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
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)
Aug.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014(p)

LEVELS BY INDUSTRY
(in thousands)

Total

3,925 4,605 4,835 4,592 4,934 4,640 4,417 4,629 4,440

Total private(1)

3,552 4,129 4,382 4,301 4,651 4,347 4,144 4,369 4,160

Construction

107 139 115 298 371 298 293 331 272

Manufacturing

283 293 297 254 259 234 242 231 227

Durable goods

191 195 177 151 155 141 130 137 130

Nondurable goods

91 97 120 103 103 93 112 95 97

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

712 806 836 966 1,090 997 934 1,031 986

Retail trade

422 473 513 678 758 675 666 723 682

Professional and business services

715 880 879 976 1,012 995 937 946 932

Education and health services(3)

730 826 886 573 555 513 516 524 485

Health care and social assistance

660 746 809 472 485 442 426 450 409

Leisure and hospitality

532 622 705 763 852 837 736 827 808

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

76 63 73 108 138 128 107 126 133

Accommodation and food services

456 559 632 655 714 709 628 702 674

Government(4)

373 476 453 290 282 292 272 260 280

State and local

334 421 387 265 252 264 239 235 257

RATES BY INDUSTRY
(percent)

Total

2.8 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2

Total private(1)

3.0 3.4 3.6 3.7 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.5

Construction

1.8 2.2 1.9 5.1 6.1 4.9 5.0 5.5 4.5

Manufacturing

2.3 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.1 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.9

Durable goods

2.5 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7

Nondurable goods

2.0 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.5 2.1 2.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities(2)

2.7 3.0 3.1 3.7 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.9 3.7

Retail trade

2.7 3.0 3.2 4.5 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.4

Professional and business services

3.7 4.4 4.4 5.2 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.8

Education and health services(3)

3.3 3.7 4.0 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3

Health care and social assistance

3.6 4.0 4.3 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.3

Leisure and hospitality

3.6 4.1 4.6 5.3 5.8 5.7 5.1 5.7 5.5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

3.6 2.9 3.4 5.3 6.6 6.1 5.3 6.0 6.4

Accommodation and food services

3.6 4.3 4.8 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.1 5.6 5.4

Government(4)

1.7 2.1 2.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.3

State and local

1.7 2.2 2.0 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.3

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: October 07, 2014