United States Job Openings  2000-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of job openings in the United States rose to an all-time high of 6.550 million in March 2018 from an upwardly revised 6.078 million in the previous month and well above market expectations of 6.101 million. Job openings increased in a number of industries, with the largest gains in professional and business services (+112,000), construction (+68,000), and transportation, warehousing, and utilities (+37,000). There were more open positions in the Northeast and Midwest regions. Job Offers in the United States averaged 4081.92 Thousand from 2000 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 6550 Thousand in March of 2018 and a record low of 2196 Thousand in July of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-16 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.312M 5.667M 5.89M 5.8M
2018-04-13 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.052M 6.228M 6.173M 6M
2018-05-08 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.55M 6.078M 6.101M 6M
2018-06-05 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.55M 6.2M
2018-07-10 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6M
2018-08-07 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6M


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.90 4.10 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 164.00 135.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 168.00 135.00 1089.00 -821.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls -4.00 0.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 24.00 22.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 222.00 211.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1707.00 1794.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 204.00 228.00 384.00 -836.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 155181.00 155178.00 155215.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6346.00 6585.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.10 0.20 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.50 34.50 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.90 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 0.80 0.82 2.80 0.80 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 8.40 8.50 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 109.97 109.25 109.97 17.13 Index Points [+]
Productivity 109.13 108.94 109.13 27.62 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6469.00 5893.00 6502.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6550.00 6078.00 6550.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 36081.00 60357.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.51 22.46 22.51 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 4.45 4.33 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.49 21.35 21.49 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.80 0.60 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Population 325.72 323.41 325.72 76.09 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 66.00 66.00 66.00 66.00 [+]
Employment Rate 60.30 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 127753.00 127434.00 127753.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 27508.00 27858.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 2240.00 2150.00 2240.00 2120.00 USD/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1540.00 1460.00 1540.00 1420.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4290.00 4120.00 4320.00 3640.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2090.00 1830.00 2100.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]


United States Job Openings

In the United States, job openings refer to all positions that are open (not filled) on the last business day of the month. Job openings are part of the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). The survey collects data from around 16400 nonfarm establishments including retailers and manufacturers, as well as federal, state, and local government entities in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The JOLTS assesses the unmet demand for labor in the U.S. labor market and gained attention in 2014 as favorite labor market indicator of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Job Openings - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Job Openings - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6550.00 6078.00 6550.00 2196.00 2000 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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