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January 12, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job openings by industry, November 2011

Job openings levels by industry, seasonally adjusted, November 2011
Industry November 2010 (1)

Total

3,161,000

Total private

2,819,000

Construction

87,000

Manufacturing

227,000

Leisure and hospitality

406,000

Professional and business services

517,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

556,000

Education and health services

606,000

Other private industry (2)

420,000

Government

342,000

Footnotes:
(1) Preliminary
(2) Other private industry includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.

These data are featured in the TED article, Job openings by industry, November 2011.

 

 

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