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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)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
July
2022
Aug.
2022
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022
Nov.
2022(p)

Total

6,705 6,238 6,334 6,096 6,111 6,055 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.9

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,305 5,846 5,919 5,716 5,719 5,645 5.0 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3

Mining and logging

19 25 20 22 21 20 3.3 4.0 3.3 3.5 3.3 3.2

Construction

428 384 349 359 337 309 5.7 5.0 4.5 4.7 4.4 4.0

Manufacturing

465 428 461 401 434 402 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.1 3.4 3.1

Durable goods

256 240 267 219 230 212 3.3 3.0 3.3 2.7 2.9 2.6

Nondurable goods

209 188 194 183 204 191 4.4 3.9 4.0 3.7 4.2 3.9

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,406 1,277 1,303 1,236 1,252 1,259 5.0 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.4

Wholesale trade

194 165 164 158 159 178 3.4 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7 3.0

Retail trade

905 782 794 756 748 724 5.8 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.6

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

307 330 345 322 345 357 4.5 4.7 4.9 4.6 4.9 5.1

Information

114 101 106 102 100 120 3.9 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.9

Financial activities

233 223 233 234 210 234 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.6

Finance and insurance

153 148 158 148 136 147 2.3 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.2

Real estate and rental and leasing

81 76 75 86 74 87 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.6 3.1 3.6

Professional and business services

1,295 1,258 1,192 1,137 1,159 1,102 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.1 5.2 4.9

Education and health services

867 862 878 840 801 869 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.5

Educational services

109 103 105 96 97 91 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.4

Health care and social assistance

758 760 773 745 704 778 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.7

Leisure and hospitality

1,216 1,071 1,132 1,140 1,178 1,121 8.2 6.8 7.2 7.2 7.4 7.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

162 160 156 158 151 166 7.5 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.5 7.1

Accommodation and food services

1,054 911 976 982 1,027 955 8.3 6.8 7.3 7.3 7.6 7.0

Other services

262 217 244 244 227 209 4.7 3.8 4.3 4.3 4.0 3.6

Government

400 392 415 380 391 410 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.8

Federal

45 45 38 43 43 39 1.6 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.5 1.4

State and local

355 348 377 337 348 371 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.8 1.9

State and local education

197 169 185 156 177 182 1.9 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.7 1.7

State and local, excluding education

158 179 191 181 171 189 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.1

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,001 906 898 893 859 866 3.8 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.2

South

2,814 2,612 2,618 2,547 2,536 2,536 5.1 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4

Midwest

1,380 1,328 1,397 1,268 1,286 1,299 4.3 4.0 4.2 3.8 3.9 3.9

West

1,510 1,393 1,422 1,388 1,430 1,354 4.4 3.9 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.8

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: January 04, 2023