Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 7. Job openings levels and rates by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
June
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)
June
2017
May
2018
June
2018(p)

Total

6,070 6,696 6,653 4.0 4.3 4.2

INDUSTRY

Total private

5,498 6,091 6,020 4.2 4.6 4.5

Mining and logging

28 34 31 3.9 4.5 4.1

Construction

202 253 263 2.7 3.4 3.4

Manufacturing

411 474 482 3.2 3.6 3.6

Durable goods

229 296 307 2.9 3.6 3.7

Nondurable goods

182 178 175 3.7 3.6 3.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,024 1,321 1,264 3.6 4.6 4.4

Wholesale trade

230 183 216 3.7 3.0 3.5

Retail trade

596 806 800 3.6 4.8 4.8

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

198 332 248 3.4 5.4 4.1

Information

99 132 119 3.4 4.5 4.1

Financial activities

365 332 390 4.1 3.7 4.3

Finance and insurance

292 244 287 4.4 3.7 4.3

Real estate and rental and leasing

73 88 103 3.2 3.8 4.3

Professional and business services

1,152 1,199 1,147 5.3 5.4 5.1

Education and health services

1,152 1,192 1,245 4.8 4.8 5.0

Educational services

100 112 132 2.8 2.9 3.6

Health care and social assistance

1,052 1,080 1,113 5.1 5.2 5.3

Leisure and hospitality

837 937 903 4.8 5.4 5.0

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

86 108 92 3.2 4.3 3.3

Accommodation and food services

751 828 812 5.0 5.5 5.3

Other services

228 218 174 3.7 3.6 2.8

Government

572 605 633 2.5 2.6 2.8

Federal

94 97 90 3.2 3.4 3.1

State and local

478 508 543 2.4 2.5 2.7

State and local education

167 171 209 1.6 1.6 2.0

State and local, excluding education

311 337 334 3.2 3.6 3.4

REGION(3)

Northeast

1,018 1,112 1,127 3.6 3.9 3.9

South

2,225 2,416 2,469 4.0 4.2 4.3

Midwest

1,435 1,711 1,591 4.2 4.9 4.6

West

1,392 1,457 1,466 3.9 4.1 4.1

Footnotes
(1) Job openings are the number of job openings on the last business day of the month.
(2) The job openings rate is the number of job openings on the last business day of the month as a percent of total employment plus job openings.
(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.
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Last Modified Date: August 07, 2018