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
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)


Total

5,852 5,682 5,743 5,297 5,249 5,260 5,040 5,008 5,088

Total private

5,338 5,179 5,207 4,919 4,905 4,928 4,709 4,662 4,779

Mining and logging(1)

8 20 12 24 39 31 48 32 26

Construction(1)

209 181 172 357 367 372 323 339 373

Manufacturing

342 364 394 262 296 322 287 280 318

Durable goods(1)

175 209 229 153 154 173 174 155 171

Nondurable goods(1)

167 155 165 109 142 149 113 125 148

Trade, transportation, and utilities

974 928 931 1,084 1,090 1,047 1,034 1,056 1,057

Wholesale trade(1)

178 175 184 159 139 128 150 135 131

Retail trade

603 579 568 748 757 724 717 749 750

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

192 174 178 177 194 195 167 171 177

Information(1)

76 75 78 74 76 76 66 79 73

Financial activities

313 360 337 222 190 211 187 182 195

Finance and insurance

246 285 266 136 122 135 114 127 119

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

67 75 71 85 68 76 73 55 77

Professional and business services

1,287 976 1,102 1,075 1,044 989 1,056 999 938

Education and health services

1,047 1,241 1,145 639 622 685 586 548 643

Educational services(1)

85 126 83 97 81 95 83 59 88

Health care and social assistance

962 1,115 1,062 542 541 590 502 488 555

Leisure and hospitality

812 784 729 1,005 981 1,000 968 968 975

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

99 92 82 157 151 125 142 140 131

Accommodation and food services

714 693 647 848 831 874 827 828 844

Other services(1)

270 250 305 177 199 196 151 179 180

Government

514 503 537 378 344 331 331 347 309

Federal(1)

94 83 83 41 35 34 37 35 34

State and local

421 420 454 337 308 297 294 312 275

State and local education

156 140 167 174 151 144 155 168 129

State and local, excluding education(1)

265 280 287 163 157 153 139 144 146





RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)


Total

3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.5

Total private

4.2 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.9

Mining and logging(1)

1.2 2.9 1.7 3.5 5.7 4.4 7.0 4.7 3.8

Construction(1)

3.0 2.6 2.4 5.3 5.3 5.4 4.8 4.9 5.4

Manufacturing

2.7 2.9 3.1 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.6

Durable goods(1)

2.2 2.6 2.9 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.0 2.2

Nondurable goods(1)

3.5 3.2 3.4 2.4 3.0 3.2 2.4 2.7 3.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3.5 3.3 3.3 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9

Wholesale trade(1)

2.9 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.4 2.2 2.6 2.3 2.2

Retail trade

3.7 3.5 3.5 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.7 4.7

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(1)

3.4 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.0 3.1 3.2

Information(1)

2.6 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.9 2.7

Financial activities

3.7 4.1 3.9 2.7 2.3 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.3

Finance and insurance

3.9 4.4 4.1 2.2 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.0 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing(1)

3.1 3.3 3.1 4.0 3.1 3.5 3.5 2.5 3.5

Professional and business services

6.1 4.5 5.1 5.4 5.1 4.8 5.3 4.9 4.6

Education and health services

4.5 5.1 4.8 2.8 2.7 3.0 2.6 2.4 2.8

Educational services(1)

2.3 3.4 2.2 2.8 2.2 2.6 2.4 1.6 2.4

Health care and social assistance

4.8 5.5 5.2 2.9 2.8 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.9

Leisure and hospitality

5.0 4.7 4.4 6.5 6.2 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

4.2 3.9 3.5 7.0 6.7 5.6 6.4 6.2 5.9

Accommodation and food services

5.1 4.9 4.6 6.4 6.1 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.2

Other services(1)

4.5 4.2 5.1 3.1 3.5 3.4 2.7 3.1 3.1

Government

2.3 2.2 2.3 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4

Federal(1)

3.3 2.9 2.9 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2

State and local

2.1 2.1 2.3 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.4

State and local education

1.5 1.3 1.6 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.2

State and local, excluding education(1)

2.8 3.0 3.1 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.6 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: May 09, 2017