Table 13. Annual hires levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 13. Annual hires levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Total

58,955 62,616 63,724 65,669 68,949

INDUSTRY

Total private

55,369 58,548 59,515 61,526 64,569

Mining and logging

393 302 292 373 470

Construction

3,716 3,987 4,067 4,593 4,544

Manufacturing

3,146 3,223 3,351 3,986 4,403

Durable goods

1,846 1,880 1,924 2,238 2,517

Nondurable goods

1,295 1,342 1,426 1,750 1,886

Trade, transportation, and utilities

12,855 13,072 12,866 12,659 13,870

Wholesale trade

1,723 1,643 1,644 1,653 1,754

Retail trade

8,905 9,095 8,798 8,487 9,242

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

2,227 2,332 2,425 2,515 2,874

Information

1,001 979 982 1,020 1,084

Financial activities

2,311 2,370 2,402 2,531 2,516

Finance and insurance

1,536 1,589 1,598 1,657 1,651

Real estate and rental and leasing

774 781 803 870 865

Professional and business services

12,209 12,947 13,332 13,440 13,866

Education and health services

6,928 7,511 7,687 8,010 8,260

Educational services

1,069 1,095 1,114 1,141 1,184

Health care and social assistance

5,859 6,416 6,573 6,866 7,073

Leisure and hospitality

10,585 11,646 12,219 12,227 12,920

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,782 1,845 1,907 2,037 2,227

Accommodation and food services

8,802 9,798 10,312 10,189 10,694

Other services

2,221 2,513 2,313 2,692 2,636

Government

3,589 4,069 4,211 4,143 4,378

Federal

337 413 414 382 420

State and local

3,254 3,652 3,796 3,762 3,962

State and local education

1,554 1,819 1,844 1,826 2,050

State and local, excluding education

1,700 1,834 1,950 1,937 1,913

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,975 9,914 10,194 10,492 10,652

South

23,219 24,459 24,399 25,910 27,208

Midwest

13,202 13,934 14,342 14,348 15,527

West

13,562 14,309 14,791 14,916 15,563

Footnotes
(1) The annual hires level is the total number of hires during the entire year.
(2) 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.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates and to implement a new imputation methodology.

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Last Modified Date: March 15, 2019