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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
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

7,012 7,099 7,367 5,979 5,465 5,738 5,715 5,323 5,456

Total private

6,241 6,380 6,732 5,592 5,102 5,446 5,366 5,007 5,107

Mining and logging

24 24 18 23 17 17 21 17 21

Construction

302 300 266 390 346 396 366 338 428

Manufacturing

402 537 538 355 351 387 347 362 362

Durable goods

252 308 304 216 192 221 207 205 197

Nondurable goods

151 228 234 139 159 166 140 158 165

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,236 1,308 1,364 1,268 1,183 1,124 1,255 1,197 1,134

Wholesale trade

181 192 202 152 152 144 157 136 143

Retail trade

734 793 817 844 778 742 846 718 745

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

321 323 345 272 254 239 253 343 246

Information

139 129 95 95 77 84 91 66 79

Financial activities

416 306 321 239 202 207 221 206 214

Finance and insurance

312 226 247 156 126 134 149 135 135

Real estate and rental and leasing

104 80 75 84 76 74 72 72 79

Professional and business services

1,307 1,404 1,390 1,126 1,078 1,103 1,098 1,003 1,058

Education and health services

1,262 1,368 1,565 769 708 708 716 681 677

Educational services

116 148 113 92 110 85 94 48 84

Health care and social assistance

1,146 1,220 1,453 677 598 623 622 632 593

Leisure and hospitality

945 738 898 1,100 928 1,154 1,037 933 886

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

138 81 137 169 120 126 161 136 125

Accommodation and food services

807 657 761 931 808 1,028 876 797 760

Other services

208 265 275 226 212 266 215 203 250

Government

771 719 635 387 363 292 349 316 349

Federal

122 79 83 53 32 37 42 59 42

State and local

649 641 552 335 331 256 307 257 307

State and local education

255 294 177 167 193 113 150 105 156

State and local, excluding education

394 347 375 167 137 143 157 152 151




RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

4.4 4.7 4.9 3.9 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.8

Total private

4.6 5.0 5.2 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.2

Mining and logging

3.3 3.9 3.0 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.6

Construction

3.8 3.9 3.5 5.1 4.7 5.4 4.8 4.6 5.8

Manufacturing

3.0 4.2 4.2 2.8 2.9 3.2 2.7 3.0 3.0

Durable goods

3.0 3.9 3.8 2.7 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.6

Nondurable goods

3.1 4.7 4.8 2.9 3.4 3.6 2.9 3.4 3.6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

4.2 4.6 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.2

Wholesale trade

3.0 3.3 3.5 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.4 2.5

Retail trade

4.5 5.0 5.1 5.4 5.1 4.9 5.4 4.7 4.9

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

4.8 5.0 5.3 4.3 4.1 3.8 4.0 5.5 4.0

Information

4.5 4.6 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.1 2.5 2.9

Financial activities

4.5 3.4 3.5 2.7 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4

Finance and insurance

4.6 3.3 3.6 2.4 1.9 2.0 2.3 2.1 2.1

Real estate and rental and leasing

4.2 3.5 3.2 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.0 3.2 3.6

Professional and business services

5.7 6.4 6.3 5.2 5.2 5.3 5.1 4.9 5.1

Education and health services

4.9 5.6 6.3 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9

Educational services

3.0 4.2 3.2 2.4 3.3 2.5 2.5 1.4 2.5

Health care and social assistance

5.2 5.8 6.8 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.0

Leisure and hospitality

5.3 5.3 6.3 6.5 7.1 8.6 6.1 7.1 6.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

5.2 4.5 7.4 6.8 7.1 7.3 6.4 8.0 7.3

Accommodation and food services

5.3 5.4 6.1 6.5 7.1 8.8 6.1 7.0 6.5

Other services

3.4 4.6 4.8 3.8 3.9 4.8 3.6 3.7 4.5

Government

3.3 3.2 2.9 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6

Federal

4.1 2.7 2.8 1.8 1.1 1.3 1.5 2.0 1.5

State and local

3.1 3.3 2.9 1.7 1.8 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.7

State and local education

2.3 2.9 1.8 1.6 2.0 1.2 1.4 1.1 1.6

State and local, excluding education

4.0 3.7 4.0 1.8 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: April 06, 2021