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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
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022(p)
June
2021
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022
Apr.
2022
May
2022
June
2022(p)

Total

6,414 6,832 6,645 6,527 6,507 6,374 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,014 6,414 6,241 6,127 6,098 5,957 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6

Mining and logging

22 24 24 24 26 30 3.8 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.3 4.7

Construction

349 408 399 349 359 346 4.7 5.4 5.2 4.6 4.7 4.5

Manufacturing

442 500 514 497 468 475 3.6 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7

Durable goods

246 272 279 273 249 242 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.1 3.0

Nondurable goods

196 228 235 223 219 233 4.2 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,442 1,513 1,385 1,351 1,324 1,295 5.2 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5

Wholesale trade

170 172 173 191 196 177 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.0

Retail trade

952 1,017 906 831 791 803 6.2 6.4 5.7 5.3 5.0 5.1

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

319 324 306 328 336 315 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.4

Information

110 89 106 102 105 121 3.9 3.0 3.6 3.5 3.5 4.0

Financial activities

204 236 223 277 233 193 2.3 2.7 2.5 3.1 2.6 2.2

Finance and insurance

136 159 150 188 155 128 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.8 2.3 1.9

Real estate and rental and leasing

69 77 73 90 79 65 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.8 3.3 2.8

Professional and business services

1,216 1,307 1,320 1,328 1,303 1,199 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.4

Education and health services

775 890 811 852 899 905 3.3 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.7

Educational services

102 116 108 110 126 109 2.9 3.1 2.9 2.9 3.3 2.9

Health care and social assistance

672 774 703 742 773 796 3.3 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.8 3.9

Leisure and hospitality

1,213 1,182 1,198 1,111 1,148 1,173 8.6 7.7 7.7 7.1 7.4 7.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

160 163 177 167 172 170 8.1 7.3 7.9 7.3 7.5 7.4

Accommodation and food services

1,054 1,019 1,021 944 976 1,004 8.7 7.7 7.7 7.1 7.3 7.5

Other services

242 266 261 235 235 220 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.1 4.1 3.9

Government

400 418 404 400 409 416 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.9

Federal

44 42 40 42 42 40 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.4

State and local

356 376 364 358 367 376 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9

State and local education

211 192 196 181 188 200 2.1 1.9 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9

State and local, excluding education

145 185 168 177 178 176 1.6 2.1 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0

REGION(3)

Northeast

925 1,056 962 963 981 943 3.6 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5

South

2,613 2,886 2,836 2,741 2,711 2,660 4.8 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.7

Midwest

1,441 1,305 1,352 1,293 1,337 1,347 4.6 4.0 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.1

West

1,434 1,585 1,494 1,530 1,479 1,424 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.0

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

Last Modified Date: August 02, 2022