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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 September 2021 are scheduled to be released November 12, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • State Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for September 2021 are scheduled to be released November 19, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

JOLTS News Releases

August job openings rates down in 21 states, up in 1; hires rates down in 18 states

10/22/2021

Job openings rates decreased in 21 states and increased in 1 state on the last business day of August. Hires rates decreased in 18 states. Total separations rates increased in 11 states and decreased in 3 states.
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August job openings and hires decrease; total separations little changed

10/12/2021

Job openings decreased to 10.4 million on the last business day of August following a series high in July. Hires decreased to 6.3 million while total separations were little changed at 6.0 million.
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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:
10,439,000(p) in Aug 2021 Historical Data

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

Latest Hires Rate:
4.3%(p) in Aug 2021 Historical Data

Latest Turnover Rate:
4.1%(p) in Aug 2021 Historical Data

Latest Quits Rate:
2.9%(p) in Aug 2021 Historical Data

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

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