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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
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The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) program produces data on job openings, hires, and separations.

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Next Releases:

  • Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for January 2022 are scheduled to be released January 14, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • State Job Openings and Labor Turnover data for March 2022 are scheduled to be released May 18, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

JOLTS News Releases

//JOLTS Windows Maintenance Test 02142022// November job openings decrease, total...

02/14/2022

//JOLTS Windows Maintenance Test 02142022// The number of job openings decreased to 10.6 million on the last business day of November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires were little changed at 6.7 million and total separations increased to 6.3 million.
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//QCT Test 05172022// February job openings rates down in 13 states, up in 6; quits...

05/17/2022

//QCT Test UPUBS-PO source 05172022// Job openings rates decreased in 13 states and increased in 6. Hires rates increased in 6 states and decreased in 3. Total separations rates increased in 6 states and decreased in 1; quits rates increased in 7 and decreased in 5, and layoffs and discharges...
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JOLTS Publications

Forms

  • JOLTS Basic (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 24K)
  • JOLTS Temporary Help/Professional Employer Organization Industry (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 23K)
  • JOLTS Education Industry (Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview) Form (PDF 23K)

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Other BLS Programs

  • Business Employment Dynamics—quarterly data series of job gains and job losses statistics, generated from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program.
  • Current Employment Statistics (National)— monthly national data by detailed industry on employment, hours, and earnings of workers on the payrolls of nonfarm establishments.
  • Current Population Survey— monthly data on the labor force, employment, unemployment and persons not in the labor force. It also provides monthly data on job losers and job leavers and biennial data on displaced workers.
  • Mass Layoff Statistics— reports on mass layoff actions that result in workers being separated from their jobs.

Other Useful Links

  • CareerOneStop— a source of helpful job search information.
  • America's Career InfoNet (ACINet)— helps people make more informed career decisions. America's Career InfoNet is ideal for job seekers, employers, human resource specialists and workforce development specialists.

 

Contact JOLTS

Contact Us

For additional information concerning the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), contact a JOLTS staff member at:

  • Email: Contact JOLTS staff by email
  • Telephone number: (202) 691-5870
  • Fax number: (202) 691-6645
  • Postal address:
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics
    Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Suite 4840
    2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
    Washington, DC 20212-0001

Survey participants who need assistance in completing their monthly report, call 1-800-341-4620.

 

Latest Numbers

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Latest Job Openings Level:
7,526,000 in Feb 2021 Historical Data

Latest Job Openings Rate:
5.0% in Feb 2021 Historical Data

Latest Hires Rate:
4.0% in Feb 2021 Historical Data

Latest Turnover Rate:
3.8% in Feb 2021 Historical Data

Latest Quits Rate:
2.4% in Feb 2021 Historical Data

Latest Layoffs/Discharges Rate:
1.2% in Feb 2021 Historical Data

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