United States Job Openings  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of job openings in the United States rose to 6.093 million in September 2017 from an upwardly revised 6.090 million in August and above market expectations of 6.091 million. The most jobs were created in professional and business services (156,000), other services (52,000), state and local government education (36,000), and federal government (15,000). By contrast, there were less new jobs in accommodation and food services (-111,000) and information (-28,000). Job openings have been at or near record high levels since June. Job Offers in the United States averaged 4020.58 Thousand from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6140 Thousand in July of 2017 and a record low of 2196 Thousand in July of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-12 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.17M 6.116M 5.960M 6M
2017-10-11 02:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.082M 6.140M 6.125M 6M
2017-11-07 03:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.093M 6.090M 6.091M 6.1M
2017-12-11 03:00 PM JOLTs Job Openings 6.093M 6.1M


United States Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.10 4.20 10.80 2.50 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 261.00 18.00 1115.00 -834.00 Thousand [+]
Nonfarm Payrolls Private 252.00 15.00 1089.00 -816.00 Thousand [+]
Government Payrolls 9.00 3.00 427.00 -260.00 Thousand [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 24.00 6.00 572.00 -519.00 Thousand [+]
Initial Jobless Claims 249.00 239.00 695.00 162.00 Thousand [+]
Continuing Jobless Claims 1860.00 1904.00 6635.00 988.00 Thousand [+]
ADP Employment Change 235.00 110.00 384.00 -846.00 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 153861.00 154345.00 154345.00 57635.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 6520.00 6801.00 15352.00 1596.00 Thousand [+]
Average Hourly Earnings 0.00 0.50 0.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Average Weekly Hours 34.40 34.40 34.60 33.70 Hours [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.70 63.10 67.30 58.10 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.08 1.08 2.80 1.01 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 9.00 9.10 19.50 7.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 108.96 108.83 109.07 17.12 Index Points [+]
Productivity 108.87 108.07 108.87 27.60 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 6114.00 6200.00 6502.00 2132.00 Thousand [+]
Job Offers 6093.00 6090.00 6140.00 2196.00 Thousand [+]
Challenger Job Cuts 29831.00 32346.00 248475.00 15100.00 Persons [+]
Wages 22.22 22.23 22.23 2.50 USD/Hour [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 21.07 20.96 21.07 1.27 USD/Hour [+]
Wage Growth 3.22 2.75 13.77 -5.77 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 7.25 7.25 7.25 0.25 USD/Hour [+]
Employment Cost Index 0.70 0.50 1.60 0.20 percent [+]
Labor Market Conditions Index 1.50 3.30 32.00 -48.40 Index Points [+]
Population 324.30 322.06 324.30 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 [+]
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 [+]
Part Time Employment 27235.00 27650.00 28134.00 10086.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 126667.00 126690.00 126690.00 64640.00 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 60.20 60.40 64.70 55.00 percent [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2090.00 1830.00 2100.00 1650.00 USD/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 4290.00 4120.00 4320.00 3640.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6093.00 6090.00 6140.00 2196.00 2000 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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