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Job openings reach high of 10.9 million in July 2021

September 14, 2021

From June to July 2021, the number of job openings was up 749,000 to 10.9 million, the highest level since we started tracking job openings in December 2000.

Number of job openings by industry, seasonally adjusted, December 2000–July 2021
Date Total
nonfarm
Mining
and logging
Construction Manufacturing Wholesale
trade
Retail
trade
Transportation,
warehousing, and utilities
Information

Dec 2000

5,088,000 8,000 233,000 425,000 172,000 502,000 111,000 161,000

Jan 2001

5,234,000 12,000 241,000 445,000 251,000 533,000 171,000 166,000

Feb 2001

5,097,000 8,000 253,000 420,000 220,000 586,000 156,000 147,000

Mar 2001

4,762,000 18,000 188,000 436,000 132,000 431,000 124,000 130,000

Apr 2001

4,615,000 18,000 226,000 354,000 211,000 502,000 134,000 171,000

May 2001

4,425,000 15,000 224,000 327,000 124,000 487,000 110,000 108,000

Jun 2001

4,361,000 10,000 174,000 324,000 129,000 462,000 123,000 114,000

Jul 2001

4,447,000 12,000 178,000 308,000 125,000 409,000 144,000 115,000

Aug 2001

4,024,000 13,000 127,000 266,000 106,000 347,000 127,000 117,000

Sep 2001

4,071,000 11,000 167,000 338,000 99,000 384,000 123,000 67,000

Oct 2001

3,707,000 11,000 141,000 265,000 114,000 417,000 117,000 73,000

Nov 2001

3,775,000 7,000 164,000 230,000 103,000 419,000 107,000 91,000

Dec 2001

3,677,000 17,000 124,000 231,000 89,000 427,000 97,000 101,000

Jan 2002

3,699,000 15,000 129,000 262,000 116,000 399,000 100,000 92,000

Feb 2002

3,436,000 17,000 110,000 261,000 107,000 354,000 84,000 99,000

Mar 2002

3,612,000 4,000 139,000 243,000 152,000 367,000 104,000 94,000

Apr 2002

3,471,000 8,000 120,000 245,000 115,000 331,000 116,000 97,000

May 2002

3,457,000 6,000 136,000 239,000 98,000 321,000 108,000 110,000

Jun 2002

3,412,000 8,000 140,000 250,000 114,000 366,000 88,000 69,000

Jul 2002

3,367,000 7,000 102,000 256,000 96,000 391,000 80,000 95,000

Aug 2002

3,517,000 8,000 114,000 231,000 109,000 376,000 91,000 81,000

Sep 2002

3,301,000 6,000 142,000 240,000 102,000 334,000 70,000 67,000

Oct 2002

3,479,000 9,000 126,000 211,000 111,000 360,000 94,000 73,000

Nov 2002

3,514,000 7,000 110,000 228,000 100,000 308,000 96,000 90,000

Dec 2002

3,169,000 4,000 111,000 230,000 90,000 288,000 92,000 61,000

Jan 2003

3,441,000 5,000 107,000 201,000 96,000 366,000 94,000 80,000

Feb 2003

3,229,000 6,000 92,000 191,000 98,000 337,000 104,000 71,000

Mar 2003

3,099,000 4,000 90,000 209,000 94,000 324,000 91,000 81,000

Apr 2003

3,108,000 5,000 138,000 187,000 85,000 355,000 73,000 55,000

May 2003

3,289,000 10,000 104,000 196,000 94,000 357,000 86,000 57,000

Jun 2003

3,390,000 8,000 112,000 197,000 84,000 347,000 135,000 71,000

Jul 2003

2,981,000 10,000 136,000 186,000 85,000 310,000 90,000 61,000

Aug 2003

3,190,000 6,000 112,000 220,000 112,000 361,000 91,000 64,000

Sep 2003

3,091,000 8,000 79,000 194,000 92,000 349,000 92,000 95,000

Oct 2003

3,305,000 7,000 105,000 223,000 98,000 333,000 85,000 92,000

Nov 2003

3,324,000 6,000 118,000 242,000 113,000 344,000 97,000 63,000

Dec 2003

3,414,000 9,000 135,000 243,000 121,000 405,000 102,000 84,000

Jan 2004

3,424,000 9,000 170,000 238,000 117,000 346,000 83,000 76,000

Feb 2004

3,532,000 6,000 125,000 231,000 96,000 415,000 79,000 89,000

Mar 2004

3,525,000 9,000 149,000 249,000 106,000 399,000 123,000 79,000

Apr 2004

3,511,000 10,000 146,000 269,000 123,000 402,000 76,000 85,000

May 2004

3,710,000 9,000 150,000 288,000 131,000 435,000 84,000 101,000

Jun 2004

3,337,000 10,000 116,000 265,000 140,000 395,000 85,000 88,000

Jul 2004

3,814,000 9,000 124,000 283,000 159,000 435,000 108,000 98,000

Aug 2004

3,541,000 8,000 148,000 267,000 124,000 397,000 80,000 85,000

Sep 2004

3,821,000 9,000 112,000 260,000 157,000 527,000 75,000 89,000

Oct 2004

3,943,000 9,000 148,000 279,000 122,000 462,000 81,000 98,000

Nov 2004

3,472,000 11,000 146,000 242,000 135,000 317,000 80,000 63,000

Dec 2004

4,074,000 11,000 175,000 269,000 150,000 437,000 97,000 99,000

Jan 2005

3,804,000 11,000 144,000 283,000 101,000 440,000 103,000 89,000

Feb 2005

3,965,000 10,000 166,000 280,000 165,000 484,000 115,000 75,000

Mar 2005

4,044,000 13,000 167,000 286,000 135,000 516,000 96,000 89,000

Apr 2005

4,159,000 10,000 134,000 289,000 138,000 536,000 108,000 103,000

May 2005

3,797,000 13,000 120,000 268,000 150,000 455,000 105,000 75,000

Jun 2005

4,062,000 12,000 134,000 256,000 138,000 448,000 154,000 106,000

Jul 2005

4,256,000 13,000 151,000 290,000 142,000 487,000 128,000 97,000

Aug 2005

4,142,000 13,000 156,000 294,000 137,000 510,000 112,000 110,000

Sep 2005

4,352,000 20,000 153,000 330,000 136,000 514,000 133,000 124,000

Oct 2005

4,184,000 13,000 182,000 270,000 178,000 470,000 121,000 105,000

Nov 2005

4,248,000 16,000 177,000 354,000 159,000 505,000 119,000 115,000

Dec 2005

4,282,000 13,000 158,000 324,000 133,000 465,000 104,000 108,000

Jan 2006

4,397,000 13,000 171,000 319,000 159,000 465,000 93,000 125,000

Feb 2006

4,325,000 16,000 163,000 354,000 170,000 465,000 103,000 123,000

Mar 2006

4,732,000 16,000 180,000 354,000 221,000 583,000 114,000 124,000

Apr 2006

4,790,000 15,000 183,000 366,000 171,000 481,000 143,000 146,000

May 2006

4,463,000 16,000 158,000 296,000 164,000 511,000 150,000 137,000

Jun 2006

4,614,000 20,000 170,000 343,000 148,000 540,000 138,000 128,000

Jul 2006

4,394,000 13,000 175,000 297,000 157,000 417,000 125,000 146,000

Aug 2006

4,710,000 18,000 189,000 340,000 159,000 494,000 127,000 163,000

Sep 2006

4,737,000 17,000 165,000 336,000 194,000 520,000 140,000 157,000

Oct 2006

4,591,000 18,000 163,000 345,000 169,000 494,000 158,000 148,000

Nov 2006

4,645,000 17,000 140,000 313,000 177,000 492,000 127,000 166,000

Dec 2006

4,620,000 17,000 139,000 335,000 177,000 544,000 142,000 165,000

Jan 2007

4,763,000 15,000 266,000 337,000 225,000 500,000 171,000 150,000

Feb 2007

4,699,000 12,000 261,000 346,000 137,000 502,000 149,000 182,000

Mar 2007

4,962,000 18,000 184,000 377,000 204,000 474,000 182,000 173,000

Apr 2007

4,689,000 15,000 182,000 349,000 215,000 487,000 163,000 155,000

May 2007

4,657,000 15,000 168,000 363,000 171,000 439,000 127,000 185,000

Jun 2007

4,859,000 11,000 174,000 353,000 189,000 506,000 120,000 170,000

Jul 2007

4,598,000 14,000 183,000 360,000 178,000 498,000 138,000 155,000

Aug 2007

4,546,000 12,000 163,000 320,000 191,000 458,000 154,000 129,000

Sep 2007

4,652,000 14,000 137,000 320,000 165,000 462,000 160,000 118,000

Oct 2007

4,636,000 12,000 166,000 280,000 181,000 442,000 135,000 105,000

Nov 2007

4,646,000 14,000 143,000 317,000 132,000 485,000 165,000 126,000

Dec 2007

4,545,000 19,000 145,000 307,000 166,000 417,000 144,000 110,000

Jan 2008

4,624,000 14,000 158,000 287,000 148,000 450,000 190,000 72,000

Feb 2008

4,279,000 16,000 136,000 268,000 140,000 390,000 135,000 66,000

Mar 2008

4,225,000 13,000 104,000 256,000 122,000 409,000 115,000 87,000

Apr 2008

4,035,000 14,000 101,000 271,000 122,000 427,000 101,000 87,000

May 2008

4,194,000 15,000 167,000 278,000 139,000 450,000 117,000 77,000

Jun 2008

3,830,000 17,000 134,000 239,000 116,000 376,000 114,000 92,000

Jul 2008

3,749,000 28,000 117,000 238,000 116,000 398,000 116,000 68,000

Aug 2008

3,674,000 23,000 79,000 249,000 109,000 441,000 108,000 77,000

Sep 2008

3,222,000 13,000 111,000 214,000 98,000 273,000 99,000 60,000

Oct 2008

3,377,000 13,000 73,000 239,000 82,000 455,000 103,000 70,000

Nov 2008

3,231,000 13,000 70,000 189,000 84,000 417,000 82,000 64,000

Dec 2008

3,146,000 13,000 64,000 164,000 75,000 388,000 74,000 57,000

Jan 2009

2,738,000 18,000 41,000 116,000 59,000 376,000 73,000 69,000

Feb 2009

2,864,000 9,000 82,000 136,000 87,000 323,000 45,000 68,000

Mar 2009

2,534,000 7,000 47,000 117,000 76,000 297,000 71,000 48,000

Apr 2009

2,295,000 8,000 24,000 88,000 58,000 219,000 62,000 34,000

May 2009

2,549,000 9,000 46,000 92,000 68,000 406,000 73,000 38,000

Jun 2009

2,503,000 5,000 61,000 99,000 81,000 299,000 70,000 44,000

Jul 2009

2,232,000 3,000 45,000 91,000 60,000 196,000 45,000 40,000

Aug 2009

2,338,000 4,000 58,000 116,000 76,000 281,000 65,000 37,000

Sep 2009

2,487,000 7,000 64,000 127,000 60,000 261,000 54,000 57,000

Oct 2009

2,406,000 7,000 55,000 128,000 70,000 215,000 50,000 69,000

Nov 2009

2,503,000 7,000 65,000 152,000 67,000 241,000 58,000 37,000

Dec 2009

2,568,000 6,000 77,000 181,000 81,000 299,000 37,000 57,000

Jan 2010

2,837,000 8,000 58,000 146,000 69,000 332,000 53,000 86,000

Feb 2010

2,666,000 13,000 73,000 162,000 68,000 343,000 57,000 75,000

Mar 2010

2,679,000 12,000 84,000 157,000 93,000 348,000 60,000 53,000

Apr 2010

3,153,000 17,000 85,000 176,000 84,000 294,000 68,000 73,000

May 2010

2,988,000 17,000 78,000 184,000 106,000 323,000 58,000 80,000

Jun 2010

2,801,000 14,000 74,000 201,000 81,000 314,000 78,000 58,000

Jul 2010

3,082,000 12,000 102,000 218,000 84,000 324,000 72,000 97,000

Aug 2010

2,999,000 15,000 52,000 183,000 87,000 284,000 75,000 84,000

Sep 2010

2,918,000 16,000 77,000 185,000 85,000 255,000 92,000 64,000

Oct 2010

3,235,000 21,000 67,000 194,000 84,000 333,000 91,000 59,000

Nov 2010

3,211,000 22,000 88,000 232,000 99,000 327,000 67,000 74,000

Dec 2010

3,058,000 19,000 46,000 197,000 89,000 325,000 112,000 80,000

Jan 2011

3,104,000 30,000 65,000 221,000 121,000 353,000 86,000 86,000

Feb 2011

3,226,000 19,000 51,000 216,000 135,000 397,000 108,000 68,000

Mar 2011

3,261,000 34,000 65,000 214,000 109,000 351,000 109,000 108,000

Apr 2011

3,259,000 26,000 77,000 231,000 105,000 401,000 116,000 95,000

May 2011

3,179,000 18,000 109,000 216,000 91,000 431,000 117,000 107,000

Jun 2011

3,455,000 14,000 68,000 207,000 124,000 451,000 93,000 94,000

Jul 2011

3,623,000 27,000 85,000 224,000 123,000 437,000 118,000 107,000

Aug 2011

3,329,000 22,000 98,000 232,000 71,000 396,000 99,000 107,000

Sep 2011

3,774,000 24,000 87,000 250,000 139,000 392,000 100,000 117,000

Oct 2011

3,619,000 21,000 82,000 228,000 163,000 410,000 107,000 115,000

Nov 2011

3,565,000 24,000 84,000 228,000 130,000 497,000 117,000 95,000

Dec 2011

3,768,000 30,000 79,000 243,000 124,000 442,000 121,000 110,000

Jan 2012

3,909,000 25,000 89,000 250,000 146,000 403,000 117,000 88,000

Feb 2012

3,616,000 26,000 68,000 243,000 129,000 389,000 128,000 95,000

Mar 2012

3,979,000 20,000 91,000 316,000 122,000 448,000 126,000 100,000

Apr 2012

3,793,000 17,000 113,000 248,000 144,000 384,000 107,000 104,000

May 2012

3,835,000 22,000 92,000 302,000 142,000 372,000 110,000 84,000

Jun 2012

3,911,000 19,000 62,000 301,000 150,000 377,000 106,000 105,000

Jul 2012

3,735,000 14,000 88,000 257,000 151,000 416,000 103,000 75,000

Aug 2012

3,809,000 18,000 117,000 267,000 143,000 483,000 118,000 91,000

Sep 2012

3,882,000 15,000 95,000 248,000 153,000 496,000 125,000 95,000

Oct 2012

3,775,000 13,000 106,000 270,000 153,000 305,000 89,000 86,000

Nov 2012

3,878,000 17,000 97,000 254,000 130,000 469,000 84,000 104,000

Dec 2012

3,970,000 17,000 129,000 250,000 139,000 507,000 156,000 86,000

Jan 2013

3,923,000 18,000 120,000 252,000 136,000 473,000 136,000 77,000

Feb 2013

4,004,000 28,000 137,000 283,000 112,000 402,000 134,000 108,000

Mar 2013

4,076,000 16,000 116,000 257,000 154,000 472,000 108,000 99,000

Apr 2013

3,988,000 20,000 113,000 243,000 129,000 534,000 134,000 66,000

May 2013

4,145,000 19,000 120,000 248,000 131,000 558,000 128,000 101,000

Jun 2013

4,150,000 20,000 131,000 216,000 111,000 634,000 149,000 104,000

Jul 2013

3,885,000 23,000 104,000 221,000 126,000 488,000 113,000 105,000

Aug 2013

4,085,000 24,000 112,000 285,000 136,000 484,000 146,000 71,000

Sep 2013

4,128,000 19,000 128,000 268,000 139,000 530,000 140,000 100,000

Oct 2013

4,222,000 21,000 137,000 294,000 106,000 530,000 143,000 125,000

Nov 2013

4,119,000 18,000 156,000 316,000 153,000 508,000 139,000 114,000

Dec 2013

4,121,000 23,000 119,000 294,000 164,000 525,000 136,000 113,000

Jan 2014

4,127,000 24,000 155,000 261,000 127,000 528,000 161,000 111,000

Feb 2014

4,373,000 26,000 139,000 286,000 130,000 630,000 117,000 107,000

Mar 2014

4,388,000 35,000 125,000 282,000 132,000 665,000 145,000 105,000

Apr 2014

4,566,000 25,000 116,000 275,000 150,000 652,000 152,000 114,000

May 2014

4,747,000 32,000 119,000 294,000 157,000 625,000 155,000 113,000

Jun 2014

4,982,000 31,000 155,000 318,000 159,000 634,000 160,000 101,000

Jul 2014

4,846,000 31,000 149,000 296,000 154,000 601,000 181,000 112,000

Aug 2014

5,349,000 32,000 127,000 322,000 155,000 840,000 186,000 111,000

Sep 2014

4,914,000 30,000 116,000 310,000 141,000 589,000 191,000 103,000

Oct 2014

5,012,000 34,000 149,000 294,000 151,000 598,000 198,000 86,000

Nov 2014

4,843,000 31,000 139,000 327,000 169,000 508,000 203,000 126,000

Dec 2014

5,130,000 20,000 139,000 307,000 162,000 544,000 205,000 107,000

Jan 2015

5,344,000 15,000 147,000 321,000 156,000 616,000 205,000 111,000

Feb 2015

5,466,000 13,000 171,000 309,000 170,000 681,000 210,000 130,000

Mar 2015

5,210,000 16,000 165,000 322,000 148,000 527,000 233,000 110,000

Apr 2015

5,598,000 14,000 152,000 323,000 158,000 589,000 240,000 109,000

May 2015

5,563,000 15,000 158,000 324,000 163,000 543,000 299,000 109,000

Jun 2015

5,248,000 18,000 145,000 291,000 152,000 572,000 235,000 113,000

Jul 2015

6,056,000 19,000 147,000 336,000 185,000 823,000 249,000 125,000

Aug 2015

5,467,000 14,000 143,000 314,000 163,000 661,000 210,000 116,000

Sep 2015

5,488,000 18,000 122,000 315,000 170,000 678,000 203,000 116,000

Oct 2015

5,773,000 16,000 136,000 314,000 181,000 655,000 244,000 112,000

Nov 2015

5,708,000 17,000 123,000 298,000 140,000 578,000 306,000 70,000

Dec 2015

5,845,000 18,000 158,000 334,000 158,000 642,000 250,000 111,000

Jan 2016

6,012,000 12,000 169,000 321,000 190,000 719,000 156,000 111,000

Feb 2016

5,770,000 12,000 193,000 325,000 208,000 711,000 161,000 94,000

Mar 2016

6,129,000 11,000 206,000 336,000 191,000 705,000 166,000 89,000

Apr 2016

5,803,000 12,000 178,000 387,000 237,000 672,000 187,000 84,000

May 2016

5,777,000 11,000 176,000 353,000 164,000 722,000 194,000 114,000

Jun 2016

5,742,000 11,000 178,000 363,000 170,000 712,000 195,000 90,000

Jul 2016

5,962,000 9,000 210,000 344,000 149,000 693,000 218,000 80,000

Aug 2016

5,677,000 11,000 186,000 326,000 161,000 648,000 204,000 79,000

Sep 2016

5,868,000 15,000 260,000 326,000 165,000 704,000 163,000 102,000

Oct 2016

5,591,000 11,000 219,000 299,000 187,000 661,000 164,000 85,000

Nov 2016

5,971,000 21,000 204,000 345,000 195,000 626,000 159,000 82,000

Dec 2016

5,964,000 26,000 183,000 369,000 205,000 669,000 198,000 81,000

Jan 2017

5,646,000 27,000 159,000 372,000 176,000 639,000 172,000 90,000

Feb 2017

5,931,000 26,000 190,000 370,000 181,000 648,000 215,000 70,000

Mar 2017

5,813,000 19,000 173,000 400,000 210,000 695,000 195,000 83,000

Apr 2017

6,103,000 29,000 208,000 376,000 207,000 649,000 191,000 106,000

May 2017

5,810,000 26,000 171,000 340,000 194,000 686,000 174,000 108,000

Jun 2017

6,334,000 27,000 211,000 392,000 223,000 677,000 218,000 115,000

Jul 2017

6,203,000 29,000 210,000 359,000 205,000 687,000 249,000 100,000

Aug 2017

6,300,000 29,000 205,000 414,000 202,000 779,000 263,000 120,000

Sep 2017

6,279,000 25,000 192,000 434,000 196,000 735,000 268,000 108,000

Oct 2017

6,380,000 28,000 204,000 427,000 146,000 744,000 251,000 89,000

Nov 2017

6,282,000 27,000 244,000 441,000 176,000 906,000 167,000 93,000

Dec 2017

6,359,000 25,000 228,000 413,000 226,000 947,000 251,000 127,000

Jan 2018

6,601,000 27,000 252,000 440,000 208,000 876,000 288,000 127,000

Feb 2018

6,586,000 29,000 213,000 448,000 196,000 842,000 288,000 132,000

Mar 2018

6,833,000 28,000 221,000 424,000 189,000 920,000 313,000 132,000

Apr 2018

6,910,000 34,000 235,000 444,000 190,000 1,040,000 299,000 179,000

May 2018

6,987,000 28,000 263,000 455,000 212,000 967,000 305,000 130,000

Jun 2018

7,271,000 28,000 310,000 459,000 216,000 962,000 296,000 139,000

Jul 2018

7,209,000 26,000 279,000 447,000 227,000 950,000 278,000 144,000

Aug 2018

7,204,000 30,000 289,000 493,000 234,000 801,000 252,000 145,000

Sep 2018

7,352,000 31,000 301,000 476,000 233,000 927,000 343,000 113,000

Oct 2018

7,295,000 33,000 277,000 498,000 212,000 964,000 253,000 138,000

Nov 2018

7,574,000 30,000 302,000 523,000 217,000 1,037,000 323,000 137,000

Dec 2018

7,436,000 29,000 341,000 476,000 181,000 895,000 340,000 138,000

Jan 2019

7,478,000 31,000 306,000 432,000 281,000 807,000 347,000 140,000

Feb 2019

7,058,000 31,000 286,000 470,000 218,000 791,000 265,000 138,000

Mar 2019

7,332,000 31,000 347,000 441,000 218,000 763,000 337,000 151,000

Apr 2019

7,257,000 28,000 414,000 463,000 267,000 757,000 340,000 114,000

May 2019

7,279,000 29,000 357,000 465,000 211,000 751,000 332,000 134,000

Jun 2019

7,165,000 28,000 312,000 468,000 201,000 809,000 335,000 131,000

Jul 2019

7,137,000 35,000 320,000 437,000 162,000 838,000 277,000 157,000

Aug 2019

7,150,000 29,000 323,000 430,000 181,000 803,000 314,000 127,000

Sep 2019

7,100,000 29,000 331,000 437,000 187,000 740,000 343,000 166,000

Oct 2019

7,340,000 20,000 324,000 399,000 259,000 891,000 337,000 140,000

Nov 2019

6,915,000 20,000 241,000 417,000 174,000 717,000 335,000 144,000

Dec 2019

6,730,000 18,000 258,000 385,000 183,000 723,000 301,000 150,000

Jan 2020

7,154,000 19,000 296,000 409,000 183,000 752,000 301,000 139,000

Feb 2020

7,012,000 24,000 302,000 402,000 181,000 734,000 321,000 139,000

Mar 2020

5,769,000 16,000 228,000 302,000 150,000 571,000 330,000 122,000

Apr 2020

4,630,000 9,000 220,000 279,000 159,000 446,000 246,000 126,000

May 2020

5,447,000 11,000 281,000 316,000 140,000 659,000 238,000 81,000

Jun 2020

6,112,000 19,000 238,000 336,000 155,000 658,000 311,000 104,000

Jul 2020

6,717,000 15,000 298,000 402,000 172,000 781,000 296,000 86,000

Aug 2020

6,451,000 16,000 250,000 478,000 197,000 734,000 283,000 78,000

Sep 2020

6,611,000 17,000 232,000 500,000 169,000 674,000 289,000 112,000

Oct 2020

6,873,000 21,000 253,000 545,000 178,000 703,000 278,000 117,000

Nov 2020

6,766,000 16,000 261,000 514,000 175,000 720,000 310,000 98,000

Dec 2020

6,752,000 21,000 267,000 479,000 173,000 764,000 277,000 109,000

Jan 2021

7,099,000 24,000 300,000 537,000 192,000 793,000 323,000 129,000

Feb 2021

7,526,000 20,000 272,000 572,000 216,000 819,000 361,000 109,000

Mar 2021

8,288,000 31,000 334,000 749,000 256,000 899,000 406,000 102,000

Apr 2021

9,193,000 23,000 351,000 825,000 285,000 955,000 404,000 114,000

May 2021

9,483,000 26,000 317,000 853,000 277,000 1,020,000 390,000 140,000

Jun 2021

10,185,000 28,000 338,000 880,000 274,000 1,195,000 474,000 161,000

Jul 2021

10,934,000 39,000 321,000 889,000 260,000 1,100,000 490,000 174,000
 Number of job openings by industry, seasonally adjusted, December 2000–July 2021 (continued)
Date Financial
activities
Professional
and business services
Education
and health services
Leisure
and hospitality
Other
services
Government

Dec 2000

274,000 871,000 919,000 566,000 299,000 548,000

Jan 2001

239,000 888,000 842,000 654,000 310,000 482,000

Feb 2001

263,000 1,032,000 808,000 601,000 125,000 479,000

Mar 2001

301,000 901,000 818,000 695,000 142,000 445,000

Apr 2001

223,000 834,000 708,000 582,000 162,000 490,000

May 2001

265,000 750,000 812,000 527,000 192,000 486,000

Jun 2001

266,000 768,000 765,000 447,000 248,000 531,000

Jul 2001

257,000 756,000 804,000 588,000 242,000 509,000

Aug 2001

248,000 594,000 847,000 544,000 201,000 487,000

Sep 2001

261,000 644,000 772,000 540,000 233,000 434,000

Oct 2001

212,000 576,000 758,000 375,000 192,000 458,000

Nov 2001

212,000 604,000 733,000 452,000 166,000 486,000

Dec 2001

204,000 585,000 746,000 434,000 174,000 449,000

Jan 2002

306,000 592,000 756,000 356,000 165,000 410,000

Feb 2002

163,000 418,000 766,000 414,000 148,000 498,000

Mar 2002

224,000 548,000 718,000 410,000 161,000 448,000

Apr 2002

229,000 541,000 702,000 376,000 143,000 446,000

May 2002

208,000 567,000 654,000 399,000 158,000 452,000

Jun 2002

245,000 514,000 760,000 342,000 110,000 405,000

Jul 2002

180,000 543,000 689,000 376,000 112,000 440,000

Aug 2002

200,000 617,000 710,000 395,000 140,000 444,000

Sep 2002

170,000 572,000 712,000 351,000 142,000 390,000

Oct 2002

276,000 645,000 657,000 382,000 152,000 384,000

Nov 2002

228,000 590,000 762,000 406,000 162,000 427,000

Dec 2002

219,000 559,000 635,000 377,000 132,000 372,000

Jan 2003

210,000 684,000 640,000 392,000 133,000 435,000

Feb 2003

194,000 623,000 594,000 362,000 172,000 386,000

Mar 2003

203,000 575,000 582,000 352,000 129,000 365,000

Apr 2003

206,000 523,000 611,000 371,000 159,000 340,000

May 2003

210,000 640,000 651,000 430,000 123,000 333,000

Jun 2003

210,000 660,000 603,000 424,000 136,000 401,000

Jul 2003

238,000 538,000 540,000 338,000 104,000 345,000

Aug 2003

233,000 609,000 562,000 389,000 117,000 314,000

Sep 2003

213,000 583,000 551,000 396,000 105,000 335,000

Oct 2003

220,000 585,000 612,000 458,000 107,000 382,000

Nov 2003

241,000 627,000 582,000 438,000 140,000 313,000

Dec 2003

199,000 634,000 565,000 446,000 144,000 326,000

Jan 2004

275,000 556,000 613,000 454,000 159,000 329,000

Feb 2004

269,000 620,000 611,000 467,000 173,000 351,000

Mar 2004

220,000 570,000 634,000 443,000 176,000 366,000

Apr 2004

256,000 624,000 625,000 410,000 131,000 353,000

May 2004

250,000 676,000 625,000 429,000 165,000 367,000

Jun 2004

222,000 584,000 538,000 466,000 94,000 335,000

Jul 2004

286,000 686,000 611,000 516,000 168,000 332,000

Aug 2004

266,000 642,000 601,000 465,000 130,000 326,000

Sep 2004

312,000 679,000 603,000 524,000 130,000 346,000

Oct 2004

275,000 777,000 671,000 486,000 150,000 386,000

Nov 2004

246,000 673,000 626,000 428,000 148,000 358,000

Dec 2004

278,000 881,000 656,000 471,000 150,000 400,000

Jan 2005

284,000 732,000 610,000 541,000 153,000 314,000

Feb 2005

269,000 750,000 632,000 525,000 126,000 368,000

Mar 2005

243,000 736,000 689,000 558,000 164,000 352,000

Apr 2005

299,000 714,000 666,000 625,000 183,000 353,000

May 2005

226,000 663,000 697,000 535,000 140,000 349,000

Jun 2005

280,000 764,000 695,000 577,000 141,000 357,000

Jul 2005

315,000 837,000 699,000 536,000 170,000 392,000

Aug 2005

299,000 777,000 693,000 514,000 144,000 384,000

Sep 2005

315,000 818,000 719,000 485,000 204,000 399,000

Oct 2005

346,000 705,000 689,000 505,000 235,000 365,000

Nov 2005

315,000 783,000 679,000 529,000 130,000 368,000

Dec 2005

406,000 750,000 691,000 587,000 106,000 435,000

Jan 2006

435,000 748,000 735,000 634,000 104,000 397,000

Feb 2006

360,000 770,000 746,000 594,000 84,000 376,000

Mar 2006

373,000 853,000 723,000 563,000 208,000 419,000

Apr 2006

394,000 923,000 728,000 676,000 143,000 422,000

May 2006

343,000 855,000 691,000 545,000 168,000 429,000

Jun 2006

375,000 919,000 719,000 539,000 163,000 413,000

Jul 2006

243,000 949,000 630,000 589,000 166,000 488,000

Aug 2006

297,000 948,000 766,000 571,000 206,000 432,000

Sep 2006

279,000 911,000 765,000 575,000 207,000 473,000

Oct 2006

306,000 844,000 776,000 588,000 175,000 407,000

Nov 2006

318,000 861,000 810,000 616,000 169,000 438,000

Dec 2006

282,000 795,000 767,000 580,000 234,000 442,000

Jan 2007

228,000 957,000 757,000 512,000 184,000 460,000

Feb 2007

283,000 861,000 725,000 554,000 250,000 438,000

Mar 2007

349,000 1,004,000 768,000 625,000 168,000 435,000

Apr 2007

234,000 953,000 779,000 563,000 161,000 434,000

May 2007

280,000 909,000 815,000 584,000 165,000 435,000

Jun 2007

295,000 959,000 819,000 633,000 184,000 444,000

Jul 2007

297,000 814,000 735,000 629,000 150,000 449,000

Aug 2007

318,000 742,000 802,000 635,000 162,000 460,000

Sep 2007

262,000 845,000 871,000 676,000 174,000 448,000

Oct 2007

263,000 1,049,000 745,000 608,000 220,000 429,000

Nov 2007

231,000 995,000 768,000 635,000 183,000 452,000

Dec 2007

257,000 1,036,000 781,000 582,000 139,000 441,000

Jan 2008

396,000 988,000 746,000 574,000 187,000 413,000

Feb 2008

236,000 967,000 806,000 552,000 135,000 430,000

Mar 2008

254,000 920,000 795,000 583,000 143,000 422,000

Apr 2008

204,000 838,000 715,000 549,000 185,000 422,000

May 2008

211,000 821,000 734,000 555,000 190,000 441,000

Jun 2008

183,000 736,000 761,000 471,000 156,000 434,000

Jul 2008

200,000 665,000 765,000 440,000 186,000 411,000

Aug 2008

205,000 659,000 700,000 431,000 208,000 384,000

Sep 2008

201,000 631,000 611,000 410,000 122,000 379,000

Oct 2008

141,000 577,000 665,000 409,000 167,000 382,000

Nov 2008

199,000 527,000 673,000 349,000 178,000 385,000

Dec 2008

224,000 578,000 621,000 348,000 211,000 329,000

Jan 2009

130,000 536,000 587,000 241,000 132,000 359,000

Feb 2009

186,000 533,000 554,000 326,000 148,000 368,000

Mar 2009

140,000 452,000 514,000 263,000 139,000 362,000

Apr 2009

102,000 438,000 513,000 273,000 117,000 358,000

May 2009

165,000 446,000 527,000 296,000 109,000 274,000

Jun 2009

150,000 405,000 526,000 283,000 156,000 324,000

Jul 2009

117,000 449,000 533,000 259,000 108,000 286,000

Aug 2009

120,000 420,000 540,000 198,000 119,000 304,000

Sep 2009

181,000 464,000 546,000 286,000 93,000 287,000

Oct 2009

135,000 413,000 527,000 261,000 95,000 382,000

Nov 2009

183,000 435,000 514,000 279,000 114,000 351,000

Dec 2009

142,000 432,000 547,000 258,000 123,000 330,000

Jan 2010

172,000 457,000 618,000 279,000 154,000 404,000

Feb 2010

150,000 430,000 524,000 266,000 161,000 343,000

Mar 2010

163,000 390,000 535,000 239,000 136,000 408,000

Apr 2010

226,000 513,000 514,000 283,000 197,000 623,000

May 2010

214,000 603,000 507,000 312,000 122,000 385,000

Jun 2010

197,000 582,000 461,000 329,000 111,000 301,000

Jul 2010

208,000 621,000 536,000 323,000 159,000 324,000

Aug 2010

235,000 641,000 491,000 364,000 142,000 346,000

Sep 2010

221,000 634,000 522,000 317,000 114,000 337,000

Oct 2010

233,000 652,000 627,000 417,000 111,000 345,000

Nov 2010

257,000 700,000 557,000 319,000 133,000 337,000

Dec 2010

204,000 579,000 551,000 352,000 104,000 399,000

Jan 2011

237,000 538,000 547,000 366,000 117,000 338,000

Feb 2011

207,000 610,000 574,000 389,000 137,000 316,000

Mar 2011

201,000 641,000 606,000 393,000 106,000 323,000

Apr 2011

235,000 590,000 604,000 331,000 106,000 341,000

May 2011

194,000 585,000 583,000 319,000 111,000 298,000

Jun 2011

211,000 676,000 619,000 406,000 133,000 359,000

Jul 2011

260,000 790,000 632,000 363,000 124,000 332,000

Aug 2011

176,000 669,000 645,000 392,000 92,000 329,000

Sep 2011

178,000 891,000 618,000 428,000 154,000 397,000

Oct 2011

233,000 708,000 633,000 429,000 122,000 367,000

Nov 2011

177,000 667,000 642,000 434,000 113,000 357,000

Dec 2011

209,000 847,000 635,000 441,000 123,000 364,000

Jan 2012

247,000 948,000 679,000 453,000 115,000 349,000

Feb 2012

193,000 747,000 681,000 379,000 141,000 395,000

Mar 2012

246,000 837,000 693,000 447,000 136,000 396,000

Apr 2012

211,000 772,000 680,000 481,000 166,000 367,000

May 2012

223,000 750,000 724,000 458,000 160,000 397,000

Jun 2012

231,000 774,000 762,000 483,000 153,000 387,000

Jul 2012

228,000 740,000 681,000 489,000 114,000 379,000

Aug 2012

256,000 730,000 662,000 423,000 81,000 420,000

Sep 2012

300,000 694,000 718,000 422,000 139,000 383,000

Oct 2012

256,000 755,000 704,000 483,000 174,000 380,000

Nov 2012

248,000 749,000 735,000 499,000 129,000 364,000

Dec 2012

264,000 697,000 712,000 481,000 125,000 408,000

Jan 2013

227,000 776,000 628,000 470,000 154,000 456,000

Feb 2013

300,000 757,000 692,000 520,000 111,000 421,000

Mar 2013

323,000 750,000 713,000 514,000 159,000 395,000

Apr 2013

252,000 761,000 716,000 478,000 122,000 421,000

May 2013

311,000 788,000 686,000 469,000 176,000 410,000

Jun 2013

308,000 749,000 684,000 489,000 155,000 400,000

Jul 2013

334,000 696,000 644,000 503,000 153,000 376,000

Aug 2013

245,000 809,000 753,000 523,000 103,000 393,000

Sep 2013

253,000 751,000 677,000 550,000 175,000 396,000

Oct 2013

260,000 819,000 683,000 540,000 169,000 395,000

Nov 2013

214,000 745,000 662,000 543,000 147,000 405,000

Dec 2013

242,000 774,000 618,000 585,000 182,000 347,000

Jan 2014

209,000 713,000 705,000 596,000 148,000 389,000

Feb 2014

248,000 848,000 733,000 558,000 148,000 402,000

Mar 2014

265,000 773,000 759,000 571,000 106,000 425,000

Apr 2014

272,000 842,000 723,000 662,000 147,000 435,000

May 2014

286,000 857,000 817,000 710,000 143,000 441,000

Jun 2014

347,000 916,000 849,000 674,000 125,000 514,000

Jul 2014

297,000 908,000 869,000 630,000 142,000 475,000

Aug 2014

343,000 967,000 930,000 705,000 194,000 438,000

Sep 2014

279,000 941,000 885,000 708,000 152,000 468,000

Oct 2014

370,000 956,000 891,000 671,000 180,000 435,000

Nov 2014

292,000 970,000 800,000 631,000 176,000 472,000

Dec 2014

284,000 1,041,000 941,000 707,000 169,000 505,000

Jan 2015

313,000 1,028,000 918,000 802,000 187,000 526,000

Feb 2015

337,000 1,082,000 927,000 750,000 170,000 515,000

Mar 2015

277,000 1,101,000 907,000 719,000 184,000 501,000

Apr 2015

368,000 1,239,000 1,004,000 720,000 160,000 521,000

May 2015

339,000 1,235,000 986,000 703,000 167,000 523,000

Jun 2015

280,000 1,109,000 1,005,000 666,000 192,000 471,000

Jul 2015

348,000 1,146,000 1,171,000 761,000 198,000 548,000

Aug 2015

320,000 1,091,000 1,040,000 695,000 206,000 494,000

Sep 2015

316,000 1,110,000 1,077,000 705,000 187,000 470,000

Oct 2015

327,000 1,212,000 1,076,000 785,000 187,000 527,000

Nov 2015

361,000 1,285,000 1,101,000 764,000 140,000 523,000

Dec 2015

414,000 1,199,000 1,065,000 747,000 208,000 541,000

Jan 2016

351,000 1,310,000 1,179,000 759,000 220,000 515,000

Feb 2016

334,000 1,236,000 1,020,000 758,000 230,000 488,000

Mar 2016

326,000 1,471,000 1,079,000 827,000 226,000 496,000

Apr 2016

349,000 1,049,000 1,105,000 763,000 279,000 502,000

May 2016

331,000 1,163,000 1,098,000 743,000 169,000 538,000

Jun 2016

320,000 1,143,000 1,070,000 794,000 215,000 479,000

Jul 2016

342,000 1,248,000 1,118,000 757,000 207,000 587,000

Aug 2016

361,000 1,105,000 1,054,000 803,000 227,000 511,000

Sep 2016

357,000 1,204,000 1,110,000 739,000 197,000 527,000

Oct 2016

311,000 985,000 1,238,000 760,000 188,000 484,000

Nov 2016

357,000 1,227,000 1,197,000 765,000 216,000 577,000

Dec 2016

398,000 1,081,000 1,200,000 748,000 246,000 560,000

Jan 2017

387,000 996,000 1,146,000 736,000 246,000 499,000

Feb 2017

344,000 984,000 1,238,000 894,000 260,000 511,000

Mar 2017

354,000 1,016,000 1,121,000 750,000 287,000 509,000

Apr 2017

443,000 1,029,000 1,106,000 843,000 371,000 546,000

May 2017

360,000 1,016,000 1,099,000 836,000 254,000 545,000

Jun 2017

371,000 1,246,000 1,182,000 848,000 252,000 571,000

Jul 2017

355,000 1,118,000 1,152,000 864,000 336,000 538,000

Aug 2017

310,000 1,113,000 1,178,000 894,000 253,000 539,000

Sep 2017

444,000 1,123,000 1,140,000 766,000 288,000 561,000

Oct 2017

408,000 1,316,000 1,138,000 821,000 271,000 538,000

Nov 2017

386,000 1,042,000 1,124,000 879,000 257,000 539,000

Dec 2017

369,000 962,000 1,152,000 885,000 190,000 583,000

Jan 2018

389,000 1,118,000 1,152,000 931,000 217,000 576,000

Feb 2018

407,000 1,106,000 1,187,000 918,000 234,000 587,000

Mar 2018

414,000 1,188,000 1,224,000 931,000 217,000 631,000

Apr 2018

300,000 1,192,000 1,220,000 963,000 224,000 591,000

May 2018

368,000 1,234,000 1,206,000 967,000 250,000 602,000

Jun 2018

370,000 1,269,000 1,271,000 1,067,000 235,000 650,000

Jul 2018

430,000 1,256,000 1,233,000 1,027,000 225,000 686,000

Aug 2018

416,000 1,329,000 1,252,000 1,003,000 240,000 719,000

Sep 2018

380,000 1,345,000 1,287,000 1,057,000 239,000 619,000

Oct 2018

408,000 1,350,000 1,238,000 1,013,000 283,000 627,000

Nov 2018

431,000 1,348,000 1,263,000 1,016,000 276,000 671,000

Dec 2018

353,000 1,357,000 1,310,000 1,084,000 271,000 662,000

Jan 2019

403,000 1,374,000 1,349,000 1,131,000 179,000 698,000

Feb 2019

351,000 1,383,000 1,217,000 993,000 233,000 682,000

Mar 2019

367,000 1,331,000 1,366,000 1,024,000 240,000 715,000

Apr 2019

340,000 1,169,000 1,380,000 1,022,000 241,000 722,000

May 2019

378,000 1,272,000 1,369,000 1,025,000 267,000 690,000

Jun 2019

381,000 1,285,000 1,301,000 952,000 260,000 702,000

Jul 2019

373,000 1,283,000 1,301,000 969,000 264,000 721,000

Aug 2019

385,000 1,277,000 1,328,000 955,000 260,000 738,000

Sep 2019

369,000 1,255,000 1,246,000 1,001,000 253,000 742,000

Oct 2019

423,000 1,207,000 1,302,000 990,000 255,000 792,000

Nov 2019

375,000 1,208,000 1,316,000 970,000 233,000 764,000

Dec 2019

323,000 1,233,000 1,227,000 924,000 251,000 754,000

Jan 2020

423,000 1,285,000 1,321,000 927,000 281,000 819,000

Feb 2020

416,000 1,307,000 1,262,000 945,000 208,000 771,000

Mar 2020

352,000 1,042,000 1,143,000 648,000 158,000 708,000

Apr 2020

247,000 837,000 947,000 345,000 134,000 634,000

May 2020

309,000 883,000 961,000 737,000 198,000 634,000

Jun 2020

333,000 1,016,000 1,070,000 918,000 278,000 676,000

Jul 2020

308,000 1,184,000 1,214,000 859,000 299,000 803,000

Aug 2020

290,000 1,155,000 1,177,000 827,000 266,000 700,000

Sep 2020

314,000 1,235,000 1,247,000 837,000 277,000 708,000

Oct 2020

304,000 1,225,000 1,394,000 888,000 266,000 700,000

Nov 2020

287,000 1,261,000 1,335,000 859,000 243,000 688,000

Dec 2020

295,000 1,478,000 1,277,000 747,000 205,000 659,000

Jan 2021

306,000 1,404,000 1,368,000 738,000 265,000 719,000

Feb 2021

303,000 1,373,000 1,592,000 942,000 289,000 658,000

Mar 2021

346,000 1,421,000 1,431,000 1,195,000 275,000 843,000

Apr 2021

416,000 1,591,000 1,529,000 1,405,000 364,000 930,000

May 2021

392,000 1,562,000 1,630,000 1,511,000 483,000 882,000

Jun 2021

346,000 1,719,000 1,700,000 1,685,000 425,000 959,000

Jul 2021

548,000 1,833,000 1,981,000 1,819,000 427,000 1,053,000

Job openings increased in several industries, with the largest increases in education and health services (+281,000). Within education and health services, health care and social assistance increased by 294,000 job openings over the month, while educational services decreased by 13,000 job openings.

These data are from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see "Job Openings and Labor Turnover — July 2021." We also have more charts featuring data on job openings, hires, and separations.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Job openings reach high of 10.9 million in July 2021 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/job-openings-reach-high-of-10-9-million-in-july-2021.htm (visited September 27, 2021).

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