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Job openings at 8.8 million in July 2023

September 05, 2023

Job openings edged down to 8.8 million in July 2023. This was the first month job openings were below 9.0 million since March 2021 when the figure was 8.4 million.

Number of job openings by industry, July 2013–July 2023
Month Total nonfarm Total private Mining and logging Construction Manufacturing Trade, transportation, and utilities Information Financial activities

Jul 2013

3,885,000 3,509,000 23,000 104,000 221,000 727,000 105,000 334,000

Aug 2013

4,085,000 3,692,000 24,000 112,000 285,000 766,000 71,000 245,000

Sep 2013

4,128,000 3,732,000 19,000 128,000 268,000 810,000 100,000 253,000

Oct 2013

4,222,000 3,827,000 21,000 137,000 294,000 779,000 125,000 260,000

Nov 2013

4,119,000 3,714,000 18,000 156,000 316,000 800,000 114,000 214,000

Dec 2013

4,121,000 3,775,000 23,000 119,000 294,000 825,000 113,000 242,000

Jan 2014

4,127,000 3,738,000 24,000 155,000 261,000 816,000 111,000 209,000

Feb 2014

4,373,000 3,971,000 26,000 139,000 286,000 878,000 107,000 248,000

Mar 2014

4,388,000 3,962,000 35,000 125,000 282,000 942,000 105,000 265,000

Apr 2014

4,566,000 4,131,000 25,000 116,000 275,000 955,000 114,000 272,000

May 2014

4,747,000 4,307,000 32,000 119,000 294,000 937,000 113,000 286,000

Jun 2014

4,982,000 4,468,000 31,000 155,000 318,000 953,000 101,000 347,000

Jul 2014

4,846,000 4,371,000 31,000 149,000 296,000 937,000 112,000 297,000

Aug 2014

5,349,000 4,911,000 32,000 127,000 322,000 1,180,000 111,000 343,000

Sep 2014

4,914,000 4,446,000 30,000 116,000 310,000 921,000 103,000 279,000

Oct 2014

5,012,000 4,577,000 34,000 149,000 294,000 946,000 86,000 370,000

Nov 2014

4,843,000 4,372,000 31,000 139,000 327,000 880,000 126,000 292,000

Dec 2014

5,130,000 4,626,000 20,000 139,000 307,000 911,000 107,000 284,000

Jan 2015

5,344,000 4,818,000 15,000 147,000 321,000 976,000 111,000 313,000

Feb 2015

5,466,000 4,950,000 13,000 171,000 309,000 1,061,000 130,000 337,000

Mar 2015

5,210,000 4,709,000 16,000 165,000 322,000 908,000 110,000 277,000

Apr 2015

5,598,000 5,077,000 14,000 152,000 323,000 987,000 109,000 368,000

May 2015

5,563,000 5,040,000 15,000 158,000 324,000 1,005,000 109,000 339,000

Jun 2015

5,248,000 4,778,000 18,000 145,000 291,000 958,000 113,000 280,000

Jul 2015

6,056,000 5,507,000 19,000 147,000 336,000 1,257,000 125,000 348,000

Aug 2015

5,467,000 4,973,000 14,000 143,000 314,000 1,034,000 116,000 320,000

Sep 2015

5,488,000 5,018,000 18,000 122,000 315,000 1,050,000 116,000 316,000

Oct 2015

5,773,000 5,246,000 16,000 136,000 314,000 1,080,000 112,000 327,000

Nov 2015

5,708,000 5,185,000 17,000 123,000 298,000 1,025,000 70,000 361,000

Dec 2015

5,845,000 5,304,000 18,000 158,000 334,000 1,050,000 111,000 414,000

Jan 2016

6,012,000 5,497,000 12,000 169,000 321,000 1,065,000 111,000 351,000

Feb 2016

5,770,000 5,282,000 12,000 193,000 325,000 1,080,000 94,000 334,000

Mar 2016

6,129,000 5,633,000 11,000 206,000 336,000 1,063,000 89,000 326,000

Apr 2016

5,803,000 5,301,000 12,000 178,000 387,000 1,095,000 84,000 349,000

May 2016

5,777,000 5,239,000 11,000 176,000 353,000 1,081,000 114,000 331,000

Jun 2016

5,742,000 5,262,000 11,000 178,000 363,000 1,077,000 90,000 320,000

Jul 2016

5,962,000 5,375,000 9,000 210,000 344,000 1,060,000 80,000 342,000

Aug 2016

5,677,000 5,166,000 11,000 186,000 326,000 1,013,000 79,000 361,000

Sep 2016

5,868,000 5,340,000 15,000 260,000 326,000 1,032,000 102,000 357,000

Oct 2016

5,591,000 5,107,000 11,000 219,000 299,000 1,012,000 85,000 311,000

Nov 2016

5,971,000 5,394,000 21,000 204,000 345,000 981,000 82,000 357,000

Dec 2016

5,964,000 5,404,000 26,000 183,000 369,000 1,071,000 81,000 398,000

Jan 2017

5,617,000 5,120,000 27,000 161,000 371,000 981,000 88,000 390,000

Feb 2017

5,923,000 5,418,000 26,000 190,000 369,000 1,037,000 70,000 345,000

Mar 2017

5,811,000 5,305,000 19,000 175,000 394,000 1,097,000 86,000 359,000

Apr 2017

6,091,000 5,547,000 30,000 207,000 373,000 1,018,000 102,000 441,000

May 2017

5,826,000 5,275,000 26,000 172,000 347,000 1,052,000 110,000 364,000

Jun 2017

6,305,000 5,731,000 27,000 203,000 392,000 1,107,000 112,000 379,000

Jul 2017

6,238,000 5,690,000 29,000 210,000 371,000 1,141,000 98,000 357,000

Aug 2017

6,276,000 5,774,000 29,000 206,000 420,000 1,255,000 120,000 306,000

Sep 2017

6,320,000 5,757,000 26,000 194,000 434,000 1,205,000 106,000 450,000

Oct 2017

6,408,000 5,855,000 29,000 204,000 424,000 1,170,000 91,000 411,000

Nov 2017

6,271,000 5,736,000 27,000 243,000 435,000 1,279,000 97,000 372,000

Dec 2017

6,336,000 5,758,000 23,000 232,000 405,000 1,407,000 125,000 363,000

Jan 2018

6,621,000 6,029,000 27,000 250,000 447,000 1,374,000 128,000 389,000

Feb 2018

6,552,000 5,956,000 29,000 218,000 441,000 1,302,000 129,000 404,000

Mar 2018

6,818,000 6,191,000 28,000 223,000 416,000 1,406,000 130,000 421,000

Apr 2018

6,877,000 6,284,000 35,000 223,000 438,000 1,511,000 177,000 300,000

May 2018

7,016,000 6,420,000 29,000 266,000 460,000 1,491,000 128,000 367,000

Jun 2018

7,230,000 6,584,000 28,000 289,000 461,000 1,492,000 133,000 367,000

Jul 2018

7,190,000 6,544,000 27,000 272,000 458,000 1,481,000 148,000 431,000

Aug 2018

7,208,000 6,483,000 31,000 286,000 500,000 1,287,000 146,000 414,000

Sep 2018

7,411,000 6,794,000 30,000 315,000 478,000 1,523,000 121,000 386,000

Oct 2018

7,304,000 6,688,000 34,000 275,000 502,000 1,430,000 143,000 409,000

Nov 2018

7,594,000 6,919,000 30,000 314,000 520,000 1,593,000 135,000 426,000

Dec 2018

7,489,000 6,809,000 26,000 394,000 467,000 1,412,000 130,000 359,000

Jan 2019

7,517,000 6,805,000 32,000 307,000 438,000 1,435,000 142,000 401,000

Feb 2019

7,072,000 6,369,000 30,000 295,000 458,000 1,280,000 138,000 354,000

Mar 2019

7,337,000 6,624,000 31,000 347,000 432,000 1,320,000 150,000 369,000

Apr 2019

7,191,000 6,477,000 29,000 384,000 456,000 1,355,000 113,000 342,000

May 2019

7,311,000 6,635,000 28,000 355,000 470,000 1,323,000 128,000 377,000

Jun 2019

7,139,000 6,440,000 28,000 291,000 467,000 1,361,000 130,000 378,000

Jul 2019

7,051,000 6,401,000 37,000 312,000 452,000 1,303,000 160,000 371,000

Aug 2019

7,172,000 6,426,000 31,000 320,000 439,000 1,304,000 131,000 382,000

Sep 2019

7,160,000 6,416,000 29,000 342,000 441,000 1,275,000 179,000 379,000

Oct 2019

7,325,000 6,525,000 20,000 320,000 401,000 1,454,000 146,000 422,000

Nov 2019

6,919,000 6,146,000 20,000 245,000 415,000 1,245,000 141,000 373,000

Dec 2019

6,709,000 5,944,000 14,000 281,000 373,000 1,167,000 140,000 327,000

Jan 2020

7,184,000 6,342,000 18,000 297,000 412,000 1,246,000 132,000 418,000

Feb 2020

6,995,000 6,194,000 23,000 309,000 394,000 1,209,000 137,000 427,000

Mar 2020

5,794,000 5,100,000 11,000 221,000 293,000 1,076,000 118,000 358,000

Apr 2020

4,686,000 4,034,000 9,000 191,000 301,000 883,000 117,000 277,000

May 2020

5,581,000 4,942,000 11,000 278,000 320,000 1,061,000 85,000 311,000

Jun 2020

6,119,000 5,441,000 16,000 239,000 346,000 1,099,000 96,000 333,000

Jul 2020

6,514,000 5,690,000 8,000 298,000 402,000 1,248,000 88,000 290,000

Aug 2020

6,360,000 5,661,000 10,000 248,000 459,000 1,217,000 89,000 290,000

Sep 2020

6,512,000 5,789,000 14,000 237,000 472,000 1,161,000 115,000 306,000

Oct 2020

6,820,000 6,098,000 16,000 246,000 523,000 1,207,000 126,000 300,000

Nov 2020

6,875,000 6,162,000 13,000 262,000 491,000 1,255,000 112,000 284,000

Dec 2020

6,854,000 6,178,000 17,000 258,000 496,000 1,249,000 120,000 290,000

Jan 2021

7,175,000 6,415,000 19,000 301,000 527,000 1,315,000 172,000 310,000

Feb 2021

7,760,000 7,053,000 18,000 264,000 588,000 1,421,000 110,000 335,000

Mar 2021

8,399,000 7,547,000 23,000 329,000 749,000 1,644,000 105,000 354,000

Apr 2021

9,288,000 8,336,000 21,000 309,000 851,000 1,730,000 125,000 442,000

May 2021

9,840,000 8,933,000 24,000 299,000 901,000 1,719,000 153,000 399,000

Jun 2021

10,069,000 9,146,000 24,000 324,000 878,000 1,874,000 149,000 347,000

Jul 2021

10,882,000 9,956,000 30,000 356,000 919,000 1,859,000 213,000 560,000

Aug 2021

10,960,000 10,094,000 33,000 382,000 849,000 2,033,000 220,000 483,000

Sep 2021

10,882,000 9,925,000 31,000 365,000 935,000 1,960,000 212,000 484,000

Oct 2021

11,368,000 10,405,000 30,000 405,000 937,000 1,936,000 206,000 423,000

Nov 2021

11,232,000 10,234,000 33,000 406,000 849,000 1,925,000 219,000 529,000

Dec 2021

11,826,000 10,721,000 38,000 434,000 852,000 2,025,000 253,000 506,000

Jan 2022

11,487,000 10,441,000 36,000 396,000 905,000 1,842,000 238,000 538,000

Feb 2022

11,601,000 10,516,000 33,000 421,000 826,000 1,903,000 255,000 501,000

Mar 2022

12,027,000 11,009,000 40,000 413,000 905,000 2,156,000 254,000 523,000

Apr 2022

11,755,000 10,726,000 42,000 418,000 1,024,000 1,962,000 274,000 534,000

May 2022

11,443,000 10,379,000 33,000 392,000 837,000 2,047,000 241,000 564,000

Jun 2022

10,961,000 9,995,000 35,000 383,000 852,000 1,616,000 220,000 635,000

Jul 2022

11,380,000 10,266,000 35,000 353,000 885,000 1,760,000 253,000 642,000

Aug 2022

10,198,000 9,179,000 20,000 345,000 832,000 1,589,000 227,000 521,000

Sep 2022

10,854,000 9,788,000 29,000 466,000 812,000 1,622,000 219,000 483,000

Oct 2022

10,471,000 9,519,000 41,000 398,000 735,000 1,591,000 230,000 603,000

Nov 2022

10,746,000 9,671,000 42,000 348,000 829,000 1,531,000 213,000 576,000

Dec 2022

11,234,000 10,126,000 39,000 488,000 797,000 1,763,000 106,000 610,000

Jan 2023

10,563,000 9,536,000 36,000 283,000 732,000 1,837,000 138,000 451,000

Feb 2023

9,974,000 8,959,000 39,000 404,000 707,000 1,671,000 169,000 461,000

Mar 2023

9,745,000 8,710,000 30,000 315,000 702,000 1,436,000 181,000 479,000

Apr 2023

10,320,000 9,291,000 36,000 347,000 668,000 1,774,000 181,000 565,000

May 2023

9,616,000 8,496,000 32,000 379,000 608,000 1,638,000 190,000 430,000

Jun 2023

9,165,000 8,048,000 31,000 386,000 580,000 1,450,000 159,000 457,000

Jul 2023

8,827,000 7,866,000 26,000 363,000 550,000 1,493,000 260,000 497,000
Number of job openings by industry, July 2013–July 2023 … continued
Month Professional and business services Education and health services Leisure and hospitality Other services Government Federal government State and local government

Jul 2013

696,000 644,000 503,000 153,000 376,000 52,000 324,000

Aug 2013

809,000 753,000 523,000 103,000 393,000 41,000 352,000

Sep 2013

751,000 677,000 550,000 175,000 396,000 53,000 344,000

Oct 2013

819,000 683,000 540,000 169,000 395,000 46,000 349,000

Nov 2013

745,000 662,000 543,000 147,000 405,000 59,000 346,000

Dec 2013

774,000 618,000 585,000 182,000 347,000 44,000 303,000

Jan 2014

713,000 705,000 596,000 148,000 389,000 50,000 338,000

Feb 2014

848,000 733,000 558,000 148,000 402,000 52,000 349,000

Mar 2014

773,000 759,000 571,000 106,000 425,000 60,000 365,000

Apr 2014

842,000 723,000 662,000 147,000 435,000 59,000 376,000

May 2014

857,000 817,000 710,000 143,000 441,000 70,000 371,000

Jun 2014

916,000 849,000 674,000 125,000 514,000 67,000 447,000

Jul 2014

908,000 869,000 630,000 142,000 475,000 62,000 413,000

Aug 2014

967,000 930,000 705,000 194,000 438,000 75,000 364,000

Sep 2014

941,000 885,000 708,000 152,000 468,000 72,000 396,000

Oct 2014

956,000 891,000 671,000 180,000 435,000 74,000 360,000

Nov 2014

970,000 800,000 631,000 176,000 472,000 80,000 392,000

Dec 2014

1,041,000 941,000 707,000 169,000 505,000 76,000 428,000

Jan 2015

1,028,000 918,000 802,000 187,000 526,000 85,000 441,000

Feb 2015

1,082,000 927,000 750,000 170,000 515,000 86,000 429,000

Mar 2015

1,101,000 907,000 719,000 184,000 501,000 83,000 418,000

Apr 2015

1,239,000 1,004,000 720,000 160,000 521,000 94,000 427,000

May 2015

1,235,000 986,000 703,000 167,000 523,000 83,000 439,000

Jun 2015

1,109,000 1,005,000 666,000 192,000 471,000 91,000 380,000

Jul 2015

1,146,000 1,171,000 761,000 198,000 548,000 99,000 449,000

Aug 2015

1,091,000 1,040,000 695,000 206,000 494,000 91,000 403,000

Sep 2015

1,110,000 1,077,000 705,000 187,000 470,000 73,000 398,000

Oct 2015

1,212,000 1,076,000 785,000 187,000 527,000 96,000 431,000

Nov 2015

1,285,000 1,101,000 764,000 140,000 523,000 98,000 426,000

Dec 2015

1,199,000 1,065,000 747,000 208,000 541,000 99,000 442,000

Jan 2016

1,310,000 1,179,000 759,000 220,000 515,000 93,000 422,000

Feb 2016

1,236,000 1,020,000 758,000 230,000 488,000 98,000 390,000

Mar 2016

1,471,000 1,079,000 827,000 226,000 496,000 93,000 404,000

Apr 2016

1,049,000 1,105,000 763,000 279,000 502,000 96,000 405,000

May 2016

1,163,000 1,098,000 743,000 169,000 538,000 99,000 439,000

Jun 2016

1,143,000 1,070,000 794,000 215,000 479,000 86,000 394,000

Jul 2016

1,248,000 1,118,000 757,000 207,000 587,000 95,000 492,000

Aug 2016

1,105,000 1,054,000 803,000 227,000 511,000 100,000 411,000

Sep 2016

1,204,000 1,110,000 739,000 197,000 527,000 110,000 418,000

Oct 2016

985,000 1,238,000 760,000 188,000 484,000 90,000 394,000

Nov 2016

1,227,000 1,197,000 765,000 216,000 577,000 93,000 484,000

Dec 2016

1,081,000 1,200,000 748,000 246,000 560,000 155,000 405,000

Jan 2017

984,000 1,152,000 724,000 242,000 497,000 80,000 417,000

Feb 2017

986,000 1,238,000 898,000 261,000 505,000 79,000 426,000

Mar 2017

1,009,000 1,122,000 749,000 296,000 506,000 83,000 423,000

Apr 2017

1,047,000 1,108,000 843,000 377,000 543,000 83,000 461,000

May 2017

1,010,000 1,101,000 843,000 251,000 551,000 113,000 438,000

Jun 2017

1,237,000 1,169,000 854,000 251,000 574,000 102,000 472,000

Jul 2017

1,131,000 1,156,000 861,000 335,000 548,000 104,000 444,000

Aug 2017

1,110,000 1,167,000 909,000 251,000 503,000 82,000 420,000

Sep 2017

1,113,000 1,146,000 790,000 293,000 563,000 90,000 474,000

Oct 2017

1,323,000 1,136,000 796,000 272,000 553,000 88,000 465,000

Nov 2017

1,034,000 1,118,000 877,000 253,000 535,000 78,000 457,000

Dec 2017

971,000 1,163,000 884,000 186,000 578,000 96,000 482,000

Jan 2018

1,118,000 1,154,000 931,000 211,000 591,000 113,000 478,000

Feb 2018

1,108,000 1,187,000 901,000 236,000 596,000 72,000 524,000

Mar 2018

1,185,000 1,231,000 928,000 224,000 628,000 105,000 523,000

Apr 2018

1,196,000 1,215,000 968,000 221,000 593,000 81,000 511,000

May 2018

1,239,000 1,204,000 975,000 261,000 596,000 101,000 495,000

Jun 2018

1,268,000 1,257,000 1,061,000 228,000 646,000 112,000 534,000

Jul 2018

1,253,000 1,232,000 1,019,000 223,000 646,000 117,000 528,000

Aug 2018

1,331,000 1,249,000 1,007,000 232,000 725,000 123,000 602,000

Sep 2018

1,342,000 1,281,000 1,073,000 246,000 617,000 91,000 526,000

Oct 2018

1,344,000 1,242,000 1,015,000 292,000 616,000 103,000 512,000

Nov 2018

1,343,000 1,258,000 1,023,000 276,000 676,000 119,000 557,000

Dec 2018

1,351,000 1,321,000 1,075,000 273,000 680,000 117,000 563,000

Jan 2019

1,389,000 1,350,000 1,139,000 173,000 713,000 123,000 590,000

Feb 2019

1,378,000 1,224,000 981,000 233,000 702,000 136,000 566,000

Mar 2019

1,333,000 1,383,000 1,013,000 244,000 713,000 121,000 592,000

Apr 2019

1,171,000 1,373,000 1,016,000 239,000 714,000 150,000 563,000

May 2019

1,290,000 1,362,000 1,026,000 275,000 676,000 107,000 569,000

Jun 2019

1,284,000 1,304,000 944,000 254,000 699,000 115,000 584,000

Jul 2019

1,270,000 1,281,000 961,000 256,000 650,000 115,000 536,000

Aug 2019

1,284,000 1,326,000 956,000 254,000 746,000 112,000 634,000

Sep 2019

1,243,000 1,238,000 1,021,000 269,000 745,000 116,000 628,000

Oct 2019

1,196,000 1,298,000 996,000 272,000 800,000 133,000 667,000

Nov 2019

1,198,000 1,310,000 973,000 227,000 773,000 118,000 655,000

Dec 2019

1,231,000 1,240,000 917,000 254,000 765,000 100,000 665,000

Jan 2020

1,294,000 1,329,000 925,000 270,000 842,000 150,000 692,000

Feb 2020

1,284,000 1,262,000 945,000 205,000 801,000 109,000 692,000

Mar 2020

1,080,000 1,140,000 641,000 162,000 694,000 113,000 581,000

Apr 2020

843,000 966,000 352,000 95,000 652,000 111,000 540,000

May 2020

967,000 1,022,000 695,000 191,000 639,000 85,000 554,000

Jun 2020

1,047,000 1,130,000 877,000 258,000 678,000 115,000 562,000

Jul 2020

1,135,000 1,178,000 777,000 267,000 824,000 288,000 536,000

Aug 2020

1,149,000 1,208,000 757,000 234,000 699,000 116,000 583,000

Sep 2020

1,239,000 1,217,000 790,000 238,000 723,000 103,000 619,000

Oct 2020

1,285,000 1,329,000 828,000 236,000 722,000 101,000 621,000

Nov 2020

1,362,000 1,315,000 844,000 226,000 713,000 104,000 609,000

Dec 2020

1,506,000 1,259,000 770,000 213,000 676,000 107,000 569,000

Jan 2021

1,429,000 1,362,000 746,000 237,000 760,000 107,000 653,000

Feb 2021

1,472,000 1,590,000 945,000 310,000 707,000 95,000 612,000

Mar 2021

1,522,000 1,468,000 1,100,000 252,000 853,000 134,000 719,000

Apr 2021

1,710,000 1,578,000 1,249,000 322,000 952,000 149,000 803,000

May 2021

1,829,000 1,733,000 1,399,000 475,000 906,000 138,000 768,000

Jun 2021

1,860,000 1,764,000 1,514,000 412,000 924,000 134,000 790,000

Jul 2021

2,087,000 1,884,000 1,612,000 435,000 926,000 109,000 817,000

Aug 2021

2,111,000 1,761,000 1,766,000 456,000 867,000 134,000 733,000

Sep 2021

1,929,000 1,935,000 1,610,000 465,000 958,000 134,000 824,000

Oct 2021

2,229,000 2,118,000 1,663,000 457,000 963,000 135,000 828,000

Nov 2021

2,059,000 2,115,000 1,649,000 450,000 998,000 155,000 843,000

Dec 2021

2,169,000 2,180,000 1,838,000 425,000 1,105,000 146,000 959,000

Jan 2022

2,213,000 2,112,000 1,683,000 477,000 1,046,000 132,000 913,000

Feb 2022

2,255,000 2,171,000 1,743,000 408,000 1,084,000 167,000 917,000

Mar 2022

2,349,000 2,276,000 1,678,000 413,000 1,019,000 125,000 894,000

Apr 2022

2,309,000 2,223,000 1,511,000 429,000 1,029,000 107,000 922,000

May 2022

2,128,000 2,158,000 1,567,000 411,000 1,064,000 137,000 928,000

Jun 2022

2,166,000 2,153,000 1,490,000 444,000 967,000 101,000 865,000

Jul 2022

2,086,000 2,237,000 1,552,000 463,000 1,114,000 174,000 940,000

Aug 2022

1,877,000 2,089,000 1,405,000 274,000 1,019,000 134,000 884,000

Sep 2022

2,155,000 2,214,000 1,546,000 243,000 1,066,000 185,000 881,000

Oct 2022

1,890,000 2,151,000 1,612,000 268,000 952,000 127,000 824,000

Nov 2022

2,121,000 2,068,000 1,629,000 314,000 1,075,000 138,000 937,000

Dec 2022

2,087,000 2,080,000 1,859,000 297,000 1,109,000 156,000 953,000

Jan 2023

2,101,000 2,012,000 1,588,000 359,000 1,027,000 169,000 858,000

Feb 2023

1,852,000 1,874,000 1,428,000 353,000 1,015,000 140,000 876,000

Mar 2023

1,805,000 1,932,000 1,463,000 367,000 1,034,000 133,000 902,000

Apr 2023

1,718,000 2,179,000 1,463,000 361,000 1,029,000 149,000 881,000

May 2023

1,695,000 1,905,000 1,303,000 317,000 1,120,000 181,000 938,000

Jun 2023

1,534,000 1,910,000 1,166,000 376,000 1,117,000 155,000 962,000

Jul 2023

1,336,000 1,800,000 1,228,000 312,000 962,000 128,000 834,000

From June 2023 to July 2023, job openings decreased by more than 100,000 in professional and business services (−198,000), health care and social assistance (−130,000), and state and local government (−128,000). Job openings increased by more than 100,000 in information (101,000).

In July 2023, there were 0.7 unemployed persons for each job opening.

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 2023." We also have more charts of job openings, hires, and separations data.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Job openings at 8.8 million in July 2023 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2023/job-openings-at-8-8-million-in-july-2023.htm (visited March 01, 2024).

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