 1,098 661 671 560 628 617

Leisure and hospitality

737 1,405 1,415 1,978 1,336 1,343 600 1,021 1,000

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

111 247 167 165 187 187 98 108 118

Accommodation and food services

627 1,159 1,248 1,813 1,150 1,156 501 913 882

Other services

198 364 473 646 249 220 135 218 210

Government

634 930 904 256 351 307 459 325 283

Federal

75 143 126 51 43 33 58 38 43

State and local

559 787 778 205 308 274 401 287 240

State and local education

206 288 334 124 159 182 261 143 101

State and local, excluding education

353 500 444 81 149 93 140 144 139




RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.9 6.0 6.0 6.2 4.2 4.1 3.5 4.0 3.7

Total private

4.1 6.3 6.3 7.2 4.6 4.6 3.7 4.5 4.1

Mining and logging

1.8 3.6 3.7 3.2 3.5 3.6 5.0 3.3 3.5

Construction

3.9 4.5 3.9 10.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.7 4.5

Manufacturing

2.6 6.3 6.2 5.5 3.3 3.4 2.7 3.5 3.2

Durable goods

2.5 5.7 5.7 5.1 2.8 2.9 2.5 3.2 2.8

Nondurable goods

2.8 7.2 7.1 6.0 3.9 4.1 3.0 4.0 3.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.0 5.7 5.7 6.3 4.5 4.7 3.9 4.8 4.4

Wholesale trade

2.5 4.8 4.7 4.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 2.6

Retail trade

4.6 5.9 6.0 7.4 5.2 5.4 3.9 5.5 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

3.9 6.1 5.8 5.7 3.9 4.3 4.7 5.0 4.1

Information

3.0 4.0 4.6 2.5 3.7 3.5 3.6 3.1 2.6

Financial activities

3.5 4.5 4.1 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.0 2.3 2.3

Finance and insurance

3.5 4.3 4.0 1.7 2.1 2.0 1.8 2.1 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

3.4 5.2 4.3 5.1 3.1 3.4 2.6 2.7 2.9

Professional and business services

4.4 7.1 6.7 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.7 5.4 4.5

Education and health services

4.2 6.1 6.5 5.4 3.2 3.3 2.8 3.1 2.9

Educational services

2.4 3.6 4.5 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.1 2.7 1.9

Health care and social assistance

4.5 6.5 6.9 5.8 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

6.8 9.1 9.0 19.5 9.5 9.3 5.9 7.2 7.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

8.3 11.5 7.8 13.5 9.8 9.5 8.0 5.7 6.0

Accommodation and food services

6.6 8.7 9.1 20.3 9.4 9.3 5.6 7.5 7.1

Other services

4.0 6.1 7.8 13.5 4.5 3.9 2.8 3.9 3.8

Government

2.9 4.1 4.0 1.2 1.6 1.4 2.2 1.5 1.3

Federal

2.5 4.7 4.2 1.8 1.5 1.1 2.0 1.3 1.5

State and local

2.9 4.0 4.0 1.1 1.6 1.5 2.2 1.5 1.3

State and local education

2.1 2.9 3.3 1.3 1.6 1.9 2.7 1.5 1.0

State and local, excluding education

3.9 5.3 4.7 0.9 1.7 1.0 1.6 1.6 1.6

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: July 07, 2021