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
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)
May
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)
May
2016
Apr.
2017
May
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,582 5,967 5,666 5,153 5,043 5,472 5,101 5,008 5,259

Total private

5,044 5,410 5,127 4,781 4,720 5,143 4,762 4,681 4,926

Mining and logging(1)

10 24 12 21 32 37 27 23 27

Construction(1)

187 200 154 314 375 381 330 377 355

Manufacturing

344 365 343 267 314 332 294 317 327

Durable goods(1)

187 207 199 157 164 180 181 162 172

Nondurable goods(1)

157 158 144 111 150 152 113 155 155

Trade, transportation, and utilities

949 967 976 1,018 969 1,046 1,012 948 1,052

Wholesale trade(1)

154 210 192 135 116 130 131 116 126

Retail trade

594 566 638 700 677 718 693 663 736

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

202 190 145 184 176 198 188 168 190

Information(1)

90 109 93 69 58 74 78 74 78

Financial activities

294 388 332 184 185 221 178 184 217

Finance and insurance

238 283 250 123 119 146 118 110 134

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

56 105 82 62 66 75 60 74 82

Professional and business services

1,203 1,093 1,036 1,105 1,006 1,127 1,071 1,001 1,090

Education and health services

1,053 1,111 1,079 655 614 675 604 594 612

Educational services(1)

94 91 108 115 97 122 100 86 97

Health care and social assistance

959 1,020 971 539 518 553 504 508 515

Leisure and hospitality

746 827 817 975 953 960 989 943 949

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

71 66 62 139 151 136 150 133 133

Accommodation and food services

675 761 755 836 802 824 840 810 816

Other services(1)

168 327 285 173 213 291 178 220 219

Government

538 557 539 373 324 329 339 328 333

Federal(1)

101 93 99 47 34 30 29 34 26

State and local

438 464 440 326 290 299 310 293 307

State and local education

145 166 153 166 140 141 152 147 142

State and local, excluding education(1)

292 298 287 160 150 158 158 147 165





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.7 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.6

Total private

4.0 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.2 3.9 3.8 4.0

Mining and logging(1)

1.4 3.3 1.7 3.2 4.5 5.2 4.0 3.3 3.8

Construction(1)

2.7 2.8 2.2 4.7 5.5 5.5 4.9 5.5 5.2

Manufacturing

2.7 2.9 2.7 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.4 2.6 2.6

Durable goods(1)

2.4 2.6 2.5 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.2

Nondurable goods(1)

3.3 3.3 3.0 2.4 3.2 3.3 2.4 3.3 3.3

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.5 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.8

Wholesale trade(1)

2.6 3.4 3.2 2.3 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.0 2.1

Retail trade

3.6 3.5 3.9 4.4 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.5 3.3 2.5 3.3 3.1 3.5 3.4 3.0 3.4

Information(1)

3.2 3.8 3.3 2.5 2.1 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.9

Financial activities

3.4 4.4 3.8 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.2 2.2 2.6

Finance and insurance

3.7 4.3 3.9 2.0 1.9 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

2.5 4.6 3.6 2.9 3.0 3.4 2.8 3.4 3.8

Professional and business services

5.7 5.0 4.8 5.5 4.9 5.5 5.3 4.9 5.3

Education and health services

4.5 4.6 4.5 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.7

Educational services(1)

2.6 2.4 2.9 3.2 2.7 3.3 2.8 2.4 2.7

Health care and social assistance

4.8 5.0 4.8 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

4.6 5.0 4.9 6.3 6.0 6.0 6.4 5.9 6.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.1 2.8 2.7 6.3 6.7 6.0 6.8 5.9 5.9

Accommodation and food services

4.8 5.3 5.2 6.3 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.0 6.0

Other services(1)

2.9 5.4 4.7 3.1 3.7 5.1 3.1 3.8 3.8

Government

2.4 2.4 2.4 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Federal(1)

3.5 3.2 3.4 1.7 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.2 0.9

State and local

2.2 2.3 2.2 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6

State and local education

1.4 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4

State and local, excluding education(1)

3.1 3.2 3.1 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.8

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 11, 2017