The number of job openings in the US increased by 158,000 from a month earlier to 6.652 million in October 2020, beating market expectations of 6.3 million but still remaining below their pre-pandemic level of 7 million. Job openings rose in health care and social assistance (+122,000) and state and local government education (+23,000). The number of job openings was little changed in all four regions. Meanwhile, the number of hires declined by 74,000 to 5.8 million, while total separations including quits, layoffs and discharges, and other separations jumped by 263,000 to 5.1 million. Within separations, the quits rate was unchanged at 2.2 percent while the layoffs and discharges rate increased to 1.2 percent. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Job Offers in the United States averaged 4562.35 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 December of 2020.
Job Offers in the United States is expected to be 6100.00 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 6500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Job Openings is projected to trend around 6600.00 Thousand in 2021 and 5900.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.