Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 2. Hires levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

5,467 5,511 5,486 5,581 5,747 5,651 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.8

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,129 5,178 5,150 5,236 5,404 5,303 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.2

Mining and logging

30 36 35 39 42 40 4.5 5.1 4.9 5.3 5.7 5.4

Construction

347 352 343 347 386 366 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.1

Manufacturing

326 382 353 358 356 351 2.6 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

Durable goods

193 215 211 213 208 210 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6

Nondurable goods

133 167 142 145 149 141 2.8 3.5 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,082 1,080 1,080 1,109 1,099 1,101 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.0

Wholesale trade

146 139 139 128 130 133 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2

Retail trade

731 724 721 759 738 734 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

205 216 220 222 231 235 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.0

Information

71 82 84 84 89 87 2.5 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.1

Financial activities

208 227 183 194 202 240 2.5 2.7 2.1 2.3 2.4 2.8

Finance and insurance

131 153 115 127 129 160 2.1 2.4 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.5

Real estate and rental and leasing

78 73 68 68 73 80 3.6 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.5

Professional and business services

1,147 1,150 1,178 1,143 1,190 1,167 5.6 5.5 5.7 5.5 5.7 5.6

Education and health services

658 673 662 687 723 713 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.0

Educational services

80 88 91 103 102 91 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.8 2.7 2.4

Health care and social assistance

578 584 571 584 621 622 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.1 3.1

Leisure and hospitality

1,032 1,028 1,013 1,050 1,081 1,036 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.5 6.6 6.4

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

179 167 161 171 181 174 7.7 7.1 6.9 7.3 7.7 7.4

Accommodation and food services

853 861 852 879 900 862 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.2

Other services

228 170 219 223 236 201 3.9 2.9 3.7 3.8 4.0 3.4

Government

- - - - - - - - - - - -

Federal

- - - - - - - - - - - -

State and local

303 296 297 308 314 316 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6

State and local education

137 145 146 155 147 159 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5

State and local, excluding education

167 151 151 153 167 157 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.7

REGION(3)

Northeast

877 802 786 806 854 892 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.3

South

2,170 2,138 2,182 2,229 2,304 2,276 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.2

Midwest

1,238 1,238 1,218 1,224 1,336 1,237 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.7 4.1 3.8

West

1,183 1,333 1,299 1,322 1,252 1,247 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.6

Footnotes
(1) Hires are the number of hires during the entire month.
(2) The hires rate is the number of hires during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2018