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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Total

52,332 54,320 58,657 62,050 62,719

INDUSTRY

Total private

48,898 50,882 55,001 57,909 58,385

Mining and logging

376 355 398 299 299

Construction

3,996 3,867 3,755 3,931 3,953

Manufacturing

2,986 2,893 3,129 3,214 3,314

Durable goods

1,795 1,743 1,830 1,876 1,934

Nondurable goods

1,187 1,152 1,299 1,334 1,381

Trade, transportation, and utilities

10,478 11,151 12,811 13,012 12,667

Wholesale trade

1,575 1,427 1,744 1,662 1,686

Retail trade

6,996 7,802 8,853 9,026 8,660

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

1,910 1,919 2,211 2,328 2,320

Information

750 845 894 952 919

Financial activities

2,196 2,415 2,318 2,366 2,316

Finance and insurance

1,420 1,584 1,510 1,586 1,519

Real estate and rental and leasing

778 830 805 779 795

Professional and business services

10,610 11,047 12,058 12,590 13,209

Education and health services

6,188 6,429 6,876 7,434 7,599

Educational services

881 902 989 1,062 1,093

Health care and social assistance

5,306 5,525 5,885 6,373 6,505

Leisure and hospitality

9,101 9,632 10,530 11,624 11,912

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1,549 1,569 1,769 1,811 1,833

Accommodation and food services

7,551 8,062 8,761 9,813 10,078

Other services

2,219 2,249 2,238 2,488 2,201

Government

3,435 3,439 3,658 4,139 4,335

Federal

372 370 389 487 496

State and local

3,061 3,067 3,267 3,650 3,840

State and local education

1,527 1,571 1,555 1,813 1,888

State and local, excluding education

1,536 1,498 1,711 1,838 1,951

REGION(2)

Northeast

8,402 8,511 8,874 9,752 10,034

South

20,649 21,603 23,233 24,334 24,127

Midwest

11,713 11,886 13,094 13,847 14,115

West

11,566 12,318 13,453 14,116 14,446

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 16, 2017