Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted

Table A. Job openings, hires, and total separations by industry, seasonally adjusted
Category Job openings Hires Total separations
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)
Oct.
2013
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

3,996 4,685 4,834 4,512 5,075 5,055 4,305 4,809 4,824

Total private(1)

3,603 4,219 4,421 4,232 4,764 4,749 3,975 4,500 4,513

Construction

129 112 136 348 284 305 310 263 280

Manufacturing

280 293 290 229 279 275 208 256 260

Durable goods

174 179 190 140 160 166 126 142 147

Nondurable goods

106 115 100 90 119 109 82 115 114

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

711 803 840 966 1,020 1,143 911 977 1,051

Retail trade

455 493 486 687 693 778 636 679 719

Professional and business services

729 941 937 886 1,168 1,079 851 1,088 1,066

Education and health services(3)

672 872 878 530 636 605 496 578 576

Health care and social assistance

599 776 786 454 543 515 426 495 496

Leisure and hospitality

535 661 735 813 887 883 752 861 827

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

81 52 66 138 142 137 116 136 128

Accommodation and food services

455 608 669 675 745 746 636 725 698

Government(4)

393 466 413 281 311 306 330 308 311

State and local

354 395 354 252 281 278 284 277 279

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.8 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.6 3.6 3.1 3.4 3.5

Total private(1)

3.0 3.5 3.6 3.7 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.8

Construction

2.2 1.8 2.2 5.9 4.7 5.0 5.3 4.3 4.6

Manufacturing

2.3 2.4 2.3 1.9 2.3 2.3 1.7 2.1 2.1

Durable goods

2.2 2.3 2.4 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.7 1.8 1.9

Nondurable goods

2.3 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.7 2.4 1.8 2.6 2.5

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.7 2.9 3.1 3.7 3.8 4.3 3.5 3.7 4.0

Retail trade

2.9 3.1 3.1 4.5 4.5 5.0 4.2 4.4 4.7

Professional and business services

3.7 4.6 4.6 4.7 6.0 5.6 4.5 5.6 5.5

Education and health services(3)

3.1 3.9 3.9 2.5 2.9 2.8 2.3 2.7 2.7

Health care and social assistance

3.2 4.1 4.1 2.5 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.7 2.7

Leisure and hospitality

3.6 4.3 4.7 5.7 6.0 6.0 5.2 5.9 5.6

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.8 2.4 3.0 6.7 6.7 6.5 5.7 6.4 6.1

Accommodation and food services

3.6 4.6 5.0 5.5 5.9 5.9 5.2 5.8 5.5

Government(4)

1.8 2.1 1.8 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.4

State and local

1.8 2.0 1.8 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.5

Footnotes
(1) Includes mining and logging, information, financial activities, and other services, not shown separately.
(2) Includes wholesale trade and transportation, warehousing, and utilities, not shown separately.
(3) Includes educational services, not shown separately.
(4) Includes federal government, not shown separately.
(p) Preliminary

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Last Modified Date: December 09, 2014