May 9, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Job openings levels by industry, March 2012

Job openings levels by industry, seasonally adjusted, March 2012
Industry March 2012 (1)

Total

3,737,000

Total private

3,361,000

Construction

96,000

Manufacturing

326,000

Leisure and hospitality

423,000

Professional and business services

729,000

Trade, transportation, and utilities

619,000

Education and health services

668,000

Other private industry (2)

500,000

Government

376,000

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

These data featured in the TED article, Job openings levels by industry, March 2012.