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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
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The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program produces data on job openings, hires, and separations.

Announcements

Next Releases:

  • Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for December 2021 are scheduled to be released February 1, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • State Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for December 2021 are scheduled to be released February 17, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

JOLTS News Releases

November job openings decrease, total separations increase, and hires change little

01/04/2022

Job openings decreased to 10.6 million on the last business day of November. Total separations increased to 6.3 million while hires were little changed at 6.7 million.
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November quits rates up in 22 states; job openings rates down in 16; hires rates up in 4

01/21/2022

Job openings rates decreased in 16 states and increased in 3 states on the last business day of November. Hires rates increased in 4 states and decreased in 2. Total separations rates increased in 13 states and decreased in 1. Quits rates increased in 22 states and decreased in 2.
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JOLTS Publications

Forms

  • JOLTS Basic (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 24K)
  • JOLTS Temporary Help/Professional Employer Organization Industry (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 23K)
  • JOLTS Education Industry (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 23K)

JOLTS Frequently Asked Questions

 

JOLTS Special Notices

 

Other BLS Programs

  • Business Employment Dynamics—quarterly data series of job gains and job losses statistics, generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.
  • Current Employment Statistics (National)— monthly national data by detailed industry on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on the payrolls of nonfarm establishments.
  • Current Population Survey— monthly data on the labor force, employment, unemployment and persons not in the labor force. It also provides monthly data on job losers and job leavers and biennial data on displaced workers.
  • Mass Layoff Statistics— reports on mass layoff actions that result in workers being separated from their jobs.

Other Useful Links

  • CareerOneStop— a source of helpful job search information.
  • America's Career InfoNet (ACINet)— helps people make more informed career decisions. America's Career InfoNet is ideal for job seekers, employers, human resource specialists and workforce development specialists.

 

Contact JOLTS

Contact Us

For additional information concerning the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), contact a JOLTS staff member at:

  • Email: Contact JOLTS staff by email
  • Telephone number: (202) 691-5870
  • Fax number: (202) 691-6645
  • Postal address:
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics
    Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Suite 4840
    2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC 20212-0001

Survey participants who need assistance in completing their monthly report, call 1-800-341-4620.

 

Latest Numbers

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Latest Job Openings Level:
10,562,000(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

Latest Job Openings Rate:
6.6%(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

Latest Hires Rate:
4.5%(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

Latest Turnover Rate:
4.2%(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

Latest Quits Rate:
3.0%(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

Latest Layoffs/Discharges Rate:
0.9%(p) in Nov 2021 Historical Data

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