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Table 15. Annual average job openings levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted

Table 15. Annual average job openings levels by industry and region, not seasonally adjusted(1) [in thousands]
Industry and region 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022

Total

7,104 7,161 6,364 9,967 11,168

INDUSTRY

Total private

6,471 6,437 5,646 9,056 10,124

Mining and logging

29 28 14 27 36

Construction

274 319 257 345 400

Manufacturing

466 437 410 822 853

Durable goods

289 273 227 467 530

Nondurable goods

177 164 183 355 323

Trade, transportation, and utilities

1,444 1,321 1,159 1,784 1,782

Wholesale trade

210 212 171 284 300

Retail trade

937 787 683 975 968

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities

297 322 306 525 514

Information

137 141 111 178 228

Financial activities

389 372 324 431 562

Finance and insurance

300 269 245 312 400

Real estate and rental and leasing

89 104 79 119 161

Professional and business services

1,255 1,271 1,177 1,865 2,135

Education and health services

1,235 1,307 1,199 1,789 2,163

Educational services

105 120 103 167 177

Health care and social assistance

1,129 1,186 1,096 1,621 1,986

Leisure and hospitality

998 996 779 1,425 1,597

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

109 121 103 172 180

Accommodation and food services

889 875 676 1,253 1,418

Other services

244 246 216 391 370

Government

633 724 718 910 1,044

Federal

104 121 125 131 140

State and local

528 603 592 780 905

State and local education

199 222 213 304 327

State and local, excluding education

329 381 380 476 578

REGION(2)

Northeast

1,204 1,186 1,067 1,723 1,831

South

2,595 2,693 2,469 3,872 4,343

Midwest

1,683 1,612 1,379 2,136 2,403

West

1,622 1,670 1,449 2,236 2,591

Footnotes
(1) The annual average job openings level is equal to the sum of the 12 monthly job openings levels divided by 12.
(2) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

NOTE: Data have been revised to incorporate the annual updates to the Current Employment Statistics employment estimates.

Last Modified Date: March 08, 2023