The number of job openings in the US increased by 401,000 to 5.397 million in May 2020 from an over five-year low in the previous month and compared to market consensus of 4.85 million, reflecting a limited resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic and efforts to contain it. By industry, the largest gains in openings were in accommodation and food services (+196,000), retail trade (+147,000), and construction (+118,000), while decreased in information (-55,000), federal government (-37,000), and educational services (-27,000). Meanwhile, the number of hires jumped by 2.4 million to a series high of 6.5 million, the largest monthly increase since the series began, while total separations decreased by a record 5.8 million to 4.1 million.
Job Offers in the United States averaged 4522.36 Thousand from 2000 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 7520 Thousand in January of 2019 and a record low of 2264 Thousand in July of 2009. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Offers in the United States is expected to be 1900.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Job Offers in the United States to stand at 3200.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Job Openings is projected to trend around 3600.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.